53 Bible Verses about Love (God’s Love, Relationship, Friendship … )

Bible verses about Love

There are so many Bible verses about Love, and below are fifty-three(53) of them. The real truth you need to know is that God is Love.

What definition can we find that is better than this? None. Love is not just the affection we have for people, it is a product of our relationship with God.

Love sustains relationship: marriage and all others. Love can mend broken hearts. Love can save souls. Families that stand are built on God’s kind of Love – love beyond borders.

We should learn to love others, built on trust and hope.

The following verses may be of KJV or NLT (or otherwise). Here are 53 bible verses about Love.

  1. John 3:16_”For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.”
  2. 1 Corinthians 13:4_”Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.” (NIV)See also: Bible verses about Friends and Friendship
  3. Romans 5:8_”But God commanded his love towards us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.”
  4. Proverbs 17:17_”A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.”
  5. 1 Peter 4:8_”Above all, have fervent and unfailing love for one another, because love covers a multitude of sins [it overlooks unkindness and unselfishly seeks the best for others].” (AMP)
  6. Psalms 18:1_”I will love thee, O LORD, my strength.”
  7. Matthew 19:19_”Honor your father and mother. Love your neighbour as yourself.”
  8. Proverbs 5:18_”Let thy fountain be blessed: and rejoice with the wife of thy youth.”
  9. Proverbs 27:5_”Open rebuke is better than secret love.”
  10. Matthew 22:37_”Jesus said unto him, ‘Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind.”

    Bible verses about Love in John

  11. John 13:34_”A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another.”
  12. John 13:35_”By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another.”
  13. John 14:15_”If ye love me, keep my commandment.”
  14. John 14:21_”Those who obey my commandments are the ones who love me. And because they love me, my Father will love them, and I will love them. And I will reveal myself to each one of them.”
  15. John 15:13_”And here is how to measure it – the greatest love is shown when people lay down their lives for their friends.”Bible verses about Love in Romans and 1 Corinthians
  16. Romans 5:8_”But God commanded his love towards us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.”
  17. Romans 8:28_”And we now we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.”
  18. Romans 8:35_”Can anything ever separate us from Christ’s love? Does it mean he no longer loves us if we have trouble or calamity, or are persecuted, or are hungry or cold or in danger or threatened with death?”

    See also:
    Bible verses about Loving Others
  19. Roman 5:5_”And hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given unto us.”
  20. Romans 12:10_”Love each other with genuine affection,* and take delight in honouring each other.”
  21. Romans 13:8_”Pay all your debts, except the debt of love for others. You can never finish paying that! If you love your neighbour, you will fulfil all the requirements of Gods law.”
  22. Romans 13:10_”Love does no wrong to anyone, so love satisfies all of Gods requirements.”
  23. 1 Corinthians 8:3_”But if any man love God, the same is known of him.”
  24. 1 Corinthians 16:22_”If any man love not the Lord Jesus Christ, let Him be Anathema Maranatha.”

    Bible verses about Love in Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, and Colossians

  25. Galatians 5:22_”But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith”
  26. Ephesians 1:4_”According as he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love.”
  27. Ephesians 2:4_”But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us,”
  28. Ephesians 3:17_”That Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith; that ye, being rooted and grounded in love.”
  29. Ephesians 4:2_”With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love.”
  30. Ephesians 4:15_”But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ.”See also: Bible verses about God’s Love
  31. Ephesians 5:2_”And walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us, and hath given himself for us an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling savour.”
  32. Ephesians 5:25_”Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it.”
  33. Philippians 1:9_”And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and in all judgment.”
  34. Philippians 2:2_”Fulfil ye my joy, that ye be likeminded, having the same love, being of one accord, of one mind.”
  35. Colossians 1:8_”Who also declared unto us your love in the Spirit.”
  36. Colossians 2:2_”That their hearts might be comforted, being knit together in love, and unto all riches of the full assurance of understanding, to the acknowledgment of the mystery of God, and of the Father, and of Christ.”

    Bible verses about Love in Thessalonians, Timothy, and Hebrews.

  37. 1 Thessalonians 3: 12_”And the Lord make you to increase and abound in love one toward another, and toward all men, even as we do toward you.”
  38. 1 Thessalonians 4:9_”But as touching brotherly love ye need not that I write unto you: for ye yourselves are taught of God to love one another.”
  39. 1 Thessalonians 5:8_”But let us, who are of the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love; and for an helmet, the hope of salvation.”See also: Bible verses about Prayer and Faith
  40. 1 Timothy 6:10_”For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.”
  41. 1 Timothy 6:11_”But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.”
  42. 2 Timothy 1:7_”For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.”
  43. Hebrew 6:10_”For God is not unrighteous to forget your work and labour of love, which ye have showed toward his name, in that ye have ministered to the saints, and do minister.”

    Bible verses about Love in 1 John and Revelation

  44. 1 John 3:1_”See how very much our heavenly Father loves us, for he allows us to be called his children, and we really are! But the people who belong to this world don’t know God, so they don’t understand that we are his children.”
  45. 1 John 3:16_”We know what real love is because Christ gave up his life for us. And so we also ought to give up our lives for our Christian brothers and sisters.”
  46. 1 John 3:18_”My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth.”
  47. 1 John 4:8_”But anyone who does not love does not know God, for God is love.”
  48. 1 John 4:18_”There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear: because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love.”
  49. 1 John 4:19_”We love him, because he first loved us.”
  50. 1 John 4:20_”If someone says, I love God, but hates a Christian brother or sister,* that person is a liar; for if we don’t love people we can see, how can we love God, whom we have not seen?
  51. 1 John 4:21_”And God himself has commanded that we must love not only him but our Christian brothers and sisters, too.”
  52. Revelation 2:4_”But I have this complaint against you. You don’t love me or each other as you did at first!”
  53. Revelations 3:19_”I am the one who corrects and disciplines everyone I love. Be diligent and turn from your indifference.”

God bless you.


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