22 Bible Verses about Sibling Love

1 John 4:20 ESV / 81 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.

Ephesians 4:32 ESV / 81 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 17:17 ESV / 39 helpful votes

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

1 John 3:2-3 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Beloved, we are God's children now, and what we will be has not yet appeared; but we know that when he appears we shall be like him, because we shall see him as he is. And everyone who thus hopes in him purifies himself as he is pure.

Isaiah 14:1-32 ESV / 12 helpful votes

For the Lord will have compassion on Jacob and will again choose Israel, and will set them in their own land, and sojourners will join them and will attach themselves to the house of Jacob. And the peoples will take them and bring them to their place, and the house of Israel will possess them in the Lord's land as male and female slaves. They will take captive those who were their captors, and rule over those who oppressed them. When the Lord has given you rest from your pain and turmoil and the hard service with which you were made to serve, you will take up this taunt against the king of Babylon: “How the oppressor has ceased, the insolent fury ceased! The Lord has broken the staff of the wicked, the scepter of rulers,

1 John 2:15 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.

1 John 3:14 ESV / 10 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.

Matthew 10:37 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Whoever loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me, and whoever loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me.

Hebrews 13:2 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.

Hebrews 13:1-8 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Let brotherly love continue. Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares. Remember those who are in prison, as though in prison with them, and those who are mistreated, since you also are in the body. Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled, for God will judge the sexually immoral and adulterous. Keep your life free from love of money, and be content with what you have, for he has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.”

Luke 14:26 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“If anyone comes to me and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be my disciple.

Hebrews 6:9 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Though we speak in this way, yet in your case, beloved, we feel sure of better things—things that belong to salvation.

Romans 12:12 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.

Matthew 5:24 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Leave your gift there before the altar and go. First be reconciled to your brother, and then come and offer your gift.

Proverbs 12:1 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but he who hates reproof is stupid.

John 15:4 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in me.

1 John 3:9 ESV / 2 helpful votes

No one born of God makes a practice of sinning, for God's seed abides in him, and he cannot keep on sinning because he has been born of God.

Ephesians 5:22-33 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Wives, submit to your own husbands, as to the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife even as Christ is the head of the church, his body, and is himself its Savior. Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit in everything to their husbands. Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her, that he might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word,

2 Corinthians 13:5 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Examine yourselves, to see whether you are in the faith. Test yourselves. Or do you not realize this about yourselves, that Jesus Christ is in you?—unless indeed you fail to meet the test!

2 Corinthians 7:10 ESV / 1 helpful vote

For godly grief produces a repentance that leads to salvation without regret, whereas worldly grief produces death.

Luke 7:36-50 ESV / 1 helpful vote

One of the Pharisees asked him to eat with him, and he went into the Pharisee's house and took his place at the table. And behold, a woman of the city, who was a sinner, when she learned that he was reclining at table in the Pharisee's house, brought an alabaster flask of ointment, and standing behind him at his feet, weeping, she began to wet his feet with her tears and wiped them with the hair of her head and kissed his feet and anointed them with the ointment. Now when the Pharisee who had invited him saw this, he said to himself, “If this man were a prophet, he would have known who and what sort of woman this is who is touching him, for she is a sinner.” And Jesus answering said to him, “Simon, I have something to say to you.” And he answered, “Say it, Teacher.”

Matthew 5:22 ESV / 1 helpful vote

But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother will be liable to judgment; whoever insults his brother will be liable to the council; and whoever says, ‘You fool!’ will be liable to the hell of fire.

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