Affection, Expressing

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Genesis 34:3

He was attached to Dinah, Jacob's daughter, since he loved the young woman and spoke tenderly to her.

Luke 7:38

and knelt at his feet behind him. She was crying and began to wash his feet with her tears and dry them with her hair. Then she kissed his feet over and over again, anointing them constantly with the perfume.

2 Samuel 14:1

Meanwhile, Zeruiah's son Joab knew that the king's attention was focused on Absalom,

Luke 13:34

O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who kills the prophets and stones to death those who have been sent to her! How often I wanted to gather your children together as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, but you people were unwilling!

Romans 15:23

But now, having no further opportunities in these regions, I want to come to you, as I've desired to do for many years.

2 Corinthians 7:11

See what great earnestness godly sorrow has produced in you! How ready you are to clear yourselves, how indignant, how alarmed, how full of longing and enthusiasm, how eager to seek justice! In every way you have demonstrated that you are innocent in this matter.

Galatians 4:20

Indeed, I wish I were with you right now so that I could change the tone of my voice, because I am completely baffled by you!

Philippians 2:26

For he has been longing for all of you and is troubled because you heard that he was sick.

2 Timothy 1:4

recalling your tears and longing to see you so that I can be filled with joy.

2 Corinthians 6:12-13

We have not cut you off, but you have cut off your own feelings toward us. Do us a favor I ask you as my children and open wide your hearts.

Mark 6:34

When he got out of the boat, he saw a large crowd. He had compassion for them, because they were like sheep without a shepherd, and he began to teach them many things.

1 Kings 3:26

The woman whose child was still alive cried out to the king, because her heart yearned for her son. "Oh no, your majesty!" she said. "Give her the living child. Please don't kill him." But the other woman said, "Cut him in half! That way, he'll belong to neither one of us."

2 Corinthians 2:4

I wrote to you out of great sorrow and anguish of heart along with many tears not to make you sad but to let you know how much love I have for you.

Psalm 35:14

I paced about as for my friend or my brother, and fell down mourning as one weeps for one's mother.

Lamentations 2:11

My eyes are worn out from crying, my insides are churning, My emotions pour out in grief because my people are destroyed Children and infants faint in the streets of the city.

Romans 9:2-3

I have deep sorrow and unceasing anguish in my heart, for I could wish that I myself were condemned and cut off from the Messiah for the sake of my brothers, my own people,

Proverbs 23:15

My son, if your heart is wise, my own heart will greatly rejoice.

Proverbs 27:11

Be wise, my son, and make me happy, so I can reply to anyone who insults me.

Galatians 4:14-15

Even though my condition put you to the test, you did not despise or reject me. On the contrary, you welcomed me as if I were an angel of God, or as if I were the Messiah Jesus. What, then, happened to your positive attitude? For I testify that if it had been possible, you would have torn out your eyes and given them to me.

Proverbs 31:2-3

No, my son! No, my son whom I conceived! No, my son to whom I gave birth! Never devote all your energy to sex, or dedicate your life to destroying kings.

2 Corinthians 7:7

and not only by his arrival but also by the comfort he had received from you. He told us about your longing for me, your sorrow, and your eagerness to take my side, and this made me even happier.

2 Corinthians 8:16

But thanks be to God, who placed in the heart of Titus the same dedication to you that I have.

2 Corinthians 12:19

Have you been thinking all along that we are trying to defend ourselves before you? We are speaking before God in the authority of the Messiah, and everything, dear friends, is meant to build you up.

Galatians 4:11-12

I am afraid for you! I don't want my work for you to have been wasted! I beg you, brothers, to become like me, since I became like you. You did not do anything wrong to me.

Philippians 4:10

Now I rejoice in the Lord greatly, because once again you have shown your concern for me. Of course, you were concerned for me but you did not have an opportunity to show it.

1 Timothy 1:18

Timothy, my child, I am instructing you in keeping with the prophecies made earlier about you, so that by following them you may continue to fight the good fight

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