for he loves our nation and he has built us a synagogue.
3 John 1:1
The elder unto the wellbeloved Gaius, whom I love in the truth.
And he said, Take now thy son, thine only son Isaac, whom thou dost love, and go to the land of Moriah and offer him there for a burnt offering upon one of the mountains which I will tell thee of.
And Isaac loved Esau because he ate of his venison; but Rebekah loved Jacob.
Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his other sons because he was the son of his old age, and he made him a coat of many colours.
And we said unto my lord, We have a father, an old man, and a young man of his old age, yet a lad; and his brother is dead, and he alone is left of his mother, and his father loves him.
Now therefore when I come to thy slave my father, and the lad is not with us, seeing that his soul is bound up in the lad's soul,
And he shall be unto thee a restorer of thy soul and a sustainer in thy old age, for thy daughter-in-law, whom thou doth love, who is better to thee than seven sons, has given birth.
1 Samuel 16:21
And David came to Saul and stood before him; and he loved him greatly, and he became his armourbearer.
1 Samuel 18:16
But all Israel and Judah loved David because he went out and came in before them.
1 Samuel 18:22
And Saul commanded his slaves, saying, Speak with David secretly and say, Behold, the king has delight in thee, and all his slaves love thee; now, therefore, be the king's son-in-law.
1 Samuel 18:1
And it came to pass when he had finished speaking unto 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
Then Jonathan and David made a covenant because he loved him as his own soul.
1 Samuel 20:17
And Jonathan swore unto David again because he loved 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 hast thou been unto me; thy love to me was wonderful, passing the love of women.