Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not its own, is not provoked, taketh not account of evil;

New American Standard Bible

does not act unbecomingly; it does not seek its own, is not provoked, does not take into account a wrong suffered,

King James Version

Doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked, thinketh no evil;

Holman Bible

does not act improperly,
is not selfish, is not provoked,
and does not keep a record of wrongs.

International Standard Version

and she is never rude; she never thinks just of herself or ever gets annoyed. She never is resentful;

A Conservative Version

It does not behave improperly, does not seek the things of itself, is not made sharp, does not contemplate evil,

Amplified

It is not conceited (arrogant and inflated with pride); it is not rude (unmannerly) and does not act unbecomingly. Love (God's love in us) does not insist on its own rights or its own way, for it is not self-seeking; it is not touchy or fretful or resentful; it takes no account of the evil done to it [it pays no attention to a suffered wrong].

An Understandable Version

[Love] does not act improperly [toward people]; it does not insist on having its own way [at the expense of others]; it is not easily irritated [by others]; it does not keep track of the wrongs [done by others].

Anderson New Testament

does nothing unbecoming, seeks not her own, is not easily provoked, thinks no evil,

Bible in Basic English

Love's ways are ever fair, it takes no thought for itself; it is not quickly made angry, it takes no account of evil;

Common New Testament

or rude, it does not seek its own, it is not provoked, it keeps no record of wrongs,

Daniel Mace New Testament

is not self-interested, is not easily provoked, nor suspects any ill;

Darby Translation

does not behave in an unseemly manner, does not seek what is its own, is not quickly provoked, does not impute evil,

Godbey New Testament

does not behave itself uncomely, seeks not its own, is not provoked, thinks no evil;

Goodspeed New Testament

It is not rude. It does not insist on its rights. It does not become angry. It is not resentful.

John Wesley New Testament

Doth not behave indecently, seeketh not her own, is not provoked, thinketh no evil; Rejoiceth not at iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

is not injurious, seeks not her own, is not easily provoked, thinks no evil,

Julia Smith Translation

It demeans itself not unbecomingly, seeks not the things of itself, is not irritated, reckons no evil;

King James 2000

Does not behave itself rudely, seeks not her own, is not easily provoked, keeps no record of evil;

Lexham Expanded Bible

[it] does not behave dishonorably, [it] {is not selfish}, [it] does not become angry, [it] does not keep a record of wrongs,

Modern King James verseion

does not behave indecently, does not seek her own, is not easily provoked, thinks no evil.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

dealeth not dishonestly, seeketh not her own, is not provoked to anger, thinketh not evil,

Moffatt New Testament

is never rude, never selfish, never irritated, never resentful;

Montgomery New Testament

is not rude, nor selfish, nor easily provoked. Love bears no malice, never rejoices over wrong-doing,

NET Bible

It is not rude, it is not self-serving, it is not easily angered or resentful.

New Heart English Bible

does not behave itself inappropriately, does not seek its own way, is not irritable, does not keep a record of wrongs;

Noyes New Testament

doth not behave herself unseemly, seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked, maketh no account of an injury,

Sawyer New Testament

does not behave unbecomingly, seeks not her own, is not easily provoked, devises not evil,

The Emphasized Bible

Acteth not unbecomingly, seeketh not her own things, is not easily provoked, imputeth not that which is base,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

doth not act unseemly, seeketh not her own advantage, is not passionate, thinketh no evil;

Twentieth Century New Testament

Love is never self-seeking, never provoked, never reckons up her wrongs;

Webster

Doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not its own, is not easily provoked, thinketh no evil;

Weymouth New Testament

She does not behave unbecomingly, nor seek to aggrandize herself, nor blaze out in passionate anger, nor brood over wrongs.

Williams New Testament

It does not act with rudeness, or insist upon its rights; it never gets provoked, it never harbors evil thoughts;

World English Bible

doesn't behave itself inappropriately, doesn't seek its own way, is not provoked, takes no account of evil;

Worrell New Testament

behaves not unseemly, seeks not her own, is not provoked, takes no account of evil,

Worsley New Testament

doth not behave indecently, is not selfish, is not easily provoked,

Youngs Literal Translation

doth not act unseemly, doth not seek its own things, is not provoked, doth not impute evil,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Doth not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

ἀσχημονέω 
Aschemoneo 
Usage: 2

ἀσχημονέω 
Aschemoneo 
Usage: 2

ζητέω 
Zeteo 
Usage: 79

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

ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

is
παροξύνω 
Paroxuno 
Usage: 2

παροξύνω 
Paroxuno 
Usage: 2

λογίζομαι 
Logizomai 
Usage: 40

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

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Corinthians 13:5

References

Watsons

Images 1 Corinthians 13:5

Prayers for 1 Corinthians 13:5

Context Readings

Love, The More Excellent Way

4 Love suffereth long, and is kind; love envieth not; love vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up, 5 doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not its own, is not provoked, taketh not account of evil; 6 rejoiceth not in unrighteousness, but rejoiceth with the truth;


Cross References

1 Corinthians 10:24

Let no man seek his own, but each his neighbor's good .

Philippians 2:21

For they all seek their own, not the things of Jesus Christ.

2 Samuel 10:3

But the princes of the children of Ammon said unto Hanun their lord, Thinkest thou that David doth honor thy father, in that he hath sent comforters unto thee? hath not David sent his servants unto thee to search the city, and to spy it out, and to overthrow it?

Job 21:27

Behold, I know your thoughts, And the devices wherewith ye would wrong me.

Psalm 106:32-33

They angered him also at the waters of Meribah, So that it went ill with Moses for their sakes;

Proverbs 14:17

He that is soon angry will deal foolishly; And a man of wicked devices is hated.

Isaiah 3:5

And the people shall be oppressed, every one by another, and every one by his neighbor: the child shall behave himself proudly against the old man, and the base against the honorable.

Jeremiah 11:19

But I was like a gentle lamb that is led to the slaughter; and I knew not that they had devised devices against me,'saying , Let us destroy the tree with the fruit thereof, and let us cut him off from the land of the living, that his name may be no more remembered.

Jeremiah 18:18-20

Then said they, Come, and let us devise devices against Jeremiah; for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet. Come, and let us smite him with the tongue, and let us not give heed to any of his words.

Jeremiah 40:13-16

Moreover Johanan the son of Kareah, and all the captains of the forces that were in the fields, came to Gedaliah to Mizpah,

Matthew 5:22

but I say unto you, that every one who is angry with his brother shall be in danger of the judgment; and whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the council; and whosoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of the hell of fire.

Matthew 9:4

And Jesus knowing their thoughts said, Wherefore think ye evil in your hearts?

Mark 3:5

And when he had looked round about on them with anger, being grieved at the hardening of their heart, he saith unto the man, Stretch forth thy hand. And he stretched it forth; and his hand was restored.

Luke 7:39

Now when the Pharisee that had bidden him saw it, he spake within himself, saying, This man, if he were a prophet, would have perceived who and what manner of woman this is that toucheth him, that she is a sinner.

Romans 14:12-15

So then each one of us shall give account of himself to God.

Romans 15:1-2

Now we that are strong ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves.

1 Corinthians 7:36

But if any man thinketh that he behaveth himself unseemly toward his virgin daughter , if she be past the flower of her age, and if need so requireth, let him do what he will; he sinneth not; let them marry.

1 Corinthians 10:33

even as I also please all men in all things, not seeking mine own profit, but the profit of the many, that they may be saved.

1 Corinthians 11:13-16

Judge ye in yourselves: is it seemly that a woman pray unto God unveiled?

1 Corinthians 11:18

For first of all, when ye come together in the church, I hear that divisions exist among you; and I partly believe it.

1 Corinthians 11:21-22

for in your eating each one taketh before other his own supper; and one is hungry, and another is drunken.

1 Corinthians 12:25

that there should be no schism in the body; but that the members should have the same care one for another.

1 Corinthians 14:33-40

for God is not a God of confusion, but of peace. As in all the churches of the saints,

2 Corinthians 5:19

to wit, that God was in Christ reconciling the world unto himself, not reckoning unto them their trespasses, and having committed unto us the word of reconciliation.

Galatians 5:13

For ye, brethren, were called for freedom; only use not your freedom for an occasion to the flesh, but through love be servants one to another.

Galatians 6:1-2

Brethren, even if a man be overtaken in any trespass, ye who are spiritual, restore such a one in a spirit of gentleness; looking to thyself, lest thou also be tempted.

Philippians 2:3-5

doing nothing through faction or through vainglory, but in lowliness of mind each counting other better than himself;

Philippians 4:8

Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honorable, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.

2 Thessalonians 3:7

For yourselves know how ye ought to imitate us: for we behaved not ourselves disorderly among you;

2 Timothy 2:10

Therefore I endure all things for the elect's sake, that they also may obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory.

James 1:19

Ye know this , my beloved brethren. But let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:

1 John 3:16-17

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

Numbers 12:3

Now the man Moses was very meek, above all the men that were upon the face of the earth.

Numbers 16:15

And Moses was very wroth, and said unto Jehovah, Respect not thou their offering: I have not taken one ass from them, neither have I hurt one of them.

Numbers 20:10-12

And Moses and Aaron gathered the assembly together before the rock, and he said unto them, Hear now, ye rebels; shall we bring you forth water out of this rock?

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