Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

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

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 now there remain: faith [abiding trust in God and His promises], hope [confident expectation of eternal salvation], love [unselfish love for others growing out of God’s love for me], these three [the choicest graces]; 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.

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.

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 things in a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now my knowledge is in part; then it will be complete, even as God's knowledge of me. 13 But now we still have faith, hope, love, these three; and the greatest of these is love.


Cross References

Galatians 5:6

Because in Christ Jesus, having circumcision or not having circumcision are equally of no profit; but only faith working through love.

1 Corinthians 3:14

If any man's work comes through the test, he will have a reward.

1 Corinthians 8:1

Now about things offered to images: we all seem to ourselves to have knowledge. Knowledge gives pride, but love gives true strength.

1 Corinthians 8:3

But if anyone has love for God, God has knowledge of him.

1 Corinthians 13:1-8

If I make use of the tongues of men and of angels, and have not love, I am like sounding brass, or a loud-tongued bell.

1 Corinthians 14:1

Go after love; still desiring to have the things which the Spirit gives, but most of all that you may have the prophet's power.

1 Corinthians 16:14

Let all you do be done in love.

2 Corinthians 5:10

For we all have to come before Christ to be judged; so that every one of us may get his reward for the things done in the body, good or bad.

2 Corinthians 5:15

And that he underwent death for all, so that the living might no longer be living to themselves, but to him who underwent death for them and came back from the dead.

Galatians 5:13-22

Because you, brothers, were marked out to be free; only do not make use of your free condition to give the flesh its chance, but through love be servants one to another.

Philippians 1:9

And my prayer is that you may be increased more and more in knowledge and experience;

Colossians 1:5

Through the hope which is in store for you in heaven; knowledge of which was given to you before in the true word of the good news,

Colossians 1:27

To whom God was pleased to give knowledge of the wealth of the glory of this secret among the Gentiles, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory:

Colossians 3:14

And more than all, have love; the only way in which you may be completely joined together.

1 Thessalonians 5:8

But let us, who are of the day, be serious, putting on the breastplate of faith and love, and on our heads, the hope of salvation.

1 Timothy 1:5

But the effect of the order is love coming from a clean heart, and a knowledge of what is right, and true faith:

2 Timothy 1:7

For God did not give us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of self-control.

Hebrews 6:11

And it is our desire that you may all keep the same high purpose in certain hope to the end:

Hebrews 6:19

And this hope is like a strong band for our souls, fixed and certain, and going in to that which is inside the veil;

Hebrews 10:35

So do not give up your hope which will be greatly rewarded.

Hebrews 10:39-7

But we are not of those who go back to destruction; but of those who have faith even to the salvation of the soul.

1 Peter 1:21

Who through him have faith in God who took him up again from the dead into glory; so that your faith and hope might be in God.

1 John 2:10

He who has love for his brother is in the light, and there is no cause of error in him.

1 John 2:14

I have sent a letter to you, fathers, because you have knowledge of him who was from the first. I have sent a letter to you, young men, because you are strong, and the word of God is in you, and because you have overcome the Evil One.

1 John 2:24

But as for you, keep in your hearts the things which were made clear to you from the first. If you keep these things in your hearts you will be kept in the Father and the Son.

1 John 3:3

And everyone who has this hope in him makes himself holy, even as he is holy.

1 John 3:9

Anyone who is a child of God does no sin, because he still has God's seed in him; he is not able to be a sinner, because God is his Father.

1 John 4:7-18

My loved ones, let us have love for one another: because love is of God, and everyone who has love is a child of God and has knowledge of God.

1 John 5:1-5

Everyone who has faith that Jesus is the Christ is a child of God: and everyone who has love for the Father has love for his child.

2 John 1:4-6

It gave me great joy to see some of your children walking in the true way, even as we were ordered to do by the Father.

Psalm 42:11

Why are you crushed down, O my soul? and why are you troubled in me? put your hope in God; for I will again give him praise who is my help and my God.

Psalm 43:5

Why are you crushed down, O my soul? and why are you troubled in me? put your hope in God, for I will again give him praise who is my help and my God.

Psalm 146:5

Happy is the man who has the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope is in the Lord his God:

Lamentations 3:21-26

This I keep in mind, and because of this I have hope.

Mark 12:29-31

Jesus said in answer, The first is, Give ear, O Israel: The Lord our God is one Lord;

Luke 8:13-15

And those on the rock are those who with joy give hearing to the word; but having no root, they have faith for a time, and when the test comes they give up.

Luke 10:27

And he, answering, said, Have love for the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind; and for your neighbour as for yourself.

Luke 22:32

But I have made prayer for you, that your faith may not go from you: and when you are turned again, make your brothers strong.

Romans 5:4-5

And waiting gives experience; and experience, hope:

Romans 8:24-25

For our salvation is by hope: but hope which is seen is not hope: for who is hoping for what he sees?

Romans 15:13

Now may the God of hope make you full of joy and peace through faith, so that all hope may be yours in the power of the Holy Spirit.

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