There are so many Bible verses about Love, and below are a few of them. The truth you need to know is that God is Love. What definition can we find that is better than this? None. This is the Bible’s take about love.
Love is not just the affection we have for people, it is a product of our relationship with God.
Only God’s love can sustain any relationship, including marriage. Only God’s love can mend broken hearts. Only God’s kind of love can save souls.
The following verses may be of the KJV, NLT or Amplied versions of the Bible. Here are 53 verses about Love. And there are other Bible verses that are just as important.
1. 1 John 4:8
He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love
vs 16. And we have known and believed the love that God hath to us. God is love; and he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God, and God in him.
2. Matthew 22:37
And Jesus replied to him, “‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.’
3. John 13:34
A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another.
4. Proverbs 17:17
A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.
5. 1 Corinthians 13: 4-8
Love endures with patience and serenity, love is kind and thoughtful, and is not jealous or envious; love does not brag and is not proud or arrogant.
vs 5. It is not rude; it is not self-seeking, it is not provoked [nor overly sensitive and easily angered]; it does not take into account a wrong endured.
vs 6. It does not rejoice at injustice, but rejoices with the truth [when right and truth prevail].
vs 7. Love bears all things [regardless of what comes], believes all things [looking for the best in each one], hopes all things [remaining steadfast during difficult times], endures all things [without weakening].
vs 8. Love never fails [it never fades nor ends]. But as for prophecies, they will pass away; as for tongues, they will cease; as for the gift of special knowledge, it will pass away.
6. 1 Corinthians 13:13
And now there remain: faith [abiding trust in God and His promises], hope [confident expectation of eternal salvation], love [unselfish love for others growing out of God’s love for me], these three [the choicest graces]; but the greatest of these is love.
7. Matthew 19:19
Honour thy father and thy mother: and, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.
8. Psalms 119:165
Great peace have they which love thy law: and nothing shall offend them.
9. Proverbs 27:5
Open rebuke is better than secret love.
10. Matthew 5:44
But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;
See also: Bible verses about love for one another
More Bible verses about Love
11. Leviticus 19:18
Thou shalt not avenge, nor bear any grudge against the children of thy people, but thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself: I am the LORD.
12. John 13:35
By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another.
13. John 14:15
If ye love me, keep my commandment.
14. John 14:21
Those who obey my commandments are the ones who love me. And because they love me, my Father will love them, and I will love them. And I will reveal myself to each one of them.
15. John 15:13
And here is how to measure it – the greatest love is shown when people lay down their lives for their friends.
16. Romans 5:8
But God commanded his love towards us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.
17. Romans 8:28
And we now we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.
18. Romans 8:35
Can anything ever separate us from Christ’s love? Does it mean he no longer loves us if we have trouble or calamity, or are persecuted, or are hungry or cold or in danger or threatened with death?
19. Roman 12:9
Don’t just pretend that you love others. Really love them. Hate what is wrong. Stand on the side of the good.
20. Romans 12:10
Be kindly affectioned one to another with brotherly love; in honour preferring one another;
21. Romans 13:8
Owe no man any thing, but to love one another: for he that loveth another hath fulfilled the law.
22. Romans 13:10
Love does no wrong to anyone, so love satisfies all of God’s requirements.
Some More Bible verses on Love
23. 1 Corinthians 8:3
But if any man love God, the same is known of him.
24. 1 Corinthians 16:22
If any man love not the Lord Jesus Christ, let Him be Anathema Maranatha.
25. Galatians 5:22
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith
26. Ephesians 1:4
According as he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love.
27. Ephesians 2:4
But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us,
28. Ephesians 3:17
That Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith; that ye, being rooted and grounded in love.
29. Ephesians 4:2
With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love.
30. Ephesians 4:15
But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ.
31. Ephesians 5:2
And walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us, and hath given himself for us an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling savour.
32. Ephesians 5:25
Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it.
33. Philippians 1:9
And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and in all judgment.
34. Philippians 2:2
Fulfil ye my joy, that ye be likeminded, having the same love, being of one accord, of one mind.
35. Colossians 1:8
Who also declared unto us your love in the Spirit.
36. Colossians 2:2
That their hearts might be comforted, being knit together in love, and unto all riches of the full assurance of understanding, to the acknowledgment of the mystery of God, and of the Father, and of Christ.”
37. 1 Thessalonians 3: 12
And the Lord make you to increase and abound in love one toward another, and toward all men, even as we do toward you.
38. 1 Thessalonian 4:9
But as touching brotherly love ye need not that I write unto you: for ye yourselves are taught of God to love one another.
39. 1 Thessalonians 5:8
But let us, who are of the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love; and for an helmet, the hope of salvation.
40. 1 Timothy 6:10
For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.
41. 1 Timothy 6:11
But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.
42. 2 Timothy 1:7
For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.
43. Hebrew 6:10
For God is not unrighteous to forget your work and labour of love, which ye have showed toward his name, in that ye have ministered to the saints, and do minister.
44. 1 John 3:1
See how very much our heavenly Father loves us, for he allows us to be called his children, and we really are! But the people who belong to this world don’t know God, so they don’t understand that we are his children.
45. 1 John 3:16
We know what real love is because Christ gave up his life for us. And so we also ought to give up our lives for our Christian brothers and sisters.
46. 1 John 3:18
My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth.
47. Hebrews 13:1
Let brotherly love continue.
48-51. 1 John 4:18-21
There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear: because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love.
We love him, because he first loved us.
If a man say, I love God, and hateth his brother, he is a liar: for he that loveth not his brother whom he hath seen, how can he love God whom he hath not seen?
52. Revelation 2:4
Nevertheless I have somewhat against thee, because thou hast left thy first love.
53. Revelations 3:19
As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent.
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