8 All the special gifts and powers from God will someday come to an end, but love goes on forever. (J) 5 It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking,(K) it is not easily angered,(L) it keeps no record of wrongs. 4 Love is very patient and kind, never jealous or envious, never boastful or proud, 5 never haughty or selfish or rude. (This is true, though someday God will do away with both of them.) 1 Corinthians 13:1-13 View Full Chapter 1 If I speak in the tongues Or languages of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. NLT: New Living Translation. Here, Paul lists hope as one of the "big three" virtues of Christianity. Now all that I know is hazy and blurred, but then I will see everything clearly, just as clearly as God sees into my heart right now. Love does not demand its own way. Cancel {{#items}} {{human}} {{/items}} ← Chapter. 1 Corinthians 13 New International Version << 1 Corinthians 12 | 1 Corinthians 13 | 1 Corinthians 14 >> Love. 1 Corinthians 13:11, ESV: "When I was a child, I spoke like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. 1. The Corinthian church was emphasizing a good thing, spiritual gifts, to the neglect of the best. Today, we also need to be taught the basics of the Christian life. 3 If I give all I possess to the poor(G) and give over my body to hardship that I may boast,[b](H) but do not have love, I gain nothing. 1 Corinthians 13:11 NLT. Read The Bible Online; New Living Translation; 1 Corinthians 13 1 Corinthians 13. Gain a concise, fundamental grasp of what the Bible is all about. 13 If I had the gift of being able to speak in other languages without learning them and could speak in every language there is in all of heaven and earth, but didn’t love others, I would only be making noise. 1 Corinthians 13 . Related Commentaries for 1 Corinthians 13. 8 Prophecy and speaking in unknown languages. 13 If I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but have not [] love [for others growing out of God’s love for me], then I have become only a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal [just an annoying distraction]. You will always believe in him, always expect the best of him, and always stand your ground in defending him. (X), 13 And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. 1 Corinthians 7:12-13 NLT Now, I will speak to the rest of you, though I do not have a direct command from the Lord. 1 Corinthians 13; 1 Corinthians 13:13 Read chapter in The Message Bible. All rights reserved. 2 And if I have a prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith, b so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing. 2 If I had the gift of prophecy, and if I understood all of God's secret plans and possessed all knowledge, and if I had such faith that I could move mountains, but didn't love others, I would be nothing. Tools. 13 1 If I speak with human eloquence and angelic ecstasy but don't love, I'm nothing but the creaking of a rusty gate. Bible Funeral Reading. If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. It does not hold grudges and will hardly even notice when others do it wrong. The Bible case for women has the entire Bible verse from 2 Corinthians 13 … Richard Ostella: The Excellence of Christian Love [] 14 messages on 1 Corinthians 13. ... DailyVerses.net › Bible books › 1 Corinthians < 1 Corinthians 13 - NIV & ESV > « » New Internation Version English Standard Version. * [15:17–18] The consequences for the Corinthians are grave: both forgiveness of sins and salvation are an illusion, despite their … 13 If I had the gift of being able to speak in other languages without learning them and could speak in every language there is in all of heaven and earth, but didn’t love others, I would only be making noise. But when I grew up, I put away childish things. They were using their gifts apart from love. 2 If I had the gift of prophecy, and if I understood all of God’s secret plans and possessed all knowledge, and if I had such faith that I could move mountains, but didn’t love others, I would be nothing. 1 If I could speak all the languages of earth and of angels, but didn’t love others, I would only be a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. 13 There are three things that remain—faith, hope, and love—and the greatest of these is love. 12 In the same way, we can see and understand only a little about God now, as if we were peering at his reflection in a poor mirror; but someday we are going to see him in his completeness, face-to-face. No matter which gift we have, if we are lacking love, then in God's sight we are nothing! 1 Corinthians 13:8 Charity never faileth: but whether there be prophecies, they shall fail; whether there be tongues, they shall cease; whether there be knowledge, it shall vanish away. But love is so valuable, so important, that apart from it, every other good thing is useless. 11 When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. 13 If I had the gift of being able to speak in other languages without learning them and could speak in every language there is in all of heaven and earth, but didn’t love others, I would only be making noise. Now all that I know is hazy and blurred, but then I will see everything clearly, just as clearly as God sees into my heart right now. The Living Bible copyright © 1971 by Tyndale House Foundation. Cancel {{#items}} {{/items}} 1 Corinthians 1. 1 Corinthians 13 New International Version (NIV) 13 If I speak in the tongues[ a] of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. Red Letter. 1 Corinthians 13:13 Parallel Commentaries If I had the gift of prophecy, and if I understood all of God’s secret plans and possessed all knowledge, and if I had such faith that I could move mountains, but didn’t love others, I would be nothing. Introduction from the NIV Study Bible | Go to 1 Corinthians Corinth in the Time of Paul. Love Is the Greatest 1If I could speak all the languages of earth and of angels, but didn’t love others, I would only be a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. It is not irritable or touchy. Apparently, some believed that those able to speak in tongues or prophesy were more spiritual than the others. 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