Love (A)is patient, love is kind, it (B)is not jealous; love does not brag, it is not (C)arrogant. It does not act disgracefully, it (D)does not seek its own benefit; it is not provoked, (E)does not keep an account of a wrong suffered, (F)it does not rejoice in unrighteousness, but (G)rejoices with the truth; it [a](H)keeps every confidence, it believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.

Love never fails; but if there are gifts of [b](I)prophecy, they will be done away with; if there are (J)tongues, they will cease; if there is knowledge, it will be done away with. For we (K)know in part and prophesy in part; 10 but when the perfect comes, the partial will be done away with. 11 When I was a child, I used to speak like a child, think like a child, reason like a child; when I [c]became a man, I did away with childish things. 12 For now we (L)see in a mirror [d]dimly, but then (M)face to face; now I know in part, but then I will know fully, just as I also (N)have been fully known. 13 But now faith, hope, and love remain, these three; but the [e]greatest of these is (O)love.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Corinthians 13:7 Lit covers all things
  2. 1 Corinthians 13:8 Lit prophecies
  3. 1 Corinthians 13:11 Lit have become...have done away with
  4. 1 Corinthians 13:12 Lit in a riddle
  5. 1 Corinthians 13:13 Lit greater