Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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


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,

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.

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;


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,


Root Form
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Devotionals about 1 Corinthians 13:5



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Context Readings

Love, The More Excellent Way

4 Love suffereth long, and is courteous. Love envieth not. Love doth not forwardly, swelleth not, 5 dealeth not dishonestly, seeketh not her own, is not provoked to anger, thinketh not evil, 6 rejoiceth not in iniquity: but rejoiceth in the truth,

Cross References

1 Corinthians 10:24

Let no man seek his own profit: but let every man seek another's wealth.

Philippians 2:21

For all others seek their own, and not that which is Jesus Christ's.

2 Samuel 10:3

the lords of the children of Ammon said unto Hanun their lord, "Thinkest thou that David doth honour thy father, because he hath sent to comfort thee? Nay, he hath rather sent his servants unto thee, to search the city and to spy it out, even to overthrow it."

Job 21:27

"But I know what ye think; yea, and what ye imagine against me unrighteously.

Psalm 106:32-33

They angered him also at the waters of strife, so that he punished Moses for their sakes,

Proverbs 14:17

An impatient man handleth foolishly; but he that is well advised, doth other ways.

Isaiah 3:5

One shall ever be doing violence and wrong to another. The boy shall presume against the elder, and the vile person against the honorable.

Jeremiah 11:19

But I, as a meek lamb, was carried away to be slain: not knowing, that they had devised such a counsel against me saying, "We will destroy his meat with wood, and drive him out of the land of the living: that his name shall never be thought upon."

Jeremiah 18:18-20

Then said they, "Come, let us imagine something against this Jeremiah." Yea, this did even the priests, to whom the law was committed: the Senators, that were the wisest: and the prophets, which wanted not the word of God. "Come," said they, "let us cut out his tongue, and let us not regard his words."

Jeremiah 40:13-16

Moreover Johanan the son of Kareah and all the captains of the Host, that were scattered on every side in the land, came to Gedaliah to Mizphah, and said unto him,

Matthew 5:22

But I say unto you, Whosoever is angry with his brother shall be in danger of judgment: whosoever sayeth unto his brother, 'Raca,' shall be in danger of a council: but whosoever sayeth, 'Thou fool,' shall be in danger of hell fire.

Matthew 9:4

And when Jesus saw their thoughts, he said, "Wherefore think ye evil in your hearts?

Mark 3:5

And he looked round about on them, angrily mourning on the blindness of their hearts. And said to the man, "Stretch forth thine hand." And he stretched it out: And his hand was restored, even as whole as the other.

Luke 7:39

When the Pharisee which bade him to his house, saw that, he spake within himself, saying, "If this man were a prophet, he would surely have known who and what manner woman this is which toucheth him, for she is a sinner."

Romans 14:12-15

So shall every one of us give accounts of himself to God.

Romans 15:1-2

We which are strong ought to bear the frailness of them which are weak, and not to stand in our own conceits.

1 Corinthians 7:36

If any man think that it is uncomely for his virgin if she pass the time of marriage, and if so need require, let him do what he listeth, he sinneth not: let them be coupled in marriage.

1 Corinthians 10:33

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

1 Corinthians 11:13-16

Judge in yourselves whether it be comely that a woman pray unto God bareheaded.

1 Corinthians 11:18

First of all, when ye come together in the congregation, I hear that there is dissension among you: And I partly believe it.

1 Corinthians 11:21-22

For every man beginneth afore to eat his own supper. And one is hungry, and another is drunken.

1 Corinthians 12:25

lest there should be any strife in the body: but that the members should indifferently care for one another.

1 Corinthians 14:33-40

For God is not causer of strife: but of peace, as he is in all other congregations of the saints.

2 Corinthians 5:19

For God was in Christ, and made agreement between the world and himself, and imputed not their sins unto them: and hath committed to us the preaching of the atonement.

Galatians 5:13

Brethren, ye were called into liberty, only let not your liberty be an occasion unto the flesh but in love serve one another.

Galatians 6:1-2

Brethren, if any man be fallen by chance into any fault, ye which are spiritual, help to amend him, in the spirit of meekness; considering thyself, lest thou also be tempted.

Philippians 2:3-5

that nothing be done through strife or vain glory, but that in meekness of mind every man esteem others better than himself,

Philippians 4:8

Furthermore brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things pertain to love, whatsoever things are of honest report, if there be any virtuous thing, if there be any laudable thing, those same have ye in your mind,

2 Thessalonians 3:7

Ye yourselves know how ye ought to follow us: For we behaved not ourselves inordinately among you.

2 Timothy 2:10

Herefore I suffer all things, for the elects' sakes, that they might also obtain that salvation which is in Christ Jesus, with eternal glory.

James 1:19

Wherefore, dear brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, and slow to wrath.

1 John 3:16-17

Hereby are we assured of love: because he left his life for us: And therefore we ought also to give our lives for our brethren.

Numbers 12:3

But Moses was a very meek man, above all the men of the earth.

Numbers 16:15

And Moses waxed very angry and said unto the LORD, "Turn not unto their offerings. I have not taken so much as an ass from them, neither have vexed any of them."

Numbers 20:10-12

And Moses and Aaron gathered the congregation together before the rock, and he said unto them, "Hear, ye rebellious, must we fetch you water out of this rock?"

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