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1 Corinthians 13:1-4 - Interlinear Bible


The Excellence of Love

1 If I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but do not have love, I have become a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal.
jEa;n {COND} tai'? {T-DPF} glwvssai? {N-DPF} tw'n {T-GPM} ajnqrwvpwn {N-GPM} lalw' {V-PAS-1S} kai; {CONJ} tw'n {T-GPM} ajggevlwn, {N-GPM} ajgavphn {N-ASF} de; {CONJ} mh; {PRT} e~cw, {V-PAS-1S} gevgona {V-2RAI-1S} calko;? {N-NSM} hjcw'n {V-PAP-NSM} h^ {PRT} kuvmbalon {N-NSN} ajlalavzon. {V-PAP-NSN}
2 If I have the gift of prophecy, and know all mysteries and all knowledge; and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing.
kai; {CONJ} eja;n {COND} e~cw {V-PAS-1S} profhteivan {N-ASF} kai; {CONJ} eijdw' {V-RAS-1S} ta; {T-APN} musthvria {N-APN} pavnta {A-APN} kai; {CONJ} pa'san {A-ASF} th;n {T-ASF} gnw'sin, {N-ASF} kai; {CONJ} eja;n {COND} e~cw {V-PAS-1S} pa'san {A-ASF} th;n {T-ASF} pivstin {N-ASF} w&ste {CONJ} o~rh {N-APN} meqistavnai, ajgavphn {N-ASF} de; {CONJ} mh; {PRT} e~cw, {V-PAS-1S} oujqevn {A-NSN} eijmi. {V-PXI-1S}
3 And if I give all my possessions to feed the poor, and if I surrender my body to be burned, but do not have love, it profits me nothing.
ka^n {COND} ywmivsw {V-AAS-1S} pavnta {A-APN} ta; {T-APN} uJpavrcontav {V-PAP-APN} mou, {P-1GS} kai; {CONJ} eja;n {COND} paradw' {V-2AAS-1S} to; {T-ASN} sw'mav {N-ASN} mou {P-1GS} i&na {CONJ} kauchvswmai, {V-ADS-1S} ajgavphn {N-ASF} de; {CONJ} mh; {PRT} e~cw, {V-PAS-1S} oujde;n {A-ASN} wjfelou'mai. {V-PPI-1S}
4 Love is patient, love is kind and is not jealous; love does not brag and is not arrogant,
JH {T-NSF} ajgavph {N-NSF} makroqumei', {V-PAI-3S} crhsteuvetai {V-PNI-3S} hJ {T-NSF} ajgavph, {N-NSF} ouj {PRT} zhloi', {V-PAI-3S} ?hJ {T-NSF} ajgavph? {N-NSF} ouj {PRT} perpereuvetai, {V-PNI-3S} ouj {PRT} fusiou'tai, {V-PPI-3S}