Parallel Bible results for 1 Corinthians 13

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1 Corinthians 13

KJV 1 Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal. NIV 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. KJV 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, and have not charity, I am nothing. NIV 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. KJV 3 And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and though I give my body to be burned , and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing. NIV 3 If I give all I possess to the poor and surrender my body to the flames, but have not love, I gain nothing. KJV 4 Charity suffereth long , and is kind ; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself , is not puffed up , NIV 4 Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. KJV 5 Doth not behave itself unseemly , seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked , thinketh no evil; NIV 5 It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. KJV 6 Rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth; NIV 6 Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. KJV 7 Beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things. NIV 7 It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. KJV 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 . NIV 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. KJV 9 For we know in part, and we prophesy in part. NIV 9 For we know in part and we prophesy in part, KJV 10 But when that which is perfect is come , then that which is in part shall be done away . NIV 10 but when perfection comes, the imperfect disappears. KJV 11 When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things. NIV 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. KJV 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 . NIV 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. KJV 13 And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity. NIV 13 And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.