Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Wondrous Words Wednesday

Wondrous Words Wednesday

Different words for love mentioned in the Bible:

1. Agape - unconditional love, God for mankind.

2. Storge - love that grows between family members.

3. Eros - A special intimate love between just two people for life; not to be shared.


  1. I love this post! I knew agape but the other two are new to me.

  2. I knew agape and eros from Sunday School lessons, but apparently they missed "storge". I was taught to pronounce agape as three syllables with the final e pronounced as "ay". Thanks!

  3. Hi Mary Ann,

    I didn't know about 'storge' and the only definition I knew for 'agape' is .... "In a state of wonder or amazement, as with the mouth wide open."

    I obviously didn't listen too well in Sunday School lessons, but then it was a very long time ago and I am not a particularly religious person now.

    Thanks for a great post,


  4. I didn't know storge! Interesting. :)

  5. Like everyone I haven't heard of storge before- it looked like storage misspelt to me. I knew the mouth open agape, but not this usage.

  6. Bermudaonion- Thanks!

    Joy- Thanks! for the pronunciation of agape.

    fiction-books- Glad that you liked it.

    Libby- I didn't either.

    Louise- Thanks!for commenting.