Proverbs on Love
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.
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.
Drink water from your own well—share your love only with your wife. May you always be captivated by her love.
So don’t bother rebuking mockers; they will only hate you. But the wise, when rebuked, will love you all the more.
Hatred stirs up quarrels, but love covers all offenses.
If you plot evil, you will be lost; but if you plan good, you will be granted unfailing love and faithfulness.
A bowl of soup with someone you love is better than a steak with someone you hate.
Unfailing love and faithfulness cover sin; evil is avoided by fear of the Lord.
Disregarding another’s faults preserves love; telling about them separates close friends.
A friend loves at all times and a brother is born to help in time of need.
Unfailing love makes a person attractive.
Many will say they have unfailing love, but who can find one who is really faithful?
Unfailing love and faithfulness protect the king; his throne is made secure through love.
Whoever pursues godliness and unfailing love will find life, godliness, and honor.
An open rebuke is better than hidden love. Wounds from a friend are better than many kisses from an enemy.