for he loves our nation, and he built our synagogue for us."
3 John 1:1
The elder to Gaius the beloved, whom I love in truth.
He said, "Now take your son, your only son, whom you love, even Isaac, and go into the land of Moriah. Offer him there for a burnt offering on one of the mountains which I will tell you of."
Now Isaac loved Esau, because he ate his venison. Rebekah loved Jacob.
Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his children, because he was the son of his old age, and he made him a coat of many colors.
We said to my lord, 'We have a father, an old man, and a child of his old age, a little one; and his brother is dead, and he alone is left of his mother; and his father loves him.'
Now therefore when I come to your servant my father, and the boy is not with us; since his life is bound up in the boy's life;
He shall be to you a restorer of life, and sustain you in your old age, for your daughter-in-law, who loves you, who is better to you than seven sons, has borne him."
1 Samuel 16:21
David came to Saul, and stood before him. He loved him greatly; and he became his armor 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
Saul commanded his servants, "Talk with David secretly, and say, 'Behold, the king has delight in you, and all his servants love you: now therefore be the king's son-in-law.'"
1 Samuel 18:1
It happened, when he had made an end of 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
Then Jonathan and David made a covenant, because he loved him as his own soul.
1 Samuel 20:17
Jonathan caused David to swear again, for the love that he had to him; for he loved him as he loved his own soul.
2 Samuel 1:26
I am distressed for you, my brother Jonathan. You have been very pleasant to me. Your love to me was wonderful, passing the love of women.