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Theasaurus: Affection

23 Bible Verses about Affection

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2 Corinthians 6:12

There is no lack of room for you in [our hearts], but you lack room in your own affections [for us].

Romans 1:26

For this reason God gave them over and abandoned them to vile affections and degrading passions. For their women exchanged their natural function for an unnatural and abnormal one,

2 Timothy 3:3

[They will be] without natural [human] affection (callous and inhuman), relentless (admitting of no truce or appeasement); [they will be] slanderers (false accusers, troublemakers), intemperate and loose in morals and conduct, uncontrolled and fierce, haters of good.

2 Peter 1:7

And in [exercising] godliness [develop] brotherly affection, and in [exercising] brotherly affection [develop] Christian love.

1 Chronicles 29:3

Moreover, because I have set my affection on the house of my God, in addition to all I have prepared for the holy house, I have a private treasure of gold and silver which I give for the house of my God:

Deuteronomy 7:7

The Lord did not set His love upon you and choose you because you were more in number than any other people, for you were the fewest of all people.

Deuteronomy 10:15

Yet the Lord had a delight in loving your fathers, and He chose their descendants after them, you above all peoples, as it is this day.

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isaac » Characteristics of » Affection

Genesis 24:67

And Isaac brought her into his mother Sarah's tent, and he took Rebekah and she became his wife, and he loved her; thus Isaac was comforted after his mother's death.

Topics on Affection

Affection For God's People

19;16;3

As for the godly (the saints) who are in the land, they are the excellent, the noble, and the glorious, in whom is all my delight.

Affection, Evil

51;3;5

So kill (deaden, deprive of power) the evil desire lurking in your members [those animal impulses and all that is earthly in you that is employed in sin]: sexual vice, impurity, sensual appetites, unholy desires, and all greed and covetousness, for that is idolatry (the deifying of self and other created things instead of God).

Affection, Expressing

1;34;3

But his soul longed for and clung to Dinah daughter of Jacob, and he loved the girl and spoke comfortingly to her young heart's wishes.

Affection, For God's Word

19;119;47-48

For I will delight myself in Your commandments, which I love.

Affection, Good

8;1;14-18

Then they wept aloud again; and Orpah kissed her mother-in-law [good-bye], but Ruth clung to her.

Affection, Kinds Of

45;1;31

[They were] without understanding, conscienceless and faithless, heartless and loveless [and] merciless.

Affection, Of Paul For The Church

50;1;8

For God is my witness how I long for and pursue you all with love, in the tender mercy of Christ Jesus [Himself]!

Heart, Affections Of

61;2;10

And particularly those who walk after the flesh and indulge in the lust of polluting passion and scorn and despise authority. Presumptuous [and] daring [self-willed and self-loving creatures]! They scoff at and revile dignitaries (glorious ones) without trembling,

Human Affection

10;14;1

Now Joab son of Zeruiah knew that the king's heart was toward Absalom.