35 Best Bible Verses About Brotherly Love

Brotherly love is just one way that love is demonstrated in the Bible. From Proverbs to Mark, Luke, and John; many pieces of scripture help to bring about a message of kindness for one another. Here is a look at some of the best Bible verses about brotherly love.

“A friend loves at all times, And a brother is born for adversity.” | Proverbs 17:17

“A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you, that you also love one another. “By this all men will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.” | John 13:34-35

“And he answered, “YOU SHALL LOVE THE LORD YOUR GOD WITH ALL YOUR HEART, AND WITH ALL YOUR SOUL, AND WITH ALL YOUR STRENGTH, AND WITH ALL YOUR MIND; AND YOUR NEIGHBOR AS YOURSELF.” | Luke 10:27

“And the King shall answer and say to them, Truly I say to you, Inasmuch as you have done it to one of the least of these my brothers, you have done it to me.” | Matthew 25:40

“AND TO LOVE HIM WITH ALL THE HEART AND WITH ALL THE UNDERSTANDING AND WITH ALL THE STRENGTH, AND TO LOVE ONE’S NEIGHBOR AS HIMSELF, is much more than all burnt offerings and sacrifices.” | Mark 12:33

“Be kindly affectioned one to another with brotherly love; in honour preferring one another;” | Romans 12:10

“Behold, how good and how pleasant it is For brothers to dwell together in unity!” | Psalm 133:1

“Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God.” | 1 John 4:7

“Better is a dish of vegetables where love is Than a fattened ox served with hatred.” | Proverbs 15:17

“By this shall all [men] know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another.” | John 13:35 

“Do not rejoice when your enemy falls, And do not let your heart be glad when he stumbles; Or the LORD will see it and be displeased, And turn His anger away from him.” | Proverbs 24:17-18

“For both he that sanctifies and they who are sanctified are all of one: for which cause he is not ashamed to call them brothers,” | Hebrews 2:11

“For one will hardly die for a righteous man; though perhaps for the good man someone would dare even to die.” | Romans 5:7

“For whoever gives you a cup of water to drink because of your name as followers of Christ, truly I say to you, he will not lose his reward.” | Mark 9:41

“Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.” | John 15:13 

“Hatred stirs up strife, But love covers all transgressions.” | Proverbs 10:12

“He who conceals a transgression seeks love, But he who repeats a matter separates intimate friends.” | Proverbs 17:9

“HONOR YOUR FATHER AND MOTHER; and YOU SHALL LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR AS YOURSELF.” | Matthew 19:19

“If a man say, I love God, and hateth his brother, he is a liar: for he that loveth not his brother whom he hath seen, how can he love God whom he hath not seen?” | 1 John 4:20

“If I then, the Lord and the Teacher, washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another’s feet. “For I gave you an example that you also should do as I did to you.” | John 13:14-15

“It is good not to eat meat or to drink wine, or to do anything by which your brother stumbles.” | Romans 14:21

“Let all your things be done with charity.” | 1 Corinthians 16:14

“Let brotherly love continue.” | Hebrews 13:1

“My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth.” | 1 John 3:18

“Saying, I will declare your name to my brothers, in the middle of the church will I sing praise to you.” | Hebrews 2:12 

“Seeing you have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit to unfeigned love of the brothers, see that you love one another with a pure heart fervently:” | 1 Peter 1:22

“So likewise shall my heavenly Father do also to you, if you from your hearts forgive not every one his brother their trespasses.” | Matthew 18:35

“So show your love for the alien, for you were aliens in the land of Egypt.” | Deuteronomy 10:19

“The stranger who resides with you shall be to you as the native among you, and you shall love him as yourself, for you were aliens in the land of Egypt; I am the LORD your God.” | Leviticus 19:34

“This I command you, that you love one another.” | John 15:17

“Whoever forces you to go one mile, go with him two. “Give to him who asks of you, and do not turn away from him who wants to borrow from you.” | Matthew 5:41-42

“Whoever hates his brother is a murderer: and you know that no murderer has eternal life abiding in him.” | 1 John 3:15

“You shall not hate your brother in your heart: you shall in any wise rebuke your neighbor, and not suffer sin on him.” | Leviticus 19:17

“You shall not take vengeance, nor bear any grudge against the sons of your people, but you shall love your neighbor as yourself; I am the LORD.” | Leviticus 19:18

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