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Bible Verses About Love for singles

God is Love: 1 John 4:8.  This amazing verse tells us a lot about our Creator. With just 3 simple words we see how much God loves us. We decided to post a blog with a list of Bible verses about love for those singles who want to know more about what God has to say about love.  God is our perfect example, the perfect source on how we should love and how to learn to love others.   Enjoy some scriptures from the Bible about love, perfect love and true love!


Learning to love with God

Looking for great Bible love verses? We gathered few Scriptures that talk about love to show how our Lord cares about His children. We’ve compiled several of them. If you think we’ve missed one, or you have a favorite one, please let us know by writing on the comments section on one of your Bible verse about love.

Bible Verses About Love From The Old Testament

Genesis 2:18
And the Lord God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him. . . .

Genesis 29:20
So Jacob worked seven years to pay for Rachel. But his love for her was so strong that it seemed to him but a few days.

Genesis 31:49
May the LORD keep watch between you and me when we are away from each other.

Ruth 1:16
Where you go, I will go. Where you stay, I will stay.

Proverbs 3:3-4
Let love and faithfulness never leave you; bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart.  Then you will win favor and a good name in the sight of God and man.

Proverbs 10:12
Hatred stirs up dissension, but love covers over all wrongs.

Proverbs 17:9
Love prospers when a fault is forgiven, but dwelling on it separates close friends.

Proverbs 17:17
A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.

Proverbs 31:11
The heart of her husband trusts in her…

“I am my beloved’s and my beloved is mine”

Song of Solomon 2:4
His banner over me is love.

Song of Solomon 2:16
My lover is mine, and I am his.

Song of Solomon 3:4
Scarcely had I passed them when I found the one my heart loves. I held him and would not let him go…

Song of Solomon 4:10
How delightful is your love, my sister, my bride!
How much more pleasing is your love than wine and the fragrance of your perfume than any spice!

Song of Solomon 8:6
Place me like a seal over your heart, like a seal on your arm; for love is as strong as death, its jealousy unyielding as the grave. It burns like blazing fire, like a mighty flame.

Song of Solomon 8:7
Many waters cannot quench love; rivers cannot wash it away.

Song of Solomon 1:2 
Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth, for your love is more delightful than wine

Bible Verses About Love From The New Testament

Romans 12:9-10
Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good. Be devoted to one another in brotherly love. Honor one another above yourselves.

Romans 13:8
Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law.

1 Corinthians 13:1-3
If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not 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 have not love, I am nothing. If I give all I possess to the poor and surrender my body to the flames, but have not love, I gain nothing.

“Love never fails”

1 Corinthians 13:4–8
Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, 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 …

1 Corinthians 13:13
And now these three remain: faith, hope and love.
But the greatest of these is love.

1 Corinthians 16:14
Let all that you do be done in love.

Galatians 5:22-23
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.

Ephesians 5:25
Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her.

Ephesians 5:33
However, each one of you also must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband.

“And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.”

Colossians 3:14
Above all, be loving. This ties everything together perfectly.

1Thess. 3:12
May the Lord make your love increase and overflow for each other…

1 Timothy 1:7
For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power, of love, and of self-discipline.

1 Peter 4:8
Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.

1 John 4:8

Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.

We hope you’ve enjoyed this article. Please share with us and other single Christians some of your Bible verses about love. We would love to hear from you. Please leave a comment below!

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