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 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.

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.

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 as through a mirror, in darkness, but then we shall see face to face; now I know in part, but then I shall know even as I also am 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 avails anything nor uncircumcision, but faith which works by charity.

1 Corinthians 3:14

If the work of anyone abides which he has built thereupon, he shall receive a reward.

1 Corinthians 8:1

Now as concerning things offered unto idols, we know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but charity edifies.

1 Corinthians 8:3

But if anyone loves God, the same is known of him.

1 Corinthians 13:1-8

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.

1 Corinthians 14:1

Follow after charity and earnestly pursue spiritual gifts, but above all, that ye may prophesy.

1 Corinthians 16:14

Let all your things be done with charity.

2 Corinthians 5:10

For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ that each one may receive according to that which they have done in the body, good or evil.

2 Corinthians 5:15

And that he died for all that those who live should not live from now on unto themselves, but unto him who died and rose again for them.

Galatians 5:13-22

For, brethren, ye have been called unto liberty; only do not use liberty for an occasion to the flesh, but by charity serve one another.

Philippians 1:9

And this I pray that your charity may abound yet more and more in knowledge and in all perception,

Colossians 1:5

for the hope which is laid up for you in the heavens, of which ye have already heard by the word of the truth of the gospel,

Colossians 1:27

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

Colossians 3:14

And above all these things put on charity, which is the bond of perfection.

1 Thessalonians 5:8

But let us, who are of the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and charity, and for a helmet, the hope of saving health.

1 Timothy 1:5

Now the end of the commandment is charity out of a pure heart and of a good conscience and of faith unfeigned:

2 Timothy 1:7

For God has not given us the spirit of fear, but of strength and of love and of temperance.

Hebrews 6:11

But we desire that each one of you show the same diligence until the end for the fulfillment of your hope,

Hebrews 6:19

which we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and steadfast, and which enters even into that which is within the veil,

Hebrews 10:35

Do not lose, therefore, this your confidence, which has great recompense of reward;

Hebrews 10:39-7

But we are not of those who draw back unto perdition, but faithful unto the saving of the soul.

1 Peter 1:21

who by him do believe God, who raised him up from the dead and has given him glory: that your faith and hope might be in God.

1 John 2:10

He that loves his brother abides in the light, and there is no occasion of stumbling in him.

1 John 2:14

I have written unto you, fathers, that ye have known him that is from the beginning. I have written unto you, young men, that ye are strong and the word of God abides in you, and ye have overcome the wicked one.

1 John 2:24

Let that therefore abide in you, which ye have heard from the beginning. For if that which ye have heard from the beginning shall abide in you, ye also shall continue to abide in the Son and in the Father.

1 John 3:3

And every one that has this hope in him purifies himself, even as he is pure.

1 John 3:9

Whosoever is born of God does not commit sin; for his seed remains in him; and he cannot sin, because he is born of God.

1 John 4:7-18

Beloved, let us love one another, for charity is of God. Anyone that loves is born of God and knows God.

1 John 5:1-5

Whosoever believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God; and anyone that loves him that begat also loves him that is born of him.

2 John 1:4-6

I have rejoiced greatly, for I have found of thy sons that they walk in the truth, as we have received the commandment from the Father.

Psalm 42:11

Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? Wait thou for God, for I shall yet praise him, who is the saving health of my countenance and my God.

Psalm 43:5

Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? Wait for God, for I shall yet praise him, who is the saving health of my countenance and my God.

Psalm 146:5

Happy is he who has the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope is in the LORD his God;

Lamentations 3:21-26

Zain This shall go down into my heart; therefore I shall wait.

Mark 12:29-31

And Jesus responded unto him, The principal of all the commandments is, Hear, O Israel, The Lord our God, the Lord is one;

Luke 8:13-15

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

Luke 10:27

And he answering said, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart and with all thy soul and with all thy strength and with all thy understanding, and thy neighbour as thyself.

Luke 22:32

but I have prayed for thee that thy faith fail not; and when thou art converted, strengthen thy brethren.

Romans 5:4-5

and patience, experience; and experience, hope;

Romans 8:24-25

For in hope we are saved, but hope that is seen is not hope; for what a man sees, he does not wait for.

Romans 15:13

And believing, the God of hope fills you with all joy and peace that ye may abound in hope by the virtue of the Holy Spirit.

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