Parallel Verses

Godbey New Testament

Divine love suffers long; divine love is kind; divine love envies not; does not make a display of itself, is not puffed up,

New American Standard Bible

Love is patient, love is kind and is not jealous; love does not brag and is not arrogant,

King James Version

Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up,

Holman Bible

Love is patient, love is kind.
Love does not envy,
is not boastful, is not conceited,

International Standard Version

Love is always patient; love is always kind; love is never envious or arrogant with pride. Nor is she conceited,

A Conservative Version

Love is patient and is kind. Love does not envy. Love does not brag, and is not puffed up.

American Standard Version

Love suffereth long, and is kind; love envieth not; love vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up,

Amplified

Love endures with patience and serenity, love is kind and thoughtful, and is not jealous or envious; love does not brag and is not proud or arrogant.

An Understandable Version

[Note: The following traits should be understood in the context of love for people]. Love is patient [with people], and is kind [to them]; love does not envy [what people are or have]; love does not boast [of being superior to others], it is not arrogant [in dealing with people].

Anderson New Testament

Love suffers long, and is kind; love envies not; love boasts not; is not vain,

Bible in Basic English

Love is never tired of waiting; love is kind; love has no envy; love has no high opinion of itself, love has no pride;

Common New Testament

Love is patient, love is kind. It is not jealous or boastful, it is not arrogant

Daniel Mace New Testament

Social affection is patient, is kind; is a stranger to envy; is not insolently vain, nor arrogant: does not behave indecently,

Darby Translation

Love has long patience, is kind; love is not emulous of others; love is not insolent and rash, is not puffed up,

Goodspeed New Testament

Love is patient and kind. Love is not envious or boastful. It does not put on airs.

John Wesley New Testament

Love suffereth long and is kind; love envieth not; love acteth not rashly, is not puffed up:

Julia Smith Translation

Love is slow to anger, possesses kindness; love envies not; love vaunts not itself, is not puffed up,

King James 2000

Love suffers long, and is kind; love envies not; love vaunts not itself, is not puffed up,

Lexham Expanded Bible

Love is patient, love is kind, love is not jealous, [it] does not boast, [it] does not become conceited,

Modern King James verseion

Charity has patience, is kind; charity is not envious, is not vain, is not puffed up;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Love suffereth long, and is courteous. Love envieth not. Love doth not forwardly, swelleth not,

Moffatt New Testament

Love is very patient, very kind. Love knows no jealousy; love makes no parade, gives itself no airs,

Montgomery New Testament

Love suffers long and is kind; love envies not; love makes no parade, is not puffed up,

NET Bible

Love is patient, love is kind, it is not envious. Love does not brag, it is not puffed up.

New Heart English Bible

Love is patient and is kind; love does not envy. Love does not brag, is not proud,

Noyes New Testament

Love suffereth long, is kind; love envieth not; love vaunteth not herself, is not puffed up,

Sawyer New Testament

Love suffers long and is kind; love envies not; love is not boastful, is not puffed up,

The Emphasized Bible

Love, is patient, is gracious. Love, is not envious, vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Love is long-suffering, is kind; love envieth not; love is no vain boaster, is not inflated [with pride],

Twentieth Century New Testament

Love is long-suffering, and kind; Love is never envious, never boastful, never conceited, never behaves unbecomingly;

Webster

Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up,

Weymouth New Testament

Love is patient and kind. Love knows neither envy nor jealousy. Love is not forward and self-assertive, nor boastful and conceited.

Williams New Testament

Love is so patient and so kind; love never boils with jealousy; it never boasts, is never puffed with pride;

World English Bible

Love is patient and is kind; love doesn't envy. Love doesn't brag, is not proud,

Worrell New Testament

Love suffers long, is kind; love envies not; love vaunts not herself, is not puffed up,

Worsley New Testament

Charity beareth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity is not insolent, is not puffed up,

Youngs Literal Translation

The love is long-suffering, it is kind, the love doth not envy, the love doth not vaunt itself, is not puffed up,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
G26
ἀγάπη 
Agape 
Usage: 105

μακροθυμέω 
Makrothumeo 
Usage: 7

and is kind
χρηστεῦομαι 
Chresteuomai 
be kind
Usage: 1

ἀγάπη 
Agape 
ἀγάπη 
Agape 
Usage: 105
Usage: 105

ζηλόω 
Zeloo 
Usage: 10

not
οὐ 
Ou 
οὐ 
Ou 
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
not, no, cannot ,
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032
Usage: 1032
Usage: 1032

περπερεύομαι 
Perpereuomai 
Usage: 1

περπερεύομαι 
Perpereuomai 
Usage: 1

is
φυσιόω 
Phusioo 
puff up
Usage: 7

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Corinthians 13:4

Devotionals containing 1 Corinthians 13:4

References

Fausets

Hastings

Watsons

Images 1 Corinthians 13:4

Prayers for 1 Corinthians 13:4

Context Readings

Love, The More Excellent Way

3 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. 4 Divine love suffers long; divine love is kind; divine love envies not; does not make a display of itself, is not puffed up, 5 does not behave itself uncomely, seeks not its own, is not provoked, thinks no evil;


Cross References

Colossians 3:12

Therefore, as elect of God, holy and beloved, put on affections of mercy, kindness, humility, meekness, longsuffering;

Colossians 3:12

Therefore, as elect of God, holy and beloved, put on affections of mercy, kindness, humility, meekness, longsuffering;

1 Corinthians 4:6

But, brethren, I have transferred these things to myself and Apollos on your account: that you may learn among us not to be wise above what is written; in order that you may not be puffed up one in behalf of one against another.

1 Peter 4:8

before all things having divine love stedfast toward one another; because divine love covers a multitude of sins:

1 Peter 4:8

before all things having divine love stedfast toward one another; because divine love covers a multitude of sins:

2 Corinthians 6:6

by purity, by knowledge, by long suffering, by kindness, by the Holy Ghost, by love unfeigned,

Ephesians 4:32

But be ye kind toward one another, merciful, forgiving one another, as indeed God in Christ forgave you.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

And we, exhort you, brethren, admonish the unruly, comfort the small-souled people, support the weak, be longsuffering toward all.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

And we, exhort you, brethren, admonish the unruly, comfort the small-souled people, support the weak, be longsuffering toward all.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

And we, exhort you, brethren, admonish the unruly, comfort the small-souled people, support the weak, be longsuffering toward all.

1 Thessalonians 5:14-22

And we, exhort you, brethren, admonish the unruly, comfort the small-souled people, support the weak, be longsuffering toward all.

1 Thessalonians 5:14-34

And we, exhort you, brethren, admonish the unruly, comfort the small-souled people, support the weak, be longsuffering toward all.

1 Thessalonians 5:14-11

And we, exhort you, brethren, admonish the unruly, comfort the small-souled people, support the weak, be longsuffering toward all.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

And we, exhort you, brethren, admonish the unruly, comfort the small-souled people, support the weak, be longsuffering toward all.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

And we, exhort you, brethren, admonish the unruly, comfort the small-souled people, support the weak, be longsuffering toward all.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

And we, exhort you, brethren, admonish the unruly, comfort the small-souled people, support the weak, be longsuffering toward all.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

And we, exhort you, brethren, admonish the unruly, comfort the small-souled people, support the weak, be longsuffering toward all.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

And we, exhort you, brethren, admonish the unruly, comfort the small-souled people, support the weak, be longsuffering toward all.

1 Thessalonians 5:14-10

And we, exhort you, brethren, admonish the unruly, comfort the small-souled people, support the weak, be longsuffering toward all.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

And we, exhort you, brethren, admonish the unruly, comfort the small-souled people, support the weak, be longsuffering toward all.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

And we, exhort you, brethren, admonish the unruly, comfort the small-souled people, support the weak, be longsuffering toward all.

1 Thessalonians 5:14-9

And we, exhort you, brethren, admonish the unruly, comfort the small-souled people, support the weak, be longsuffering toward all.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

And we, exhort you, brethren, admonish the unruly, comfort the small-souled people, support the weak, be longsuffering toward all.

1 Thessalonians 5:14-22

And we, exhort you, brethren, admonish the unruly, comfort the small-souled people, support the weak, be longsuffering toward all.

Matthew 27:18

For he knew that they delivered Him on account of envy.

Luke 6:35-36

Moreover love your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping nothing in return; and your reward shall be great, and you shall be the sons of the Highest: because He is good to the ungrateful and wicked.

Acts 7:9

And the patriarchs, envying Joseph, sold him into Egypt:

Romans 1:29

being filled with all injustice, wickedness, vice, covetousness; full of envy, murder, strife, deceitfulness, evil affection;

1 Corinthians 3:3

for ye are yet carnal. For where there are envy and strife among you, are you not carnal, and walking about according to man?

1 Corinthians 4:18

But some were inflated, as if I was not coming unto you.

1 Corinthians 5:2

And have you been inflated, and have not rather mourned, that the one having done this work may be taken from your midst?

1 Corinthians 8:1

But concerning things offered to idols: we know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but divine love builds up.

2 Corinthians 12:20

For I fear lest, having come, I may not find you as I wish, and may not be found by you as you wish; lest perhaps strife, jealousy, animosities, selfseekings, calumniations, eavesdroppings, inflations, outfallings, are among you;

Galatians 5:21-22

envyings, drunkenness, revellings, and things like unto these: which I tell you beforehand, as I did previously say to you, that those doing such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.

Galatians 5:26

Let us not be fond of vain glory, provoking one another, envying one another.

Ephesians 4:2

with all humility and meekness, with long suffering, forbearing one another in divine love;

Philippians 1:15

Some indeed through envy and strife, and some through good will, are preaching Christ:

Philippians 2:1-5

If then there is any consolation in Christ, if there is any comfort of divine love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any affection and mercies,

Colossians 1:11

being impowered with all power, according to the might of his glory, in all patience and longsuffering with joy;

Colossians 2:18

Let no one purposely rob you of your prize by humiliation and worship of the angels, trusting in those things which he has seen, being vainly puffed up by the mind of his depravity,

1 Timothy 6:4

he has been inflated, knowing nothing, but doting about questions and controversies, from which come envy, strife, blasphemies, evil surmisings,

2 Timothy 2:25

in meekness correcting the adversaries; if peradventure God may grant unto them repentance into the perfect knowledge of the truth,

2 Timothy 3:10

Burt you have followed my teaching, leadership, purpose, faith, long suffering, divine love, patience,

2 Timothy 4:2

preach the word: be instant in season and out of season; convict, exhort, rebuke, with all longsuffering and teaching.

Titus 3:3

For when we also were without understanding, being disobedient, deceived, serving divers lusts and pleasures, living in sin and envy, hateful, hating one another;

James 3:14-17

But if you have bitter envy and strife in your heart, do not boast, and lie against the truth.

James 4:5

Whether do you think that the scripture says in vain, The spirit who dwells in us fights against envy?

1 Peter 2:1

Therefore having laid aside all evil, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envyings, and all calumniations;

1 Peter 3:8

And finally, all being like-minded, sympathetic, loving the brethren, merciful, humble:

2 Peter 1:7

and to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness divine love.

1 John 3:16-18

In this we know the divine love, because he laid down his life for us: and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.

1 John 4:11

Beloved, if God so loved us with divine love, we ought also to love one another with divine love.

Romans 13:13

Let us walk circumspectly, as in the day; not with revelries and drunkenness, not with debaucheries and impurities, not in strife and envy:

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