279 occurrences in 14 translations

'Loved' in the Bible

And He saith, 'Take, I pray thee, thy son, thine only one, whom thou hast loved, even Isaac, and go for thyself unto the land of Moriah, and cause him to ascend there for a burnt-offering on one of the mountains of which I speak unto thee.'

Saying, I have taken an oath by my name, says the Lord, because you have done this and have not kept back from me your dearly loved only son,

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

and make for me tasteful things, such as I have loved, and bring in to me, and I do eat, so that my soul doth bless thee before I die.'

Go, I pray thee, unto the flock, and take for me from thence two good kids of the goats, and I make them tasteful things for thy father, such as he hath loved;

And he went, and fetched, and brought them to his mother: and his mother made savoury meat, such as his father loved.

Then she became with child again, and gave birth to a son; and said, Because it has come to the Lord's ears that I am not loved, he has given me this son in addition: and she gave him the name Simeon.

And his soul clave unto Dinah the daughter of Jacob, and he loved the damsel, and spake kindly unto the damsel.

and we say unto my lord, We have a father, an aged one, and a child of old age, a little one; and his brother died, and he is left alone of his mother, and his father hath loved him.

And if the servant really say: I have loved my lord, my wife, and my sons -- I do not go out free;

And because he loved thy fathers, therefore he chose their seed after them, and brought thee out in his sight with his mighty power out of Egypt;

"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 the LORD loved you, and because he would keep the oath which he had sworn unto your fathers, hath the LORD brought you out with a mighty hand, and redeemed you out of the house of bondmen, from the hand of Pharaoh king of Egypt.

and hath loved thee, and blessed thee, and multiplied thee, and hath blessed the fruit of thy womb, and the fruit of thy ground, thy corn, and thy new wine, and thine oil, the increase of thine oxen, and the wealth of thy flock, on the ground which He hath sworn to thy fathers to give to thee.

Yet the Lord was devoted to your fathers and loved them. He chose their descendants after them-[He chose] you out of all the peoples, as it is today.

'And thou hast loved Jehovah thy God, and kept His charge, and His statutes, and His judgments, and His commands, all the days;

and there doth not cleave to thy hand any of the devoted thing, so that Jehovah doth turn back from the fierceness of His anger, and hath given to thee mercies, and loved thee, and multiplied thee, as He hath sworn to thy fathers,

And it hath been, when he saith unto thee, I go not out from thee -- because he hath loved thee, and thy house, because it is good for him with thee --

"If a man has two wives, one loved and the other unloved, and both the loved and the unloved bear him sons, and if the unloved wife has the firstborn son,

when that man gives what he has to his sons as an inheritance, he is not to show favoritism to the son of the loved [wife] as his firstborn over the firstborn of the unloved wife.

Rather, he must acknowledge the son of the less loved wife as firstborn and give him the double portion of all he has, for that son is the beginning of his father's procreative power -- to him should go the right of the firstborn.

Nevertheless the LORD thy God would not hearken unto Balaam; but the LORD thy God turned the curse into a blessing unto thee, because the LORD thy God loved thee.

Yea, he loved the people; all his saints are in thy hand: and they sat down at thy feet; every one shall receive of thy words.

And of Levi he said, Give your Thummim to Levi and let the Urim be with your loved one, whom you put to the test at Massah, with whom you were angry at the waters of Meribah;

And of Benjamin he said, Benjamin is the loved one of the Lord, he will be kept safe at all times; he will be covered by the Most High, resting between his arms.

And Samson's wife weepeth for it, and saith, 'Thou hast only hated me, and hast not loved me; the riddle thou hast put forth to the sons of my people -- and to me thou hast not declared it;' and he saith to her, 'Lo, to my father and to my mother I have not declared it -- and to thee I declare it!'

And it came to pass afterward, that he loved a woman in the valley of Sorek, whose name was Delilah.

And she saith unto him, 'How dost thou say, I have loved thee, and thy heart is not with me? these three times thou hast played upon me, and hast not declared to me wherein thy great power is.'

But along the way, Naomi told her two daughters-in-law, "Each of you go back home. Return to your mother's house. May the LORD show his gracious love to you, as you have shown me and our loved ones who have died.

and he hath been to thee for a restorer of life, and for a nourisher of thine old age, for thy daughter-in-law who hath loved thee -- who is better to thee than seven sons -- hath borne him.'

And David came to Saul, and stood before him: and he loved him greatly; and he became his armourbearer.

And it came to pass, when he had made an end of speaking unto Saul, that the soul of Jonathan was knit with the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul.

And Saul commandeth his servants, 'Speak unto David gently, saying, Lo, the king hath delighted in thee, and all his servants have loved thee, and now, be son-in-law to the king.'

And Saul saw and knew that the LORD was with David, and that Michal Saul's daughter loved him.

Saul and Jonathan, loved and delightful, they were not parted in life or in death. They were swifter than eagles, stronger than lions.

And David comforted Bathsheba his wife, and went in unto her, and lay with her: and she bare a son, and he called his name Solomon: and the LORD loved him.

He sent [a message] by the hand of Nathan the prophet, and [Nathan] called the boy's [special] name Jedidiah [beloved of the Lord], because the Lord [loved the child].

And it came to pass after this, that Absalom the son of David had a fair sister, whose name was Tamar; and Amnon the son of David loved her.

Then Amnon hated her exceedingly; so that the hatred wherewith he hated her was greater than the love wherewith he had loved her. And Amnon said unto her, Arise, be gone.

Now these are the last words of David. David, the son of Jesse, says, the man who was lifted up on high, the man on whom the God of Jacob put the holy oil, the loved one of Israel's songs, says:

And Solomon loved the LORD, walking in the statutes of David his father: only he sacrificed and burnt incense in high places.

And Hiram king of Tyre sent his servants to Solomon; for he had heard that they had anointed him king in the place of his father; for Hiram always loved David.

Blessed be the LORD thy God, which delighted in thee, to set thee on the throne of Israel: because the LORD loved Israel for ever, therefore made he thee king, to do judgment and justice.

But king Solomon loved many strange women, together with the daughter of Pharaoh, women of the Moabites, Ammonites, Edomites, Zidonians, and Hittites;

from the nations that the Lord had told the Israelites about, "Do not intermarry with them, and they must not intermarry with you, because they will turn you away [from Me] to their gods." Solomon was deeply attached to these women and loved [them].

O you seed of Israel his servant, you children of Jacob, his loved ones.

Then Huram the king of Tyre answered in writing, which he sent to Solomon, Because the LORD hath loved his people, he hath made thee king over them.

Blessed be the LORD thy God, which delighted in thee to set thee on his throne, to be king for the LORD thy God: because thy God loved Israel, to establish them for ever, therefore made he thee king over them, to do judgment and justice.

And Rehoboam loved Maachah the daughter of Absalom above all his wives and his concubines: (for he took eighteen wives, and threescore concubines; and begat twenty and eight sons, and threescore daughters.)

Also he built towers in the desert, and digged many wells: for he had much cattle, both in the low country, and in the plains: husbandmen also, and vine dressers in the mountains, and in Carmel: for he loved husbandry.

Didn't King Solomon of Israel sin in matters like this? There was not a king like him among many nations. He was loved by his God and God made him king over all Israel, yet foreign women drew him into sin.

And the king loved Esther above all the women, and she obtained grace and favour in his sight more than all the virgins; so that he set the royal crown upon her head, and made her queen instead of Vashti.

All my inward friends abhorred me: and they whom I loved are turned against me.

For righteous is Jehovah, Righteousness He hath loved, The upright doth His countenance see!'

LORD, I have loved the habitation of thy house, and the place where thine honour dwelleth.

My loved ones and friends stand back from my affliction, and my relatives stand at a distance.

He shall choose our inheritance for us, the excellency of Jacob whom he loved. Selah.

Thou hast loved evil rather than good, Lying, than speaking righteousness. Selah.

Thou hast loved all devouring words, O thou deceitful tongue.

But it was you, my equal, my guide, my well-loved friend.

By the power of your hand the earth is shaking and broken; make it strong again, for it is moved.

So your loved ones may be delivered, save us by your power and answer us quickly!

You have distanced loved one and neighbor from me; darkness is my [only] friend.

"Because he has loved Me, therefore I will deliver him; I will set him securely on high, because he has known My name.

And the strength of the king Hath loved judgment, Thou -- Thou hast established uprightness; Judgment and righteousness in Jacob, Thou -- Thou hast done.

As he loved cursing, so let it come unto him: as he delighted not in blessing, so let it be far from him.

And I will delight myself in thy commandments, which I have loved.

My hands also will I lift up unto thy commandments, which I have loved; and I will meditate in thy statutes.

Dross! Thou hast caused to cease All the wicked of the earth; Therefore I have loved Thy testimonies.

See, for thy precepts I have loved, Jehovah, According to Thy kindness quicken me.

Righteous lips are the delight of kings, And he who speaks right is loved.

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Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אהב אהב 
'ahab 
Usage: 212

אהב 
'ahab 
Usage: 2

אהבה 
'ahabah 
Usage: 36

דּד דּוד 
Dowd 
Usage: 61

חבב 
Chabab 
Usage: 1

חסד 
Checed 
Usage: 247

חשׁק 
Chashaq 
Usage: 11

ידיד 
Y@diyd 
Usage: 10

מחמד 
Machmad 
Usage: 12

עגב 
`agab 
Usage: 7

עגב 
`egeb 
Usage: 2

עגבה 
`agabah 
Usage: 1

רחם 
Racham 
Usage: 47

רחם 
Racham 
Usage: 44

ריע רע 
Rea` 
Usage: 187

רעיה 
Ra`yah 
Usage: 9

G25
ἀγαπάω 
Agapao 
Usage: 92

G26
ἀγάπη 
Agape 
Usage: 105

προσφιλής 
Prosphiles 
Usage: 1

φιλάγαθος 
Philagathos 
Usage: 1

φιλαδελφία 
Philadelphia 
Usage: 6

φιλάδελφος 
Philadelphos 
Usage: 1

φίλανδρος 
Philandros 
Usage: 1

φιλανθρωπία 
Philanthropia 
Usage: 2

φιλαργυρία 
Philarguria 
love of money
Usage: 1

φίλαυτος 
Philautos 
Usage: 1

φιλέω 
Phileo 
Usage: 13

φιλήδονος 
Philedonos 
Usage: 1

φιλονεξία 
Philoxenia 
Usage: 2

φιλόξενος 
Philoxenos 
Usage: 3

φιλοπρωτεύω 
Philoproteuo 
Usage: 1



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