Parallel Verses

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].

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, but rejoices with the truth [when right and truth prevail].

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,

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;

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 [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]. 6 [Love] is not glad about the evil [that people do], but is glad about the truth [i.e., the good in their lives]. 7 [Love] conceals all [people's] faults; it believes [the best about] all people; it hopes [for the best in] all people; it endures [ill treatment from] all people.


Cross References

2 John 1:4

I was very happy when I learned that some of your children [i.e., members of the congregation] are living in [harmony with the] truth, just as we have been commanded to do by the Father.

Romans 1:32

These people know that God's decrees require that those who practice such things deserve to die [i.e., either spiritual or temporal punishment], yet they not only do the same things [themselves], but even approve of other people who practice them.

2 Thessalonians 2:12

in order that all those who have not believed the truth, but have taken pleasure in wrongdoing, would be condemned.

2 Thessalonians 2:12

in order that all those who have not believed the truth, but have taken pleasure in wrongdoing, would be condemned.

2 Thessalonians 2:12-33

in order that all those who have not believed the truth, but have taken pleasure in wrongdoing, would be condemned.

2 Thessalonians 2:12-21

in order that all those who have not believed the truth, but have taken pleasure in wrongdoing, would be condemned.

2 Thessalonians 2:12-12

in order that all those who have not believed the truth, but have taken pleasure in wrongdoing, would be condemned.

2 Thessalonians 2:12

in order that all those who have not believed the truth, but have taken pleasure in wrongdoing, would be condemned.

2 Thessalonians 2:12

in order that all those who have not believed the truth, but have taken pleasure in wrongdoing, would be condemned.

2 Thessalonians 2:12

in order that all those who have not believed the truth, but have taken pleasure in wrongdoing, would be condemned.

2 Thessalonians 2:12

in order that all those who have not believed the truth, but have taken pleasure in wrongdoing, would be condemned.

2 Thessalonians 2:12

in order that all those who have not believed the truth, but have taken pleasure in wrongdoing, would be condemned.

2 Thessalonians 2:12

in order that all those who have not believed the truth, but have taken pleasure in wrongdoing, would be condemned.

2 Thessalonians 2:12

in order that all those who have not believed the truth, but have taken pleasure in wrongdoing, would be condemned.

2 Thessalonians 2:12

in order that all those who have not believed the truth, but have taken pleasure in wrongdoing, would be condemned.

2 Thessalonians 2:12

in order that all those who have not believed the truth, but have taken pleasure in wrongdoing, would be condemned.

Luke 19:41-42

And when Jesus got close and saw the city [of Jerusalem], He cried over it,

Luke 22:5

And they were very pleased, so agreed to give him money.

Romans 12:9

Let [your] love be sincere. Hate whatever is evil. Cling to whatever is good.

2 Corinthians 7:9-16

Now I am glad, not because you were made sorry, but because your sorrow led you to repent. For you were made sorry from a godly motive, so were not harmed by us in any way.

Philippians 1:4

In my every request for all of you, I make it with joy

Philippians 1:18

So, what [should I think about the situation]? Just this: I am happy and will continue to be happy that, in every way, Christ is being preached, [regardless of] whether it is in pretense or with sincerity.

Philippians 2:17-18

But even if I am poured out like a drink offering [See Ex. 29:38-41] on the sacrifice and service produced by your faith, I am glad and will rejoice with all of you. [Note: Paul here likens the possible pouring out of his blood to the wine and oil of the Old Testament sacrifice, which is then likened to the Philippians' faithful service to God].

Philippians 3:18

For I have often told you before, and am telling you again with tears in my eyes, that many people are living as the enemies of the cross of Christ [i.e., their lives oppose the purpose of Christ's death].

1 Thessalonians 3:6-10

But now Timothy has returned to us from you and brought us good news about your faith and love, and [reported] that you have good memories of us. [He told us that you are] longing to see us, just as we also long to see you.

3 John 1:3-4

For I was very happy when some of the brothers came and told me that you are being [faithful] to the truth [i.e., the word of God], and that you are living according to it, [as well].

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