100 Bible Verses about Being There For One Another

1 Thessalonians 5:11 ESV / 125 helpful votes

Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.

Philippians 2:1-7 ESV / 85 helpful votes

So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from love, any participation in the Spirit, any affection and sympathy, complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind. Do nothing from rivalry or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves. Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others. Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, ...

Romans 12:15 ESV / 68 helpful votes

Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep.

Hebrews 10:24 ESV / 64 helpful votes

And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works,

1 Corinthians 12:26 ESV / 62 helpful votes

If one member suffers, all suffer together; if one member is honored, all rejoice together.

Galatians 5:22-23 ESV / 46 helpful votes

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.

Matthew 18:20 ESV / 41 helpful votes

For where two or three are gathered in my name, there am I among them.”

Hebrews 3:13 ESV / 38 helpful votes

But exhort one another every day, as long as it is called “today,” that none of you may be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin.

John 16:33 ESV / 33 helpful votes

I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.”

Ephesians 5:11 ESV / 32 helpful votes

Take no part in the unfruitful works of darkness, but instead expose them.

Colossians 3:9-10 ESV / 30 helpful votes

Do not lie to one another, seeing that you have put off the old self with its practices and have put on the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge after the image of its creator.

Ephesians 4:32 ESV / 24 helpful votes

Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.

Colossians 3:16 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God.

Galatians 6:2 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Bear one another's burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.

Romans 12:10 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor.

James 4:8-10 ESV / 22 helpful votes

Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded. Be wretched and mourn and weep. Let your laughter be turned to mourning and your joy to gloom. Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will exalt you.

John 13:34 ESV / 21 helpful votes

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.

John 3:16 ESV / 20 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Matthew 5:2-12 ESV / 20 helpful votes

And he opened his mouth and taught them, saying: “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth. “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied. ...

1 John 1:7 ESV / 17 helpful votes

But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus his Son cleanses us from all sin.

Ephesians 4:12 ESV / 17 helpful votes

To equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ,

John 15:12 ESV / 17 helpful votes

“This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.

Romans 12:16 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Live in harmony with one another. Do not be haughty, but associate with the lowly. Never be wise in your own sight.

1 Peter 3:8 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Finally, all of you, have unity of mind, sympathy, brotherly love, a tender heart, and a humble mind.

James 5:16 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.

James 4:11 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Do not speak evil against one another, brothers. The one who speaks against a brother or judges his brother, speaks evil against the law and judges the law. But if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law but a judge.

Ephesians 5:21 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Submitting to one another out of reverence for Christ.

Ephesians 5:19 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Addressing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody to the Lord with your heart,

Galatians 5:26 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Let us not become conceited, provoking one another, envying one another.

Romans 15:7 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Therefore welcome one another as Christ has welcomed you, for the glory of God.

Matthew 5:16 ESV / 13 helpful votes

In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.

1 John 4:11 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.

1 John 3:11 ESV / 12 helpful votes

For this is the message that you have heard from the beginning, that we should love one another.

1 Peter 4:9 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Show hospitality to one another without grumbling.

1 Peter 4:8 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins.

Colossians 3:13 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive.

Ephesians 4:29 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear.

Ephesians 4:2 ESV / 12 helpful votes

With all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love,

Galatians 5:13 ESV / 12 helpful votes

For you were called to freedom, brothers. Only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another.

Romans 13:8 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law.

John 15:17 ESV / 12 helpful votes

These things I command you, so that you will love one another.

John 13:35 ESV / 12 helpful votes

By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.”

James 5:13-16 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. Is anyone cheerful? Let him sing praise. Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord. And the prayer of faith will save the one who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up. And if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven. Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.

James 4:1-2 ESV / 11 helpful votes

What causes quarrels and what causes fights among you? Is it not this, that your passions are at war within you? You desire and do not have, so you murder. You covet and cannot obtain, so you fight and quarrel. You do not have, because you do not ask.

Galatians 2:20 ESV / 11 helpful votes

I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.

John 13:34-35 ESV / 11 helpful votes

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. By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.”

John 6:63 ESV / 11 helpful votes

It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh is no help at all. The words that I have spoken to you are spirit and life.

Leviticus 19:18 ESV / 11 helpful votes

You shall not take vengeance or bear a grudge against the sons of your own people, but you shall love your neighbor as yourself: I am the Lord.

1 Peter 4:10 ESV / 10 helpful votes

As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God's varied grace:

Hebrews 6:1 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Therefore let us leave the elementary doctrine of Christ and go on to maturity, not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works and of faith toward God,

1 Thessalonians 3:12 ESV / 10 helpful votes

And may the Lord make you increase and abound in love for one another and for all, as we do for you,

Colossians 3:25 ESV / 10 helpful votes

For the wrongdoer will be paid back for the wrong he has done, and there is no partiality.

Colossians 3:9 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Do not lie to one another, seeing that you have put off the old self with its practices

Philippians 2:4 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.

Philippians 2:3 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Do nothing from rivalry or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves.

Philippians 2:1-30 ESV / 10 helpful votes

So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from love, any participation in the Spirit, any affection and sympathy, complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind. Do nothing from rivalry or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves. Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others. Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, ...

Galatians 4:19 ESV / 10 helpful votes

My little children, for whom I am again in the anguish of childbirth until Christ is formed in you!

Romans 16:16 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Greet one another with a holy kiss. All the churches of Christ greet you.

Romans 15:1 ESV / 10 helpful votes

We who are strong have an obligation to bear with the failings of the weak, and not to please ourselves.

Romans 14:13 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Therefore let us not pass judgment on one another any longer, but rather decide never to put a stumbling block or hindrance in the way of a brother.

John 13:14 ESV / 10 helpful votes

If I then, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another's feet.

Matthew 6:1-34 ESV / 10 helpful votes

“Beware of practicing your righteousness before other people in order to be seen by them, for then you will have no reward from your Father who is in heaven. “Thus, when you give to the needy, sound no trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may be praised by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, so that your giving may be in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you. “And when you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites. For they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and at the street corners, that they may be seen by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. ...

1 John 4:12 ESV / 9 helpful votes

No one has ever seen God; if we love one another, God abides in us and his love is perfected in us.

1 John 4:7 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God.

James 4:6-10 ESV / 9 helpful votes

But he gives more grace. Therefore it says, “God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble.” Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded. Be wretched and mourn and weep. Let your laughter be turned to mourning and your joy to gloom. Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will exalt you.

Hebrews 13:16 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for such sacrifices are pleasing to God.

Philippians 4:1 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Therefore, my brothers, whom I love and long for, my joy and crown, stand firm thus in the Lord, my beloved.

Ephesians 2:10 ESV / 9 helpful votes

For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.

Romans 12:13 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Contribute to the needs of the saints and seek to show hospitality.

Romans 12:5 ESV / 9 helpful votes

So we, though many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another.

Romans 3:23 ESV / 9 helpful votes

For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,

John 15:13 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.

John 1:1 ESV / 9 helpful votes

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

Mark 10:45 ESV / 9 helpful votes

For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.”

1 Peter 1:22 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Having purified your souls by your obedience to the truth for a sincere brotherly love, love one another earnestly from a pure heart,

Hebrews 10:25 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.

Hebrews 2:18 ESV / 8 helpful votes

For because he himself has suffered when tempted, he is able to help those who are being tempted.

1 Thessalonians 4:18 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Therefore encourage one another with these words.

1 Thessalonians 4:9 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Now concerning brotherly love you have no need for anyone to write to you, for you yourselves have been taught by God to love one another,

Colossians 1:27 ESV / 8 helpful votes

To them God chose to make known how great among the Gentiles are the riches of the glory of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.

Ephesians 4:25 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Therefore, having put away falsehood, let each one of you speak the truth with his neighbor, for we are members one of another.

1 Corinthians 1:10 ESV / 8 helpful votes

I appeal to you, brothers, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree, and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be united in the same mind and the same judgment.

Romans 15:14 ESV / 8 helpful votes

I myself am satisfied about you, my brothers, that you yourselves are full of goodness, filled with all knowledge and able to instruct one another.

Romans 15:5 ESV / 8 helpful votes

May the God of endurance and encouragement grant you to live in such harmony with one another, in accord with Christ Jesus,

Romans 15:4 ESV / 8 helpful votes

For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that through endurance and through the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.

Romans 14:19 ESV / 8 helpful votes

So then let us pursue what makes for peace and for mutual upbuilding.

Matthew 7:12 ESV / 8 helpful votes

“So whatever you wish that others would do to you, do also to them, for this is the Law and the Prophets.

Matthew 5:43-48 ESV / 8 helpful votes

“You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven. For he makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust. For if you love those who love you, what reward do you have? Do not even the tax collectors do the same? And if you greet only your brothers, what more are you doing than others? Do not even the Gentiles do the same? ...

1 John 4:21 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And this commandment we have from him: whoever loves God must also love his brother.

1 Peter 5:5 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Likewise, you who are younger, be subject to the elders. Clothe yourselves, all of you, with humility toward one another, for “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.”

Colossians 3:10 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And have put on the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge after the image of its creator.

Galatians 6:1 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Brothers, if anyone is caught in any transgression, you who are spiritual should restore him in a spirit of gentleness. Keep watch on yourself, lest you too be tempted.

Romans 12:1-21 ESV / 7 helpful votes

I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect. For by the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think with sober judgment, each according to the measure of faith that God has assigned. For as in one body we have many members, and the members do not all have the same function, so we, though many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another. ...

Matthew 20:25-28 ESV / 7 helpful votes

But Jesus called them to him and said, “You know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their great ones exercise authority over them. It shall not be so among you. But whoever would be great among you must be your servant, and whoever would be first among you must be your slave, even as the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.”

James 5:9 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Do not grumble against one another, brothers, so that you may not be judged; behold, the Judge is standing at the door.

2 Timothy 3:16 ESV / 6 helpful votes

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,

2 Corinthians 1:3-4 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.

1 Corinthians 16:14 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Let all that you do be done in love.

1 Corinthians 13:4-7 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.

1 Corinthians 10:24 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Let no one seek his own good, but the good of his neighbor.

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