1 Corinthians 13:5
Parallel Verses
New International Version
It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.

New Living Translation
or rude. It does not demand its own way. It is not irritable, and it keeps no record of being wronged.

English Standard Version
or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful;

Berean Study Bible
It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, is not easily angered, it keeps no account of wrongs.

Berean Literal Bible
It does not act unbecomingly, it does not seek the things of its own, is not easily provoked, it keeps no account of wrongs.

New American Standard Bible
does not act unbecomingly; it does not seek its own, is not provoked, does not take into account a wrong suffered,

King James Bible
Doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked, thinketh no evil;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
does not act improperly, is not selfish, is not provoked, and does not keep a record of wrongs.

International Standard Version
and she is never rude; she never thinks just of herself or ever gets annoyed. She never is resentful;

NET Bible
It is not rude, it is not self-serving, it is not easily angered or resentful.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Love does not commit what is shameful, neither does it seek its own; it is not provoked, neither does it entertain evil thoughts,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
It isn't rude. It doesn't think about itself. It isn't irritable. It doesn't keep track of wrongs.

New American Standard 1977
does not act unbecomingly; it does not seek its own, is not provoked, does not take into account a wrong suffered,

Jubilee Bible 2000
is not injurious, seeks not her own, is not easily provoked, thinks no evil,

King James 2000 Bible
Does not behave itself rudely, seeks not her own, is not easily provoked, keeps no record of evil;

American King James Version
Does not behave itself unseemly, seeks not her own, is not easily provoked, thinks no evil;

American Standard Version
doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not its own, is not provoked, taketh not account of evil;

Douay-Rheims Bible
Is not ambitious, seeketh not her own, is not provoked to anger, thinketh no evil;

Darby Bible Translation
does not behave in an unseemly manner, does not seek what is its own, is not quickly provoked, does not impute evil,

English Revised Version
doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not its own, is not provoked, taketh not account of evil;

Webster's Bible Translation
Doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not its own, is not easily provoked, thinketh no evil;

Weymouth New Testament
She does not behave unbecomingly, nor seek to aggrandize herself, nor blaze out in passionate anger, nor brood over wrongs.

World English Bible
doesn't behave itself inappropriately, doesn't seek its own way, is not provoked, takes no account of evil;

Young's Literal Translation
doth not act unseemly, doth not seek its own things, is not provoked, doth not impute evil,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
13:4-7 Some of the effects of charity are stated, that we may know whether we have this grace; and that if we have not, we may not rest till we have it. This love is a clear proof of regeneration, and is a touchstone of our professed faith in Christ. In this beautiful description of the nature and effects of love, it is meant to show the Corinthians that their conduct had, in many respects, been a contrast to it. Charity is an utter enemy to selfishness; it does not desire or seek its own praise, or honour, or profit, or pleasure. Not that charity destroys all regard to ourselves, or that the charitable man should neglect himself and all his interests. But charity never seeks its own to the hurt of others, or to neglect others. It ever prefers the welfare of others to its private advantage. How good-natured and amiable is Christian charity! How excellent would Christianity appear to the world, if those who profess it were more under this Divine principle, and paid due regard to the command on which its blessed Author laid the chief stress! Let us ask whether this Divine love dwells in our hearts. Has this principle guided us into becoming behaviour to all men? Are we willing to lay aside selfish objects and aims? Here is a call to watchfulness, diligence, and prayer.
Study Bible
Love
4Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. 5It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, is not easily angered, it keeps no account of wrongs. 6Love takes no pleasure in evil, but rejoices in the truth.…
Cross References
Jeremiah 40:16
But Gedaliah the son of Ahikam said to Johanan the son of Kareah, "Do not do this thing, for you are telling a lie about Ishmael."

1 Corinthians 10:24
No one should seek his own good, but the good of others.

1 Corinthians 10:33
just as I try to please everyone in all I do. For I am not seeking my own good, but the good of many, that they may be saved.

2 Corinthians 5:19
that God was reconciling the world to Himself in Christ, not counting men's trespasses against them. And He has committed to us the message of reconciliation.

Philippians 2:21
For all the others look after their own interests, not those of Jesus Christ.

2 Timothy 4:16
At my first defense, no one stood with me, but everyone deserted me. May it not be charged against them.
Treasury of Scripture

Does not behave itself unseemly, seeks not her own, is not easily provoked, thinks no evil;

behave.

1 Corinthians 7:36 But if any man think that he behaves himself uncomely toward his …

1 Corinthians 11:13-16,18,21,22 Judge in yourselves: is it comely that a woman pray to God uncovered…

1 Corinthians 14:33-40 For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace, as in all churches …

Isaiah 3:5 And the people shall be oppressed, every one by another, and every …

Philippians 4:8 Finally, brothers, whatever things are true, whatever things are …

2 Thessalonians 3:7 For yourselves know how you ought to follow us: for we behaved not …

seeketh.

1 Corinthians 10:24,33 Let no man seek his own, but every man another's wealth…

1 Corinthians 12:25 That there should be no schism in the body; but that the members …

Romans 14:12-15 So then every one of us shall give account of himself to God…

Romans 15:1,2 We then that are strong ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, …

Galatians 5:13 For, brothers, you have been called to liberty; only use not liberty …

Galatians 6:1,2 Brothers, if a man be overtaken in a fault, you which are spiritual, …

Philippians 2:3-5,21 Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness …

2 Timothy 2:10 Therefore I endure all things for the elect's sakes, that they may …

1 John 3:16,17 Hereby perceive we the love of God, because he laid down his life …

is not.

Numbers 12:3 (Now the man Moses was very meek, above all the men which were on …

Numbers 16:15 And Moses was very wroth, and said to the LORD, Respect not you their …

Numbers 20:10-12 And Moses and Aaron gathered the congregation together before the …

Psalm 106:32,33 They angered him also at the waters of strife, so that it went ill …

Proverbs 14:17 He that is soon angry deals foolishly: and a man of wicked devices is hated.

Matthew 5:22 But I say to you, That whoever is angry with his brother without …

Mark 3:5 And when he had looked round about on them with anger, being grieved …

James 1:19 Why, my beloved brothers, let every man be swift to hear, slow to …

thinketh.

2 Samuel 10:3 And the princes of the children of Ammon said to Hanun their lord, …

Job 21:27 Behold, I know your thoughts, and the devices which you wrongfully …

Jeremiah 11:19 But I was like a lamb or an ox that is brought to the slaughter; …

Jeremiah 18:18-20 Then said they, Come and let us devise devices against Jeremiah; …

Jeremiah 40:13-16 Moreover Johanan the son of Kareah, and all the captains of the forces …

Matthew 9:4 And Jesus knowing their thoughts said, Why think you evil in your hearts?

Luke 7:39 Now when the Pharisee which had bidden him saw it, he spoke within …

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