30 Bible Verses About Love - Loving Scripture Quotes

  • Rachel Dawson
30 Bible Verses About Love - Loving Scripture Quotes
What does the Bible say about Love? There are many references of Love in the Bible, what we should love and how to do it properly. In 1 Corinthians, Scripture goes into great detail describing the attributes of love: "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." Learn more from our collection of Bible verses about love!
Love Quotes in the Bible

Love Quotes in the Bible

1 John 4:8 ESV

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

 

John 3:16 ESV

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

 

Colossians 3:14 ESV

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

 

1 Peter 4:8 ESV

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

 

John 15:13 ESV

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

 

Mark 12:29-31 ESV

Jesus answered, “The most important is, ‘Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. 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.’ The second is this: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.”

 

Matthew 22:36-40 ESV

“Teacher, which is the great commandment in the Law?” 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.”

 

1 Corinthians 13:13 ESV

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

Scripture Passages on Love

Scripture Passages on Love

John 13:34-35 ESV

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.”

 

1 John 4:19 ESV

We love because he first loved us.

 

1 John 4:18 ESV

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 4:7 ESV

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

 

Proverbs 10:12 ESV

Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all offenses.

 

Ephesians 5:25 ESV

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

 

John 14:15 ESV

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

Bible Verses about Love

Bible Verses about Love

John 15:13 ESV

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

 

Ephesians 4:2 ESV 

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

 

Romans 5:8 ESV

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

 

Romans 12:9 ESV

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

 

Proverbs 17:17 ESV

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

Scripture About Loving

Scripture About Loving

1 Corinthians 16:14 ESV

Let all that you do be done in love.

 

Luke 6:35 ESV

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.

 

1 John 4:16 ESV

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.

 

Romans 12:10 ESV

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

 

1 Corinthians 13:4-7 ESV

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 Bible Quotes

Love Bible Quotes

Colossians 3:14 ESV

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

 

Romans 13:8 ESV

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

 

1 John 3:1 ESV

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.

 

1 John 3:18 ESV

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

 

Ephesians 5:33 ESV

However, let each one of you love his wife as himself, and let the wife see that she respects her husband.

 



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