Gen 19:19

(NIV)
Your servant has found favour in your eyes, and you have shown great kindness to me in sparing my life. But I can’t flee to the mountains; this disaster will overtake me, and I’ll die.
(ESV)
Behold, your servant has found favor in your sight, and you have shown me great kindness in saving my life. But I cannot escape to the hills, lest the disaster overtake me and I die.

Gen 20:13

(NIV)
And when God caused me to wander from my father’s household, I said to her, “This is how you can show your love to me: Everywhere we go, say of me, ‘He is my brother.’”’

(ESV)
And when God caused me to wander from my father’s house, I said to her, ‘This is the kindness you must do me: at every place to which we come, say of me, “He is my brother.”’”

Gen 21:23

(NIV)
Now swear to me here before God that you will not deal falsely with me or my children or my descendants. Show to me and the country where you now reside as a foreigner the same kindness that I have shown to you.’

(ESV)
Now therefore swear to me here by God that you will not deal falsely with me or with my descendants or with my posterity, but as I have dealt kindly with you, so you will deal with me and with the land where you have sojourned.”

Gen 22:2

(NIV)
Then God said, ‘Take your son, your only son, whom you love – Isaac – and go to the region of Moriah. Sacrifice him there as a burnt offering on a mountain that I will show you.’

(ESV)
He said, “Take your son, your only son Isaac, whom you love, and go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains of which I shall tell you.”

Gen 24:12

(NIV)
Then he prayed, ‘ Lord, God of my master Abraham, make me successful today, and show kindness to my master Abraham.
(ESV)
And he said, “O  Lord, God of my master Abraham, please grant me success today and show steadfast love to my master Abraham.

Gen 24:14

(NIV)
May it be that when I say to a young woman, “Please let down your jar that I may have a drink,” and she says, “Drink, and I’ll water your camels too” – let her be the one you have chosen for your servant Isaac. By this I will know that you have shown kindness to my master.’

(ESV)
Let the young woman to whom I shall say, ‘Please let down your jar that I may drink,’ and who shall say, ‘Drink, and I will water your camels’—let her be the one whom you have appointed for your servant Isaac. By this I shall know that you have shown steadfast love to my master.”

Gen 24:27

(NIV)
saying, ‘Praise be to the  Lord, the God of my master Abraham, who has not abandoned his kindness and faithfulness to my master. As for me, the  Lord has led me on the journey to the house of my master’s relatives.’

(ESV)
and said, “Blessed be the  Lord, the God of my master Abraham, who has not forsaken his steadfast love and his faithfulness toward my master. As for me, the  Lord has led me in the way to the house of my master’s kinsmen.”

Gen 24:49

(NIV)
Now if you will show kindness and faithfulness to my master, tell me; and if not, tell me, so I may know which way to turn.’

(ESV)
Now then, if you are going to show steadfast love and faithfulness to my master, tell me; and if not, tell me, that I may turn to the right hand or to the left.”

Gen 24:67

(NIV)
Isaac brought her into the tent of his mother Sarah, and he married Rebekah. So she became his wife, and he loved her; and Isaac was comforted after his mother’s death.

(ESV)
Then Isaac brought her into the tent of Sarah his mother and took Rebekah, and she became his wife, and he loved her. So Isaac was comforted after his mother’s death.

Gen 25:28

(NIV)
Isaac, who had a taste for wild game, loved Esau, but Rebekah loved Jacob.

(ESV)
Isaac loved Esau because he ate of his game, but Rebekah loved Jacob.

Gen 27:4

(NIV)
Prepare me the kind of tasty food I like and bring it to me to eat, so that I may give you my blessing before I die.’

(ESV)
and prepare for me delicious food, such as I love, and bring it to me so that I may eat, that my soul may bless you before I die.”

Gen 27:9

(NIV)
go out to the flock and bring me two choice young goats, so that I can prepare some tasty food for your father, just the way he likes it.
(ESV)
Go to the flock and bring me two good young goats, so that I may prepare from them delicious food for your father, such as he loves.

Gen 27:14

(NIV)
So he went and got them and brought them to his mother, and she prepared some tasty food, just the way his father liked it.
(ESV)
So he went and took them and brought them to his mother, and his mother prepared delicious food, such as his father loved.

Gen 29:18

(NIV)
Jacob was in love with Rachel and said, ‘I’ll work for you seven years in return for your younger daughter Rachel.’

(ESV)
Jacob loved Rachel. And he said “I will serve you seven years for your younger daughter Rachel.”

Gen 29:20

(NIV)
So Jacob served seven years to get Rachel, but they seemed like only a few days to him because of his love for her.

(ESV)
So Jacob served seven years for Rachel, and they seemed to him but a few days because of the love he had for her.

Gen 29:30

(NIV)
Jacob made love to Rachel also, and his love for Rachel was greater than his love for Leah. And he worked for Laban another seven years.

(ESV)
So Jacob went in to Rachel also, and he loved Rachel more than Leah, and served Laban for another seven years.

Gen 29:32

(NIV)
Leah became pregnant and gave birth to a son. She named him Reuben, for she said, ‘It is because the  Lord has seen my misery. Surely my husband will love me now.’

(ESV)
And Leah conceived and bore a son, and she called his name Reuben, for she said, “Because the  Lord has looked upon my affliction; for now my husband will love me.”

Gen 32:10

(NIV)
I am unworthy of all the kindness and faithfulness you have shown your servant. I had only my staff when I crossed this Jordan, but now I have become two camps.
(ESV)
I am not worthy of the least of all the deeds of steadfast love and all the faithfulness that you have shown to your servant, for with only my staff I crossed this Jordan, and now I have become two camps.

Gen 34:3

(NIV)
His heart was drawn to Dinah daughter of Jacob; he loved the young woman and spoke tenderly to her.
(ESV)
And his soul was drawn to Dinah the daughter of Jacob. He loved the young woman and spoke tenderly to her.

Gen 37:3

(NIV)
Now Israel loved Joseph more than any of his other sons, because he had been born to him in his old age; and he made an ornate robe for him.
(ESV)
Now Israel loved Joseph more than any other of his sons, because he was the son of his old age. And he made him a robe of many colors.

Gen 37:4

(NIV)
When his brothers saw that their father loved him more than any of them, they hated him and could not speak a kind word to him.

(ESV)
But when his brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers, they hated him and could not speak peacefully to him.

Gen 39:21

(NIV)
the  Lord was with him; he showed him kindness and granted him favour in the eyes of the prison warder.
(ESV)
But the  Lord was with Joseph and showed him steadfast love and gave him favor in the sight of the keeper of the prison.

Gen 40:14

(NIV)
But when all goes well with you, remember me and show me kindness; mention me to Pharaoh and get me out of this prison.
(ESV)
Only remember me, when it is well with you, and please do me the kindness to mention me to Pharaoh, and so get me out of this house.

Gen 44:20

(NIV)
And we answered, “We have an aged father, and there is a young son born to him in his old age. His brother is dead, and he is the only one of his mother’s sons left, and his father loves him.”

(ESV)
And we said to my lord, ‘We have a father, an old man, and a young brother, the child of his old age. His brother is dead, and he alone is left of his mother’s children, and his father loves him.’

Gen 47:29

(NIV)
When the time drew near for Israel to die, he called for his son Joseph and said to him, ‘If I have found favour in your eyes, put your hand under my thigh and promise that you will show me kindness and faithfulness. Do not bury me in Egypt,
(ESV)
And when the time drew near that Israel must die, he called his son Joseph and said to him, “If now I have found favor in your sight, put your hand under my thigh and promise to deal kindly and truly with me. Do not bury me in Egypt,

Exod 15:13

(NIV)
In your unfailing love you will lead
the people you have redeemed.
In your strength you will guide them
to your holy dwelling.
(ESV)
“You have led in your steadfast love the people whom you have redeemed;
you have guided them by your strength to your holy abode.

Exod 20:6

(NIV)
but showing love to a thousand generations of those who love me and keep my commandments.
(ESV)
but showing steadfast love to thousands of those who love me and keep my commandments.

Exod 21:5

(NIV)
‘But if the servant declares, “I love my master and my wife and children and do not want to go free,”
(ESV)
But if the slave plainly says, ‘I love my master, my wife, and my children; I will not go out free,’

Exod 34:6

(NIV)
And he passed in front of Moses, proclaiming, ‘The  Lord, the  Lord, the compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness,
(ESV)
The  Lord passed before him and proclaimed, “The  Lord, the  Lord, a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness,

Exod 34:7

(NIV)
maintaining love to thousands, and forgiving wickedness, rebellion and sin. Yet he does not leave the guilty unpunished; he punishes the children and their children for the sin of the parents to the third and fourth generation.’

(ESV)
keeping steadfast love for thousands forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, but who will by no means clear the guilty visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children and the children’s children, to the third and the fourth generation.”

Lev 10:4

(NIV)
Moses summoned Mishael and Elzaphan, sons of Aaron’s uncle Uzziel, and said to them, ‘Come here; carry your cousins outside the camp, away from the front of the sanctuary.’
(ESV)
And Moses called Mishael and Elzaphan, the sons of Uzziel the uncle of Aaron, and said to them, “Come near; carry your brothers away from the front of the sanctuary and out of the camp.”

Lev 19:18

(NIV)
‘“Do not seek revenge or bear a grudge against anyone among your people, but love your neighbour as yourself. I am the  Lord.

(ESV)
You shall not take vengeance or bear a grudge against the sons of your own people, but you shall love your neighbor as yourself: I am the  Lord.

Lev 19:34

(NIV)
The foreigner residing among you must be treated as your native-born. Love them as yourself, for you were foreigners in Egypt. I am the  Lord your God.

(ESV)
You shall treat the stranger who sojourns with you as the native among you, and you shall love him as yourself, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt: I am the  Lord your God.

Lev 20:20

(NIV)
‘“If a man has sexual relations with his aunt, he has dishonoured his uncle. They will be held responsible; they will die childless.

(ESV)
If a man lies with his uncle’s wife, he has uncovered his uncle’s nakedness; they shall bear their sin; they shall die childless.

Lev 25:49

(NIV)
an uncle or a cousin or any blood-relative in their clan may redeem them. Or if they prosper, they may redeem themselves.
(ESV)
or his uncle or his cousin may redeem him, or a close relative from his clan may redeem him. Or if he grows rich he may redeem himself.

Num 14:18

(NIV)
“The  Lord is slow to anger, abounding in love and forgiving sin and rebellion. Yet he does not leave the guilty unpunished; he punishes the children for the sin of the parents to the third and fourth generation.”
(ESV)
‘The  Lord is slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love, forgiving iniquity and transgression, but he will by no means clear the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children, to the third and the fourth generation.’

Num 14:19

(NIV)
In accordance with your great love, forgive the sin of these people, just as you have pardoned them from the time they left Egypt until now.’

(ESV)
Please pardon the iniquity of this people, according to the greatness of your steadfast love, just as you have forgiven this people, from Egypt until now.”

Num 36:11

(NIV)
Zelophehad’s daughters – Mahlah, Tirzah, Hoglah, Milkah and Noah – married their cousins on their father’s side.
(ESV)
for Mahlah, Tirzah, Hoglah, Milcah, and Noah, the daughters of Zelophehad, were married to sons of their father’s brothers.

Deut 4:37

(NIV)
Because he loved your ancestors and chose their descendants after them, he brought you out of Egypt by his Presence and his great strength,
(ESV)
And because he loved your fathers and chose their offspring after them and brought you out of Egypt with his own presence, by his great power,

Deut 5:10

(NIV)
but showing love to a thousand generations of those who love me and keep my commandments.
(ESV)
but showing steadfast love to thousands of those who love me and keep my commandments.

Deut 6:5

(NIV)
Love the  Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength.
(ESV)
You shall love the  Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might.

Deut 7:8

(NIV)
But it was because the  Lord loved you and kept the oath he swore to your ancestors that he brought you out with a mighty hand and redeemed you from the land of slavery, from the power of Pharaoh king of Egypt.
(ESV)
but it is because the  Lord loves you and is keeping the oath that he swore to your fathers, that the  Lord has brought you out with a mighty hand and redeemed you from the house of slavery, from the hand of Pharaoh king of Egypt.

Deut 7:9

(NIV)
Know therefore that the  Lord your God is God; he is the faithful God, keeping his covenant of love to a thousand generations of those who love him and keep his commandments.
(ESV)
Know therefore that the  Lord your God is God the faithful God who keeps covenant and steadfast love with those who love him and keep his commandments, to a thousand generations,

Deut 7:12

(NIV)
If you pay attention to these laws and are careful to follow them, then the  Lord your God will keep his covenant of love with you, as he swore to your ancestors.
(ESV)
“And because you listen to these rules and keep and do them, the  Lord your God will keep with you the covenant and the steadfast love that he swore to your fathers.

Deut 7:13

(NIV)
He will love you and bless you and increase your numbers. He will bless the fruit of your womb, the crops of your land – your corn, new wine and oil – the calves of your herds and the lambs of your flocks in the land that he swore to your ancestors to give you.
(ESV)
He will love you, bless you, and multiply you. He will also bless the fruit of your womb and the fruit of your ground, your grain and your wine and your oil, the increase of your herds and the young of your flock, in the land that he swore to your fathers to give you.

Deut 10:12

(NIV)
And now, Israel, what does the  Lord your God ask of you but to fear the  Lord your God, to walk in obedience to him, to love him, to serve the  Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul,
(ESV)
“And now, Israel what does the  Lord your God require of you, but to fear the  Lord your God to walk in all his ways to love him, to serve the  Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul,

Deut 10:15

(NIV)
Yet the  Lord set his affection on your ancestors and loved them, and he chose you, their descendants, above all the nations – as it is today.
(ESV)
Yet the  Lord set his heart in love on your fathers and chose their offspring after them, you above all peoples, as you are this day.

Deut 10:18

(NIV)
He defends the cause of the fatherless and the widow, and loves the foreigner residing among you, giving them food and clothing.
(ESV)
He executes justice for the fatherless and the widow, and loves the sojourner, giving him food and clothing.

Deut 10:19

(NIV)
And you are to love those who are foreigners, for you yourselves were foreigners in Egypt.
(ESV)
Love the sojourner, therefore, for you were sojourners in the land of Egypt.

Deut 11:1

(NIV)
Love the  Lord your God and keep his requirements, his decrees, his laws and his commands always.
(ESV)
“You shall therefore love the  Lord your God and keep his charge, his statutes, his rules, and his commandments always.

Deut 11:13

(NIV)
So if you faithfully obey the commands I am giving you today – to love the  Lord your God and to serve him with all your heart and with all your soul –
(ESV)
“And if you will indeed obey my commandments that I command you today to love the  Lord your God, and to serve him with all your heart and with all your soul,

Deut 11:22

(NIV)
If you carefully observe all these commands I am giving you to follow – to love the  Lord your God, to walk in obedience to him and to hold fast to him –
(ESV)
For if you will be careful to do all this commandment that I command you to do, loving the  Lord your God, walking in all his ways, and holding fast to him,

Deut 13:3

(NIV)
you must not listen to the words of that prophet or dreamer. The  Lord your God is testing you to find out whether you love him with all your heart and with all your soul.
(ESV)
you shall not listen to the words of that prophet or that dreamer of dreams. For the  Lord your God is testing you, to know whether you love the  Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul.

Deut 15:16

(NIV)
But if your servant says to you, ‘I do not want to leave you,’ because he loves you and your family and is well off with you,
(ESV)
But if he says to you, ‘I will not go out from you,’ because he loves you and your household, since he is well-off with you,

Deut 19:9

(NIV)
because you carefully follow all these laws I command you today – to love the  Lord your God and to walk always in obedience to him – then you are to set aside three more cities.
(ESV)
provided you are careful to keep all this commandment, which I command you today, by loving the  Lord your God and by walking ever in his ways— then you shall add three other cities to these three,

Deut 21:15

(NIV)
If a man has two wives, and he loves one but not the other, and both bear him sons but the firstborn is the son of the wife he does not love,
(ESV)
If a man has two wives the one loved and the other unloved, and both the loved and the unloved have borne him children, and if the firstborn son belongs to the unloved

Deut 21:16

(NIV)
when he wills his property to his sons, he must not give the rights of the firstborn to the son of the wife he loves in preference to his actual firstborn, the son of the wife he does not love.
(ESV)
then on the day when he assigns his possessions as an inheritance to his sons, he may not treat the son of the loved as the firstborn in preference to the son of the unloved, who is the firstborn,

Deut 23:5

(NIV)
However, the  Lord your God would not listen to Balaam but turned the curse into a blessing for you, because the  Lord your God loves you.
(ESV)
But the  Lord your God would not listen to Balaam; instead the  Lord your God turned the curse into a blessing for you, because the  Lord your God loved you.

Deut 30:6

(NIV)
The  Lord your God will circumcise your hearts and the hearts of your descendants, so that you may love him with all your heart and with all your soul, and live.
(ESV)
And the  Lord your God will circumcise your heart and the heart of your offspring, so that you will love the  Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul, that you may live.

Deut 30:16

(NIV)
For I command you today to love the  Lord your God, to walk in obedience to him, and to keep his commands, decrees and laws; then you will live and increase, and the  Lord your God will bless you in the land you are entering to possess.

(ESV)
If you obey the commandments of the  Lord your God that I command you today, by loving the  Lord your God, by walking in his ways, and by keeping his commandments and his statutes and his rules, then you shall live and multiply, and the  Lord your God will bless you in the land that you are entering to take possession of it.
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