Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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;

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,

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 improperly,
is not selfish, is not provoked,
and does not keep a record of wrongs.
6 Love finds no joy in unrighteousness
but rejoices in the truth.
7 It 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 the truth, in keeping with a command we have received from the Father.

Romans 1:32

Although they know full well God’s just sentence—that those who practice such things deserve to die—they not only do them, but even applaud others who practice them.

2 Thessalonians 2:12

so that all will be condemned—those who did not believe the truth but enjoyed unrighteousness.

Exodus 18:9

Jethro rejoiced over all the good things the Lord had done for Israel when He rescued them from the power of the Egyptians.

Joshua 22:22-33

“Yahweh is the God of gods! Yahweh is the God of gods! He knows, and may Israel also know. Do not spare us today, if it was in rebellion or treachery against the Lord

1 Samuel 23:19-21

Some Ziphites came up to Saul at Gibeah and said, “David is hiding among us in the strongholds in Horesh on the hill of Hachilah south of Jeshimon.

2 Samuel 4:10-12

when the person told me, ‘Look, Saul is dead,’ he thought he was a bearer of good news, but I seized him and put him to death at Ziklag. That was my reward to him for his news!

Psalm 10:3

For the wicked one boasts about his own cravings;
the one who is greedy curses and despises the Lord.

Psalm 119:136

My eyes pour out streams of tears
because people do not follow Your instruction.

Proverbs 14:9

Fools mock at making restitution,
but there is goodwill among the upright.

Jeremiah 9:1

If my head were a spring of water,
my eyes a fountain of tears,
I would weep day and night
over the slain of my dear people.

Jeremiah 13:17

But if you will not listen,
my innermost being will weep in secret
because of your pride.
My eyes will overflow with tears,
for the Lord’s flock has been taken captive.

Jeremiah 20:10

For I have heard the gossip of many people,
“Terror is on every side!
Report him; let’s report him!”
Everyone I trusted watches for my fall.
“Perhaps he will be deceived
so that we might prevail against him
and take our vengeance on him.”

Hosea 4:8

They feed on the sin of My people;
they have an appetite for their transgressions.

Hosea 7:3

They please the king with their evil,
the princes with their lies.

Micah 7:8

Do not rejoice over me, my enemy!
Though I have fallen, I will stand up;
though I sit in darkness,
the Lord will be my light.

Luke 19:41-42

As He approached and saw the city, He wept over it,

Luke 22:5

They were glad and agreed to give him silver.

Romans 12:9

Love must be without hypocrisy. Detest evil; cling to what is good.

2 Corinthians 7:9-16

Now I rejoice, not because you were grieved, but because your grief led to repentance. For you were grieved as God willed, so that you didn’t experience any loss from us.

Philippians 1:4

always praying with joy for all of you in my every prayer,

Philippians 1:18

What does it matter? Just that in every way, whether out of false motives or true, Christ is proclaimed. And in this I rejoice. Yes, and I will rejoice

Philippians 2:17-18

But even if I am poured out as a drink offering on the sacrifice and service of your faith, I am glad and rejoice with all of you.

Philippians 3:18

For I have often told you, and now say again with tears, that many live as enemies of the cross of Christ.

1 Thessalonians 3:6-10

But now Timothy has come to us from you and brought us good news about your faith and love and reported that you always have good memories of us, wanting to see us, as we also want to see you.

3 John 1:3-4

For I was very glad when some brothers came and testified to your faithfulness to the truth—how you are walking in the truth.

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