1 Corinthians, Chapter 13

13:1 If I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but don't have love, I have become sounding bronze, or a clanging cymbal.
13:2 And if I have [the gift of] prophecy, and know all mysteries and all knowledge; and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing.
13:3 And if I bestow all my goods to feed [the poor], and if I deliver up my body that I may boast, but do not have love, it profits me nothing.
13:4 Love suffers long, it is kind. Love does not envy. Love does not vaunt itself, is not puffed up,
13:5 does not behave itself unseemly, does not seek its own, is not provoked, does not take account of evil;
13:6 does not rejoice in unrighteousness, but rejoices with the truth;
13:7 bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.
13:8 Love never fails: but if [there are] prophecies, they will be done away; if [there are] tongues, they will cease; if [there is] knowledge, it will be done away.
13:9 For we know in part, and we prophesy in part;
13:10 but when that which is perfect has come, that which is in part will be done away.
13:11 When I was a juvenile, I spoke as a juvenile, I felt as a juvenile, I thought as a juvenile: now that I have become a man, I have put away juvenile things.
13:12 For now we see in a mirror, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then I will know fully even as also I was fully known.
13:13 But now these three stay: faith, hope, and love; and the greatest of these is love.

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