Parallel Verses

Sawyer New Testament

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

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,

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,

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 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. 4  Love suffers long and is kind; love envies not; love is not boastful, is not puffed up, 5 does not behave unbecomingly, seeks not her own, is not easily provoked, devises not evil,


Cross References

Colossians 3:12

Put on, therefore, as elect and beloved saints of God, hearts of compassion, kindness, humility, meekness, long-suffering,

Colossians 3:12

Put on, therefore, as elect and beloved saints of God, hearts of compassion, kindness, humility, meekness, long-suffering,

1 Corinthians 4:6

I have applied these things figuratively, brothers, to myself and Apollos on your account, that you may learn by us not to [go beyond] what is written, that you may not be puffed up for one against another.

1 Peter 4:8

above all things have fervent love one for another, for love hides a multitude of sins.

1 Peter 4:8

above all things have fervent love one for another, for love hides a multitude of sins.

2 Corinthians 6:6

in purity, in knowledge, in long-suffering, in kindness, in the Holy Spirit, in love unfeigned,

Ephesians 4:32

But be kind one to another, merciful, giving one to another, as God also in Christ gave to you.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

And we exhort you, brothers, admonish the disorderly, comfort the dispirited, assist the sick, be of long suffering towards all men.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

And we exhort you, brothers, admonish the disorderly, comfort the dispirited, assist the sick, be of long suffering towards all men.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

And we exhort you, brothers, admonish the disorderly, comfort the dispirited, assist the sick, be of long suffering towards all men.

1 Thessalonians 5:14-22

And we exhort you, brothers, admonish the disorderly, comfort the dispirited, assist the sick, be of long suffering towards all men.

1 Thessalonians 5:14-34

And we exhort you, brothers, admonish the disorderly, comfort the dispirited, assist the sick, be of long suffering towards all men.

1 Thessalonians 5:14-11

And we exhort you, brothers, admonish the disorderly, comfort the dispirited, assist the sick, be of long suffering towards all men.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

And we exhort you, brothers, admonish the disorderly, comfort the dispirited, assist the sick, be of long suffering towards all men.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

And we exhort you, brothers, admonish the disorderly, comfort the dispirited, assist the sick, be of long suffering towards all men.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

And we exhort you, brothers, admonish the disorderly, comfort the dispirited, assist the sick, be of long suffering towards all men.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

And we exhort you, brothers, admonish the disorderly, comfort the dispirited, assist the sick, be of long suffering towards all men.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

And we exhort you, brothers, admonish the disorderly, comfort the dispirited, assist the sick, be of long suffering towards all men.

1 Thessalonians 5:14-10

And we exhort you, brothers, admonish the disorderly, comfort the dispirited, assist the sick, be of long suffering towards all men.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

And we exhort you, brothers, admonish the disorderly, comfort the dispirited, assist the sick, be of long suffering towards all men.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

And we exhort you, brothers, admonish the disorderly, comfort the dispirited, assist the sick, be of long suffering towards all men.

1 Thessalonians 5:14-9

And we exhort you, brothers, admonish the disorderly, comfort the dispirited, assist the sick, be of long suffering towards all men.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

And we exhort you, brothers, admonish the disorderly, comfort the dispirited, assist the sick, be of long suffering towards all men.

1 Thessalonians 5:14-22

And we exhort you, brothers, admonish the disorderly, comfort the dispirited, assist the sick, be of long suffering towards all men.

Matthew 27:18

For he knew that they had delivered him up from envy.

Luke 6:35-36

But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing in return; and your reward shall be great, and you shall be children of the Most High; for he is good to the unthankful and evil.

Acts 7:9

And the patriarchs envying Joseph sold him into Egypt; and God was with him

Romans 1:29

being filled with all wickedness, malice, covetousness, vice, full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, evil dispositions, whisperers,

1 Corinthians 3:3

for you are yet carnal. For when there is envy and strife among you are you not carnal and walk as men?

1 Corinthians 4:18

Some are puffed up as though I would not come to you;

1 Corinthians 5:2

And you are puffed up, and have not rather mourned, that he who has done this deed should be removed from among you.

1 Corinthians 8:1

And concerning things offered to idols we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but love edifies.

2 Corinthians 12:20

For I fear lest when I come I shall not find you such as I wish, and that I shall be found such as you wish not; lest there shall be strife, envy, anger, contentions, evil speakings, whisperings, pride, dissensions;

Galatians 5:21-22

murders, drunkenness, revellings and the like, of which I tell you before, as I have also previously told you, that those who do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.

Galatians 5:26

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

Ephesians 4:2

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

Philippians 1:15

For some indeed preach Christ because of envy and strife, and some also because of good will;

Philippians 2:1-5

If therefore there is any consolation in Christ, if any comfort in love, if any participation of the Spirit, if any affections and compassions,

Colossians 1:11

being strengthened with all power, according to his glorious power, for all patience and long suffering with joy;

Colossians 2:18

Let no one wishing [it] deprive you of your reward by humility and a worship of angels, intruding into what he has not seen, vainly puffed up by his carnal mind,

1 Timothy 6:4

he is blinded and knows nothing, but has a sickly longing for debates and wars of words, from which arise envy, contention, blasphemies, evil suspicions,

2 Timothy 2:25

in meekness correcting the adversaries, that God may give them a change of mind to a knowledge of the truth,

2 Timothy 3:10

But you have followed my instruction,??ode of life, purpose, faith, long-suffering, love, patience,

2 Timothy 4:2

preach the word, press it in season, out of season, reprove, rebuke, exhort, with all long-suffering and instruction;

Titus 3:3

For we formerly were foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving various desires and pleasures, living in malice and envy, detestable, and hating one another;

James 3:14-17

But if you have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, boast not and lie not against the truth.

James 4:5

Or do you suppose that the Scripture says in vain, The spirit which dwells in us desires to envy?

1 Peter 2:1

Laying aside therefore all malice and all deceit and hypocrisies and envies and all evil speakings,

1 Peter 3:8

Finally, be all of one mind, sympathising, loving as brothers, compassionate, humble,

2 Peter 1:7

and to piety brotherly kindness, and to brotherly kindness love.

1 John 3:16-18

By this we have known love, because he laid down his life for us; and we ought to lay down our lives for the brothers.

1 John 4:11

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

Romans 13:13

Let us walk becomingly, as in the day; not in revelries and drinking, not in lewdness and excesses, not in strife and envy;

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