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Bible Verses About Love for One Another

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One of God's greatest commandments is that we treat each other well. There numerous Bible verses about loving one another, just as God loves each of us:

Leviticus 19:18
Do not seek revenge or bear a grudge against a fellow Israelite, but love your neighbor as yourself. I am the Lord. (NLT)

Hebrews 10:24
Let us think of ways to motivate one another to acts of love and good works. (NLT)

1 Corinthians 13:4-7
Love is patient and kind. Love is not jealous or boastful or proud  or rude. It does not demand its own way. It is not irritable, and it keeps no record of being wronged.  It does not rejoice about injustice but rejoices whenever the truth wins out.  Love never gives up, never loses faith, is always hopeful, and endures through every circumstance. (NLT)

1 Corinthians 13:13
And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love. (NIV)

1 Corinthians 16:14
Do everything in love. (NIV)

1 Timothy 1:5
You must teach people to have genuine love, as well as a good conscience and true faith. (CEV)

1 Peter 2:17
Respect everyone, and love your Christian brothers and sisters. Fear God, and respect the king. (NLT)

1 Peter 3:8
Finally, all of you should be of one mind. Sympathize with each other. Love each other as brothers and sisters. Be tenderhearted, and keep a humble attitude. (NLT)

1 Peter 4:8
Most important of all, continue to show deep love for each other, for love covers a multitude of sins. (NLT)

Ephesians 4:32
Instead, be kind and merciful, and forgive others, just as God forgave you because of Christ. (CEV)

Matthew 19:19
Respect your father and mother. And love others as much as you love yourself. (CEV)

1 Thessalonians 3:12
And may the Lord make you increase and abound in love to one another and to all, just as we do to you. (NKJV)

1 Thessalonians 5:11
Therefore comfort each other and edify one another, just as you also are doing. (NKJV)

1 John 2:9-11
Anyone who claims to be in the light but hates a brother or sister is still in the darkness. Anyone who loves their brother and sister lives in the light, and there is nothing in them to make them stumble. But anyone who hates a brother or sister is in the darkness and walks around in the darkness. They do not know where they are going, because the darkness has blinded them. (NIV)

1 John 3:11
For this is the message you heard from the beginning: We should love one another. (NIV)

1 John 3:14
We know that we have passed from death to life, because we love each other. Anyone who does not love remains in death. (NIV)

1 John 3:16-19
This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers and sisters.  If anyone has material possessions and sees a brother or sister in need but has no pity on them, how can the love of God be in that person? Dear children, let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in truth. This is how we know that we belong to the truth and how we set our hearts at rest in his presence. (NIV)

1 John 4:11
Dear friends, since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another. (NIV)

1 John 4:21
And he has given us this command: Anyone who loves God must also love their brother and sister. (NIV)

John 13:34
A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another. (ESV)

John 15:13
Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends. (ESV)

John 15:17
These things I command you, so that you will love one another. (ESV)

Romans 13:8-10
Owe nothing to anyone—except for your obligation to love one another. If you love your neighbor, you will fulfill the requirements of God’s law. For the commandments say, “You must not commit adultery. You must not murder. You must not steal. You must not covet.” These—and other such commandments—are summed up in this one commandment: “Love your neighbor as yourself.”  Love does no wrong to others, so love fulfills the requirements of God’s law. (NLT)

Romans 12:10
Love each other with genuine affection, and take delight in honoring each other. (NLT)

Romans 12:15-16
Be happy with those who are happy, and weep with those who weep.  Live in harmony with each other. Don’t be too proud to enjoy the company of ordinary people. And don’t think you know it all! (NLT)

Philippians 2:2
Fulfill my joy by being like-minded, having the same love, being of one accord, of one mind. (NKJV)

Galatians 5:13-14
You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love. For the entire law is fulfilled in keeping this one command: “Love your neighbor as yourself.” (NIV)

Galatians 5:26
Let us not become conceited, provoking and envying each other. (NIV)

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