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Bible Verses About Hurting Someone You Love

Bible Verses About Hurting The One You Love: A blog listing the many curse of hurting the one you love from the Bible with links to further information.

“Love” is one of the most popular topics in the Bible. But what does it mean when it comes to hurting another person? The Bible talks about loving people and loving God, but what does that mean in practical terms?

There are many Bible verses about hurting someone you love. The most common verse is Proverbs 17:17, which reads, “A friend loves at all times.” This verse reminds us that our friends are there for us when we need them the most. Other verses include Psalm 37:7-9, which says, “Be still before the LORD and wait patiently for him; do not fret when people succeed in their ways, when they carry out their wicked schemes.” This verse tells us to trust God instead of worrying about what others will do to us.

Bible verses about hurting someone you love

“If you love someone, you will be loyal to them even when they hurt you. It is not always easy to maintain your faithfulness, but it is necessary. If you love someone, then you must be loyal to them no matter what.” – 1 Corinthians 13:4-7

“Forgive as the Lord forgave you, so that you may live.” (Colossians 3:13)

“Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.” (Ephesians 4:29)

“But whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in Me to sin, it would be better for him if a millstone were hung around his neck, and he were drowned in the depth of the sea. Woe to the world because of offenses! For offenses must come, but woe to that man by whom the offense comes!” (Matthew 18:6-7)

“But I say to you, love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who spitefully use you and persecute you.” Matthew 5:44

“Let no one seek his own good, but that of the other.” 1 Corinthians 10:24

“Love suffers long and is kind; love does not envy; love does not parade itself, is not puffed up; does not behave rudely, does not seek its own, is not provoked, thinks no evil; does not gloat over unrighteousness, but rejoices with the truth; bears all things, believes all things hopes all things endures all things.” 1 Corinthians 13:4-7

You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven; for He causes His sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous. For if you love those who love you, what reward do you have? Do not even the tax collectors do the same? And if you greet only your brothers, what more are you doing than others? Do not even the Gentiles do the same? You therefore must be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect (Matthew 5:43-48).

1 Corinthians 13:4-7

Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, 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.

Romans 12:9-10

Let love be sincere; hate what is evil, hold on to what is good; love one another with mutual affection; outdo one another in showing honor. Show hospitality to one another without grumbling.

Bible verses about hurting someone you love

The Bible has many passages about hurting others. Here are a few:

1 Peter 2:23 – “When he was reviled, he did not revile in return; when he suffered, he did not threaten, but continued entrusting himself to him who judges justly.”

2 Corinthians 12:7-10 – “And lest I should be exalted above measure through the abundance of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, a messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I be exalted above measure. For this thing I besought the Lord thrice, that it might depart from me.” He said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.”

Romans 8:28 – “And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.”

Hebrews 12:11 – “Now no chastening for the present seems to be joyous but grievous; nevertheless afterward it yields the peaceable fruit of righteousness unto those

You see, we want to be forgiven, but we don’t want to forgive others. We want others to apologize for their sins against us, but we refuse to apologize for our sins against them. We want others to show their love for us, but we fail to show our love for them. It’s a vicious circle that only leads to more pain and broken relationships.

In order for us to truly love one another, we must first be willing to accept God’s forgiveness and ask Him for His grace in our lives. Then we must be willing to forgive others by praying for them and asking God to give us the strength and courage needed to forgive them — even if they don’t ask for it themselves. Lastly, we must show our love by serving others in whatever way they need it most.

Here are some Bible verses on forgiving those who have hurt us:

Matthew 6:14-15 — For if you forgive men when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive men their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins” (NIV).

1 Corinthians 13:4-8a — Love is patient

1 Corinthians 13:4-8 ESV / 6 helpful votes

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.

1 John 4:7-11 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God. Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love. In this the love of God was made manifest among us, that God sent his only Son into the world, so that we might live through him. In this is love, not that we have loved God but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins. Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.

Proverbs 3:12, “For whom the Lord loves He corrects, just as a father corrects the son in whom he delights.”

Romans 12:15, “Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn.”

Colossians 3:12-14, “Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. And over all these virtues put on love which binds them all together in perfect unity.”

John 13:34-35 “I give you a new commandment: Love each other. Just as I have loved you, so you too should love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples — if they love one another.”

1 John 4:7-11 “Dear friends let us love one another because love comes from God and everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God… Dear friends since God loved us so much we also ought to love one another

  1. “If you love those who love you, what credit is that to you? Even ‘sinners’ love those who love them. And if you do good to those who are good to you, what credit is that to you? Even ‘sinners’ do that.” (Luke 6:32)
  2. “Do not repay anyone evil for evil. Be careful to do what is right in the eyes of everyone.” (Romans 12:17)
  3. “Brothers and sisters, if someone is caught in a sin, you who live by the Spirit should restore that person gently.” (Galatians 6:1)
  4. “Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.” (Ephesians 4:32)
  5. “Do not repay anyone evil for evil.” (1 Thessalonians 5:15)
  6. “A prudent man sees danger and takes refuge, but the simple keep going and suffer for it.” (Proverbs 22:3)

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