Looking for a Bible verse for a wedding, greeting card, personal note, or Valentine? Consider the following Bible quotations.
The message of the Bible is love. It speaks of the love of God and the love we have for one another. If you want to share a thought with a friend or loved one, you might want to include a Bible verse. The following verses are divided into three categories: Bible Quotes About Love, Bible Verses About Loving One Another, and Friendship Quotes from the Bible. All verses are taken from the New King James version of the Bible.
Bible Verses About Love
The following Bible verses speak about love in general terms and would be good for a Valentine card, a wedding, greeting card, or any time you need a Bible verse on love.
Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all sins. (Proverbs 10:12)
Love does no harm to a neighbor; therefore love is the fulfillment of the law. (Romans 13:10)
Though I speak with the tongues of men and angels, but have not love, I have become a sounding brass or a clanging cymbal. (I Corinthians 13:1)
Love suffers long and is kind; love does not envy; love does not parade itself; is not puffed up. (I Corinthians 13:4)
Love never fails. (I Corinthians 13:8)
And now abide faith, hope, love, these three; but the greatest of these is love. (I Corinthians 13:13)
Let all that you do be done with love. (I Corinthians 16:14).
But above all these things put on love, which is the bond of perfection. (Colossians 3:14).
My little children, let us not love in word or in tongue, but in deed and in truth. (I John 3:18)
There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear. (I John 4:18)
Bible Verses About Loving One Another
The Bible has a lot to say about brotherly love for one another. These Bible verses would be good to use for a church group or fellowship group.
A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another. By this will all know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another. (John 13:34)
Be kindly affectionate to one another with brotherly love, in honor giving preference to one another. (Romans 12:10)
Owe no one anything except to love one another, for he who loves another has fulfilled the law. (Romans 13:8)
And may the Lord make you increase and about in love to one another and to all, just as we do to you. (I Thessalonians 3:12)
Let brotherly love continue. (Hebrews 13:1)
Finally, all of you be of one mind, having compassion for one another; love as brothers, be tenderhearted, be courteous. (I Peter 3:8)
And above all things have fervent love for one another, for “love will cover a multitude of sins.” (I Peter 4:8)
Greet one another with a kiss of love. (I Peter 5:14)
He who loves his brother abides in the light, and there is no cause for stumbling in him. (I John 2:10)
For this is the message that you have heard from the beginning, that we should love one another. (I John 3:10-12)
We know that we have passed from death to life, because we love the brethren. (I John 3:14)
Beloved, let us love one another, for love is of God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God. He who does not love does not know God, for God is love. (I John 4:7,8)
Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another. (I John 4:11)
If we love one another, God abides in us, and His love has been perfected in us. (I John 4:12)
Friendship Quotes from the Bible
Friendship is ageless. Throughout time, the love of friends has been valued nearly as highly as the love of family. The following Bible verses are great to share with a friend or include in a friendship card.
A friend loves at all times. (Proverbs 17:17)
A man who has friends must himself be friendly, But there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother. (Proverbs 18:24)
Do not forsake your own friend or your father’s friend. (Proverbs 27:10)
Two are better than one, Because they have a good reward for their labor. (Ecclesiastes 4:9)
Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends. (John 15:13)
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