100 Bible Verses about Prefer One Another

Romans 12:10 ESV / 291 helpful votes

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

Galatians 5:13 ESV / 224 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.

John 13:34 ESV / 214 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 4:2 ESV / 213 helpful votes

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

1 Thessalonians 5:11 ESV / 205 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 4:32 ESV / 203 helpful votes

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

1 John 4:7 ESV / 199 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 Peter 5:5 ESV / 199 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.”

1 Peter 4:8 ESV / 195 helpful votes

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

Philippians 2:3 ESV / 192 helpful votes

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

Romans 13:8 ESV / 189 helpful votes

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

1 John 3:11 ESV / 184 helpful votes

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

Romans 12:16 ESV / 173 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 / 159 helpful votes

Show hospitality to one another without grumbling.

1 John 4:11 ESV / 156 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 5:21 ESV / 151 helpful votes

Submitting to one another out of reverence for Christ.

Hebrews 10:24 ESV / 150 helpful votes

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

Colossians 3:13 ESV / 143 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.

Colossians 3:16 ESV / 141 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.

1 Thessalonians 4:9 ESV / 140 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,

1 Peter 1:22 ESV / 139 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,

Romans 15:7 ESV / 139 helpful votes

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

Romans 16:16 ESV / 137 helpful votes

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

James 5:16 ESV / 135 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.

1 Thessalonians 4:18 ESV / 132 helpful votes

Therefore encourage one another with these words.

John 13:35 ESV / 128 helpful votes

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

Romans 14:13 ESV / 127 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.

Hebrews 3:13 ESV / 126 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.

Galatians 5:26 ESV / 126 helpful votes

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

James 4:11 ESV / 125 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 6:2 ESV / 125 helpful votes

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

1 John 3:23 ESV / 121 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 Peter 3:8 ESV / 121 helpful votes

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

Colossians 3:9 ESV / 121 helpful votes

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

Galatians 5:15 ESV / 119 helpful votes

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

Romans 15:14 ESV / 118 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.

1 Thessalonians 3:12 ESV / 117 helpful votes

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

John 15:17 ESV / 116 helpful votes

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

John 13:14 ESV / 115 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 12:25 ESV / 109 helpful votes

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

James 5:9 ESV / 107 helpful votes

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

Hebrews 10:25 ESV / 107 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.

John 15:12 ESV / 105 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 11:33 ESV / 101 helpful votes

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

1 Thessalonians 5:15 ESV / 100 helpful votes

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

2 Thessalonians 1:3 ESV / 97 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.

1 John 4:12 ESV / 96 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 5:19 ESV / 94 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 / 93 helpful votes

Let brotherly love continue.

1 Peter 5:14 ESV / 90 helpful votes

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

2 Corinthians 13:12 ESV / 90 helpful votes

Greet one another with a holy kiss.

1 Corinthians 16:20 ESV / 90 helpful votes

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

John 13:34-35 ESV / 90 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.”

Romans 14:19 ESV / 87 helpful votes

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

2 John 1:5 ESV / 86 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.

Ephesians 4:25 ESV / 81 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.

Romans 15:5 ESV / 81 helpful votes

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

Mark 9:50 ESV / 75 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 Thessalonians 5:13 ESV / 74 helpful votes

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

Leviticus 19:18 ESV / 73 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 / 72 helpful votes

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

Philippians 2:2 ESV / 70 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 13:13 ESV / 70 helpful votes

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

1 John 1:7 ESV / 68 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 Corinthians 1:10 ESV / 68 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.

Leviticus 19:11 ESV / 67 helpful votes

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

John 3:16 ESV / 65 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.

Proverbs 10:12 ESV / 62 helpful votes

Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all offenses.

Romans 13:10 ESV / 61 helpful votes

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

Romans 12:5 ESV / 60 helpful votes

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

1 Peter 2:17 ESV / 58 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 16:14 ESV / 58 helpful votes

Let all that you do be done in love.

Proverbs 17:17 ESV / 58 helpful votes

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

Romans 5:8 ESV / 57 helpful votes

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

Romans 1:12 ESV / 57 helpful votes

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

Mark 12:31 ESV / 56 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 13:4-8 ESV / 55 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.

Romans 12:9 ESV / 55 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 6:7 ESV / 53 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 / 52 helpful votes

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

1 John 3:14 ESV / 51 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.

Titus 3:3 ESV / 51 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.

Galatians 5:22 ESV / 51 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 7:5 ESV / 51 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.

Matthew 25:40 ESV / 50 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 15:13 ESV / 48 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 13:1-13 ESV / 47 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; ...

1 John 4:20 ESV / 45 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.

Galatians 5:14 ESV / 45 helpful votes

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

Malachi 2:10 ESV / 45 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 John 3:17 ESV / 44 helpful votes

But if anyone has the world's goods and sees his brother in need, yet closes his heart against him, how does God's love abide in him?

1 Chronicles 16:11 ESV / 43 helpful votes

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

1 John 3:18 ESV / 42 helpful votes

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

Galatians 6:1 ESV / 41 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.

1 John 4:21 ESV / 39 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 4:16 ESV / 39 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.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 39 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. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

Matthew 22:37-39 ESV / 32 helpful votes

And he said to him, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the great and first commandment. And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself.

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 29 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,

Luke 6:35 ESV / 29 helpful votes

But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return, and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High, for he is kind to the ungrateful and the evil.

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