Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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 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:

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 is always patient; love is always kind; love is never envious or arrogant with pride. Nor is she conceited, 5 and she is never rude; she never thinks just of herself or ever gets annoyed. She never is resentful; 6 is never glad with sin; she's always glad to side with truth, and pleased that truth will win.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 10:24

No one should seek his own welfare, but rather his neighbor's.

Philippians 2:21

For all the others look after their own interests, not after those of Jesus the Messiah.

2 Samuel 10:3

But when David's delegation arrived in Ammonite territory, the Ammonite officials asked their lord Hanun, "Do you think that because David has sent a delegation of consolers to you that he is honoring your father? His delegation has arrived intending to search, scout the land, and then overthrow it, hasn't it?"

Job 21:27

"Look! I know your thoughts, your plans are going to harm me.

Psalm 106:32-33

They provoked wrath at the waters of Meribah, and Moses suffered on account of them.

Proverbs 14:17

A quick tempered person does foolish things, and a devious man is hated.

Isaiah 3:5

People will oppress one another It will be man against man and neighbor against neighbor. The young will be disrespectful to the old, and the worthless to the honorable.

Jeremiah 11:19

I was like a gentle lamb led to the slaughter. I didn't know that they had devised schemes against me. They told themselves, "Let's destroy the tree with its fruit. Let's eliminate him from the land of the living, so his name won't be remembered again."

Jeremiah 18:18-20

Then they said, "Come, let's make up a plot against Jeremiah. After all, the priest's instruction, the wise man's counsel, and the prophet's message won't be destroyed. So let's verbally attack him. Pay no attention to anything he says!"

Jeremiah 40:13-16

Kareah's son Jonathan and all leaders of the forces who were in the field came to Gedaliah at Mizpah.

Matthew 5:22

But I say to you, anyone who is angry with his brother without a cause will be subject to punishment. And whoever says to his brother "Raka!' will be subject to the Council. And whoever says, "You fool!' will be subject to hell fire.

Matthew 9:4

But Jesus, knowing what they were thinking, replied, "Why do you have such evil thoughts in your hearts?

Mark 3:5

Jesus looked around at them in anger, deeply hurt because of their hard hearts. Then he told the man, "Hold out your hand." The man held it out, and his hand was restored to health.

Luke 7:39

Now the Pharisee who had invited Jesus saw this and told himself, "If this man were a prophet, he would have known who is touching him and what kind of woman she is. She's a sinner!"

Romans 14:12-15

Consequently, each of us will give an account of himself to God.

Romans 15:1-2

Now we who are strong ought to be patient with the weaknesses of those who are not strong and must stop pleasing ourselves.

1 Corinthians 7:36

If a man thinks he is not behaving properly toward his virgin, and if his passion is so strong that he feels he ought to marry her, let him do what he wants; he isn't sinning. Let them get married.

1 Corinthians 10:33

just as I myself try to please everybody in every way. I don't look out for my own benefit, but rather for the benefit of many people, so that they might be saved.

1 Corinthians 11:13-16

Decide for yourselves: Is it proper for a woman to pray to God with her head uncovered?

1 Corinthians 11:18

For in the first place, I hear that when you gather as a church there are divisions among you, and I partly believe it.

1 Corinthians 11:21-22

For as you eat, each of you rushes to eat his own supper, and one person goes hungry while another gets drunk.

1 Corinthians 12:25

so that there might be no disharmony in the body, but that its parts should have the same concern for each other.

1 Corinthians 14:33-40

for God is not a God of disorder but of peace.

2 Corinthians 5:19

for through the Messiah, God was reconciling the world to himself by not counting their sins against them. He has committed his message of reconciliation to us.

Galatians 5:13

For you, brothers, were called to freedom. Only do not turn your freedom into an opportunity to gratify your flesh, but through love make it your habit to serve one another.

Galatians 6:1-2

Brothers, if a person is caught doing something wrong, those of you who are spiritual should restore that person gently. Watch out for yourself so that you are not tempted as well.

Philippians 2:3-5

Do not act out of selfish ambition or conceit, but with humility think of others as being better than yourselves.

Philippians 4:8

Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is fair, whatever is pure, whatever is acceptable, whatever is commendable, if there is anything of excellence and if there is anything praiseworthy keep thinking about these things.

2 Thessalonians 3:7

For you yourselves know what you must do to imitate us. We never lived in idleness among you.

2 Timothy 2:10

For that reason, I endure everything for the sake of those who have been chosen so that they, too, may receive the salvation that is in the Messiah Jesus, along with eternal glory.

James 1:19

You must understand this, my dear brothers. Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to get angry.

1 John 3:16-17

This is how we have come to know love: the Messiah gave his life for us. We, too, ought to give our lives for our brothers.

Numbers 12:3

Now the man Moses was very humble more than any person on earth.

Numbers 16:15

Moses was very angry, so he told the LORD, "Please don't accept their offering. I haven't taken even one donkey from them nor have I hurt even one of them."

Numbers 20:10-12

Then Moses and Aaron gathered the community together in front of the rock. "Pay attention, you rebels!" Moses told them. "Are we to bring you water from this rock?"

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