Parallel Verses

Godbey New Testament

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

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

It is not rude; it is not self-seeking, it is not provoked [nor overly sensitive and easily angered]; it does not take into account a wrong endured.

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,

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:

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,

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 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; 6 it does not rejoice in unrighteousness, but it rejoices in the truth;


Cross References

1 Corinthians 10:24

Let no one seek his own, but that of another.

Philippians 2:21

for all are seeking after their own, and not the things of Jesus Christ.

Philippians 2:21

for all are seeking after their own, and not the things of Jesus Christ.

Philippians 2:21

for all are seeking after their own, and not the things of Jesus Christ.

Philippians 2:21-33

for all are seeking after their own, and not the things of Jesus Christ.

Philippians 2:21

for all are seeking after their own, and not the things of Jesus Christ.

Philippians 2:21

for all are seeking after their own, and not the things of Jesus Christ.

Philippians 2:21

for all are seeking after their own, and not the things of Jesus Christ.

Philippians 2:21-20

for all are seeking after their own, and not the things of Jesus Christ.

Philippians 2:21-16

for all are seeking after their own, and not the things of Jesus Christ.

Matthew 5:22

but I say unto you that every one being angry with his brother, shall be in danger of the judgment; and whosoever may say to his brother, Thou scoundrel, shall be in danger of the council; and whosoever may say, Thou fool, shall be liable unto a hell of fire.

Matthew 9:4

And Jesus seeing their thoughts said, Why do you think evil in your hearts?

Mark 3:5

And looking round on them with indignation, being grieved over the hardness of their hearts, He says to the man; Reach forth thy hand. And he reached it forth and it was restored.

Luke 7:39

And the Pharisee, having invited Him, seeing, spoke within himself, saying, If He were a prophet, He would know who and what kind the woman is, who touches Him, because she is a sinner.

Romans 14:12-15

Then therefore each one of us shall give an account to God for himself.

Romans 15:1-2

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

1 Corinthians 7:36

But if any one considers that he is acting indiscreetly towards his virgin, if she may be marriageable, and thus it ought so to be, let him do what he wishes; he does not sin; let them marry.

1 Corinthians 10:33

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

1 Corinthians 11:13-16

Judge ye among yourselves: is it becoming for a woman to pray to God uncovered?

1 Corinthians 11:18

For in the first place, indeed you coming together, I hear that there are schisms among you; and I in part believe it.

1 Corinthians 11:21-22

for each one takes his own supper in eating; and one is hungry, and another is drunken.

1 Corinthians 11:21

for each one takes his own supper in eating; and one is hungry, and another is drunken.

1 Corinthians 14:33-40

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

2 Corinthians 5:19

as that God was in Christ reconciling the world to himself, not imputing their transgressions to them, even having placed in us the word of reconciliation.

Galatians 5:13

For you were called unto liberty, brethren; only use not the liberty unto an occasion to the flesh, but through divine love serve one another.

Galatians 6:1-2

Brethren, if indeed a man may be overtaken in some transgression, you who are spiritual, perfect such an one in the spirit of meekness; watching yourself, lest you may also be tempted.

Philippians 2:3-5

that nothing is to be according to self-seeking nor according to vain glory, but in humility esteeming one another better than yourselves;

Philippians 4:8

Finally, brethren, so many things as are true, so many things as are noble, so many things as are righteous, so many things as are pure, so many things as are lovely, so many things as are of good report; if there is any virtue, and if there is any praise, think on these things.

2 Thessalonians 3:7

For you yourselves know how it behooves you to imitate us; because we were not disorderly among you;

2 Timothy 2:10

On account of this I endure all things for the sake of the elect, in order that they may also have the salvation which is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory.

James 1:19

Know, my beloved brethren; but let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow toward wrath:

1 John 3:16-17

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 3:16

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 3:16

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 3:16-12

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.

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