Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

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

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].

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;

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's ways are ever fair, it takes no thought for itself; it is not quickly made angry, it takes no account of evil; 6 It takes no pleasure in wrongdoing, but has joy in what is true; 7 Love has the power of undergoing all things, having faith in all things, hoping all things.


Cross References

2 John 1:4

It gave me great joy to see some of your children walking in the true way, even as we were ordered to do by the Father.

Romans 1:32

Who, though they have knowledge of the law of God, that the fate of those who do these things is death, not only go on doing these things themselves, but give approval to those who do them.

2 Thessalonians 2:12

So that they all may be judged, who had no faith in what is true, but took pleasure in evil.

Exodus 18:9

And Jethro was glad because the Lord had been good to Israel, freeing them from the power of the Egyptians.

Joshua 22:22-33

God, even God the Lord, God, even God the Lord, he sees, and Israel will see--if it is in pride or in sin against the Lord,

1 Samuel 23:19-21

Then the Ziphites came up to Gibeah to see Saul, and said, Is not David living secretly among us in the strong places in Horesh, in the hill of Hachilah to the south of the waste land

2 Samuel 4:10-12

When one came to me with the news of Saul's death, in the belief that it would be good news, I took him and put him to death in Ziklag, which was the reward I gave him for his news:

Psalm 10:3

For the evil-doer is lifted up because of the purpose of his heart, and he whose mind is fixed on wealth is turned away from the Lord, saying evil against him.

Psalm 119:136

Rivers of water are flowing from my eyes, because men do not keep your law.

Proverbs 14:9

In the tents of those hating authority there is error, but in the house of the upright man there is grace.

Jeremiah 9:1

If only my head was a stream of waters and my eyes fountains of weeping, so that I might go on weeping day and night for the dead of the daughter of my people!

Jeremiah 13:17

But if you do not give ear to it, my soul will be weeping in secret for your pride; my eye will be weeping bitterly, streaming with water, because the Lord's flock has been taken away as prisoners.

Jeremiah 20:10

For numbers of them say evil secretly in my hearing (there is fear on every side): they say, Come, let us give witness against him; all my nearest friends, who are watching for my fall, say, It may be that he will be taken by deceit, and we will get the better of him and give him punishment.

Hosea 4:8

The sin of my people is like food to them; and their desire is for their wrongdoing.

Hosea 7:3

In their sin they make a king for themselves, and rulers in their deceit.

Micah 7:8

Do not be glad because of my sorrow, O my hater: after my fall I will be lifted up; when I am seated in the dark, the Lord will be a light to me.

Luke 19:41-42

And when he got near and saw the town, he was overcome with weeping for it,

Luke 22:5

And they were glad, and undertook to give him money.

Romans 12:9

Let love be without deceit. Be haters of what is evil; keep your minds fixed on what is good.

2 Corinthians 7:9-16

Now I am glad, not that you had sorrow, but that your sorrow was the cause of a change of heart; for yours was a holy sorrow so that you might undergo no loss by us in anything.

Philippians 1:4

And in all my prayers for you all, making my request with joy,

Philippians 1:18

What then? only that in every way, falsely or truly, the preaching of Christ goes on; and in this I am glad, and will be glad.

Philippians 2:17-18

And even if I am offered like a drink offering, giving myself for the cause and work of your faith, I am glad and have joy with you all:

Philippians 3:18

For there are those, of whom I have given you word before, and do so now with sorrow, who are haters of the cross of Christ;

1 Thessalonians 3:6-10

But now that Timothy has come to us from you, and has given us good news of your faith and love, and that you have happy memories of us, desiring greatly to see us, even as we do to see you;

3 John 1:3-4

For it gave me great joy when some of the brothers came and gave witness that you had the true faith and were walking in the true way.

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