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.
Love in the Bible
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: 16Read full chapter
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: 2Read full chapter
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: 6Read full chapter
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: 7Read full chapter
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: 16Read full chapter
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: 17Read full chapter
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: 4Read full chapter
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.