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1 Corinthians 13 TMB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but have not charity, I am become as sounding brass or a tinkling 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 though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and though I have all faith so that I could remove mountains, but have not charity, 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 though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and though I give my body to be burned, but have not charity, 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 Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity 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 her own, is not easily provoked, thinketh no 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 iniquity, but rejoiceth in 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 Charity never faileth. But whether there be prophecies, they shall fail; whether there be tongues, they shall cease; whether there be knowledge, it shall vanish 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, then that which is in part shall be done away. 10 but when perfection comes, the imperfect disappears.
11 When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child; but when I became a man, I 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 through a glass, darkly, but then face to face. Now I know in part; but then shall I know, even as also I am 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 And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity. 13 And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.