Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #26: agape (pronounced ag-ah'-pay)

from 25; love, i.e. affection or benevolence; specially (plural) a love-feast:--(feast of) charity(-ably), dear, love.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon:



1) brotherly love, affection, good will, love, benevolence

2) love feasts

Part of Speech: noun feminine

Relation: from G25


This word is used 116 times:

Matthew 24:12: "because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall wax cold."
Luke 11:42: "judgment and the love of God: these ought ye to have done,"
John 5:42: "ye have not the love of God in you."
John 13:35: "disciples, if ye have love one to another."
John 15:9: "you: continue ye in my love."
John 15:10: "ye shall abide in my love; even as I have kept my"
John 15:10: "abide in his love."
John 15:13: "Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down"
John 17:26: "will declare it: that the love wherewith thou hast loved me may be"
Romans 5:5: "maketh not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in"
Romans 5:8: "God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we"
Romans 8:35: "us from the love of Christ? shall tribulation, or distress,"
Romans 8:39: "us from the love of God, which is in Christ"
Romans 12:9: " Let love be without dissimulation. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good."
Romans 13:10: " Love worketh no ill to his neighbor: therefore love is the fulfilling"
Romans 13:10: "ill to his neighbor: therefore love is the fulfilling of the law."
Romans 14:15: "with thy meat, now walkest thou not charitably. Destroy not"
Romans 15:30: "for the Lord Jesus Christ's sake, and for the love"
1 Corinthians 4:21: "a rod, or in love, and in the spirit of meekness?"
1 Corinthians 8:1: "Knowledge puffeth up, but charity edifieth."
1 Corinthians 13:1: "and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or"
1 Corinthians 13:2: "and have not charity, I am nothing."
1 Corinthians 13:3: "body to be burned, and have not charity, it profiteth"
1 Corinthians 13:4: " Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself,"
1 Corinthians 13:4: "Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself,"
1 Corinthians 13:4: "charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up,"
1 Corinthians 13:8: " Charity never faileth: but whether there be prophecies, they shall fail; whether"
1 Corinthians 13:13: "abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest"
1 Corinthians 13:13: "but the greatest of these is charity."
1 Corinthians 14:1: "Follow after charity, and desire spiritual gifts, but rather that"
1 Corinthians 16:14: "Let all your things be done with charity."
1 Corinthians 16:24: "My love be with you all in Christ Jesus."
2 Corinthians 2:4: "that ye might know the love which I have more abundantly unto"
2 Corinthians 2:8: "I beseech you that ye would confirm your love toward him."
2 Corinthians 5:14: "For the love of Christ constraineth us; because we thus judge,"
2 Corinthians 6:6: "the Holy Ghost, by love unfeigned,"
2 Corinthians 8:7: "and in your love to us, see that ye abound"
2 Corinthians 8:8: "the sincerity of your love."
2 Corinthians 8:24: "churches, the proof of your love, and of our boasting"
2 Corinthians 13:11: "live in peace; and the God of love and peace shall be"
2 Corinthians 13:14: "Christ, and the love of God, and the communion"
Galatians 5:6: "faith which worketh by love."
Galatians 5:13: "flesh, but by love serve one another."
Galatians 5:22: "of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness,"
Ephesians 1:4: "before him in love:"
Ephesians 1:15: "the Lord Jesus, and love unto all the"
Ephesians 2:4: "for his great love wherewith he loved us,"
Ephesians 3:17: "and grounded in love,"
Ephesians 3:19: "And to know the love of Christ, which passeth knowledge, that"
Ephesians 4:2: "forbearing one another in love;"

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