Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

does not rejoice in unrighteousness, but rejoices with the truth;

King James Version

Rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth;

Holman Bible

Love finds no joy in unrighteousness
but rejoices in the truth.

International Standard Version

is never glad with sin; she's always glad to side with truth, and pleased that truth will win.

A Conservative Version

does not rejoice in wrong but rejoices in the truth,

American Standard Version

rejoiceth not in unrighteousness, but rejoiceth with the truth;

Amplified

It does not rejoice at injustice and unrighteousness, but rejoices when right and truth prevail.

An Understandable Version

[Love] is not glad about the evil [that people do], but is glad about the truth [i.e., the good in their lives].

Anderson New Testament

rejoices not in iniquity, but rejoices in the truth;

Bible in Basic English

It takes no pleasure in wrongdoing, but has joy in what is true;

Common New Testament

it does not rejoice in evil, but rejoices with the truth.

Daniel Mace New Testament

it does not countenance injustice, but smiles upon virtue;

Darby Translation

does not rejoice at iniquity but rejoices with the truth,

Godbey New Testament

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

Goodspeed New Testament

It is not happy over injustice, it is only happy with truth.

John Wesley New Testament

Covereth all things,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

rejoices not in iniquity, but rejoices in the truth;

Julia Smith Translation

Rejoices not at injustice, and rejoices with the truth;

King James 2000

Rejoices not in iniquity, but rejoices in the truth;

Lexham Expanded Bible

[it] does not rejoice at unrighteousness, but rejoices with the truth,

Modern King James verseion

Charity does not rejoice in unrighteousness, but rejoices in the truth,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

rejoiceth not in iniquity: but rejoiceth in the truth,

Moffatt New Testament

love is never glad when others go wrong, love is gladdened by goodness,

Montgomery New Testament

but rejoices when the truth rejoices.

NET Bible

It is not glad about injustice, but rejoices in the truth.

New Heart English Bible

does not rejoice in unrighteousness, but rejoices with the truth;

Noyes New Testament

rejoiceth not at iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth,

Sawyer New Testament

rejoices not in wickedness, but rejoices in the truth;

The Emphasized Bible

Rejoiceth not over unrighteousness, but rejoiceth in sympathy with truth, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

rejoiceth not in unrighteousness, but rejoiceth in the truth;

Twentieth Century New Testament

Love never rejoices at evil, but rejoices in the triumph of Truth;

Webster

Rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth;

Weymouth New Testament

She finds no pleasure in injustice done to others, but joyfully sides with the truth.

Williams New Testament

Is never glad when wrong is done, but always glad when truth prevails;

World English Bible

doesn't rejoice in unrighteousness, but rejoices with the truth;

Worrell New Testament

rejoices not at unrighteousness, but rejoices with the truth;

Worsley New Testament

suspecteth no evil, rejoiceth not at injustice, but rejoiceth in the truth:

Youngs Literal Translation

rejoiceth not over the unrighteousness, and rejoiceth with the truth;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
χαίρω 
Chairo 
Usage: 60

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

in
ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

G93
ἀδικία 
Adikia 
Usage: 20

but
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

συγχαίρω 
Sugchairo 
rejoice with, rejoice in
Usage: 5

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Corinthians 13:6

References

Fausets

Watsons

Images 1 Corinthians 13:6

Prayers for 1 Corinthians 13:6

Context Readings

Love, The More Excellent Way

5 does not act unbecomingly; it does not seek its own, is not provoked, does not take into account a wrong suffered, 6 does not rejoice in unrighteousness, but rejoices with the truth; 7 bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.


Cross References

2 John 1:4

I was very glad to find some of your children walking in truth, just as we have received commandment to do from the Father.

Romans 1:32

and although they know the ordinance of God, that those who practice such things are worthy of death, they not only do the same, but also give hearty approval to those who practice them.

2 Thessalonians 2:12

in order that they all may be judged who did not believe the truth, but took pleasure in wickedness.

Exodus 18:9

Jethro rejoiced over all the goodness which the LORD had done to Israel, in delivering them from the hand of the Egyptians.

Joshua 22:22-33

"The Mighty One, God, the LORD, the Mighty One, God, the LORD! He knows, and may Israel itself know. If it was in rebellion, or if in an unfaithful act against the LORD do not save us this day!

1 Samuel 23:19-21

Then Ziphites came up to Saul at Gibeah, saying, "Is David not hiding with us in the strongholds at Horesh, on the hill of Hachilah, which is on the south of Jeshimon?

2 Samuel 4:10-12

when one told me, saying, 'Behold, Saul is dead,' and thought he was bringing good news, I seized him and killed him in Ziklag, which was the reward I gave him for his news.

Psalm 10:3

For the wicked boasts of his heart's desire, And the greedy man curses and spurns the LORD.

Psalm 119:136

My eyes shed streams of water, Because they do not keep Your law.

Proverbs 14:9

Fools mock at sin, But among the upright there is good will.

Jeremiah 9:1

Oh that my head were waters And my eyes a fountain of tears, That I might weep day and night For the slain of the daughter of my people!

Jeremiah 13:17

But if you will not listen to it, My soul will sob in secret for such pride; And my eyes will bitterly weep And flow down with tears, Because the flock of the LORD has been taken captive.

Jeremiah 20:10

For I have heard the whispering of many, "Terror on every side! Denounce him; yes, let us denounce him!" All my trusted friends, Watching for my fall, say: "Perhaps he will be deceived, so that we may prevail against him And take our revenge on him."

Hosea 4:8

They feed on the sin of My people And direct their desire toward their iniquity.

Hosea 7:3

With their wickedness they make the king glad, And the princes with their lies.

Micah 7:8

Do not rejoice over me, O my enemy Though I fall I will rise; Though I dwell in darkness, the LORD is a light for me.

Luke 19:41-42

When He approached Jerusalem, He saw the city and wept over it,

Luke 22:5

They were glad and agreed to give him money.

Romans 12:9

Let love be without hypocrisy Abhor what is evil; cling to what is good.

2 Corinthians 7:9-16

I now rejoice, not that you were made sorrowful, but that you were made sorrowful to the point of repentance; for you were made sorrowful according to the will of God, so that you might not suffer loss in anything through us.

Philippians 1:4

always offering prayer with joy in my every prayer for you all,

Philippians 1:18

What then? Only that in every way, whether in pretense or in truth, Christ is proclaimed; and in this I rejoice. Yes, and I will rejoice,

Philippians 2:17-18

But even if I am being poured out as a drink offering upon the sacrifice and service of your faith, I rejoice and share my joy with you all.

Philippians 3:18

For many walk, of whom I often told you, and now tell you even weeping, that they are enemies of the cross of Christ,

1 Thessalonians 3:6-10

But now that Timothy has come to us from you, and has brought us good news of your faith and love, and that you always think kindly of us, longing to see us just as we also long to see you,

3 John 1:3-4

For I was very glad when brethren came and testified to your truth, that is, how you are walking in truth.

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