1 Corinthians 13:13
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English Standard Version
So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love.

King James Bible
And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity.

American Standard Version
But now abideth faith, hope, love, these three; and the greatest of these is love.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And now there remain faith, hope, and charity, these three: but the greatest of these is charity.

English Revised Version
But now abideth faith, hope, love, these three; and the greatest of these is love.

Webster's Bible Translation
And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity.

Weymouth New Testament
And so there remain Faith, Hope, Love--these three; and of these the greatest is Love.

1 Corinthians 13:13 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

And now (νυνὶ δὲ)

Rev., but; better than and, bringing out the contrast with the transient gifts. Now is logical and not temporal. Thus, as it is.

Abideth

Not merely in this life. The essential permanence of the three graces is asserted. In their nature they are eternal.

1 Corinthians 13:13 Parallel Commentaries

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abideth.

1 Corinthians 3:14 If any man's work abide which he has built thereupon, he shall receive a reward.

1 Peter 1:21 Who by him do believe in God, that raised him up from the dead, and gave him glory; that your faith and hope might be in God.

1 John 2:14,24 I have written to you, fathers, because you have known him that is from the beginning. I have written to you, young men...

1 John 3:9 Whoever is born of God does not commit sin; for his seed remains in him: and he cannot sin, because he is born of God.

faith.

Luke 8:13-15 They on the rock are they, which, when they hear, receive the word with joy; and these have no root, which for a while believe...

Luke 22:32 But I have prayed for you, that your faith fail not: and when you are converted, strengthen your brothers.

Galatians 5:6 For in Jesus Christ neither circumcision avails any thing, nor uncircumcision; but faith which works by love.

Hebrews 10:35,39 Cast not away therefore your confidence, which has great recompense of reward...

Hebrews 11:1-7 Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen...

1 John 5:1-5 Whoever believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God: and every one that loves him that begat loves him also that is begotten of him...

hope.

Psalm 42:11 Why are you cast down, O my soul? and why are you disquieted within me? hope you in God: for I shall yet praise him...

Psalm 43:5 Why are you cast down, O my soul? and why are you disquieted within me? hope in God: for I shall yet praise him...

Psalm 146:5 Happy is he that has the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope is in the LORD his God:

Lamentations 3:21-26 This I recall to my mind, therefore have I hope...

Romans 5:4,5 And patience, experience; and experience, hope...

Romans 8:24,25 For we are saved by hope: but hope that is seen is not hope: for what a man sees, why does he yet hope for...

Romans 15:13 Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost.

Colossians 1:5,27 For the hope which is laid up for you in heaven, whereof you heard before in the word of the truth of the gospel...

1 Thessalonians 5:8 But let us, who are of the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love; and for an helmet, the hope of salvation.

Hebrews 6:11,19 And we desire that every one of you do show the same diligence to the full assurance of hope to the end...

1 Peter 1:21 Who by him do believe in God, that raised him up from the dead, and gave him glory; that your faith and hope might be in God.

1 John 3:3 And every man that has this hope in him purifies himself, even as he is pure.

charity.

1 Corinthians 13:1-8 Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal...

1 Corinthians 8:1,3 Now as touching things offered to idols, we know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but charity edifies...

2 Corinthians 5:10,15 For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ; that every one may receive the things done in his body...

Galatians 5:6 For in Jesus Christ neither circumcision avails any thing, nor uncircumcision; but faith which works by love.

1 John 2:10 He that loves his brother stays in the light, and there is none occasion of stumbling in him.

1 John 4:7-18 Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loves is born of God, and knows God...

the greatest.

1 Corinthians 13:8 Charity never fails: but whether there be prophecies, they shall fail; whether there be tongues, they shall cease...

1 Corinthians 14:1 Follow after charity, and desire spiritual gifts, but rather that you may prophesy.

1 Corinthians 16:14 Let all your things be done with charity.

Mark 12:29-31 And Jesus answered him, The first of all the commandments is, Hear, O Israel; The Lord our God is one Lord...

Luke 10:27 And he answering said, You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength...

Galatians 5:13-22 For, brothers, you have been called to liberty; only use not liberty for an occasion to the flesh, but by love serve one another...

Philippians 1:9 And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and in all judgment;

Colossians 3:14 And above all these things put on charity, which is the bond of perfection.

1 Timothy 1:5 Now the end of the commandment is charity out of a pure heart, and of a good conscience, and of faith unfeigned:

2 Timothy 1:7 For God has not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.

1 John 4:7-9 Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loves is born of God, and knows God...

2 John 1:4-6 I rejoiced greatly that I found of your children walking in truth, as we have received a commandment from the Father...

Cross References
Galatians 5:6
For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision counts for anything, but only faith working through love.

1 Thessalonians 1:3
remembering before our God and Father your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.

Hebrews 6:19
We have this as a sure and steadfast anchor of the soul, a hope that enters into the inner place behind the curtain,

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