Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Right now three things remain: faith, hope, and love. But 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.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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 Now we see only an indistinct image in a mirror, but then we will be face to face. Now what I know is incomplete, but then I will know fully, even as I have been fully known. 13 Right now three things remain: faith, hope, and love. But the greatest of these is love.


Cross References

Galatians 5:6

for in union with the Messiah Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision matters. What matters is faith expressed through love.

1 Corinthians 3:14

If what a person has built on the foundation survives, he will receive a reward.

1 Corinthians 8:1

Now concerning food offered to idols: We know that we all possess knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but love builds up.

1 Corinthians 8:3

But anyone who loves God is known by him.

1 Corinthians 13:1-8

If I speak in the languages of humans and angels but have no love, I have become a reverberating gong or a clashing cymbal.

1 Corinthians 14:1

Keep on pursuing love, and keep on desiring spiritual gifts, especially the ability to prophesy.

1 Corinthians 16:14

Everything you do should be done lovingly.

2 Corinthians 5:10

For all of us must appear before the judgment seat of the Messiah, so that each of us may receive what he deserves for what he has done in his body, whether good or worthless.

2 Corinthians 5:15

He died for all people, so that those who live should no longer live for themselves but for the one who died and rose for them.

Galatians 5:13-22

For you, brothers, were called to freedom. Only do not turn your freedom into an opportunity to gratify your flesh, but through love make it your habit to serve one another.

Philippians 1:9

And this is my prayer, that your love will keep on growing more and more with full knowledge and insight,

Colossians 1:5

based on the hope laid up for you in heaven. Some time ago you heard about this hope through the word of truth, the gospel

Colossians 1:27

to whom God wanted to make known the glorious riches of this secret among the gentiles which is the Messiah in you, our glorious hope.

Colossians 3:14

Above all, clothe yourselves with love, which ties everything together in unity.

1 Thessalonians 5:8

But since we belong to the day, let's be sober. We must put on the breastplate of faith and love, and the hope of salvation as a helmet.

1 Timothy 1:5

The goal of this instruction is love that flows from a pure heart, from a clear conscience, and from a sincere faith.

2 Timothy 1:7

For God did not give us a spirit of timidity but one of power, love, and self-discipline.

Hebrews 6:11

But we want each of you to continue to be diligent to the very end, in order to give full assurance to your hope.

Hebrews 6:19

That hope, firm and secure like an anchor for our souls, reaches behind the curtain

Hebrews 10:35

So don't lose your confidence, since it holds a great reward for you.

Hebrews 10:39-7

Now, we do not belong to those who turn back and are destroyed, but to those who have faith and are saved.

1 Peter 1:21

Through him you believe in God, who raised him from the dead and gave him glory, so that your faith and hope might be in God.

1 John 2:10

The person who loves his brother abides in the light, and there is no reason for him to stumble.

1 John 2:14

I have written to you, little children, because you have known the Father. I have written to you, fathers, because you have known the one who has existed from the beginning. I have written to you, young people, because you are strong and because God's word remains in you and you have overcome the evil one.

1 John 2:24

What you have heard from the beginning must abide in you. If what you have heard from the beginning abides in you, you will also abide in the Son and in the Father.

1 John 3:3

And everyone who has this hope based on him keeps himself pure, just as the Messiah is pure.

1 John 3:9

No one who has been born from God practices sin, because God's seed abides in him. Indeed, he cannot go on sinning, because he has been born from God.

1 John 4:7-18

Dear friends, let us continuously love one another, because love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born from God and knows God.

1 John 5:1-5

Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Messiah has been born from God, and everyone who loves the parent also loves the child.

2 John 1:4-6

I was overjoyed to find some of your children living truthfully, just as the Father has commanded us.

Psalm 42:11

Why are you in despair, my soul? Why are you disturbed within me? Hope in God, for once again I will praise him, since his presence saves me and he is my God.

Psalm 43:5

Why are you in despair, my soul? Why are you disturbed within me? Hope in God, because I will praise him once again, since his presence saves me and he is my God. To the Director: An instruction of the Sons of Korah.

Psalm 146:5

Happy is the one whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the LORD his God,

Lamentations 3:21-26

This is what comes to mind, and therefore I have hope:

Mark 12:29-31

Jesus answered, "The most important is, "Hear, O Israel, the Lord our God is one Lord,

Luke 8:13-15

The ones on the stony ground are the people who joyfully welcome the word when they hear it. But since they don't have any roots, they believe for a while, but in a time of testing they fall away.

Luke 10:27

He answered, "You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your strength, and with all your mind. And you must love your neighbor as yourself."

Luke 22:32

but I have prayed for you that your own faith may not fail. When you have come back, you must strengthen your brothers."

Romans 5:4-5

endurance produces character, and character produces hope.

Romans 8:24-25

For we were saved with this hope in mind. Now a hope that can be observed is not really hope, for who hopes for what can be seen?

Romans 15:13

Now may God, the source of hope, fill you with all joy and peace as you believe, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.

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