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John 13:34-35

"A new commandment I give to you: that you love one another--just as I have loved you, that you also love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples--if you have love for one another."

Romans 13:8-10

Owe nothing to anyone, except to love one another, for the one who loves someone else has fulfilled the law. For the [commandments], "You shall not commit adultery, you shall not commit murder, you shall not steal, you shall not covet," and if [there is] any other commandment, are summed up in this statement: "You shall love your neighbor as yourself." Love does not commit evil against a neighbor. Therefore love [is the] fulfillment of the law.

Song of Solomon 2:4

He brought me to the house of the wine, and his intention [was] love toward me.

Proverbs 7:18

Come, let us take [our] fill of love making, until the morning let us delight in love.

Song of Solomon 8:4

I adjure you, {O maidens of Jerusalem}, do not arouse or awaken love until it pleases!

Hosea 11:4

I drew them {with human ties}, with the bands of love. I was to them like one who lifted up a yoke on their jaws, [though] I bent down to them [and] let them eat.

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1 Corinthians 13:4-8

Love is patient, love is kind, love is not jealous, [it] does not boast, [it] does not become conceited, [it] does not behave dishonorably, [it] {is not selfish}, [it] does not become angry, [it] does not keep a record of wrongs, [it] does not rejoice at unrighteousness, but rejoices with the truth, read more.
bears all [things], believes all [things], hopes all [things], endures all [things]. Love never ends. But if [there are] prophecies, they will pass away. If [there are] tongues, they will cease. If [there is] knowledge, it will pass away.

God » Is declared to be » Love

Heart » Renewed » Love

The law of God » Saints » Love

Love » For Christ » For the church

Love » For Christ » Of God

Ephesians 2:4-5

But God, being rich in mercy, because of his great love [with] which he loved us, and we being dead in trespasses, he made [us] alive together with Christ (by grace you are saved),

Love » Who the lord loves

2 Corinthians 9:6-7

Now [the point is] this: the one who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and the one who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. Each one [should give] as he has decided in his heart, not {reluctantly} or from compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.

John 14:21-23

The one who has my commandments and keeps them--that one is the one who loves me. And the one who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him and will reveal myself to him." Judas (not Iscariot) said to him, "Lord, why is it that you are going to reveal yourself to us and not to the world?" Jesus answered and said to him, "If anyone loves me he will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and {will take up residence with him}.

Deuteronomy 7:6-8

For you [are] a holy people for Yahweh your God; Yahweh your God has chosen you to be for him a people, a treasured possession from [among] all the peoples that [are] on the face of the earth. "Yahweh loved you and chose you not {because of your great number} exceeding all [other] peoples, for you [are] fewer than all of the peoples, but {because of} the love of Yahweh [for] you and because of his keeping [of] the sworn oath that he swore to your ancestors, Yahweh brought you [out] with a strong hand and redeemed you from the house of slavery, from the hand of Pharaoh, the king of Egypt.

Proverbs 15:9

An abomination of Yahweh is the way of the wicked, but he who pursues righteousness he will love.

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Love » The test » To men

Love » Loving the lord

Joshua 22:5

Only be very careful to observe the commandment and law that Moses Yahweh's servant commanded you, to love Yahweh your God, to walk in all his ways, to keep his commandments, to hold fast to him, and to serve him with all your heart and with all your soul."

Luke 10:25-28

And behold, a certain legal expert stood up to test him, saying, "Teacher, what must I do so that I will inherit eternal life?" And he said to him, "What is written in the law? How do you read [it]?" And he answered [and] said, "You shall love the Lord your God from all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength, and with all your mind, and your neighbor as yourself." read more.
And he said to him, "You have answered correctly. Do this and you will live."

Deuteronomy 10:12

And now, Israel, what [is] Yahweh your God asking from you, except to revere Yahweh your God, to go in all his ways and to love him and to serve Yahweh your God with all your heart and with all your soul,

Love » For Christ » For God's house

Psalm 65:4

Blessed [is one whom] you choose and bring near, [that] he may abide in your courts. We will be satisfied with the goodness of your house, your holy temple.

1 Chronicles 29:3

And moreover, with respect to my provisions for the house of my God I have a treasure of gold and silver that I have given to the house of my God above all that I have provided for the holy house:

Psalm 26:8

O Yahweh, I love [the] dwelling of your house, and {the place where your glory abides}.

Love » Of home » Of sin

Job 15:16

{How much less} he who is abominable and corrupt, a man drinking wickedness like water.

Job 20:12

"Though wickedness tastes sweet in his mouth, [and] he hides it under his tongue,

Psalm 52:3

You love evil more than good, a lie more than speaking {what is right}. Selah

Isaiah 5:18

Ah! Those who drag iniquity along with the cords of falsehood and sin as with rope of the cart,

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Acts 20:38

especially distressed at the statement that he had said, that they were going to see his face no more. And they accompanied him to the ship.

Romans 16:4

who risked their own necks for my life, for which not only I am thankful, but also all the churches of the Gentiles;

Love » Special teachings concerning » Examples of

Acts 20:38

especially distressed at the statement that he had said, that they were going to see his face no more. And they accompanied him to the ship.

Romans 16:4

who risked their own necks for my life, for which not only I am thankful, but also all the churches of the Gentiles;

Love » For Christ » For friends

Acts 20:38

especially distressed at the statement that he had said, that they were going to see his face no more. And they accompanied him to the ship.

Romans 16:4

who risked their own necks for my life, for which not only I am thankful, but also all the churches of the Gentiles;

Love » For Christ » For native land

Nehemiah 2:3

I said to the king, "May the king live forever! Why should my face not be sad when the city of my ancestors' burial site is ruined and her gates are consumed by fire?"

Isaiah 66:10

"Rejoice with Jerusalem and shout in exultation with her, all those who love her! Rejoice with her [in] joy, all those who mourn over her,

2 Samuel 10:12

Be strong, and let us strengthen ourselves for the sake of the people and for the sake of the cities of our God. May Yahweh do [what is] good in his eyes.

Love » Of home » Of word

Jeremiah 15:16

Your words were found and I ate them, and your words became to me as jubilation, even as the joy of my heart, for your name is called on me, Yahweh God of hosts.

Psalm 119:47

And I will take delight in your commands, which I love.

Love » Good for evil examples of returning » Encouraged

Exodus 23:5

If you see the donkey of your enemy lying down under its burden, you will refrain from abandoning him. You will surely arrange [it] with him.

More verses: Matthew 5:44 Luke 6:27

Love » The test » To Christ

John 14:22-23

Judas (not Iscariot) said to him, "Lord, why is it that you are going to reveal yourself to us and not to the world?" Jesus answered and said to him, "If anyone loves me he will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and {will take up residence with him}.

John 14:15-16

"If you love me, you will keep my commandments. And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Advocate, in order that he may be with you {forever}--

More verses: Philemon 1:5 1 Peter 1:8

Love » The test » To God

Psalm 42:1

As a deer longs for streams of water, so my soul longs for you, O God.

Psalm 73:25

Whom do I have in the heavens [except you]? And with you I have no [other] desire on earth.

Psalm 84:2

My soul longs and even fails for the courtyards of Yahweh. My heart and flesh sing for joy to the living God.

More verses: Psalm 18:1 Psalm 116:1

Love » Maternal » Of enemies

Exodus 23:4

" 'If you come upon the ox of your enemy or his donkey going astray, you will certainly bring it back to him

Job 31:29

"If I have rejoiced at [the] ruin of [the one who] hated me or have exulted when evil overtook him--

More verses: Proverbs 25:21-22

Love » The reward for loving the lord

Luke 7:40-48

And Jesus answered [and] said to him, "Simon, I have something to say to you." And he said, "Teacher, say [it]." "There were two debtors [who owed] a certain creditor. One owed five hundred denarii and the other fifty. [When] they were not able to repay [him], he forgave [the debts] of both. Now which of them will love him more?" read more.
Simon answered [and] said, "I suppose that [it is the one] to whom he forgave more." And he said to him, "You have judged correctly." And turning toward the woman, he said to Simon, "Do you see this woman? I entered into your house. You did not give me water for [my] feet, but she wet my feet with [her] tears and wiped [them] with her hair. You did not give me a kiss, but from the time I entered, she has not stopped kissing my feet. You did not anoint my head with olive oil, but she anointed my feet with perfumed oil. {For this reason} I tell you, her sins--[which were] many--have been forgiven, for she loved much. But [the one] to whom little is forgiven loves little." And he said to her, "Your sins are forgiven."

Deuteronomy 11:13-15

"And it will happen [that] if you listen carefully to my commandments that I [am] commanding you {today}, to love Yahweh your God, and to serve him with all [of] your heart and with all [of] your soul, then 'I will send the rain for your land in its season, early rain and later rain, and you will gather your grain and your wine and your olive oil. And I will give vegetation in your field for your livestock, and {you will eat your fill}.'

Deuteronomy 30:15-16

"See, I am setting {before you} {today} life and prosperity and death and disaster; what I am commanding you {today} [is] to love Yahweh your God by going in his ways and by keeping his commandments and his statutes and his regulations, and then you will live, and you will become numerous, and Yahweh your God will bless you in the {land where you are going}.

Psalm 91:9-16

For you, O Yahweh, [are] my refuge. You have made the Most High your dwelling place. No harm will befall you, and no plague will come near your tent. For he will command his angels concerning you, to watch over you in all your ways. read more.
In [their] hands they will bear you up, lest you strike your foot against a stone. You will tread on lion and viper; you will trample young lion and serpent. Because he loves me, therefore I will deliver him; I will protect him because he knows my name. He will call upon me and I will answer him; I [will be] with him in trouble; I will rescue and honor him. [With] {long life} I will satisfy him, and show him my salvation.

John 16:19-27

Jesus knew that they were wanting to ask him, and he said to them, "Are you deliberating with one another about this--that I said, 'A little [while], and you will not see me, and again a little [while] and you will see me'? Truly, truly I say to you, that you will weep and lament, but the world will rejoice; you will become sorrowful, but your sorrow will change to joy. A woman, when she gives birth, experiences pain because her hour has come. But when [her] child is born, she no longer remembers the affliction, on account of the joy that a human being has been born into the world. read more.
So you also are experiencing sorrow now, but I will see you again, and your hearts will rejoice, and no one will take away your joy from you. And on that day you will ask me nothing. Truly, truly I say to you, whatever you ask the Father in my name, he will give you. Until now you have asked nothing in my name. Ask and you will receive, so that your joy may be complete. "I have said these [things] to you in figurative sayings. An hour is coming when I will speak to you in figurative sayings no longer, but I will tell you plainly about the Father. On that day you will ask in my name, and I do not say to you that I will ask the Father on your behalf. For the Father himself loves you, because you have loved me and have believed that I came from God.

Love » The love of God

Romans 8:39

nor height, nor depth, nor any other created thing, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Psalm 63:1-3

O God, you [are] my God; I will seek you diligently. My soul thirsts for you; my flesh longs for you [as] in a dry and weary land without water. Thus I have seen you in the sanctuary, beholding your strength and glory. Because your loyal love [is] better than life, my lips will praise you.

More verses: Titus 3:3-5 Psalm 36:7

Love » Instances of love for jesus » Mary magdalene and other disciples

Matthew 27:55-56

And there were many women there, observing from a distance, who had followed Jesus from Galilee, serving him, among whom were Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James and Joseph, and the mother of the sons of Zebedee.

Luke 8:2-3

and some women who had been healed of evil spirits and diseases: Mary (who was called Magdalene), from whom seven demons had gone out, and Joanna the wife of Chuza (Herod's household manager), and Susanna, and many others who were helping to support them from their possessions.

John 20:11-18

But Mary stood outside at the tomb, weeping. Then, while she was weeping, she bent over to look into the tomb, and she saw two angels in white, seated one at the head and one at the feet where the body of Jesus had been lying. And they said to her, "Woman, why are you weeping?" She said to them, "They have taken away my Lord, and I do not know where they have put him!" read more.
[When she] had said these [things], she turned {around} and saw Jesus standing there, and she did not know that it was Jesus. Jesus said to her, "Woman, why are you weeping? Who are you looking for?" She thought that it was the gardener, [and] said to him, "Sir, if you have carried him away, tell me where you have put him, and I will take him." Jesus said to her, "Mary." She turned around [and] said to him in Aramaic, "Rabboni" (which means "Teacher"). Jesus said to her, "Do not touch me, for I have not yet ascended to the Father. But go to my brothers and tell them, 'I am ascending to my Father and your Father, and my God and your God.'" Mary Magdalene came [and] announced to the disciples, "I have seen the Lord," and he had said these [things] to her.

Luke 23:27

And a great crowd of the people were following him, and of women who were mourning and lamenting him.

Matthew 27:61

Now Mary Magdalene and the other Mary were there, sitting opposite the tomb.

Love » For Christ » Grown cold

Hosea 10:2

Their heart is false; now they must bear [their] guilt. He himself will break down their altars; he will destroy their stone pillars.

Jeremiah 2:2

"Go and proclaim in the ears of Jerusalem, {saying}, 'Thus says Yahweh, "I remember [concerning] you the loyal love of your childhood, the love of your betrothal-time, your going after me in the desert, in [the] land not sown.

1 Timothy 5:12

[thus] incurring condemnation because they have broken their former pledge.

Love » Those that love others

More verses: Ephesians 5:28

Love » God the father and jesus Christ loving each other

John 17:1-26

Jesus said these [things], and lifting up his eyes to heaven he said, "Father, the hour has come! Glorify your Son, in order that your Son may glorify you-- just as you have given him authority over all flesh, in order that he would give eternal life to them--everyone whom you have given him. Now this is eternal life: that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent. read more.
I have glorified you on earth [by] completing the work that you have given me {to do}. And now, Father, you glorify me {at your side} with the glory that I had {at your side} before the world existed. "I have revealed your name to the men whom you gave me out of the world. They were yours, and you have given them to me, and they have kept your word. Now they understand that all [the things] that you have given me are from you, because the words that you gave to me I have given to them, and they received [them] and know truly that I have come from you, and they have believed that you have sent me. I am asking on behalf of them. I am not asking on behalf of the world, but on behalf of those whom you have given me, because they are yours, and all my [things] are yours, and your [things] [are] mine, and I have been glorified in them. And I am no longer in the world, and they are in the world, and I am coming to you. Holy Father, keep them in your name, which you have given to me, so that they may be one, just as we [are]. When I was with them, I kept them in your name, which you have given to me, and guarded [them], and none of them has perished except the son of destruction, in order that the scripture would be fulfilled. And now I am coming to you, and I am saying these [things] in the world so that they may have my joy completed in themselves. I have given them your word, and the world has hated them, because they are not of the world just as I am not of the world. I do not ask that you take them out of the world, but that you protect them from the evil one. They are not of the world, just as I am not of the world. Sanctify them in the truth--your word is truth. Just as you sent me into the world, I also have sent them into the world. And for them I sanctify myself, so that [they] themselves also may be sanctified in the truth. "And I do not ask on behalf of these only, but also on behalf of those who believe in me through their word, that they all may be one, just as you, Father, [are] in me and I [am] in you, that they also may be in us, in order that the world may believe that you sent me. And the glory that you have given to me, I have given to them, in order that they may be one, just as we [are] one-- I in them, and you in me, in order that they may be completed in one, so that the world may know that you sent me, and you have loved them just as you have loved me. "Father, [those] whom you have given to me--I want that those also may be with me where I am, in order that they may see my glory that you have given me because you loved me before the foundation of the world. Righteous Father, although the world does not know you, yet I have known you, and these [men] have come to know that you sent me. And I made known to them your name, and will make [it] known, in order that the love [with] which you loved me may be in them, and I [may be] in them."

John 14:23-31

Jesus answered and said to him, "If anyone loves me he will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and {will take up residence with him}. The one who does not love me does not keep my words, and the word that you hear is not mine, but the Father's who sent me. These [things] I have spoken to you [while] residing with you. read more.
But the Advocate, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name--that one will teach you all [things], and will remind you of everything that I said to you. "Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you--not as the world gives, I give to you. Do not let your hearts be troubled, and do not let [them] be afraid. You have heard that I said to you, 'I am going away, and I am coming to you.' If you loved me, you would have rejoiced that I am going to the Father, because the Father is greater than I [am]. And now I have told you before [it] happens, so that when it happens, you may believe. I will no longer speak much with you, for the ruler of the world is coming, and he has {no power} {over} me. But so that the world may know that I love the Father, and just as the Father has commanded me, thus I am doing. Get up, let us go from here!

John 5:20

For the Father loves the Son and shows him everything that he himself is doing. And greater works than these he will show him, so that you will be astonished.

John 10:7-17

Then Jesus said to them again, "Truly, truly, I say to you, I am the door of the sheep. All those who came before me are thieves and robbers, but the sheep do not listen to them. I am the door. If anyone enters through me, he will be saved, and will come in and will go out and will find pasture. read more.
The thief {comes only} so that he can steal and kill and destroy; I have come so that they may have life, and have [it] abundantly. "I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep. The hired hand, who is not the shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, sees the wolf approaching and abandons the sheep and runs away--and the wolf seizes them and scatters [them]-- because he is a hired hand and {he is not concerned} about the sheep. "I am the good shepherd, and I know my [own], and my [own] know me, just as the Father knows me and I know the Father, and I lay down my life for the sheep. And I have other sheep which are not from this fold. I must bring these also, and they will hear my voice, and they will become one flock--one shepherd. Because of this the Father loves me, because I lay down my life so that I may take possession of it again.

More verses: John 15:1-9

Love » Who to love

Matthew 5:43-48

"You have heard that it was said, 'Love your neighbor' and 'Hate your enemy.' But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, in order that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven, because he causes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and he sends rain on the just and the unjust. read more.
For if you love those who love you, what reward do you have? Do not the tax collectors also do the same? And if you greet only your brothers, what are you doing that is remarkable? Do not the Gentiles also do the same? Therefore you be perfect as your heavenly Father is perfect.

Luke 6:27-35

"But to you who are listening I say: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you. To the one who strikes you on the cheek, offer the other also, and from the one who takes away your cloak, do not withhold your tunic also. read more.
Give to everyone who asks you, and from the one who takes away your things, do not ask for [them back]. And just as you want people {to do} to you, do {the same} to them. "And if you love those who love you, what kind of credit is [that] to you? For even sinners love those who love them! And if you do good to those who do good to you, what kind of credit is [that] to you? Even the sinners do the same! And if you lend [to those] from whom you expect to receive [back], what kind of credit is [that] to you? Even sinners lend to sinners, so that they may get back an equal [amount]! But love your enemies, and do good, and lend expecting back nothing, and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High, because he is kind to the ungrateful and wicked.

Deuteronomy 10:17-19

For Yahweh your God, he [is] God of the gods and Lord of the lords, the great and mighty God, the awesome [one] who {is not partial}, and he does not take bribes. [And he] executes justice for the orphan and widow, and [he is] one who loves [the] alien, to give to them food and clothing. And you shall love the alien, for you were aliens in the land of Egypt.

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Love » Examples of fathers' love » David

2 Samuel 18:5

The king ordered Joab, Abishai, and Ittai, "With respect to the young man Absalom, [deal] gently for me." And all the troops heard when the king ordered all of the commanders concerning the matter of Absalom.

2 Samuel 13:39

King David longed to go out to Absalom, for he was consoled that Amnon had died.

Love » Paternal » David

2 Samuel 18:5

The king ordered Joab, Abishai, and Ittai, "With respect to the young man Absalom, [deal] gently for me." And all the troops heard when the king ordered all of the commanders concerning the matter of Absalom.

2 Samuel 13:39

King David longed to go out to Absalom, for he was consoled that Amnon had died.

Love » Fathers » David

2 Samuel 18:5

The king ordered Joab, Abishai, and Ittai, "With respect to the young man Absalom, [deal] gently for me." And all the troops heard when the king ordered all of the commanders concerning the matter of Absalom.

2 Samuel 13:39

King David longed to go out to Absalom, for he was consoled that Amnon had died.

Love » Examples of fathers' love » jacob

Genesis 37:35

And all his sons and daughters tried to console him, but he refused to be consoled. And he said, "No, I shall go down to my son, to Sheol, mourning." And his father wept for him.

Genesis 42:38

But he said, "My son shall not go down with you, for his brother is dead and he alone remains. [If] harm meets him on the journey that you would take, you would bring down my gray head in sorrow to Sheol."

Genesis 46:30

Then Israel said to Joseph, "Now let me die since I have seen your face, for you are still alive."

Love » Paternal » jacob

Genesis 37:35

And all his sons and daughters tried to console him, but he refused to be consoled. And he said, "No, I shall go down to my son, to Sheol, mourning." And his father wept for him.

Genesis 42:38

But he said, "My son shall not go down with you, for his brother is dead and he alone remains. [If] harm meets him on the journey that you would take, you would bring down my gray head in sorrow to Sheol."

Genesis 46:30

Then Israel said to Joseph, "Now let me die since I have seen your face, for you are still alive."

Love » Of home » The jews in exile

Psalm 137:1-2

By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat, yes, we wept, when we remembered Zion. On [the] willows in her midst, we hung up our lyres.

Psalm 137:3-4

For there our captors asked of us words of a song, and our tormentors [asked of us] jubilation, "Sing for us from a song of Zion." How could we sing the song of Yahweh in {a foreign land}?

Psalm 137:5-6

If I forget you, O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget. Let my tongue cling to the roof of my mouth, if I do not remember you, if do not I exalt Jerusalem above my highest joy.

Love » Fathers » jacob

Genesis 37:35

And all his sons and daughters tried to console him, but he refused to be consoled. And he said, "No, I shall go down to my son, to Sheol, mourning." And his father wept for him.

Genesis 42:38

But he said, "My son shall not go down with you, for his brother is dead and he alone remains. [If] harm meets him on the journey that you would take, you would bring down my gray head in sorrow to Sheol."

Genesis 46:30

Then Israel said to Joseph, "Now let me die since I have seen your face, for you are still alive."

Love » Instances of love for jesus » Peter

Matthew 17:4

So Peter answered [and] said to Jesus, "Lord, it is good [that] we are here! If you want, I will make here three shelters, one for you and one for Moses and one for Elijah."

John 21:7

Then that disciple whom Jesus loved said to Peter, "It is the Lord!" So Simon Peter, [when he] heard that it was the Lord, tied around himself his outer garment (for he was naked) and threw himself into the sea.

John 18:10

Then Simon Peter, who had a sword, drew it and struck the slave of the high priest and cut off his right ear. (Now the name of the slave was Malchus.)

John 20:3-6

Then Peter and the other disciple went out and were going to the tomb. And the two were running together, and the other disciple ran ahead, faster than Peter, and came to the tomb first. And bending over to look, he saw the [strips of] linen cloth lying there, though he did not go in. read more.
Then Simon Peter also came following him, and he went into the tomb and saw the [strips of] linen cloth lying there,

Love » What the lord loves

Psalm 37:28

For Yahweh loves justice and will not forsake his faithful ones. They are protected forever. But [the] children of [the] wicked will be cut off.

Psalm 11:7

For Yahweh [is] righteous; he loves righteous deeds. [The] upright shall see his face.

Isaiah 61:8

For I, Yahweh, love justice, hate robbery and injustice, and I will {faithfully} give their reward, and I will {make} an everlasting covenant {with} them.

Psalm 33:4-5

For the word of Yahweh [is] upright, and all his work [is done] in faithfulness. [He] loves righteousness and justice. The earth is full of the loyal love of Yahweh.

Love » Those whom the lord loves

Proverbs 3:11-12

Do not despise the discipline of Yahweh, my child. Do not be weary of his reproof because whomever Yahweh will love, he will rebuke, as a father delights in his son.

Revelation 3:14-19

"And to the angel of the church in Laodicea write: "This is what the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the originator of God's creation, says: 'I know your works, that you are neither cold nor hot. Would that you were cold or hot! Thus, because you are lukewarm and neither hot nor cold, I am about to vomit you out of my mouth! read more.
Because you are saying, "I am rich, and have become rich, and I have need of nothing," and you do not know that you are wretched and pitiable and poor and blind and naked, I advise you to buy from me gold refined by fire, in order that you may become rich, and white clothing, in order that you may be clothed and the shame of your nakedness may not be revealed, and eye salve to smear on your eyes, in order that you may see. As many as I love, I reprove and discipline. Be zealous, therefore, and repent!

Love » Instances of love for jesus » The disciples

John 20:20

And [when he] had said this, he showed [his] hands and [his] side to them. Then the disciples rejoiced [when they] saw the Lord.

Mark 16:10

She went out [and] announced [it] to those who were with him [while they] were mourning and weeping.

Luke 24:17-41

And he said to them, "What [are] these matters that you are discussing with one another [as you] are walking along?" And they stood still, looking sad. And one [of them], {named} Cleopas, answered [and] said to him, "[Are] you the only one living near Jerusalem and not knowing the things that have happened in it in these days?" And he said to them, "What [things]?" So they said to him, "The things concerning Jesus the Nazarene, a man who was a prophet, powerful in deed and word before God and all the people, read more.
and how our chief priests and rulers handed him over to a sentence of death, and crucified him. But we were hoping that he was the one who was going to redeem Israel. But in addition to all these [things], this [is] the third day {since} these [things] took place. But also some women from among us astonished us, who were at the tomb early in the morning, and [when they] did not find his body, they came back saying [they] had seen even a vision of angels, who said [that] he was alive! And some of those with us went out to the tomb and found [it] like this, just as the women had also said, but him they did not see." And he said to them, "O foolish and slow in heart to believe in all that the prophets have spoken! Was it not necessary [that] the Christ suffer these [things] and enter into his glory?" And beginning from Moses and from all the prophets, he interpreted to them the things concerning himself in all the scriptures. And they drew near to the village where they were going, and he acted as though he was going farther. And they urged him strongly, saying, "Stay with us, because it is [getting] toward evening, and by this time the day is far spent." And he went in to stay with them. And it happened that when he reclined at the table with them, he took the bread [and] gave thanks, and [after] breaking [it], he gave [it] to them. And their eyes were opened, and they recognized him, and he became invisible to them. And they said to one another, "Were not our hearts burning within us while he was speaking with us on the road, while he was explaining the scriptures to us?" And they got up [that] same hour [and] returned to Jerusalem and found the eleven and those with them assembled, saying, "The Lord has really been raised, and has appeared to Simon!" And they began describing {what happened} on the road, and how he was recognized by them in the breaking of the bread. And [while] they were saying these [things], he himself stood there among them. But they were startled and became terrified, [and] thought [they] had seen a ghost. And he said to them, "Why are you frightened? And for what [reason] do doubts arise in your hearts? Look at my hands and my feet, that I am I myself! Touch me and see, because a ghost does not have flesh and bones, as {you see that I have}." And [when he] had said this, he showed them [his] hands and [his] feet. And [while] they were still disbelieving because of joy and were marveling, he said to them, "Do you have anything {to eat} here?"

Love » Instances of love for jesus » Mary

Luke 10:39

And {she had} a sister named Mary, who also sat at the feet of Jesus [and] was listening to his teaching.

Matthew 26:6-13

Now [while] Jesus was at Bethany in the house of Simon the leper, a woman came up to him holding an alabaster flask of very expensive perfumed oil, and poured [it] out on his head [while he] was reclining at table. And [when] the disciples saw [it] they were indignant, saying, "{Why} this waste? read more.
For this could have been sold for a large sum and given to the poor!" But Jesus, knowing [this], said to them, "Why do you cause trouble for the woman? For she has done a good deed for me. For the poor you always have with you, but you do not always have me. For [when] this woman poured this ointment on my body, she did [it] in order to prepare me for burial. Truly I say to you, wherever this gospel is proclaimed in the whole world, what this woman has done will also be told in memory of her."

John 12:3-8

Then Mary took a pound of ointment of very valuable genuine nard [and] anointed the feet of Jesus, and wiped his feet with her hair. And the house was filled with the fragrance of the ointment. But Judas Iscariot, one of his disciples (the one who was going to betray him) said, "{Why} was this ointment not sold for three hundred denarii and given to the poor?" read more.
(Now he said this not because {he was concerned} about the poor, but because he was a thief, and having the money box, he used to steal what was put into [it].) So Jesus said, "Leave her alone, so that she may keep it for the day of my preparation for burial. For you have the poor with you always, but you do not always have me."

Love » Of home » Courtship

Genesis 29:11-20

And Jacob kissed Rachel, and lifted up his voice and wept. And Jacob told Rachel that he [was] the relative of her father, and that he [was] the son of Rebekah. And she ran and told her father. And it happened [that] when Laban heard the message about Jacob, the son of his sister, he ran to meet him. And he embraced him and kissed him, and brought him to his house. And he told Laban all these things. read more.
And Laban said to him, "Surely you [are] my flesh and my bone!" And he stayed with him a month. Then Laban said to Jacob, "[Just] because you [are] my brother should you work for me for nothing? Tell me what your wage [should be]." Now Laban had two daughters. The name of the older [was] Leah, and the name of the younger [was] Rachel. Now the eyes of Leah [were] dull, but Rachel was beautiful in form and appearance. And Jacob loved Rachel and said, "I will serve you seven years for Rachel your younger daughter." Then Laban said, "Better [that] I give her to you than I give her to another man. Stay with me." And Jacob worked for Rachel seven years, but they were as a few days in his eyes because he loved her.

Judges 14:1-10

And Samson went down to Timnah, and he saw a woman in Timnah from the daughters of the Philistines. He went up and told his father and mother, and he said, "I saw a woman in Timnah from the daughters of [the] Philistines; so then, take her for me as a wife." But his father and mother said to him, "Is there not a wife among the daughters of your relatives, or among all our people, that you must take a wife from [the] uncircumcised Philistines?" But Samson said to his father, "Take her for me because {she pleases me}." read more.
His father and mother did not know that this [was] from Yahweh; he was seeking for an occasion against [the] Philistines. Now at that time [the] Philistines [were] ruling in Israel. And Samson and his father and mother went down to Timnah, and they came to the vineyards of Timnah, and suddenly a young lion [came] roaring to meet him. And the Spirit of Yahweh rushed upon him, and he tore the lion apart as one might tear apart a male kid goat ({he was bare-handed}). But he did not tell his father and mother what he had done. Then he went down and talked to the woman, and {she pleased Samson}. And he returned after awhile {to marry her}, and he turned aside to see the carcass of the lion, and there [was] a swarm of wild honey bees in the body of the lion, and honey. He scraped it out into his hands, and he went on, eating [it] as he went. And he went to his father and mother and gave [some] to them, and they ate it. But he did not tell them that he had scraped the honey from the body of the lion. His father went down to the woman, and Samson prepared there a feast, as young men were accustomed to doing this.

Love » Good for evil examples of returning » David

1 Samuel 26:11

{Yahweh forbid me} from stretching out my hand against Yahweh's anointed one! So then, please take the spear that [is] near his head and the jar of water, and let us go."

1 Samuel 24:17

Then he said to David, "You are more righteous than I, for you have repaid me the good, but I have repaid you the evil.

Love » Good for evil examples of returning » Stephen

Love » Those that love others more than jesus Christ

Matthew 10:33-37

But whoever denies me before people, I also will deny him before my Father [who is] in heaven. "Do not think that I have come to bring peace on the earth! I have not come to bring peace, but a sword. For I have come to turn a man against his father, and a daughter against her mother, and a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law. read more.
And the enemies of a man [will be] the members of his household. The one who loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me, and the one who loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me.

Love » What love is

Romans 13:8-10

Owe nothing to anyone, except to love one another, for the one who loves someone else has fulfilled the law. For the [commandments], "You shall not commit adultery, you shall not commit murder, you shall not steal, you shall not covet," and if [there is] any other commandment, are summed up in this statement: "You shall love your neighbor as yourself." Love does not commit evil against a neighbor. Therefore love [is the] fulfillment of the law.

2 John 1:3-6

Grace, mercy, peace will be with us from God the Father and from Jesus Christ the Son of the Father in truth and love. {I was very glad} because I found [some] of your children walking in [the] truth, just as {the Father commanded us}. And now I ask you, lady (not as [if I were] writing a new commandment to you, but [one] that we have had from the beginning), that we should love one another. read more.
And this is love: that we walk according to his commandments. This is the commandment, just as you have heard from the beginning, so that you should walk in it.

Love » What not to love

Zechariah 8:17

Do not devise evil in your hearts [against] your neighbor, and do not love {a false oath}, because all these [are] things I hate," {declares} Yahweh.

Love » Good for evil examples of returning » Elisha

2 Kings 6:22

And he said, "You shall not kill. Would you kill [those] whom you took captive with the sword or with the bow? Put food and water before them that they may eat and drink and then go to their master."

Psalm 35:13

But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing [was] sackcloth. I weakened my soul with fasting, and my prayer {returned to me unanswered}.

Love » Who loves jesus Christ

John 8:42

Jesus said to them, "If God were your father, you would love me, for I have come forth from God and have come. For I have not come from myself, but that one sent me.

John 14:9-15

Jesus said to him, "Am I with you so long a time and you have not known me, Philip? The one who has seen me has seen the Father! How can you say, 'Show us the Father?' Do you not believe that I [am] in the Father and the Father is in me? The words that I say to you I do not speak from myself, but the Father residing in me does his works. Believe me that I [am] in the Father and the Father [is] in me; but if not, believe because of the works themselves. read more.
Truly, truly I say to you, the one who believes in me, the works that I am doing he will do also, and he will do greater [works] than these because I am going to the Father. And {whatever} you ask in my name, I will do this, in order that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If you ask me anything in my name, I will do [it]. "If you love me, you will keep my commandments.

Love » Love, brotherly special teachings concerning » Fervent

Love » Love, brotherly special teachings concerning » Sincere

Romans 13:9

For the [commandments], "You shall not commit adultery, you shall not commit murder, you shall not steal, you shall not covet," and if [there is] any other commandment, are summed up in this statement: "You shall love your neighbor as yourself."

Love » Special teachings concerning » Fervent

Love » Special teachings concerning » Sincere

Romans 13:9

For the [commandments], "You shall not commit adultery, you shall not commit murder, you shall not steal, you shall not covet," and if [there is] any other commandment, are summed up in this statement: "You shall love your neighbor as yourself."

Love » Those that do not love others

Love » Not faking love

Love » Good for evil examples of returning » Jesus

Luke 22:51

But Jesus answered [and] said, "{Stop! No more of this!}" And he touched [his] ear [and] healed him.

Love » Those that love wisdom

Proverbs 8:12-21

I, wisdom, live with prudence, and I find knowledge and discretion. The fear of Yahweh [is] hatred of evil, pride, and arrogance and an evil way. And I hate a mouth of perversity. {Advice and sound judgment} are mine; I am understanding, {strength is mine}. read more.
By me kings reign, and rulers decree righteousness. By me rulers rule, and nobles--all judges of righteousness. I love {those who love me}, and those who seek me diligently shall find me. Fortune and glory [are] with me, enduring wealth and righteousness. My fruit is better than gold, even refined gold, and my yield than choice silver. In the way of righteousness I walk, in the midst of paths of justice, [in order] to endow those who love me [with] wealth, and I will fill their treasuries.

Love » Examples of fathers' love » Jairus

Mark 5:23

And he was imploring him many [times], saying, "My little daughter {is at the point of death}! Come, lay your hands on her, so that she will get well and will live."

Love » Paternal » Jairus

Mark 5:23

And he was imploring him many [times], saying, "My little daughter {is at the point of death}! Come, lay your hands on her, so that she will get well and will live."

Love » Fathers » Jairus

Mark 5:23

And he was imploring him many [times], saying, "My little daughter {is at the point of death}! Come, lay your hands on her, so that she will get well and will live."

Love » Preeminent above » The greatest gift of all

Love » Instances of » David's subjects

2 Samuel 17:27-29

Just as David had arrived in Mahanaim, Shobi the son of Nahash from Rabbah of the {Ammonites} and Makir the son of Ammiel from Lo Debar and Barzillai the Gileadite from Rogelim brought beds and basins and objects of pottery, as well as wheat, barley, flour, roasted grain, beans, lentils, honey, curds, sheep, cheese, and cattle for David and for the people who [were] with him to eat. For they had thought, "The troops [are] hungry and weary and thirsty in the wilderness."

2 Samuel 15:30

Now David [was] going up on the Ascent of the Olives, {weeping as he went}, with his head covered and going barefoot. All the people who [were] with him each covered their head {and wept as they went}.

Love » Preeminent above » The gift of prophecy, knowledge and faith

Love » Preeminent above » Benevolence and martyrdom

Love » Preeminent above » The gift of tongues

Love » The test » Of speech

Love » Love, brotherly special teachings concerning » Impartial

Love » Special teachings concerning » Impartial

Love » Examples of mothers' love » Rizpah's love for her sons

2 Samuel 21:9-10

He gave them into the hands of the Gibeonites, and they executed them on the mountain in the presence of Yahweh, and the seven fell together. Now they were put to death in the days of the harvest, at the beginning of the harvest of barley. Rizpah the daughter of Aiah took the sackcloth, and she spread it for herself on the rock at the beginning of the harvest until water gushed forth on them from heaven, but she did not allow the birds of heaven to rest on them by day nor the animals of the field by night.

Love » Maternal » Rizpah's love for her sons

2 Samuel 21:9-10

He gave them into the hands of the Gibeonites, and they executed them on the mountain in the presence of Yahweh, and the seven fell together. Now they were put to death in the days of the harvest, at the beginning of the harvest of barley. Rizpah the daughter of Aiah took the sackcloth, and she spread it for herself on the rock at the beginning of the harvest until water gushed forth on them from heaven, but she did not allow the birds of heaven to rest on them by day nor the animals of the field by night.

Love » The lord exercising lovingkindness

Jeremiah 9:23-24

Thus says Yahweh, "[The] wise man must not boast in his wisdom, and the warrior must not boast in his might, [the] wealthy man must not boast in his wealth. {But only} in this must the one who boasts boast, [that] he has insight, and [that] he knows me, that I [am] Yahweh, showing loyal love, justice, and righteousness on the earth, for in these [things] I delight," {declares} Yahweh.

Love » God being love

1 John 4:7-8

Dear friends, let us love one another, because love is from God, and everyone who loves has been fathered by God and knows God. The one who does not love does not know God, because God is love.

Love » Of home » Barzillai

2 Samuel 19:37

Please let your servant return, and let me die in my city in the tomb of my father and my mother. Here [is] your servant Kimham; let him cross over with my lord the king, and do for him that which [is] good in your eyes."

Love » Of home » David

2 Samuel 23:15

David {said longingly}, "{Oh that someone would bring me a drink} of water from the well of Bethlehem that [is] at the gate."

Love » The place where there is love

Love » What love does

Love » Love, brotherly special teachings concerning » Unselfish

Love » Good for evil examples of returning » Joseph

Genesis 45:15

And he kissed all his brothers and wept upon them. And afterward his brothers spoke with him.

Love » Good for evil examples of returning » moses

Love » Special teachings concerning » Unselfish

Love » Examples of mothers' love » Hagar's love for her child

Genesis 21:16

And she went and {she sat a good distance away}, for she said, "Let me not see the child's death." So she sat away from him and lifted up her voice and wept.

Love » Examples of mothers' love » The canaanitish mother

Matthew 15:22

And behold, a Canaanite woman from that district came [and] cried out, saying, "Have mercy on me, Lord, Son of David! My daughter [is] severely possessed by a demon!"

Love » Examples of mothers' love » The mother of samuel

1 Samuel 2:19

His mother used to make for him a small robe and take it to him {year by year} whenever she came up with her husband to offer the {annual sacrifice}.

Love » Examples of fathers' love » Laban

Genesis 31:28

And [why] did you not give me opportunity to kiss my grandsons and my daughters [goodbye]? Now you have behaved foolishly [by] doing [this].

Love » Maternal » Hagar's love for her child

Genesis 21:16

And she went and {she sat a good distance away}, for she said, "Let me not see the child's death." So she sat away from him and lifted up her voice and wept.

Love » Paternal » The greatest commandment

Mark 12:30-31

And you shall love the Lord your God from your whole heart and from your whole soul and from your whole mind and from your whole strength.' The second [is] this: 'You shall love your neighbor as yourself.' There is no other commandment greater than these."

Love » Maternal » The canaanitish mother

Matthew 15:22

And behold, a Canaanite woman from that district came [and] cried out, saying, "Have mercy on me, Lord, Son of David! My daughter [is] severely possessed by a demon!"

Love » Maternal » The mother of samuel

1 Samuel 2:19

His mother used to make for him a small robe and take it to him {year by year} whenever she came up with her husband to offer the {annual sacrifice}.

Love » Paternal » Laban

Genesis 31:28

And [why] did you not give me opportunity to kiss my grandsons and my daughters [goodbye]? Now you have behaved foolishly [by] doing [this].

Love » Fathers » Laban

Genesis 31:28

And [why] did you not give me opportunity to kiss my grandsons and my daughters [goodbye]? Now you have behaved foolishly [by] doing [this].

Love » Of home » jacob

Genesis 31:30

Now, you have surely gone because you desperately longed for the house of your father, [but] why did you steal my gods?"

Love » Of home » Hobab

Numbers 10:30

But he said to him, "I will not go. I will only go to my land and to my family."

Love » Those that do not love jesus Christ

John 14:23-24

Jesus answered and said to him, "If anyone loves me he will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and {will take up residence with him}. The one who does not love me does not keep my words, and the word that you hear is not mine, but the Father's who sent me.

Love » Why love waxes cold

Love » The source of love

1 John 4:7-21

Dear friends, let us love one another, because love is from God, and everyone who loves has been fathered by God and knows God. The one who does not love does not know God, because God is love. By this the love of God is revealed in us: that God sent his one and only Son into the world in order that we may live through him. read more.
In this is love: not that we have loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son [to be the] propitiation for our sins. Dear friends, if God loved us in this way, we also ought to love one another. No one has seen God at any time. If we love one another, God resides in us and his love is perfected in us. By this we know that we reside in him and he in us: that he has given us of his Spirit. And we have seen and testify that the Father has sent the Son [to be the] Savior of the world. Whoever confesses that Jesus is the Son of God, God resides in him and he in God. And we have come to know and have believed the love that God has in us. God is love, and the one who resides in love resides in God, and God resides in him. By this love is perfected with us, so that we may have confidence in the day of judgment, because just as that one is, [so] also are we in this world. [There] is no fear in love, but perfect love drives out fear, because fear includes punishment, and the one who is afraid has not been perfected in love. We love, because he first loved us. If anyone says, "I love God," and hates his brother, he is a liar, for the one who does not love his brother whom he has seen is not able to love God whom he has not seen. And this [is] the commandment we have from him: that the one who loves God should love his brother also.

Love » Walking in love

Love » Secret love

Love » Who seeks love

Love » Instances of love for jesus » Nicodemus

John 19:39-40

And Nicodemus--the one who had come to him formerly at night--also came, bringing a mixture of myrrh and aloes [weighing] about a hundred pounds. So they took the body of Jesus and wrapped it in [strips of] linen cloth with the fragrant spices, as is the Jews' custom to prepare for burial.

Love » Examples of mothers' love » The mother's unforgettable love

Love » Examples of mothers' love » The mother of solomon's time

1 Kings 3:26

Then the woman whose son [was] the living one spoke to the king because her compassion was aroused for her son, and she said, "Please, my lord, give her the living child, but certainly do not kill him!" The other one [was] saying, "As for me, so for you! Divide [him]!"

Love » Examples of mothers' love » The shunammite mother

2 Kings 4:20

So they carried him and brought him to his mother; he sat on her lap until noon and then died.

Love » Maternal » The mother's unforgettable love

Love » Maternal » The mother of solomon's time

1 Kings 3:26

Then the woman whose son [was] the living one spoke to the king because her compassion was aroused for her son, and she said, "Please, my lord, give her the living child, but certainly do not kill him!" The other one [was] saying, "As for me, so for you! Divide [him]!"

Love » Paternal » The fulfilling of the law

Love » Maternal » The shunammite mother

2 Kings 4:20

So they carried him and brought him to his mother; he sat on her lap until noon and then died.

Love » Keeping yourself in the love of God

Jude 1:20-21

But you, dear friends, [by] building yourselves up in your most holy faith, [by] praying in the Holy Spirit, keep yourselves in the love of God, looking forward to the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to eternal life.

Love » Who the love of God is perfected in

1 John 2:1-5

My little children, I am writing these [things] to you in order that you may not sin. And if anyone sins, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous [one], and he is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only, but also for [the sins of] the whole world. And by this we know that we have come to know him, if we keep his commandments. read more.
The one who says "I have come to know him," and does not keep his commandments is a liar, and the truth is not in this person. But whoever keeps his word, truly in this person the love of God has been perfected. By this we know that we are in him.

Love » Who shall abide in Christ’s love

John 15:1-10

"I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinedresser. Every branch that does not bear fruit in me, he removes it, and every [branch] that bears fruit, he prunes it in order that it may bear more fruit. You are already clean because of the word that I have spoken to you. read more.
Remain in me, and I in you. Just as the branch is not able to bear fruit from itself unless it remains in the vine, so neither [can] you, unless you remain in me. "I am the vine; you [are] the branches. The one who remains in me and I in him--this one bears much fruit, for apart from me you are not able to do anything. If anyone does not remain in me, he is thrown out as a branch, and dries up, and they gather them and throw [them] into the fire, and they are burned. If you remain in me and my words remain in you, ask whatever you want and it will be done for you. My Father is glorified by this: that you bear much fruit, and prove to be my disciples. "Just as the Father has loved me, I also have loved you. Remain in my love. If you keep my commandments, you will remain in my love, just as I have kept my Father's commandments and remain in his love.

Love » Who loves God’s children

1 John 5:1-2

Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ has been fathered by God, and everyone who loves {the father} also loves the [child] fathered by him. By this we know that we love the children of God: whenever we love God and keep his commandments.

Love » Instances of love for jesus » Joseph of aramathaea

Matthew 27:57-60

Now [when it] was evening, a rich man from Arimathea named Joseph came, who also was a disciple of Jesus himself. This man approached Pilate [and] asked for the body of Jesus. Then Pilate ordered [it] to be given [to him]. And Joseph took the body [and] wrapped it in a clean linen cloth, read more.
and placed it in his [own] new tomb that he had cut in the rock. And he rolled a large stone to the entrance of the tomb [and] went away.

Love » Instances of » Abraham for lot

Genesis 14:14-16

When Abram heard that his {relative} was taken captive, he summoned his trained men, born in his house, three hundred and eighteen [of them], and he went in pursuit up to Dan. And he divided [his trained men] against them at night, he and his servants. And he defeated them and pursued them to Hobah, which [is] north of Damascus. And he brought back all the possessions. And he also brought back Lot, his {relative}, and his possessions, and the women and the people as well.

Love » The test » Demonstrates the reality of the new life

Love » The test » Love to God proven by brotherly love

Love » Who the love of the father is not in

Love » Those that dwell in love

Love » Perfect love

Love » How to love

Love » Those that love the world

Love » For Christ » Mary magdalene

John 20:11

But Mary stood outside at the tomb, weeping. Then, while she was weeping, she bent over to look into the tomb,

Love » Love, brotherly special teachings concerning » Christ's love the standard of

Love » Love, brotherly special teachings concerning » Proof of discipleship

Love » Special teachings concerning » Christ's love the standard of

Love » Special teachings concerning » Proof of discipleship

Love » Examples of fathers' love » Father of the prodigal

Love » Examples of mothers' love » The mother of moses

Exodus 2:3

But when she could no longer hide him, she got a papyrus basket for him, and she coated it with tar and with pitch, and she placed the boy in it, and she placed [it] among the reeds on the bank of the Nile.

Love » Examples of mothers' love » The mother of jesus

John 19:25

Now his mother and the sister of his mother, Mary the [wife] of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene were standing near the cross of Jesus.

Love » Instances of » Nehemiah for israelites

Nehemiah 5:10-15

Also, I and my brothers and my servants are lending them money and grain. Please stop [taking] this interest. Please restore to them this day their fields, their vineyards, their olive groves, their houses, and the interest on the money, the grain, the grape juice, and the olive oil that you have been taking from them." So they said, "We will restore it and will not request [anything more]. So we will do as you say." Then I called the priests and made them take an oath to do this promise. read more.
I also shook out my garment and said, "This is how God will shake out everyone from his house who will not keep this promise. So this is how his possessions will be shaken out and emptied." And all the assembly said, "Amen!" And they praised Yahweh, and the people kept this promise. Moreover, from the appointed day I was made their governor in the land of Judah, from the twentieth year until the thirty-second year of King Artaxerxes--twelve years. My brothers and I did not eat the food [allowance] of the governor. The former governors who were before me laid burdens on the people, and they took food and wine from them, besides forty shekels. Also, their servants controlled the people, but I did not do so because of the fear of God.

Love » Instances of » Naomi, ruth, and boaz

Love » For Christ » Thomas

John 11:16

Then Thomas (the one who is called Didymus) said to his fellow disciples, "Let us go also, so that we may die with him."

Love » For Christ » Peter

John 21:16

He said to him again a second time, "Simon [son] of John, do you love me?" He said to him, "Yes, Lord, you know that I love you." He said to him, "Shepherd my sheep!"

Love » For Christ » Paul

Love » The test » Of true discipleship

Love » The test » Of genuine service

John 21:16

He said to him again a second time, "Simon [son] of John, do you love me?" He said to him, "Yes, Lord, you know that I love you." He said to him, "Shepherd my sheep!"

Love » Paternal » Father of the prodigal

Love » Maternal » The mother of moses

Exodus 2:3

But when she could no longer hide him, she got a papyrus basket for him, and she coated it with tar and with pitch, and she placed the boy in it, and she placed [it] among the reeds on the bank of the Nile.

Love » Maternal » The mother of jesus

John 19:25

Now his mother and the sister of his mother, Mary the [wife] of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene were standing near the cross of Jesus.

Love » Fathers » Father of the prodigal

Love » Instances of love for jesus » Thomas

John 11:16

Then Thomas (the one who is called Didymus) said to his fellow disciples, "Let us go also, so that we may die with him."

Love » Instances of » Jehoshabeath for joash

2 Chronicles 22:11

But Jehosheba the daughter of the king took Joash, the son of Ahaziah, and kidnapped him away from the sons of the king who were to be put to death. And she put him and his nurse in a private bedroom. So Jehosheba the daughter of King Jehoram, the wife of Jehoiada the priest, because she was a sister of Ahaziah, hid him from before Athaliah so that she did not put him to death.

Love » Instances of » Job's friends

Job 42:11

So all his brothers and all his sisters and all [those who] had known him {before} came to him, and they ate bread with him in his house and showed sympathy to him and comforted him for all the disaster that Yahweh had brought upon him. Then each one gave to him one piece of money, and each one [gave to him] one ornamental ring of gold.

Love » For Christ » The sinful women

Luke 7:47

{For this reason} I tell you, her sins--[which were] many--have been forgiven, for she loved much. But [the one] to whom little is forgiven loves little."

Love » For Christ » Mary of bethany

John 12:3

Then Mary took a pound of ointment of very valuable genuine nard [and] anointed the feet of Jesus, and wiped his feet with her hair. And the house was filled with the fragrance of the ointment.

Love » What to love

Amos 5:15

Hate evil and love good and establish justice in the gate; perhaps Yahweh, the God of hosts, will be gracious [to] the remnant of Joseph.

Love » Of money » The root of evil

Love » Instances of love for jesus » Women of jerusalem

Luke 23:27

And a great crowd of the people were following him, and of women who were mourning and lamenting him.

Love » Instances of » Roman Christians for paul

Acts 28:15

And from there the brothers, [when they] heard the [news] about us, came to meet us as far as the Forum of Appius and Three Taverns. [When he] saw them, Paul gave thanks to God [and] took courage.

Love » Instances of » Centurion for his servant

Luke 7:2-6

Now a certain centurion's slave, who was esteemed by him, {was sick} [and] was about to die. So [when he] heard about Jesus, he sent Jewish elders to him, asking him that he would come [and] cure his slave. And [when they] came to Jesus, they began imploring him earnestly, saying, "He is worthy [that] you grant this for him, read more.
because he loves our nation and he himself built the synagogue for us." So Jesus went with them. Now by this time he was not far away from the house, [and] the centurion sent friends, saying to him, "Lord, do not trouble yourself, for I am not worthy that you should come in under my roof.

Love » Instances of » Obadiah for the prophets

1 Kings 18:4

It had happened that when Jezebel killed the prophets of Yahweh, Obadiah took a hundred prophets and hid them {by fifties} in the cave and sustained them [with] food and water.)

Love » Instances of love for jesus » A man from gadara (gerasa) out of whom jesus cast an evil spirit

Mark 5:18

And [as] he was getting into the boat, the man who had been demon-possessed began to implore him that he could go with him.

Love » Instances of » Mordecai for esther

Esther 2:7

He was raising Hadassah, that [is] Esther, his uncle's daughter, for she did not have a father or a mother; the young woman [had] a beautiful figure and [was] very attractive. When her father and mother died, Mordecai had taken her as his daughter.

Lying » The wicked » Love

Psalm 52:3

You love evil more than good, a lie more than speaking {what is right}. Selah

Paul » Characteristics of » Love

2 Corinthians 2:4

For out of great distress and anguish of heart I wrote to you through many tears, not so that you may be caused to be sad, but so that you may know the love that I have especially for you.

Peace » Saints should » Love

Zechariah 8:19

"Thus says Yahweh of hosts: 'The fast of the fourth [month], the fifth [month], the seventh [month], and the tenth [month] will be for the house of Judah jubilation and joy and merry festivals; therefore love truth and peace.'

Perfection » Some essential elements of » Love

Salvation » Saints » Love

Psalm 40:16

Let them rejoice and be glad in you, all those who seek you. Let them say continually, "Yahweh is great!" --those who love your salvation.

The second coming of Christ » Saints » Love

profane Swearing » The wicked » Love

Psalm 109:17

Because he loved cursing, let it come [upon] him. Because he did not delight in blessing, let it be far from him.

Truth » Love

Zechariah 8:19

"Thus says Yahweh of hosts: 'The fast of the fourth [month], the fifth [month], the seventh [month], and the tenth [month] will be for the house of Judah jubilation and joy and merry festivals; therefore love truth and peace.'

Universal » Blessing, possible » Love

Vanity » The wicked » Love

Psalm 4:2

O sons of man, how long will my honor be a disgrace? [How long] will you love vanity? [How long] will you seek lies? Selah

Vanity » Evil people » Love

Psalm 4:2

O sons of man, how long will my honor be a disgrace? [How long] will you love vanity? [How long] will you seek lies? Selah

Walk » Characteristics of » Love

Topics on Love

A Time For Love

26;16;8

" 'And I passed by you, and I saw you, and look, {your time of lovemaking had come}, and [so] I spread out my hem over you, and I covered your nakedness, and I swore to you, and I entered into a covenant with you,' {declares} the Lord Yahweh, 'and {you became mine}.

Agape Love

43;15;12-13

This is my commandment: that you love one another just as I have loved you.

Aim At Love

51;3;14

And to all these [things] [add] love, which is [the] bond of perfection.

Attitudes Of Love

5;6;5

And you shall love Yahweh your God with all of your heart and with all of your soul and with all of your might.

Being In Love

46;13;4

Love is patient, love is kind, love is not jealous, [it] does not boast, [it] does not become conceited,

Brotherly Love

3;19;18

You shall not seek vengeance, and you shall not harbor a grudge [against] {your fellow citizens}; and you shall love your neighbor like yourself; I [am] Yahweh.

Brothers Love

45;12;10

being devoted to one another in brotherly love, esteeming one another [more highly] in honor,

Children, Parents Love

56;2;4

in order that they may encourage the young women to love their husbands [and to] love their children,

Christ's Love

41;10;21

And Jesus, looking at him, loved him, and said to him, "You lack one [thing]: Go, sell all that you have, and give [the proceeds] to the poor--and you will have treasure in heaven--and come, follow me."

Examples Of Fathers' Love

19;103;13

As a father pities [his] children, [so] Yahweh pities those who fear him.

Examples Of Mothers' Love

23;49;15

Can a woman forget her suckling, [refrain] from having compassion on the child of her womb? Indeed, these may forget, but I, I will not forget you!

Faith Hope And Love

46;13;13

And now these three [things] remain: faith, hope, [and] love. But the greatest of these [is] love.

Family Love

60;1;22

Having purified your souls by your obedience to the truth for sincere brotherly love, love one another fervently from the heart,

Fathers Love

62;3;1

See what sort of love the Father has given to us: that we should be called children of God, and we are! Because of this the world does not know us: because it did not know him.

Finding Love

20;8;17

I love {those who love me}, and those who seek me diligently shall find me.

Friendship And Love

43;15;13

No one has greater love than this: that someone lay down his life for his friends.

God's Healing Love

28;14;4

I will heal their disloyalty; I will love them freely because my anger has turned back from them.

God's Love For Israel

19;47;4

He chooses for us our inheritance, the pride of Jacob whom he loves.

God's Love For Us

62;4;9

By this the love of God is revealed in us: that God sent his one and only Son into the world in order that we may live through him.

God's Love In Christ

43;3;16

For in this way God loved the world, so that he gave his one and only Son, in order that everyone who believes in him will not perish, but will have eternal life.

God, Love Of

62;4;8

The one who does not love does not know God, because God is love.

Gods Love

60;1;22

Having purified your souls by your obedience to the truth for sincere brotherly love, love one another fervently from the heart,

Hope And Love

46;13;13

And now these three [things] remain: faith, hope, [and] love. But the greatest of these [is] love.

Jesus Christ, Love Of

43;11;5

(Now Jesus loved Martha and her sister and Lazarus.)

Love And Family

40;10;37

The one who loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me, and the one who loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me.

Love And Forgiveness

19;86;5

For you, O Lord, [are] good and forgiving, and abundant in loyal love for all who call to you.

Love And Relationships

51;3;14

And to all these [things] [add] love, which is [the] bond of perfection.

Love And Strength

42;10;27

And he answered [and] said, "You shall love the Lord your God from all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength, and with all your mind, and your neighbor as yourself."

Love And Wine

22;2;4

He brought me to the house of the wine, and his intention [was] love toward me.

Love As A Fruit Of The Spirit

48;5;22

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

Love Between Father And Son

43;3;35

The Father loves the Son and has given all [things] into his hand.

Love Between Relatives

19;133;1

Look, how good and how pleasant [it is] [when] brothers dwell together in unity.

Love Exists Between People

49;1;15

Because of this I also, hearing of {your faith} in the Lord Jesus and your love for all the saints,

Love Feast

65;1;12

These are the ones feasting together without reverence, hidden reefs at your love feasts, caring for themselves, waterless clouds carried away by winds, late autumn trees without fruit, twice dead, uprooted,

Love Fellow Christians!

43;13;34

"A new commandment I give to you: that you love one another--just as I have loved you, that you also love one another.

Love For Children

56;2;4

in order that they may encourage the young women to love their husbands [and to] love their children,

Love For God

2;20;6

and showing loyal love to thousands [of generations] of those loving me and of those keeping my commandments.

Love Growing

52;3;12

and [may] the Lord [cause] you to increase and to abound in love for one another and for all, just as also we [do] for you,

Love Marriage

49;5;25

Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for her;

Love Of Jesus, Examples Of

42;22;32

but I have prayed for you, that your faith may not fail. And you, [when] once you have turned back, strengthen your brothers."

Love Of Jesus, To The Saints

22;8;7

Many waters cannot quench love; rivers cannot sweep it away. If a man were to give all the wealth of his house {for love}, he would be utterly scorned.

Love to Christ

62;4;8

The one who does not love does not know God, because God is love.

Love To Others

62;4;7

Dear friends, let us love one another, because love is from God, and everyone who loves has been fathered by God and knows God.

Love To Others Shown In

40;25;35

For I was hungry and you gave me [something] to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me [something] to drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me as a guest,

Love To Others, Evidence Of

62;2;10

The one who loves his brother resides in the light, and [there] is no cause for stumbling in him.

Love to Others, Examples Of

1;45;15

And he kissed all his brothers and wept upon them. And afterward his brothers spoke with him.

Love Towards Christ

40;17;5

[While] he was still speaking, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them, and behold, a voice from the cloud said, "This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased. Listen to him!"

Love Towards Christ, Shown By

22;3;2

Now I will arise, and I will go about in the city, in the streets and in the squares; I will seek him whom my {heart} loves. I sought him, but I did not find him.

Love Towards Christ, The Nature Of

49;6;24

Grace [be] with all who love our Lord Jesus Christ in incorruptibility.

Love Towards God, Nature Of

5;11;1

"And you shall love Yahweh your God, and you shall keep his obligations and his statutes and his regulations and his commandments {always}.

Love Towards God, Results In

19;5;11

But let all who take shelter in you rejoice. Let them ever sing for joy, {because} you spread protection over them; And let those [who] love your name exult in you.

Love Your Neighbour!

3;19;18

You shall not seek vengeance, and you shall not harbor a grudge [against] {your fellow citizens}; and you shall love your neighbor like yourself; I [am] Yahweh.

Love, Abuse Of

50;2;3-4

[Do] nothing according to selfish ambition or according to empty conceit, but in humility considering one another better than yourselves,

Love, And The World

20;13;24

He who withholds his rod hates his child, but he who loves him {gives him} discipline.

Love, For One Another

48;5;14

For the whole law is fulfilled in one statement, namely, "You shall love your neighbor as yourself."

Love, Nature Of

62;4;7-8

Dear friends, let us love one another, because love is from God, and everyone who loves has been fathered by God and knows God.

Love, Of Fellow Man

49;5;2

and live in love, just as also Christ loved us, and gave himself for us an offering and sacrifice to God for a fragrant smell.

Maternal Love

40;23;37

"Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to her! How many times I wanted to gather your children together {the way} a hen gathers her young together under [her] wings, and you were not willing!

Mothers Love For Children

52;2;7

{Although we could have insisted on our own importance} as apostles of Christ, yet we became infants in your midst, like a nursing mother cherishes her own children.

Mothers Love For Her Children

23;66;13

As a man whose mother comforts him, so I myself will comfort you, and you shall be comforted in Jerusalem.

Parental Love

49;6;4

And fathers, do not make your children angry, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

Parents Love

40;10;37

The one who loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me, and the one who loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me.

Self Love

51;3;14

And to all these [things] [add] love, which is [the] bond of perfection.

Sexual Love

26;16;8

" 'And I passed by you, and I saw you, and look, {your time of lovemaking had come}, and [so] I spread out my hem over you, and I covered your nakedness, and I swore to you, and I entered into a covenant with you,' {declares} the Lord Yahweh, 'and {you became mine}.

Sibling Love

62;4;21

And this [is] the commandment we have from him: that the one who loves God should love his brother also.

Sin, Love Of

20;26;11

Like a dog returning to his vomit [is] a fool reverting to his folly.

Spiritual Gifts, Importance Of Love

46;13;1

If I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but do not have love, I have become a ringing brass gong or a clashing cymbal.

Strength And Love

41;12;33

And to love him from your whole heart and from your whole understanding and from your whole strength, and to love your neighbor as yourself, is much more than all whole burnt offerings and sacrifices."

The Love Of Sleep

20;20;13

Do not love sleep, lest you become poor; open your eyes [and] have plenty bread.

The Need To Love Christ

40;10;37

The one who loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me, and the one who loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me.

The Need To Love God

5;6;5

And you shall love Yahweh your God with all of your heart and with all of your soul and with all of your might.

True Love

62;4;18

[There] is no fear in love, but perfect love drives out fear, because fear includes punishment, and the one who is afraid has not been perfected in love.

Trusting In God's Love

19;6;2-4

Be gracious to me, O Yahweh, because I am feeble. Heal me, O Yahweh, for my bones are terrified.

Unconditional Love

62;4;19

We love, because he first loved us.

Walking In Love

49;5;2

and live in love, just as also Christ loved us, and gave himself for us an offering and sacrifice to God for a fragrant smell.