Parallel Verses

Goodspeed New Testament

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

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,

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,

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 Even if I give away everything I own, and give myself up, but do it in pride, not love, it does me no good. 4 Love is patient and kind. Love is not envious or boastful. It does not put on airs. 5 It is not rude. It does not insist on its rights. It does not become angry. It is not resentful.


Cross References

Colossians 3:12

As persons chosen by God, then, consecrated and dearly loved, you must clothe yourselves with tenderness of heart, kindness, humility, gentleness, forbearance.

Colossians 3:12

As persons chosen by God, then, consecrated and dearly loved, you must clothe yourselves with tenderness of heart, kindness, humility, gentleness, forbearance.

1 Corinthians 4:6

Now, brothers, for your benefit I have applied all this only to Apollos and myself, by using us as illustrations to teach you the old lesson, "Never go beyond the letter," and to keep any of you from boasting of one teacher at the expense of another.

1 Peter 4:8

Above all keep your love for one another strong, because love covers up a host of sins.

1 Peter 4:8

Above all keep your love for one another strong, because love covers up a host of sins.

2 Corinthians 6:6

through my purity of life, my knowledge, my patience, my kindness, my holiness of spirit, my genuine love,

Ephesians 4:32

You must be kind to one another, you must be tender-hearted, and forgive one another just as God through Christ has forgiven you.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

We beg you, brothers, warn the idlers, cheer up the despondent, keep hold of the weak, be patient with everybody.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

We beg you, brothers, warn the idlers, cheer up the despondent, keep hold of the weak, be patient with everybody.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

We beg you, brothers, warn the idlers, cheer up the despondent, keep hold of the weak, be patient with everybody.

1 Thessalonians 5:14-22

We beg you, brothers, warn the idlers, cheer up the despondent, keep hold of the weak, be patient with everybody.

1 Thessalonians 5:14-34

We beg you, brothers, warn the idlers, cheer up the despondent, keep hold of the weak, be patient with everybody.

1 Thessalonians 5:14-11

We beg you, brothers, warn the idlers, cheer up the despondent, keep hold of the weak, be patient with everybody.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

We beg you, brothers, warn the idlers, cheer up the despondent, keep hold of the weak, be patient with everybody.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

We beg you, brothers, warn the idlers, cheer up the despondent, keep hold of the weak, be patient with everybody.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

We beg you, brothers, warn the idlers, cheer up the despondent, keep hold of the weak, be patient with everybody.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

We beg you, brothers, warn the idlers, cheer up the despondent, keep hold of the weak, be patient with everybody.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

We beg you, brothers, warn the idlers, cheer up the despondent, keep hold of the weak, be patient with everybody.

1 Thessalonians 5:14-10

We beg you, brothers, warn the idlers, cheer up the despondent, keep hold of the weak, be patient with everybody.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

We beg you, brothers, warn the idlers, cheer up the despondent, keep hold of the weak, be patient with everybody.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

We beg you, brothers, warn the idlers, cheer up the despondent, keep hold of the weak, be patient with everybody.

1 Thessalonians 5:14-9

We beg you, brothers, warn the idlers, cheer up the despondent, keep hold of the weak, be patient with everybody.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

We beg you, brothers, warn the idlers, cheer up the despondent, keep hold of the weak, be patient with everybody.

1 Thessalonians 5:14-22

We beg you, brothers, warn the idlers, cheer up the despondent, keep hold of the weak, be patient with everybody.

Matthew 27:18

For he knew that they had handed him over to him out of envy.

Luke 6:35-36

But love your enemies, and help them and lend to them, never despairing, and you will be richly rewarded, and you will be sons of the Most High, for he is kind even to the ungrateful and the wicked.

Acts 7:9

The patriarchs became jealous of Joseph and sold him into slavery in Egypt. But God was with him,

Romans 1:29

They revel in every kind of wrongdoing, wickedness, greed, and depravity. They are full of envy, murder, quarreling, deceit, and ill-nature.

1 Corinthians 3:3

for you are still worldly. For when there are still jealousy and quarrels among you, are you not worldly and living on a merely human level?

1 Corinthians 4:18

Some of you seem to think that I am not coming to visit you, and are putting on airs about it.

1 Corinthians 5:2

And can you put on airs, instead of being overwhelmed with grief at having to expel from your number the man who has done this?

1 Corinthians 8:1

About food that has been offered to idols, it is true, as you say, that we all have some knowledge on that matter. Knowledge gives people airs; love is what builds up character.

2 Corinthians 12:20

for I am afraid that perhaps when I come I may find you not as I want to find you, and that you may find me not as you want to find me. I am afraid that perhaps there may be quarreling, jealousy, bad feeling, rivalry, slander, gossip, conceit, and disorder,

Galatians 5:21-22

envy, drunkenness, carousing, and the like. I warn you as I did before that people who do such things will have no share in the Kingdom of God.

Galatians 5:26

Let us not in our vanity challenge one another or envy one another.

Ephesians 4:2

with perfect humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another lovingly.

Philippians 1:15

Some of them, it is true, are actually preaching the Christ from jealousy and partisanship, but there are others who are doing it out of good-will.

Philippians 2:1-5

So by whatever appeal there is in our relation to Christ, by whatever incentive there is in love, by whatever participation there is in the Spirit, whatever affection and sympathy,

Colossians 1:11

Then, so mighty is his majesty, he will nerve you perfectly with strength for the cheerful exercise of endurance and forbearance in every situation,

Colossians 2:18

No one can put you in the wrong by persisting in studied humility and the worship of angels, being absorbed in the visions he has seen, and groundlessly conceited over his mere human mind.

1 Timothy 6:4

is a conceited, ignorant person, with a morbid craving for speculations and arguments which result only in envy, quarreling, abuse, base suspicions,

2 Timothy 2:25

correcting his opponents with gentleness; for God may possibly let them repent and acknowledge the truth,

2 Timothy 3:10

But you have closely followed my teaching, my conduct, my aim, my faith, my patience, my love, my steadfastness,

2 Timothy 4:2

preach the message; be at it in season and out of season; convince, reprove, exhort people, with perfect patience and willingness to teach.

Titus 3:3

For we ourselves were once without understanding, disobedient, deluded, enslaved to all kinds of passions and pleasures. Our minds were full of malice and envy. Men hated us and we hated one another.

James 3:14-17

But if you cherish bitter feelings of jealousy and rivalry in your hearts, do not pride yourselves on it and thus belie the truth.

James 4:5

Do you suppose the Scripture means nothing when it says, "He yearns jealously over the Spirit he has put in our hearts?"

1 Peter 2:1

Free yourselves, therefore, from all malice, deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and slander of any kind,

1 Peter 3:8

Finally, you must all be harmonious, sympathizing, loving, tender-hearted, modest,

2 Peter 1:7

piety with a spirit of brotherhood, and the spirit of brotherhood with love.

1 John 3:16-18

We know what love means from the fact that he laid down his life for us; so we also ought to lay down our lives for our brothers.

1 John 4:11

Dear friends, if God has loved us so, we ought to love one another.

Romans 13:13

Let us live honorably, as in the light of day, not in carousing and drunkenness, or in immorality and indecency, or in quarreling and jealousy.

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