1 Corinthians 13 ASV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 If I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am become sounding brass, or a clanging cymbal. 1 If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal.
2 And 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 have not love, I am nothing. 2 If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.
3 And if I bestow all my goods to feed [the poor], and if I give my body to be burned, but have not love, it profiteth me nothing. 3 If I give all I possess to the poor and surrender my body to the flames, but have not love, I gain nothing.
4 Love suffereth long, [and] is kind; love envieth not; love vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up, 4 Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.
5 doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not its own, is not provoked, taketh not account of evil; 5 It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.
6 rejoiceth not in unrighteousness, but rejoiceth with the truth; 6 Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.
7 beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things. 7 It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.
8 Love never faileth: but whether [there be] prophecies, they shall be done away; whether [there be] tongues, they shall cease; whether [there be] knowledge, it shall be done away. 8 Love never fails. But where there are prophecies, they will cease; where there are tongues, they will be stilled; where there is knowledge, it will pass away.
9 For we know in part, and we prophesy in part; 9 For we know in part and we prophesy in part,
10 but when that which is perfect is come, that which is in part shall be done away. 10 but when perfection comes, the imperfect disappears.
11 When I was a child, I spake as a child, I felt as a child, I thought as a child: now that I am become a man, I have put away childish things. 11 When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I put childish ways behind me.
12 For now we see in a mirror, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know fully even as also I was fully known. 12 Now we see but a poor reflection as in a mirror; then we shall see face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I am fully known.
13 But now abideth faith, hope, love, these three; and the greatest of these is love. 13 And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.