Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

If I have the gift of prophecy
and understand all mysteries
and all knowledge,
and if I have all faith
so that I can move mountains
but do not have love, I am nothing.

New American Standard Bible

If I have the gift of prophecy, and know all mysteries and all knowledge; and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing.

King James Version

And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries, and all knowledge; and though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, and have not charity, I am nothing.

International Standard Version

If I have the gift of prophecy and can understand all secrets and every form of knowledge, and if I have absolute faith so as to move mountains but have no love, I am nothing.

A Conservative Version

And if I have prophecy, and know all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith so as to remove mountains, and have not love, I am nothing.

American Standard Version

And if I have the gift of prophecy, and know all mysteries and all knowledge; and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.

Amplified

And if I have prophetic powers ( the gift of interpreting the divine will and purpose), and understand all the secret truths and mysteries and possess all knowledge, and if I have [sufficient] faith so that I can remove mountains, but have not love (God's love in me) I am nothing (a useless nobody).

An Understandable Version

And if I have the [spiritual] gift of prophecy, and can understand all [of God's] secret purposes, and have all knowledge; and if I have all [the supernatural] faith necessary to relocate mountains [See Matt. 17:20], but do not have love [for people], I am nothing.

Anderson New Testament

And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries, and all knowledge; and though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, and have not love, I am nothing.

Bible in Basic English

And if I have a prophet's power, and have knowledge of all secret things; and if I have all faith, by which mountains may be moved from their place, but have not love, I am nothing.

Common New Testament

If I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge; and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.

Daniel Mace New Testament

and tho' I should have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries, and all knowledge; and tho' I had all the faith necessary to remove mountains, and had no benevolence, it would signify nothing.

Darby Translation

And if I have prophecy, and know all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.

Godbey New Testament

And if I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries, and all knowledge; and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, and have not divine love, I am nothing.

Goodspeed New Testament

If I am inspired to preach and know all the secret truths and possess all knowledge, and if I have such perfect faith that I can move mountains, but have no love, I am nothing.

John Wesley New Testament

And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and though I have all faith so as to remove mountains, and have not love, I am nothing.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And though I have the gift of prophecy and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, and have not charity, I am nothing.

Julia Smith Translation

And if I have the gift of prophecy, and know all mysteries, and all knowledge; and if I have all faith to remove mountains, and have not love, I am nothing.

King James 2000

And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries, and all knowledge; and though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, and have not love, I am nothing.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And if I have [the gift of] prophecy and I know all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith so that [I can] remove mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing.

Modern King James verseion

And though I have prophecies, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge; and though I have all faith, so as to move mountains, and do not have charity, I am nothing.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And though I could prophesy, and understood all secrets, and all knowledge: yea, if I had all faith so that I could move mountains out of their places, and yet had no love, I were nothing.

Moffatt New Testament

I may prophesy, fathom all mysteries and secret lore, I may have such absolute faith that I can move hills from their place, but if I have no love, I count for nothing;

Montgomery New Testament

Though I have the gift of prophecy and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.

NET Bible

And if I have prophecy, and know all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith so that I can remove mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing.

New Heart English Bible

If I have the gift of prophecy, and know all mysteries and all knowledge; and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing.

Noyes New Testament

And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and though I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, and have not love, I am nothing.

Sawyer New Testament

And if I have prophecy, and understand all mysteries, and all knowledge, and if I have all faith so as to remove mountains, and have not love, I am nothing.

The Emphasized Bible

And, though I have the gift of prophesying, and know all sacred secrets, and all knowledge, - and though I have all faith, so as to be removing mountains, and have not, love, I am, nothing;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And though I have the gift of prophecy, and know all mysteries, and all manner of science; and though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Even though I have the gift of preaching, and fathom all hidden truths and all the depths of knowledge; even though I have such faith as might move mountains, yet have not Love, I am nothing!

Webster

And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries, and all knowledge; and though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, and have not charity, I am nothing.

Weymouth New Testament

If I possess the gift of prophecy and am versed in all mysteries and all knowledge, and have such absolute faith that I can remove mountains, but am destitute of Love, I am nothing.

Williams New Testament

If I should have the gift of prophecy, And know all secret truths, and knowledge in its every form, and have such perfect faith that I could move mountains, but have no love, I am nothing.

World English Bible

If I have the gift of prophecy, and know all mysteries and all knowledge; and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but don't have love, I am nothing.

Worrell New Testament

And, if I have the gift of prophecy, and know all the mysteries and all knowledge; and, if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing,

Worsley New Testament

And though I have the gift of prophecy, and am acquainted with all mysteries, and all knowledge: yea if I have faith, even. to remove mountains, and have not charity, I am nothing.

Youngs Literal Translation

and if I have prophecy, and know all the secrets, and all the knowledge, and if I have all the faith, so as to remove mountains, and have not love, I am nothing;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

ἐάν 
Ean 
ἐάν 
Ean 
Usage: 155
Usage: 155

I have
ἔχω 
Echo 
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479
Usage: 479

the gift of prophecy
προφητεία 
Propheteia 
Usage: 18

and






δέ 
De 
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 0
Usage: 0
Usage: 0
Usage: 2184

εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
πᾶς 
Pas 
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704
Usage: 704
Usage: 704

μυστήριον 
Musterion 
Usage: 23

γνῶσις 
Gnosis 
Usage: 28

πίστις 
Pistis 
Usage: 221

so that
ὥστε 
hoste 
Usage: 72

μεθίστημι μεθιστάνω 
methistemi 
Usage: 4

ὄρος 
Oros 
Usage: 55

ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

G26
ἀγάπη 
Agape 
Usage: 105

I am
εἰμί 
Eimi 
I am , am, it is I , be, I was , have been, not tr
Usage: 72

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Corinthians 13:2

Devotionals containing 1 Corinthians 13:2

Images 1 Corinthians 13:2

Prayers for 1 Corinthians 13:2

Context Readings

Love, The More Excellent Way

1 If I speak human or angelic languages
but do not have love,
I am a sounding gong or a clanging cymbal.
2 If I have the gift of prophecy
and understand all mysteries
and all knowledge,
and if I have all faith
so that I can move mountains
but do not have love, I am nothing.
3 And if I donate all my goods to feed the poor,
and if I give my body in order to boast
but do not have love, I gain nothing.


Cross References

Matthew 17:20

“Because of your little faith,” He told them. “For I assure you: If you have faith the size of a mustard seed, you will tell this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you.

Matthew 21:21

Jesus answered them, “I assure you: If you have faith and do not doubt, you will not only do what was done to the fig tree, but even if you tell this mountain, ‘Be lifted up and thrown into the sea,’ it will be done.

1 Corinthians 13:3

And if I donate all my goods to feed the poor,
and if I give my body in order to boast
but do not have love, I gain nothing.

1 Corinthians 16:22

If anyone does not love the Lord, a curse be on him. Marana tha that is, Lord, come!

Numbers 24:15-24

Then he proclaimed his poem:The oracle of Balaam son of Beor,
the oracle of the man whose eyes are opened;

Matthew 7:22-23

On that day many will say to Me, ‘Lord, Lord, didn’t we prophesy in Your name, drive out demons in Your name, and do many miracles in Your name?’

Matthew 13:11

He answered them, “Because the secrets of the kingdom of heaven have been given for you to know, but it has not been given to them.

Matthew 21:19

Seeing a lone fig tree by the road, He went up to it and found nothing on it except leaves. And He said to it, “May no fruit ever come from you again!” At once the fig tree withered.

Mark 11:22-23

Jesus replied to them, “Have faith in God.

Luke 17:5-6

The apostles said to the Lord, “Increase our faith.”

Romans 11:25

So that you will not be conceited, brothers, I do not want you to be unaware of this mystery: A partial hardening has come to Israel until the full number of the Gentiles has come in.

Romans 16:25

Now to Him who has power to strengthen you according to my gospel and the proclamation about Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery kept silent for long ages

1 Corinthians 4:1

A person should consider us in this way: as servants of Christ and managers of God’s mysteries.

1 Corinthians 7:19

Circumcision does not matter and uncircumcision does not matter, but keeping God’s commands does.

1 Corinthians 8:4

About eating food offered to idols, then, we know that “an idol is nothing in the world,” and that “there is no God but one.”

1 Corinthians 12:8-10

to one is given a message of wisdom
through the Spirit,
to another, a message of knowledge
by the same Spirit,

1 Corinthians 12:28

And God has placed these in the church:first apostles, second prophets,
third teachers, next miracles,
then gifts of healing, helping,
managing, various kinds of languages.

1 Corinthians 13:1

If I speak human or angelic languages
but do not have love,
I am a sounding gong or a clanging cymbal.

1 Corinthians 14:1-2

Pursue love and desire spiritual gifts, and above all that you may prophesy.

1 Corinthians 14:6-9

But now, brothers, if I come to you speaking in other languages, how will I benefit you unless I speak to you with a revelation or knowledge or prophecy or teaching?

1 Corinthians 14:39

Therefore, my brothers, be eager to prophesy, and do not forbid speaking in other languages.

2 Corinthians 12:11

I have become a fool; you forced it on me. I should have been endorsed by you, since I am not in any way inferior to the “super-apostles,” even though I am nothing.

Galatians 5:16

I say then, walk by the Spirit and you will not carry out the desire of the flesh.

Galatians 5:22

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faith,

Galatians 6:3

For if anyone considers himself to be something when he is nothing, he deceives himself.

Ephesians 3:4

By reading this you are able to understand my insight about the mystery of the Messiah.

Ephesians 6:19

Pray also for me, that the message may be given to me when I open my mouth to make known with boldness the mystery of the gospel.

Colossians 1:26

the mystery hidden for ages and generations but now revealed to His saints.

1 Timothy 3:16

And most certainly, the mystery of godliness is great:He was manifested in the flesh,
vindicated in the Spirit,
seen by angels,
preached among the nations,
believed on in the world,
taken up in glory.

1 John 4:8

The one who does not love does not know God, because God is love.

1 John 4:20-21

If anyone says, “I love God,” yet hates his brother, he is a liar. For the person who does not love his brother he has seen cannot love the God he has not seen.

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