Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But now faith, hope, love, abide these three; but the greatest of these is love.

King James Version

And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity.

Holman Bible

Now these three remain:
faith, hope, and love.
But the greatest of these is love.

International Standard Version

Right now three things remain: faith, hope, and love. But the greatest of these is love.

A Conservative Version

And now remain faith, hope, love, these three, but the greater of these is love.

American Standard Version

But now abideth faith, hope, love, these three; and the greatest of these is love.

Amplified

And so faith, hope, love abide [faith -- "conviction and belief respecting man's relation to God and divine things; hope -- "joyful and confident expectation of eternal salvation; love -- "true affection for God and man, growing out of God's love for and in us], these three; but the greatest of these is love.

An Understandable Version

But now [i.e., since the temporary gifts are to pass away], these three things remain: faith, hope and love; and the most important of them is love.

Anderson New Testament

And now abide faith, hope, love, these three; but the great est of these is love.

Bible in Basic English

But now we still have faith, hope, love, these three; and the greatest of these is love.

Common New Testament

So now faith, hope, love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love.

Daniel Mace New Testament

and now faith, hope, social virtue, these three will all remain; but the most permanent of the three is social virtue.

Darby Translation

And now abide faith, hope, love; these three things; and the greater of these is love.

Godbey New Testament

But now abide faith, hope, divine love, these three; but the greatest of these is divine love.

Goodspeed New Testament

So faith, hope, and love endure. These are the great three, and the greatest of them is love.

John Wesley New Testament

And now abide these three, faith, hope, love; but the greatest of these is love.

Julia Smith Translation

And now remains faith, hope, love, these three; and the greater of these, love.

King James 2000

And now abides faith, hope, love, these three; but the greatest of these is love.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And now these three [things] remain: faith, hope, [and] love. But the greatest of these [is] love.

Modern King James verseion

And now faith, hope, charity, these three remain; but the greatest of these is charity.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Now abideth faith, hope, and love, even these three: but the chief of these is love.

Moffatt New Testament

Thus 'faith and hope and love last on, these three,' but the greatest of all is love.

Montgomery New Testament

Faith, Hope, Love endure??hese three; but the greatest of these is Love.

NET Bible

And now these three remain: faith, hope, and love. But the greatest of these is love.

New Heart English Bible

But now faith, hope, and love remain?these three. The greatest of these is love.

Noyes New Testament

And now there abide faith, hope, love, these three; but the greatest of these is love.

Sawyer New Testament

And now remain faith, hope, love, these three; but the greatest of these is love.

The Emphasized Bible

But, now abide - faith, hope, love, - these three; but, the greatest of these, is, love.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But now abideth faith, hope, love, these three; but the greater of these is love.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Meanwhile Faith, Hope, and Love endure-these three, but the greatest of these is Love.

Webster

And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity.

Weymouth New Testament

And so there remain Faith, Hope, Love--these three; and of these the greatest is Love.

Williams New Testament

And so these three, faith, hope, and love endure, but the greatest of them is love.

World English Bible

But now faith, hope, and love remain -- these three. The greatest of these is love.

Worrell New Testament

But now abides faith, hope, love; these three; and the greatest of these is love.

Worsley New Testament

And now abideth faith, hope, love, these three graces; but the greatest of these is love.

Youngs Literal Translation

and now there doth remain faith, hope, love -- these three; and the greatest of these is love.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

now
νυνί 
Nuni 
now
Usage: 21

μένω 
meno 
Usage: 85

πίστις 
Pistis 
Usage: 221

ἐλπίς 
Elpis 
Usage: 54

G26
ἀγάπη 
Agape 
Usage: 105

ταῦτα 
Tauta 
Usage: 188

τρεῖς τρία 
Treis 
Usage: 51

but
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

the greatest
μείζων 
meizon 
Usage: 19

of these
τούτων 
Touton 
Usage: 43

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Corinthians 13:13

Devotionals containing 1 Corinthians 13:13

Images 1 Corinthians 13:13

Prayers for 1 Corinthians 13:13

Context Readings

Love, The More Excellent Way

12 For now we see in a mirror dimly, but then face to face; now I know in part, but then I will know fully just as I also have been fully known. 13 But now faith, hope, love, abide these three; but the greatest of these is love.


Cross References

Galatians 5:6

For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision means anything, but faith working through love.

1 Corinthians 3:14

If any man’s work which he has built on it remains, he will receive a reward.

1 Corinthians 8:1

Now concerning things sacrificed to idols, we know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge makes arrogant, but love edifies.

1 Corinthians 8:3

but if anyone loves God, he is known by Him.

1 Corinthians 13:1-8

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

1 Corinthians 14:1

Pursue love, yet desire earnestly spiritual gifts, but especially that you may prophesy.

1 Corinthians 16:14

Let all that you do be done in love.

2 Corinthians 5:10

For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, so that each one may be recompensed for his deeds in the body, according to what he has done, whether good or bad.

2 Corinthians 5:15

and He died for all, so that they who live might no longer live for themselves, but for Him who died and rose again on their behalf.

Galatians 5:13-22

For you were called to freedom, brethren; only do not turn your freedom into an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another.

Philippians 1:9

And this I pray, that your love may abound still more and more in real knowledge and all discernment,

Colossians 1:5

because of the hope laid up for you in heaven, of which you previously heard in the word of truth, the gospel

Colossians 1:27

to whom God willed to make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.

Colossians 3:14

Beyond all these things put on love, which is the perfect bond of unity.

1 Thessalonians 5:8

But since we are of the day, let us be sober, having put on the breastplate of faith and love, and as a helmet, the hope of salvation.

1 Timothy 1:5

But the goal of our instruction is love from a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith.

2 Timothy 1:7

For God has not given us a spirit of timidity, but of power and love and discipline.

Hebrews 6:11

And we desire that each one of you show the same diligence so as to realize the full assurance of hope until the end,

Hebrews 6:19

This hope we have as an anchor of the soul, a hope both sure and steadfast and one which enters within the veil,

Hebrews 10:35

Therefore, do not throw away your confidence, which has a great reward.

Hebrews 10:39-7

But we are not of those who shrink back to destruction, but of those who have faith to the preserving of the soul.

1 Peter 1:21

who through Him are believers in God, who raised Him from the dead and gave Him glory, so that your faith and hope are in God.

1 John 2:10

The one who loves his brother abides in the Light and there is no cause for stumbling in him.

1 John 2:14

I have written to you, fathers, because you know Him who has been from the beginning. I have written to you, young men, because you are strong, and the word of God abides in you, and you have overcome the evil one.

1 John 2:24

As for you, let that abide in you which you heard from the beginning. If what you heard from the beginning abides in you, you also will abide in the Son and in the Father.

1 John 3:3

And everyone who has this hope fixed on Him purifies himself, just as He is pure.

1 John 3:9

No one who is born of God practices sin, because His seed abides in him; and he cannot sin, because he is born of God.

1 John 4:7-18

Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God.

1 John 5:1-5

Whoever believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God, and whoever loves the Father loves the child born of Him.

2 John 1:4-6

I was very glad to find some of your children walking in truth, just as we have received commandment to do from the Father.

Psalm 42:11

Why are you in despair, O my soul?
And why have you become disturbed within me?
Hope in God, for I shall yet praise Him,
The help of my countenance and my God.

Psalm 43:5

Why are you in despair, O my soul?
And why are you disturbed within me?
Hope in God, for I shall again praise Him,
The help of my countenance and my God.

Psalm 146:5

How blessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob,
Whose hope is in the Lord his God,

Lamentations 3:21-26

This I recall to my mind,
Therefore I have hope.

Mark 12:29-31

Jesus answered, “The foremost is, ‘Hear, O Israel! The Lord our God is one Lord;

Luke 8:13-15

Those on the rocky soil are those who, when they hear, receive the word with joy; and these have no firm root; they believe for a while, and in time of temptation fall away.

Luke 10:27

And he answered, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength, and with all your mind; and your neighbor as yourself.”

Luke 22:32

but I have prayed for you, that your faith may not fail; and you, when once you have turned again, strengthen your brothers.”

Romans 5:4-5

and perseverance, proven character; and proven character, hope;

Romans 8:24-25

For in hope we have been saved, but hope that is seen is not hope; for who hopes for what he already sees?

Romans 15:13

Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that you will abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.

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