Proverbs on Love

Proverbs 3:3-4

Never let love and kindness get away from you! Wear them like a necklace: write them deep within your heart. Then you will find favor with both God and people, and you will gain a good reputation.

Proverbs 3:11-12

My child, don’t ignore it when the Lord disciplines you, and don’t be discouraged when he corrects you. For the Lord corrects those he loves, just as a father corrects a child in whom he delights.

Proverbs 5:15,19b

Drink water from your own well—share your love only with your wife. May you always be captivated by her love.

Proverbs 9:8

So don’t bother rebuking mockers; they will only hate you. But the wise, when rebuked, will love you all the more.

Proverbs 10:12

 Hatred stirs up quarrels, but love covers all offenses.

Proverbs 14:22

If you plot evil, you will be lost; but if you plan good, you will be granted unfailing love and faithfulness.

Proverbs 15:17

A bowl of soup with someone you love is better than a steak with someone you hate.

Proverbs 16:6

Unfailing love and faithfulness cover sin; evil is avoided by fear of the Lord.

Proverbs 17:9

Disregarding another’s faults preserves love; telling about them separates close friends.

Proverbs 17:17

A friend loves at all times and a brother is born to help in time of need.

Proverbs 19:22a

Unfailing love makes a person attractive.

Proverbs 20:6

Many will say they have unfailing love, but who can find one who is really faithful?

Proverbs 20:28

Unfailing love and faithfulness protect the king; his throne is made secure through love.

Proverbs 21:21

Whoever pursues godliness and unfailing love will find life, godliness, and honor.

Proverbs 27:5-6

An open rebuke is better than hidden love. Wounds from a friend are better than many kisses from an enemy.