The culturally accepted uses of the word "Love" seem to be a trite shadow of its biblical meaning. Common use of "Love" is now interchangeable with "Like," "Enjoy," or "Emotionally attachment" of something. That is very different from what the virtue the Bible describes it to be:
1 Corinthians 13:4-7 (NIV)
4 Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. 5 It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. 6 Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. 7 It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.
1 Corinthians 13 ends by stating that Love is greater than Faith or Hope.
Surely faith and hope are greater than a momentary enjoyment such as a tasty dinner item that we often describe as something we "love."
Therefore I ask, what is to be done about this discrepancy?
Should the word "love" be replaced with another word or words?
The closest thing I could think of was "brotherly affection."