100 Bible Verses about Prefer One Another

Romans 12:10 ESV / 1,016 helpful votes

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

1 Thessalonians 5:11 ESV / 819 helpful votes

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

John 13:34 ESV / 817 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.

Ephesians 4:32 ESV / 761 helpful votes

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

1 Peter 4:8 ESV / 759 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 4:2 ESV / 742 helpful votes

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

Romans 13:8 ESV / 742 helpful votes

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

Galatians 5:13 ESV / 712 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.

1 John 4:7 ESV / 701 helpful votes

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

1 John 3:11 ESV / 672 helpful votes

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

Philippians 2:3 ESV / 659 helpful votes

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

1 Peter 5:5 ESV / 650 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.”

Romans 12:16 ESV / 620 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 4:9 ESV / 543 helpful votes

Show hospitality to one another without grumbling.

Hebrews 10:24 ESV / 522 helpful votes

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

1 John 4:11 ESV / 520 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 5:21 ESV / 517 helpful votes

Submitting to one another out of reverence for Christ.

John 15:12 ESV / 498 helpful votes

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

James 5:16 ESV / 490 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.

Colossians 3:13 ESV / 489 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.

1 Peter 1:22 ESV / 480 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,

1 Thessalonians 4:9 ESV / 479 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,

Galatians 6:2 ESV / 474 helpful votes

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

Hebrews 3:13 ESV / 467 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.

Colossians 3:16 ESV / 466 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.

Romans 15:7 ESV / 451 helpful votes

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

1 Thessalonians 4:18 ESV / 435 helpful votes

Therefore encourage one another with these words.

Romans 16:16 ESV / 432 helpful votes

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

John 13:35 ESV / 429 helpful votes

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

John 15:17 ESV / 426 helpful votes

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

James 4:11 ESV / 413 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.

Galatians 5:26 ESV / 407 helpful votes

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

Romans 14:13 ESV / 406 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 / 402 helpful votes

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

Colossians 3:9 ESV / 401 helpful votes

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

1 John 3:23 ESV / 400 helpful votes

And this is his commandment, that we believe in the name of his Son Jesus Christ and love one another, just as he has commanded us.

1 Thessalonians 3:12 ESV / 397 helpful votes

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

1 Peter 3:8 ESV / 390 helpful votes

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

Galatians 5:15 ESV / 383 helpful votes

But if you bite and devour one another, watch out that you are not consumed by one another.

Romans 15:14 ESV / 371 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.

James 5:9 ESV / 370 helpful votes

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

Leviticus 19:18 ESV / 369 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 John 4:12 ESV / 366 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 Corinthians 11:33 ESV / 362 helpful votes

So then, my brothers, when you come together to eat, wait for one another—

Romans 15:5 ESV / 361 helpful votes

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

1 Peter 5:14 ESV / 357 helpful votes

Greet one another with the kiss of love. Peace to all of you who are in Christ.

John 13:34-35 ESV / 357 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.”

2 Corinthians 13:12 ESV / 354 helpful votes

Greet one another with a holy kiss.

1 Corinthians 16:20 ESV / 354 helpful votes

All the brothers send you greetings. Greet one another with a holy kiss.

Romans 14:19 ESV / 350 helpful votes

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

Hebrews 10:25 ESV / 348 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.

2 John 1:5 ESV / 347 helpful votes

And now I ask you, dear lady—not as though I were writing you a new commandment, but the one we have had from the beginning—that we love one another.

1 Corinthians 12:25 ESV / 345 helpful votes

That there may be no division in the body, but that the members may have the same care for one another.

Mark 9:50 ESV / 336 helpful votes

Salt is good, but if the salt has lost its saltiness, how will you make it salty again? Have salt in yourselves, and be at peace with one another.”

1 Peter 4:10 ESV / 335 helpful votes

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

1 Thessalonians 5:15 ESV / 330 helpful votes

See that no one repays anyone evil for evil, but always seek to do good to one another and to everyone.

Ephesians 5:19 ESV / 323 helpful votes

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

Hebrews 13:1 ESV / 313 helpful votes

Let brotherly love continue.

Ephesians 4:25 ESV / 301 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 13:13 ESV / 292 helpful votes

So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love.

Proverbs 17:17 ESV / 289 helpful votes

A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.

1 Corinthians 13:1-13 ESV / 275 helpful votes

If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. And if I have prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing. If I give away all I have, and if I deliver up my body to be burned, but have not love, I gain nothing. 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; ...

2 Thessalonians 1:3 ESV / 272 helpful votes

We ought always to give thanks to God for you, brothers, as is right, because your faith is growing abundantly, and the love of every one of you for one another is increasing.

Philippians 2:2 ESV / 272 helpful votes

Complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind.

1 Corinthians 1:10 ESV / 258 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 12:5 ESV / 256 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 16:14 ESV / 247 helpful votes

Let all that you do be done in love.

Proverbs 10:12 ESV / 246 helpful votes

Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all offenses.

1 Thessalonians 5:13 ESV / 241 helpful votes

And to esteem them very highly in love because of their work. Be at peace among yourselves.

Romans 5:8 ESV / 239 helpful votes

But God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

John 15:13 ESV / 239 helpful votes

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

Hebrews 10:24-25 ESV / 236 helpful votes

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

Leviticus 19:11 ESV / 232 helpful votes

“You shall not steal; you shall not deal falsely; you shall not lie to one another.

Romans 1:12 ESV / 228 helpful votes

That is, that we may be mutually encouraged by each other's faith, both yours and mine.

Matthew 25:40 ESV / 228 helpful votes

And the King will answer them, ‘Truly, I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these my brothers, you did it to me.’

John 3:16 ESV / 225 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.

1 John 1:7 ESV / 215 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.

1 Peter 2:17 ESV / 209 helpful votes

Honor everyone. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the emperor.

Mark 12:31 ESV / 209 helpful votes

The second is this: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.”

1 John 3:18 ESV / 207 helpful votes

Little children, let us not love in word or talk but in deed and in truth.

1 John 4:21 ESV / 198 helpful votes

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

Romans 12:9 ESV / 191 helpful votes

Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good.

Galatians 5:22 ESV / 184 helpful votes

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

Malachi 2:10 ESV / 177 helpful votes

Have we not all one Father? Has not one God created us? Why then are we faithless to one another, profaning the covenant of our fathers?

1 Corinthians 7:5 ESV / 173 helpful votes

Do not deprive one another, except perhaps by agreement for a limited time, that you may devote yourselves to prayer; but then come together again, so that Satan may not tempt you because of your lack of self-control.

1 John 3:14 ESV / 172 helpful votes

We know that we have passed out of death into life, because we love the brothers. Whoever does not love abides in death.

Romans 13:10 ESV / 171 helpful votes

Love does no wrong to a neighbor; therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.

John 16:33 ESV / 171 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 4:16 ESV / 170 helpful votes

From whom the whole body, joined and held together by every joint with which it is equipped, when each part is working properly, makes the body grow so that it builds itself up in love.

Ephesians 4:29 ESV / 167 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.

Titus 3:3 ESV / 165 helpful votes

For we ourselves were once foolish, disobedient, led astray, slaves to various passions and pleasures, passing our days in malice and envy, hated by others and hating one another.

Psalm 133:1 ESV / 165 helpful votes

A Song of Ascents. Of David. Behold, how good and pleasant it is when brothers dwell in unity!

Romans 12:11 ESV / 164 helpful votes

Do not be slothful in zeal, be fervent in spirit, serve the Lord.

Galatians 5:14 ESV / 161 helpful votes

For the whole law is fulfilled in one word: “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”

1 Corinthians 6:7 ESV / 155 helpful votes

To have lawsuits at all with one another is already a defeat for you. Why not rather suffer wrong? Why not rather be defrauded?

Colossians 3:12 ESV / 152 helpful votes

Put on then, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience,

1 Corinthians 13:4-8 ESV / 149 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. Love never ends. As for prophecies, they will pass away; as for tongues, they will cease; as for knowledge, it will pass away.

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 141 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw. Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, for the time is near. John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood ...

1 Chronicles 16:11 ESV / 137 helpful votes

Seek the Lord and his strength; seek his presence continually!

1 John 4:20 ESV / 129 helpful votes

If anyone says, “I love God,” and hates his brother, he is a liar; for he who does not love his brother whom he has seen cannot love God whom he has not seen.

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