1 Corinthians 13:1-7 NAS

The Excellence of Love

1 If I speak with the 1tongues of men and of 2angels, but do not have love, I have become a noisy gong or a 3clanging cymbal.

References for 1 Corinthians 13:1

2 If I have the gift of 4prophecy, and know all 5mysteries and all 6knowledge; and if I have 7all faith, so as to 8remove mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing.

References for 1 Corinthians 13:2

3 And if I 9give all my possessions to feed the poor, and if I 10surrender my body ato be burned, but do not have love, it profits me nothing.

References for 1 Corinthians 13:3

    • þ 13:3 - Early mss read "that I may boast"
      4 Love 11is patient, love is kind and 12is not jealous; love does not brag and is not 13arrogant,

      References for 1 Corinthians 13:4

      5 does not act unbecomingly; it 14does not seek its own, is not provoked, 15does not take into account a wrong suffered,

      References for 1 Corinthians 13:5

      6 16does not rejoice in unrighteousness, but 17rejoices with the truth;

      References for 1 Corinthians 13:6

      7 b18bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.

      References for 1 Corinthians 13:7

        • ÿ 13:7 - Or "covers"