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Chapter 13

1st Cor.13:1 Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not love, I have become sounding brass, or a clanging cymbal.

1st Cor.13:2 And though I possess prophecy, and understand all secrets, and all knowledge; and though I have all the faith, so that I could remove the mountain, and do not have love, I am a nothing.

1st Cor.13:3 And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and though I give my body to be burned, and have not love, it profits no one.

1st Cor.13:4 Love is patient and is kind; love is not jealous; love is not boastful, is not full of self-importance,

1st Cor.13:5 does not behave inappropriately, is not self-seeking, is not exasperated, thinks no evil;

1st Cor.13:6 does not rejoice in evil things, but rejoices in the reality;

1st Cor.13:7 bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.

1st Cor.13:8 Love never falls away: but whether prophecies, they are put away; whether there be tongues, they will pause; whether there is knowledge, it will be put away.

1st Cor.13:9 Out of the part we are knowing, and out of the part we are prophesying.

1st Cor.13:10 And while maturity is coming, then that which is out of the part will be put away.

1st Cor.13:11 When I was a child, I spoke randomly, I had the mindset of a child, so I put things together as a child: but when I had become a man, I put away the immaturity.

1st Cor.13:12 For the present we are seeing through a mirror, in a riddle; but at that time face to face: presently I am beginning to know out of the part; but at that time, I will fully know just as I also am fully known.

1st Cor.13:13 And now abide faith, hope, love, these three; but the greatest of these is love.