100 Bible Verses about Love For One Another

John 13:34 ESV / 70 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.

1 Corinthians 13:1-13 ESV / 49 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 4:19 ESV / 43 helpful votes

We love because he first loved us.

1 Peter 4:8 ESV / 42 helpful votes

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

1 John 4:7 ESV / 40 helpful votes

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

John 13:34-35 ESV / 38 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.”

Leviticus 19:18 ESV / 36 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.

John 15:9 ESV / 34 helpful votes

As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Abide in my love.

1 John 4:11 ESV / 27 helpful votes

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

1 Peter 1:22 ESV / 27 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,

John 13:35 ESV / 27 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 16:14 ESV / 25 helpful votes

Let all that you do be done in love.

Romans 13:8 ESV / 23 helpful votes

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

1 John 3:18 ESV / 21 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 13:13 ESV / 21 helpful votes

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

Romans 12:10 ESV / 20 helpful votes

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

1 John 4:12 ESV / 18 helpful votes

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

John 3:16 ESV / 18 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 4:20 ESV / 17 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.

Romans 5:5 ESV / 17 helpful votes

And hope does not put us to shame, because God's love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us.

1 John 3:11 ESV / 16 helpful votes

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

John 15:13 ESV / 16 helpful votes

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

John 14:15 ESV / 16 helpful votes

“If you love me, you will keep my commandments.

1 John 3:16 ESV / 15 helpful votes

By this we know love, that he laid down his life for us, and we ought to lay down our lives for the brothers.

1 John 4:18 ESV / 14 helpful votes

There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not been perfected in love.

1 John 3:17 ESV / 14 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 Thessalonians 4:9 ESV / 14 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,

Ephesians 4:2 ESV / 14 helpful votes

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

Galatians 5:13 ESV / 14 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 5:8 ESV / 13 helpful votes

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

Luke 6:35 ESV / 13 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.

Hebrews 10:24 ESV / 12 helpful votes

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

John 15:17 ESV / 12 helpful votes

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

John 15:9-17 ESV / 12 helpful votes

As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Abide in my love. If you keep my commandments, you will abide in my love, just as I have kept my Father's commandments and abide in his love. These things I have spoken to you, that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be full. “This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends. ...

1 John 4:10 ESV / 11 helpful votes

In this is love, not that we have loved God but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins.

1 John 4:8 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love.

1 John 5:3 ESV / 10 helpful votes

For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments. And his commandments are not burdensome.

Colossians 3:14 ESV / 10 helpful votes

And above all these put on love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony.

1 Corinthians 13:7 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.

Mark 12:31 ESV / 10 helpful votes

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

1 John 4:16 ESV / 9 helpful votes

So we have come to know and to believe the love that God has for us. God is love, and whoever abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him.

Ephesians 5:25 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her,

1 Corinthians 13:4 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant

John 15:12-13 ESV / 9 helpful votes

“This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.

Matthew 22:39 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself.

1 John 4:1-21 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world. By this you know the Spirit of God: every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God, and every spirit that does not confess Jesus is not from God. This is the spirit of the antichrist, which you heard was coming and now is in the world already. Little children, you are from God and have overcome them, for he who is in you is greater than he who is in the world. They are from the world; therefore they speak from the world, and the world listens to them. ...

1 Peter 3:8 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

1 Peter 2:17 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

1 Thessalonians 1:3 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Remembering before our God and Father your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.

Galatians 5:22 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

Romans 13:8-10 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law. For the commandments, “You shall not commit adultery, You shall not murder, You shall not steal, You shall not covet,” and any other commandment, are summed up in this word: “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” Love does no wrong to a neighbor; therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.

Romans 12:9 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

John 14:21 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Whoever has my commandments and keeps them, he it is who loves me. And he who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him and manifest myself to him.”

Deuteronomy 6:5 ESV / 8 helpful votes

You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might.

1 Timothy 1:5 ESV / 7 helpful votes

The aim of our charge is love that issues from a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith.

Romans 13:10 ESV / 7 helpful votes

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

John 15:12 ESV / 7 helpful votes

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

John 15:10 ESV / 7 helpful votes

If you keep my commandments, you will abide in my love, just as I have kept my Father's commandments and abide in his love.

Matthew 6:24 ESV / 7 helpful votes

“No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and money.

Matthew 5:44 ESV / 7 helpful votes

But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,

Jeremiah 31:3 ESV / 7 helpful votes

The Lord appeared to him from far away. I have loved you with an everlasting love; therefore I have continued my faithfulness to you.

1 John 5:2 ESV / 6 helpful votes

By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and obey his commandments.

1 John 3:1 ESV / 6 helpful votes

See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are. The reason why the world does not know us is that it did not know him.

James 2:8 ESV / 6 helpful votes

If you really fulfill the royal law according to the Scripture, “You shall love your neighbor as yourself,” you are doing well.

Ephesians 4:32 ESV / 6 helpful votes

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

Galatians 5:14 ESV / 6 helpful votes

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

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

1 Corinthians 13:1 ESV / 6 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.

Matthew 5:1-48 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Seeing the crowds, he went up on the mountain, and when he sat down, his disciples came to him. 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. ...

Proverbs 17:17 ESV / 6 helpful votes

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

2 John 1:5 ESV / 5 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 John 4:7-8 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God. Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love.

1 John 3:14 ESV / 5 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.

Ephesians 4:2-3 ESV / 5 helpful votes

With all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

1 Corinthians 13:3 ESV / 5 helpful votes

If I give away all I have, and if I deliver up my body to be burned, but have not love, I gain nothing.

1 Corinthians 13:2 ESV / 5 helpful votes

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.

1 Corinthians 13:1-3 ESV / 5 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.

Luke 6:31 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And as you wish that others would do to you, do so to them.

Matthew 22:37-40 ESV / 5 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. On these two commandments depend all the Law and the Prophets.”

Proverbs 10:12 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all offenses.

2 John 1:6 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And this is love, that we walk according to his commandments; this is the commandment, just as you have heard from the beginning, so that you should walk in it.

1 John 4:21 ESV / 4 helpful votes

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

1 John 4:9 ESV / 4 helpful votes

In this the love of God was made manifest among us, that God sent his only Son into the world, so that we might live through him.

1 John 4:7-10 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God. Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love. In this the love of God was made manifest among us, that God sent his only Son into the world, so that we might live through him. In this is love, not that we have loved God but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins.

1 John 3:23 ESV / 4 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 John 2:5 ESV / 4 helpful votes

But whoever keeps his word, in him truly the love of God is perfected. By this we may know that we are in him:

Titus 3:4 ESV / 4 helpful votes

But when the goodness and loving kindness of God our Savior appeared,

1 Thessalonians 3:12-13 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And may the Lord make you increase and abound in love for one another and for all, as we do for you, so that he may establish your hearts blameless in holiness before our God and Father, at the coming of our Lord Jesus with all his saints.

1 Thessalonians 3:12 ESV / 4 helpful votes

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

Philippians 2:3 ESV / 4 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 5:1 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children.

Ephesians 2:5 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ—by grace you have been saved—

Ephesians 1:15 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For this reason, because I have heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love toward all the saints,

John 17:26 ESV / 4 helpful votes

I made known to them your name, and I will continue to make it known, that the love with which you have loved me may be in them, and I in them.”

John 11:36 ESV / 4 helpful votes

So the Jews said, “See how he loved him!”

John 3:35 ESV / 4 helpful votes

The Father loves the Son and has given all things into his hand.

Mark 12:30 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’

Matthew 22:37-39 ESV / 4 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.

Matthew 5:43-48 ESV / 4 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? ...

Deuteronomy 6:1-25 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“Now this is the commandment, the statutes and the rules that the Lord your God commanded me to teach you, that you may do them in the land to which you are going over, to possess it, that you may fear the Lord your God, you and your son and your son's son, by keeping all his statutes and his commandments, which I command you, all the days of your life, and that your days may be long. Hear therefore, O Israel, and be careful to do them, that it may go well with you, and that you may multiply greatly, as the Lord, the God of your fathers, has promised you, in a land flowing with milk and honey. “Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might. ...

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