One day I decided to go through the Bible and find the BEST bible verses about love. Honestly, there are so many bible verses about love! I mean, love is literally mentioned everywhere in the bible. It’s a consistent and reoccurring theme. God loves us. In 1 John 4:16 it even says “God is love”.
You’ll find that the best bible verses about love include a mixture of loving your significant other, loving your friends, loving your enemies, and most importantly, loving your Heavenly Father. I’m already feeling the love. Are you? 😉
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The 20 BEST Bible Verses About LOVE
1. Song of Solomon 3:4 (NIV)
“I found the one my heart loves.”
2. Proverbs 10:12 (NIV)
“Hatred stirs up conflict, but love covers over all wrongs.”
3. Ecclesiastes 4:12 (NLT)
” A person standing alone can be attacked and defeated, but two can stand back-to-back and conquer. Three are even better, for a triple-braided cord is not easily broken.”
4. Mark 10:6-9 (NIV)
“But at the beginning of creation God made them male and female. For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh. So they are no longer two, but one flesh. Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate.”
5. 1 John 4:19 (NIV)
“We love because he first loved us”
6. Song of Solomon 6:3 (NIV)
“I am my beloved’s and my beloved is mine.”
7. 1 John 4:11 (NIV)
“Dear friends, since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.”
8. 1 Corinthians 13:1-3 (NIV)
“If I speak in the tongues of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have a faith that can move mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing. If I give all I possess to the poor and give over my body to hardship that I may boast, but do not have love, I gain nothing.”
9. 1 Corinthians 13:4-8 (NIV)
“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails.”
10. Romans 12:9-10 (NIV)
“Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good. Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves.”
11. 1 John 4:16 (NIV)
“God is love.”
12. Mark 12:29-31 (NIV)
“Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength. The second is this: Love your neighbor as yourself. There is no commandment greater than these.”
13. Proverbs 17:17 (NIV)
“A friend loves at all times”
14. 1 Corinthians 13:13 (NIV)
“And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.”
15. 1 Peter 4:8 (NIV)
“Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.”
16. 1 John 4:7 (NIV)
“Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.”
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17. 1 John 4:10-12 (NIV)
“This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins. Dear friends, since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another. No one has ever seen God; but if we love one another, God lives in us and his love is made complete in us.”
18. 1 John 4:18 (NIV)
“There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love.”
19. Colossians 3:14 (NLT)
“Above all, clothe yourselves with love, which binds us all together in perfect harmony.”
20. 1 Corinthians 16:14 (NIV)
“Do everything in love.”
What do you think about this list of the best bible verses about love? You’ll find that #9 from 1 Corinthians 13:4-8 is a popular wedding bible verse. However, my personal favorite bible verse about love is #18 from 1 John 4:18, “But perfect love drives out fear”.
What’s your favorite bible verse about love? Let me know in the comments below!
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