Parallel Verses

Montgomery New Testament

And though I sell all my goods to feed the poor, and though I give my body to be burned, but have not love, it avails me nothing.

New American Standard Bible

And if I give all my possessions to feed the poor, and if I surrender my body to be burned, but do not have love, it profits me nothing.

King James Version

And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and though I give my body to be burned, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing.

Holman Bible

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.

International Standard Version

Even if I give away everything that I have and sacrifice myself, but have no love, I gain nothing.

A Conservative Version

And if I dole out all things possessed by me, and if I deliver my body so that I may be burned, and have not love, I benefit nothing.

American Standard Version

And if I bestow all my goods to feed the poor , and if I give my body to be burned, but have not love, it profiteth me nothing.

Amplified

If I give all my possessions to feed the poor, and if I surrender my body to be burned, but do not have love, it does me no good at all.

An Understandable Version

And if I donate all my possessions to feed poor people, and if I surrender my body to be burned [Note: This probably refers to becoming a martyr, but some manuscripts read, "that I may be able to boast"], but do not have love [for people], it is no benefit to me.

Anderson New Testament

And though I give all my goods to feed the poor, and though I deliver up my body to be burned, and have not love, I am profited nothing.

Bible in Basic English

And if I give all my goods to the poor, and if I give my body to be burned, but have not love, it is of no profit to me.

Common New Testament

If I give all I have to the poor, and if I surrender my body to be burned, but have not love, I gain nothing.

Daniel Mace New Testament

and tho' I distribute my whole substance to the poor, and give my body to be burned, and have not social affection, it profits me nothing.

Darby Translation

And if I shall dole out all my goods in food, and if I deliver up my body that I may be burned, but have not love, I profit nothing.

Godbey New Testament

And if I give all my goods to feed the poor, and if I may give my body that I shall be burnt, and have not divine love, I am profited as to nothing.

Goodspeed New Testament

Even if I give away everything I own, and give myself up, but do it in pride, not love, it does me no good.

John Wesley New Testament

And though I give all my goods to feed the poor, and deliver up my body to be burned, and have not love, it profiteth me nothing.

Julia Smith Translation

And if I feed out all my goods, and if I deliver my body that I be burned, and have not love, I am profited nothing.

King James 2000

And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and though I give my body to be burned, and have not love, it profits me nothing.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And if I parcel out all my possessions, and if I hand over my body in order that I will be burned, but do not have love, it benefits [me] nothing.

Modern King James verseion

And though I give out all my goods to feed the poor, and though I deliver my body to be burned, and have not charity, I am profited nothing.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And though I bestowed all my goods to feed the poor, and though I gave my body even that I burned, and yet had no love, it profiteth me nothing.

Moffatt New Testament

I may distribute all I possess in charity, I may give up my body to be burnt, but if I have no love, I make nothing of it.

NET Bible

If I give away everything I own, and if I give over my body in order to boast, but do not have love, I receive no benefit.

New Heart English Bible

If I dole out all my goods to feed the poor, and if I surrender my body so that I may boast, but do not have love, it profits me nothing.

Noyes New Testament

And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and though I give up my body that I may be burned, and have not love, it profiteth me nothing.

Sawyer New Testament

And if I deal out all my property to feed the poor, and if I deliver my body to be burned, and have not love, I shall not be profited.

The Emphasized Bible

And, though I morsel out all my goods, - and though I deliver up my body, that I may boast, and have not, love, I am profited, nothing.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And if I deal out all my goods in alms, and deliver up my body that I should be burned, but have not love, I am nothing advantaged by it.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Even though I dole my substance to the poor, even though I sacrifice my body, that I may boast, yet have not Love, it avails me nothing!

Webster

And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and though I give my body to be burned, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing.

Weymouth New Testament

And if I distribute all my possessions to the poor, and give up my body to be burned, but am destitute of Love, it profits me nothing.

Williams New Testament

If I should dole out everything I have for charity, and give my body up to torture in mere boasting pride, but have no love, I get from it no good at all.

World English Bible

If I dole out all my goods to feed the poor, and if I give my body to be burned, but don't have love, it profits me nothing.

Worrell New Testament

And, if I bestow in morsels all my goods; and, if I give my body to he burned, but have not love, I am profited nothing.

Worsley New Testament

And though I give all my substance to feed the poor, and my body to be burnt, and have not charity, I am nothing profited.

Youngs Literal Translation

and if I give away to feed others all my goods, and if I give up my body that I may be burned, and have not love, I am profited nothing.

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 bestow
ψωμίζω 
Psomizo 
Usage: 2

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

my
μοῦ 
Mou 
μοῦ 
Mou 
my, me, mine, I, mine own
my, me, mine, I, mine own
Usage: 313
Usage: 313

ὑπάρχοντα 
Huparchonta 
Usage: 5

to feed
ψωμίζω 
Psomizo 
Usage: 2

the poor, and

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

I give
παραδίδωμι 
Paradidomi 
Usage: 75

σῶμα 
Soma 
Usage: 123

to
ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

be burned
καίω 
Kaio 
Usage: 7

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

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

it profiteth me
ὠφελέω 
Opheleo 
Usage: 8

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Corinthians 13:3

References

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Images 1 Corinthians 13:3

Prayers for 1 Corinthians 13:3

Context Readings

Love, The More Excellent Way

2 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. 3 And though I sell all my goods to feed the poor, and though I give my body to be burned, but have not love, it avails me nothing. 4 Love suffers long and is kind; love envies not; love makes no parade, is not puffed up,


Cross References

Matthew 6:1-4

"Be careful not to do your good deeds in the sight of men, in order to be observed by them. If you do, you have no reward with your heavenly Father.

Matthew 7:22-23

"Many in that day will say to me, "'Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in your name, and in your name cast out demons, and in your name done many mighty works?'

Matthew 23:5

"For they do all their good deeds to be gazed on of men. They widen their phylacteries,

Luke 18:22

And receiving this reply, Jesus said to him. "One thing you are still lacking. Sell all that you have and give it to the poor, and you shall have treasure in heaven. Then come and follow me."

Luke 18:28

Then Peter said, "Look! we have left our homes and followed you."

Luke 19:8

But Zaccheus stood up and said to the Lord, "I give half my property to the poor, Lord, and if I have defrauded any man of anything I am restoring it to him fourfold."

Luke 21:3-4

And he said: "Of truth I tell you that this poor widow has put in more than they all;

John 6:63

"The spirit is what gives life; the flesh is of no avail. The words which I have been speaking to you, are spirit and are life.

John 12:43

For they loved the approval of men rather than the approval of God.

John 13:37

"Why cannot I follow you now, Master?" said Peter. "I will lay down my life for you." Jesus answered him.

John 15:13

"Greater love has no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

Acts 21:13

"What do you mean by thus breaking my heart with your grief?" answered Paul. "For I am ready not to be bound only, but also to die at Jerusalem, for the name of the Lord Jesus."

Galatians 5:26

Let us not become conceited, provoking one another, envying one another.

Philippians 1:15-18

Some indeed are preaching Christ out of envy and contentiousness, but others from good-will.

Philippians 1:20-21

So it is my keen expectation and hope that I shall never feel ashamed, but that with fearless courage, now as hither to, Christ may be magnified in my body, whether by my life or by my death.

Philippians 2:3

Do nothing out of strife, nothing out of vanity, but let each one in true humility consider the others to be of more account than himself.

1 Timothy 4:8

For physical training is of some small service, but godliness is of service in everything; since it carries with it a promise of life, both here and hereafter.

Hebrews 13:9

Do not allow yourselves to be swept away by various and strange teachings. For it is a beautiful thing to be established in heart by grace, and not by regulations regarding food, from which those that occupied themselves with them have derived no benefit.

James 2:14-17

My brothers, what good is it if any one says that he has faith, if he has no deeds? Can such faith save him?

James 2:14

My brothers, what good is it if any one says that he has faith, if he has no deeds? Can such faith save him?

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