Affection, Expressing

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Genesis 34:3

His soul joined to Dinah, the daughter of Jacob, and he loved the young lady, and spoke kindly to the young lady.

Luke 7:38

Standing behind at his feet weeping, she began to wet his feet with her tears, and she wiped them with the hair of her head, 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 was toward Absalom.

Luke 13:34

"Jerusalem, Jerusalem, that kills the prophets, and stones those who are sent to her! How often I wanted to gather your children together, like a hen gathers her own brood under her wings, and you refused!

Romans 15:23

but now, no longer having any place in these regions, and having these many years a longing to come to you,

2 Corinthians 7:11

For behold, this same thing, that you were made sorry in a godly way, what earnest care it worked in you. Yes, what defense, indignation, fear, longing, zeal, and vengeance! In everything you demonstrated yourselves to be pure in the matter.

Galatians 4:20

but I could wish to be present with you now, and to change my tone, for I am perplexed about you.

Philippians 2:26

since he longed for you all, and was very troubled, because you had heard that he was sick.

2 Timothy 1:4

longing to see you, remembering your tears, that I may be filled with joy;

2 Corinthians 6:12-13

You are not restricted by us, but you are restricted by your own affections. Now in return, I speak as to my children, you also be open wide.

Mark 6:34

Jesus came out, saw a great multitude, and he had compassion on them, because they were like sheep without a shepherd, and he began to teach them many things.

1 Kings 3:26

Then the woman whose the living child was spoke to the king, for her heart yearned over her son, and she said, "Oh, my lord, give her the living child, and in no way kill it!" But the other said, "It shall be neither mine nor yours. Divide it."

2 Corinthians 2:4

For out of much affliction and anguish of heart I wrote to you with many tears, not that you should be made sorry, but that you might know the love that I have so abundantly for you.

Psalm 35:14

I behaved myself as though it had been my friend or my brother. I bowed down mourning, as one who mourns his mother.

Lamentations 2:11

My eyes do fail with tears, my heart is troubled; My liver is poured on the earth, because of the destruction of the daughter of my people, Because the young children and the infants swoon in the streets of the city.

Romans 9:2-3

that I have great sorrow and unceasing pain in my heart. For I could wish that I myself were accursed from Christ for my brothers' sake, my relatives according to the flesh,

Proverbs 23:15

My son, if your heart is wise, then my heart will be glad, even mine:

Proverbs 27:11

Be wise, my son, and bring joy to my heart, then I can answer my tormentor.

Galatians 4:14-15

That which was a temptation to you in my flesh, you didn't despise nor reject; but you received me as an angel of God, even as Christ Jesus. What was the blessing you enjoyed? For I testify to you that, if possible, you would have plucked out your eyes and given them to me.

Proverbs 31:2-3

"Oh, my son! Oh, son of my womb! Oh, son of my vows! Don't give your strength to women, nor your ways to that which destroys kings.

2 Corinthians 7:7

and not by his coming only, but also by the comfort with which he was comforted in you, while he told us of your longing, your mourning, and your zeal for me; so that I rejoiced still more.

2 Corinthians 8:16

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

2 Corinthians 12:19

Again, do you think that we are excusing ourselves to you? In the sight of God we speak in Christ. But all things, beloved, are for your edifying.

Galatians 4:11-12

I am afraid for you, that I might have wasted my labor for you. I beg you, brothers, become as I am, for I also have become as you are. You did me no wrong,

Philippians 4:10

But I rejoice in the Lord greatly, that now at length you have revived your thought for me; in which you did indeed take thought, but you lacked opportunity.

1 Timothy 1:18

This instruction I commit to you, my child Timothy, according to the prophecies which led the way to you, that by them you may wage the good warfare;

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