for he loves our nation, and himself has built the synagogue for us.
3 John 1:1
The elder to the beloved Gaius, whom I love in truth.
And he said, Take now thy son, thine only son, whom thou lovest, Isaac, and get thee into the land of Moriah, and there offer him up for a burnt-offering on one of the mountains which I will tell thee of.
And Isaac loved Esau, because venison was to his taste; and Rebecca loved Jacob.
And Israel loved Joseph more than all his sons, because he was son of his old age; and he made him a vest of many colours.
And we said to my lord, We have an aged father, and a child born to him in his old age, yet young; and his brother is dead, and he alone is left of his mother; and his father loves him.
And now, when I come to thy servant my father, and the lad is not with us, seeing that his life is bound up with his life,
And he shall be to thee a restorer of thy life, and a nourisher of thine old age; for thy daughter-in-law who loves thee, who is better to thee than seven sons, has borne him.
1 Samuel 16:21
And David came to Saul, and stood before him; and he loved him greatly; and he became his armour-bearer.
1 Samuel 18:16
But all Israel and Judah loved David, for he went out and came in before them.
1 Samuel 18:22
And Saul commanded his servants, Speak with David secretly, saying, Behold, the king has delight in thee, and all his servants love thee: now therefore be the king's son-in-law.
1 Samuel 18:1
And it came to pass, when he had ended speaking to Saul, that the soul of Jonathan was knit with the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul.
1 Samuel 18:3
And Jonathan and David made a covenant, because he loved him as his own soul.
1 Samuel 20:17
And Jonathan caused David to swear again, by the love he had for him, for he loved him as he loved his own soul.
2 Samuel 1:26
I am distressed for thee, my brother Jonathan: very pleasant wast thou unto me; Thy love to me was wonderful, passing women's love.