bible verses about Love

Bible Verses about Love - Encouraging Words from God

At the heart of Christianity is the message of God's love for us. The Bible is filled with teachings about love that can serve as a reminder of the value of this powerful emotion. From the story of Adam and Eve to the teachings of Jesus, the Bible speaks to the importance of love in our lives. Whether you're looking for guidance on romantic relationships, the love between family members or friends, or even the love of God, you'll find words of wisdom and inspiration in our collection of Bible verses about love.

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46 Bible Scriptures about Love

And she went, and sat her down over against him a good way off, as it were a bowshot: for she said, Let me not see the death of the child. And she sat over against him, and lift up her voice, and wept.

Genesis, Chapter: 21, Verse: 16

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I am distressed for thee, my brother Jonathan: very pleasant hast thou been unto me: thy love to me was wonderful, passing the love of women.

2 Samuel, Chapter: 1, Verse: 26

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He brought me forth also into a large place; he delivered me, because he delighted in me.

Psalm, Chapter: 18, Verse: 19

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The seed also of his servants shall inherit it: and they that love his name shall dwell therein.

Psalm, Chapter: 69, Verse: 36

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And I will delight myself in thy commandments, which I have loved.

Psalm, Chapter: 119, Verse: 47

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For whom the LORD loveth he correcteth; even as a father the son in whom he delighteth.

Proverbs, Chapter: 3, Verse: 12

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I charge you, O ye daughters of Jerusalem, by the roes, and by the hinds of the field, that ye stir not up, nor awake my love, till he please.

Song of Solomon, Chapter: 2, Verse: 7

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My beloved spake, and said unto me, Rise up, my love, my fair one, and come away.

Song of Solomon, Chapter: 2, Verse: 10

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I sleep, but my heart waketh: it is the voice of my beloved that knocketh, saying, Open to me, my sister, my love, my dove, my undefiled: for my head is filled with dew, and my locks with the drops of the night.

Song of Solomon, Chapter: 5, Verse: 2

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My beloved put in his hand by the hole of the door, and my bowels were moved for him.

Song of Solomon, Chapter: 5, Verse: 4

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I charge you, O daughters of Jerusalem, if ye find my beloved, that ye tell him, that I am sick of love.

Song of Solomon, Chapter: 5, Verse: 8

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I am my beloved's, and his desire is toward me.

Song of Solomon, Chapter: 7, Verse: 10

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I charge you, O daughters of Jerusalem, that ye stir not up, nor awake my love, until he please.

Song of Solomon, Chapter: 8, Verse: 4

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Set me as a seal upon thine heart, as a seal upon thine arm: for love is strong as death; jealousy is cruel as the grave: the coals thereof are coals of fire, which hath a most vehement flame.

Song of Solomon, Chapter: 8, Verse: 6

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Many waters cannot quench love, neither can the floods drown it: if a man would give all the substance of his house for love, it would utterly be contemned.

Song of Solomon, Chapter: 8, Verse: 7

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Rejoice ye with Jerusalem, and be glad with her, all ye that love her: rejoice for joy with her, all ye that mourn for her:

Isaiah, Chapter: 66, Verse: 10

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I drew them with cords of a man, with bands of love: and I was to them as they that take off the yoke on their jaws, and I laid meat unto them.

Hosea, Chapter: 11, Verse: 4

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I have loved you, saith the LORD. Yet ye say, Wherein hast thou loved us? Was not Esau Jacob's brother? saith the LORD: yet I loved Jacob,

Malachi, Chapter: 1, Verse: 2

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For if ye love them which love you, what thank have ye? for sinners also love those that love them.

Luke, Chapter: 6, Verse: 32

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A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another.

John, Chapter: 13, Verse: 34

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By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another.

John, Chapter: 13, Verse: 35

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As the Father hath loved me, so have I loved you: continue ye in my love.

John, Chapter: 15, Verse: 9

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This is my commandment, That ye love one another, as I have loved you.

John, Chapter: 15, Verse: 12

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He saith to him again the second time, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me? He saith unto him, Yea, Lord; thou knowest that I love thee. He saith unto him, Feed my sheep.

John, Chapter: 21, Verse: 16

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He saith unto him the third time, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me? Peter was grieved because he said unto him the third time, Lovest thou me? And he said unto him, Lord, thou knowest all things; thou knowest that I love thee. Jesus saith unto him, Feed my sheep.

John, Chapter: 21, Verse: 17

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Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved us.

Romans, Chapter: 8, Verse: 37

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As it is written, Jacob have I loved, but Esau have I hated.

Romans, Chapter: 9, Verse: 13

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I write not these things to shame you, but as my beloved sons I warn you.

1 Corinthians, Chapter: 4, Verse: 14

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What will ye? shall I come unto you with a rod, or in love, and in the spirit of meekness?

1 Corinthians, Chapter: 4, Verse: 21

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Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal.

1 Corinthians, Chapter: 13, Verse: 1

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Beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things.

1 Corinthians, Chapter: 13, Verse: 7

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Let all your things be done with charity.

1 Corinthians, Chapter: 16, Verse: 14

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For out of much affliction and anguish of heart I wrote unto you with many tears; not that ye should be grieved, but that ye might know the love which I have more abundantly unto you.

2 Corinthians, Chapter: 2, Verse: 4

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I speak not by commandment, but by occasion of the forwardness of others, and to prove the sincerity of your love.

2 Corinthians, Chapter: 8, Verse: 8

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And to know the love of Christ, which passeth knowledge, that ye might be filled with all the fulness of God.

Ephesians, Chapter: 3, Verse: 19

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For God is my record, how greatly I long after you all in the bowels of Jesus Christ.

Philippians, Chapter: 1, Verse: 8

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And above all these things put on charity, which is the bond of perfectness.

Colossians, Chapter: 3, Verse: 14

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Yet for love's sake I rather beseech thee, being such an one as Paul the aged, and now also a prisoner of Jesus Christ.

Philemon, Chapter: 1, Verse: 9

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Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him.

James, Chapter: 1, Verse: 12

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Honour all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honour the king.

1 Peter, Chapter: 2, Verse: 17

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And this is his commandment, That we should believe on the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, as he gave us commandment.

1 John, Chapter: 3, Verse: 23

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Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God.

1 John, Chapter: 4, Verse: 7

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Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins.

1 John, Chapter: 4, Verse: 10

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Whosoever believeth that Jesus is the Christ is born of God: and every one that loveth him that begat loveth him also that is begotten of him.

1 John, Chapter: 5, Verse: 1

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And this is love, that we walk after his commandments. This is the commandment, That, as ye have heard from the beginning, ye should walk in it.

2 John, Chapter: 1, Verse: 6

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But this thou hast, that thou hatest the deeds of the Nicolaitans, which I also hate.

Revelation, Chapter: 2, Verse: 6

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