Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

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.

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 Now we see in a glass, even in a dark speaking: but then shall we see face to face. Now I know unperfectly: but then shall I know even as I am known. 13 Now abideth faith, hope, and love, even these three: but the chief of these is love.


Cross References

Galatians 5:6

For in Jesus Christ, neither is circumcision anything worth, neither yet uncircumcision: but faith, which by love is mighty in operation.

1 Corinthians 3:14

If any man's work, that he hath built upon, abide; he shall receive a reward.

1 Corinthians 8:1

To speak of things dedicated unto idols, we are sure that we all have knowledge. Knowledge maketh a man swell: but love edifieth.

1 Corinthians 8:3

But if any man love God, the same is known of him.

1 Corinthians 13:1-8

Though I spake with the tongues of men and angels, and yet had no love, I were even as sounding brass: or as a tinkling cymbal.

1 Corinthians 14:1

Labour for love, and covet spiritual gifts: and most chiefly for to prophesy.

1 Corinthians 16:14

Let all your business be done in love.

2 Corinthians 5:10

For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, that every man may receive the works of his body according to that he hath done, whether it be good or bad.

2 Corinthians 5:15

and that he died for all, because that they which live, should not henceforth live unto themselves: but unto him which died for them and rose again.

Galatians 5:13-22

Brethren, ye were called into liberty, only let not your liberty be an occasion unto the flesh but in love serve one another.

Philippians 1:9

And this I pray, that your love may increase more and more in knowledge, and in all feeling,

Colossians 1:5

for the hope's sake which is laid up in store for you in heaven, of which hope ye have heard before by the true word of the gospel,

Colossians 1:27

to whom God would make known the glorious riches of this mystery among the gentiles, which riches is Christ in you, the hope of glory,

Colossians 3:14

Above all these things put on love, which is the bond of perfectness,

1 Thessalonians 5:8

But let us which are of the day be sober, armed with the breast plate of faith and love, and with hope of salvation as a helmet.

1 Timothy 1:5

For the end of the commandment is love that cometh of a pure heart and of a good conscience, and of faith unfeigned:

2 Timothy 1:7

For God hath not given to us the spirit of fear: but of power, and of love, and of soberness of mind.

Hebrews 6:11

Yea, and we desire that every one of you show the same diligence, to the establishing of hope, even unto the end:

Hebrews 6:19

which hope we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and steadfast. Which hope also entereth in, into those things which are within the veil,

Hebrews 10:35

Cast not away, therefore, your confidence; which hath great reward to recompense.

Hebrews 10:39-7

We are not which withdraw ourselves unto damnation, but pertain to faith, to the winning of the soul.

1 Peter 1:21

Which, by his means, have believed on God that raised him from death, and glorified him, that your faith and hope might be in God.

1 John 2:10

He that loveth his brother, abideth in the light, and there is none occasion of offending in him.

1 John 2:14

I write unto you fathers, how that ye have known him that was from the beginning. I write unto you young men, how that ye be strong; and the word of God dwelleth in you, that ye have overcome the wicked.

1 John 2:24

Let therefore abide in you that same which ye heard at the beginning. If that which ye heard at the beginning shall remain in you, then ye also shall continue in the son, and in the father.

1 John 3:3

And every man that hath this hope in him, purgeth himself, even as he is pure.

1 John 3:9

All that are born of God do no sin, for his seed abideth in them, and they cannot sin, because they be born of God.

1 John 4:7-18

Dearly beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God. And all that love are born of God, and knoweth God.

1 John 5:1-5

All that believe that Jesus is Christ, are born of God. And all that loveth him which begat, loveth him also which was begotten of him.

2 John 1:4-6

I rejoiced greatly, that I found of thy children walking in truth, as we have received a commandment of the father.

Psalm 42:11

Why art thou so vexed, O my soul, and why art thou so disquieted within me? O put thy trust in God; for I will yet thank him, which is the help of my countenance, and my God.

Psalm 43:5

Why art thou so heavy, O my soul, and why art thou so disquieted within me? O put thy trust in God, for I will yet give him thanks, which is the help of my countenance, and my God.

Psalm 146:5

Blessed is he that hath the God of Jacob for his help, and whose hope is in the LORD his God,

Lamentations 3:21-26

While I consider these things in my heart, I get a hope again.

Mark 12:29-31

Jesus answered him, "The first of all the commandments is, 'Hear, Israel, the Lord God is One Lord.

Luke 8:13-15

They on the stones, are they which, when they hear, receive the word with joy. But these have no roots, which for a while believe, and in time of temptation go away.

Luke 10:27

And he answered and said, "Thou shalt love thy Lord God, with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind: and thy neighbor 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

patience bringeth experience, experience bringeth hope,

Romans 8:24-25

For we are saved by hope. But hope that is seen is no hope. For how can a man hope for that which he seeth?

Romans 15:13

The God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may be rich in hope through the power of the holy ghost.

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