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1 Corinthians 13 :: English Standard Version (ESV)

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The Way of Love

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:1 - If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal.

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:2 - And if I have prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:3 - If I give away all I have, and if I deliver up my body to be burned,[fn] but have not love, I gain nothing.

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:4 - Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:5 - or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful;[fn]

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:6 - it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth.

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:7 - Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:8 - Love never ends. As for prophecies, they will pass away; as for tongues, they will cease; as for knowledge, it will pass away.

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:9 - For we know in part and we prophesy in part,

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:10 - but when the perfect comes, the partial will pass away.

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:11 - When I was a child, I spoke like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I gave up childish ways.

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:12 - For now we see in a mirror dimly, but then face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I have been fully known.

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:13 - So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love.
ESV Footnotes
Some manuscripts deliver up my body [to death] that I may boast
Greek irritable and does not count up wrongdoing
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