Parallel Verses

John Wesley New Testament

Love suffereth long and is kind; love envieth not; love acteth not rashly, 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.

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 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. 4 Love suffereth long and is kind; love envieth not; love acteth not rashly, is not puffed up: 5 Doth not behave indecently, seeketh not her own, is not provoked, thinketh no evil; Rejoiceth not at iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth:


Cross References

Colossians 3:12

Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, long-suffering:

Colossians 3:12

Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, long-suffering:

1 Corinthians 4:6

These things, brethren, I have by a figure transferred to myself and Apollos, for your sakes; that ye may learn in us, not to think of men above what is here written, that ye may not be puffed up for one above another.

1 Peter 4:8

And above all things, have fervent love to each other; for love will cover a multitude of sins.

1 Peter 4:8

And above all things, have fervent love to each other; for love will cover a multitude of sins.

2 Corinthians 6:6

By purity, by prudence, by long suffering, by kindness, by the Holy Ghost, by love unfeigned,

Ephesians 4:32

And be ye kind one to another, tender-hearted; forgiving one another; as God also for Christ's sake hath forgiven you.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

Now we exhort you, brethren, warn the disorderly, comfort the feeble-minded, support the weak, be long suffering toward all men.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

Now we exhort you, brethren, warn the disorderly, comfort the feeble-minded, support the weak, be long suffering toward all men.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

Now we exhort you, brethren, warn the disorderly, comfort the feeble-minded, support the weak, be long suffering toward all men.

1 Thessalonians 5:14-22

Now we exhort you, brethren, warn the disorderly, comfort the feeble-minded, support the weak, be long suffering toward all men.

1 Thessalonians 5:14-34

Now we exhort you, brethren, warn the disorderly, comfort the feeble-minded, support the weak, be long suffering toward all men.

1 Thessalonians 5:14-11

Now we exhort you, brethren, warn the disorderly, comfort the feeble-minded, support the weak, be long suffering toward all men.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

Now we exhort you, brethren, warn the disorderly, comfort the feeble-minded, support the weak, be long suffering toward all men.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

Now we exhort you, brethren, warn the disorderly, comfort the feeble-minded, support the weak, be long suffering toward all men.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

Now we exhort you, brethren, warn the disorderly, comfort the feeble-minded, support the weak, be long suffering toward all men.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

Now we exhort you, brethren, warn the disorderly, comfort the feeble-minded, support the weak, be long suffering toward all men.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

Now we exhort you, brethren, warn the disorderly, comfort the feeble-minded, support the weak, be long suffering toward all men.

1 Thessalonians 5:14-10

Now we exhort you, brethren, warn the disorderly, comfort the feeble-minded, support the weak, be long suffering toward all men.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

Now we exhort you, brethren, warn the disorderly, comfort the feeble-minded, support the weak, be long suffering toward all men.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

Now we exhort you, brethren, warn the disorderly, comfort the feeble-minded, support the weak, be long suffering toward all men.

1 Thessalonians 5:14-9

Now we exhort you, brethren, warn the disorderly, comfort the feeble-minded, support the weak, be long suffering toward all men.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

Now we exhort you, brethren, warn the disorderly, comfort the feeble-minded, support the weak, be long suffering toward all men.

1 Thessalonians 5:14-22

Now we exhort you, brethren, warn the disorderly, comfort the feeble-minded, support the weak, be long suffering toward all men.

Matthew 27:18

For he knew that for envy they had delivered him.

Luke 6:35-36

But love ye your enemies, and do good and lend, hoping for nothing again; and your reward shall be great, and ye shall be sons of the Highest; for he is kind to the unthankful and the evil.

Acts 7:9

And the patriachs moved with envy, sold Joseph into Egypt; but God was with him,

Romans 1:29

full of envy, murder, contention, deceit, malignity:

1 Corinthians 3:3

For ye are still carnal: for while there is among you emulation, and strife, and divisions, are ye not carnal, and walk according to man?

1 Corinthians 4:18

Now some are puffed up, as if I would not come to you.

1 Corinthians 5:2

And are ye puffed up? Have ye not rather mourned, that he who hath done this deed, might be taken from among you?

1 Corinthians 8:1

Now as to things sacrified to idols, we know: for all of us have knowledge.

2 Corinthians 12:20

For I fear lest when I come, I should not find you such as I would, and lest I should be found by you such as ye would not: lest there should be contentions, envyings, wraths, strifes, backbitings, whisperings, swellings, tumults, Lest my God should humble me when I come to you again,

Galatians 5:21-22

emulations, wraths, strifes, divisions, heresies, Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of which I tell you before (as I have also told you in time past) that they who practise such things, shall not inherit the kingdom of God.

Galatians 5:26

Be not desirous of vain glory, provoking one another, envying one another.

Ephesians 4:2

With all lowliness and meekness, with long-suffering,

Philippians 1:15

Some indeed preach Christ even through envy and strife; but some through good will.

Philippians 2:1-5

If there be then any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any bowels and mercies; Fulfil ye my joy,

Colossians 1:11

Strengthened with all might, according to his glorious power, unto all patience and long-suffering with joyfulness:

Colossians 2:18

Let none defraud you of your reward by a voluntary humility and worship of angels, intruding into the things which he hath not seen, vainly puffed up by his fleshly mind,

1 Timothy 6:4

He is puffed up, knowing nothing, but being sick of questions and strifes of words, whereof cometh envy, contention, evil speakings,

2 Timothy 2:25

apt to teach, patient of evil, In meekness instructing those that oppose themselves; if haply God may give them repentance, to the acknowledging of the truth;

2 Timothy 3:10

But thou hast fully known my doctrine, manner of life, intention, faith, long-suffering, love, patience,

2 Timothy 4:2

be instant in season, out of season; convince, rebuke, exhort, with all long-suffering and teaching.

Titus 3:3

For we also were once foolish, disobedient, deceived, inslaved to various desires and pleasures, living in wickedness and envy, hateful, hating one another:

James 3:14-17

But if ye have bitter zeal and strife in your hearts, do not glory and lie against the truth.

James 4:5

Do ye think, that the scripture saith in vain, The Spirit that dwelleth in us lusteth against envy?

1 Peter 2:1

Wherefore laying aside all wickedness, and all guile, and dissimulation, and envies,

1 Peter 3:8

Finally, Be ye all of one mind, sympathizing with each other, love as brethren, be pitiful, be courteous:

2 Peter 1:7

and to patience godliness, And to godliness brotherly kindness, and to brotherly kindness love.

1 John 3:16-18

Hereby perceive we the love of God, 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, we ought also to love one another.

Romans 13:13

Let us walk decently, as in the day; not in banqueting and drunken entertainments, not in uncleannesses and wantonness, not in strife and envy.

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