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Holman Bible Dictionary
Occasional KJV translation of the Hebrew, chesed
. The Old Testament's highest expression for love. It is variously called God's election-, covenant-keeping, or steadfast love. It is a love which remains constant regardless of the circumstances. Although used mostly with God, it sometimes is used of love between people. See Kindness
These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.
Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Loving Kindness'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hbd/l/loving-kindness.html. 1991.