“And the king said unto Barzillai, come thou over with me, and I will feed thee with me in Jerusalem. And Barzillai said unto the king, how long have I to live, that I should go up with the king unto Jerusalem? I am this day fourscore years old….” 2 Sam. 19:33-35.
“And he asked them of their welfare, and said, is your father well, the old man of whom ye spake? Is he yet alive?” Gen. 43:27.
“Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.” Gen. 2:24.
“That I have great heaviness and continual sorrow in my heart. For I could wish that myself were accursed from Christ for my brethren, my kinsmen according to the flesh.” Rom. 9:2, 3.
“But I say unto you, love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you.” Matt. 5:44.
“Faithful are the wounds of a friend; but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.” Prov. 27:6.
“Now there was leaning on Jesus’ bosom one of His disciples, whom Jesus loved.” John 13:23.
“Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy.” Ps. 82:3.
“When my father and my mother forsake me, then the Lord will take me up.” Ps. 27:10.
“Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.” 1 John 2:15.