Affection, Expressing

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Genesis 34:3

And his soul clung unto Dinah the daughter of Jacob, and he loved the damsel, and spoke kindly unto the damsel.

Luke 7:38

And stood at his feet behind him weeping, and began to wash his feet with tears, and did wipe them with the hairs of her head, and kissed his feet, and anointed them with the ointment.

2 Samuel 14:1

Now Joab the son of Zeruiah perceived that the king's heart went out toward Absalom.

Luke 13:34

O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, which kills the prophets, and stones them that are sent unto you; how often would I have gathered your children together, as a hen does gather her brood under her wings, and you would not!

Romans 15:23

But now having no more place of work in these parts, and having a great desire these many years to come unto you;

2 Corinthians 7:11

For behold this same thing, that you sorrowed after a godly sort, what earnestness it worked in you, yea, what clearing of yourselves, yea, what indignation, yea, what fear, yea, what vehement desire, yea, what zeal, yea, what full punishment! In all things you have proved yourselves to be pure in this matter.

Galatians 4:20

I desire to be present with you now, and to change my tone; for I stand in doubt of you.

Philippians 2:26

For he longed after you all, and was full of heaviness, because you had heard that he had been sick.

2 Timothy 1:4

Greatly desiring to see you, being mindful of your tears, that I may be filled with joy;

2 Corinthians 6:12-13

You are not constrained in us, but you are constrained in your own affections. Now in return for the same, (I speak as unto my children,) be you also enlarged in heart.

Mark 6:34

And Jesus, when he came out, saw many people, and was moved with compassion toward them, because they were as sheep not having a shepherd: and he began to teach them many things.

1 Kings 3:26

Then spoke the woman whose the living child was unto the king, for her heart yearned for her son, and she said, O my lord, give her the living child, and by no means slay it. But the other said, Let it be neither mine nor yours, but divide it.

2 Corinthians 2:4

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

Psalm 35:14

I behaved myself as though he had been my friend or brother: I bowed down heavily, as one that mourns for his mother.

Lamentations 2:11

My eyes do fail with tears, my soul is troubled, my heart is poured upon the earth, for the destruction of the daughter of my people; because the children and the infants faint in the streets of the city.

Romans 9:2-3

That I have great heaviness and continual sorrow in my heart. For I could wish that I myself were accursed from Christ for my brethren, my kinsmen according to the flesh:

Proverbs 23:15

My son, if your heart is wise, my heart shall rejoice, even mine.

Proverbs 27:11

My son, be wise, and make my heart glad, that I may answer him that reproaches me.

Galatians 4:14-15

And my trial which was in my flesh you despised not, nor rejected; but received me as an angel of God, even as Christ Jesus. Where is then the blessedness you spoke of? for I bear you witness, that, if it had been possible, you would have plucked out your own eyes, and have given them to me.

Proverbs 31:2-3

What, my son? and what, the son of my womb? and what, the son of my vows? Give not your strength unto women, nor your ways to that which destroys kings.

2 Corinthians 7:7

And not by his coming only, but by the consolation with which he was comforted in you, when he told us your earnest desire, your mourning, your fervent mind toward me; so that I rejoiced the more.

2 Corinthians 8:16

But thanks be to God, who put the same earnest care into the heart of Titus for you.

2 Corinthians 12:19

Again, do you think that we excuse ourselves unto you? we speak before God in Christ: but we do all things, dearly beloved, for your edifying.

Galatians 4:11-12

I am afraid for you, lest I have bestowed upon you labor in vain. Brethren, I beseech you, be as I am; for I am as you are: you have not injured me at all.

Philippians 4:10

But I rejoiced in the Lord greatly, that now at the last your care of me has flourished again; in which you were also concerned, but you lacked opportunity.

1 Timothy 1:18

This charge I commit unto you, son Timothy, according to the prophecies which were made concerning you, that you by them might war a good warfare;

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