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

King James Bible
Doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked, 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,

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,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

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Doth not behave itself unseemly - Ουκ ασχημονει, from α, negative, and σχημα, figure, mien; love never acts out of its place or character; obs

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

behave.

1 Corinthians 7:36 But if any man think that he behaves himself uncomely toward his virgin, if she pass the flower of her age, and need so require...

*Gr:

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 of the saints...

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

Philippians 4:8 Finally, brothers, whatever things are true, whatever things are honest, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure...

2 Thessalonians 3:7 For yourselves know how you ought to follow us: for we behaved not ourselves disorderly among you;

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 should have the same care one for another.

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, and not to please ourselves...

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

Galatians 6:1,2 Brothers, if a man be overtaken in a fault, you which are spiritual, restore such an one in the spirit of meekness...

Philippians 2:3-5,21 Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves...

2 Timothy 2:10 Therefore I endure all things for the elect's sakes, that they may also obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory...

1 John 3:16,17 Hereby perceive we the love of God, because he laid down his life for us: and we ought to lay down our lives for the brothers...

is not.

Numbers 12:3 (Now the man Moses was very meek, above all the men which were on the face of the earth.)

Numbers 16:15 And Moses was very wroth, and said to the LORD, Respect not you their offering: I have not taken one donkey from them...

Numbers 20:10-12 And Moses and Aaron gathered the congregation together before the rock, and he said to them, Hear now, you rebels...

Psalm 106:32,33 They angered him also at the waters of strife, so that it went ill with Moses for their sakes...

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 a cause shall be in danger of the judgment...

Mark 3:5 And when he had looked round about on them with anger, being grieved for the hardness of their hearts, he said to the man...

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

thinketh.

2 Samuel 10:3 And the princes of the children of Ammon said to Hanun their lord, Think you that David does honor your father...

Job 21:27 Behold, I know your thoughts, and the devices which you wrongfully imagine against me.

Jeremiah 11:19 But I was like a lamb or an ox that is brought to the slaughter; and I knew not that they had devised devices against me, saying...

Jeremiah 18:18-20 Then said they, Come and let us devise devices against Jeremiah; for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise...

Jeremiah 40:13-16 Moreover Johanan the son of Kareah, and all the captains of the forces that were in the fields, came to Gedaliah to Mizpah...

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 himself, saying, This man, if he were a prophet...

Library
What Lasts
'Whether there be prophecies, they shall fail; whether there be tongues, they shall cease; whether there be knowledge, it shall vanish away. 13. And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three....'--1 COR. xiii. 8, 13. We discern the run of the Apostle's thought best by thus omitting the intervening verses and connecting these two. The part omitted is but a buttress of what has been stated in the former of our two verses; and when we thus unite them there is disclosed plainly the Apostle's intention
Alexander Maclaren—Romans, Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V)

Now, and Then
There are some things which we count very precious now, which will soon be of no value to us whatever. There are some things that we know or think we know, and we pride ourselves a good deal upon our knowledge; but when we shall become men we shall set no more value upon that knowledge than a child does upon his toys when he grows up to be a man. Our spiritual manhood in heaven will discard many things which we now count precious, as a full grown man discards the treasures of his childhood. And there
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 17: 1871

Charity and Loneliness.
And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity.-I COR. xiii. 13. The possession of this Divine Charity often necessitates walking in a lonely path. Not merely in opposition and persecution, but alone in it, and here, again, Jesus, who was the personification of Divine lore, stands out as our great example. He was emphatically alone, and of the people there was none with Him. Even the disciples whom He had drawn nearest to Him, and to whom He had tried
Catherine Booth—Godliness

Revival in the Home
Thousands of years ago, in the most beautiful Garden the world has ever known, lived a man and a woman. Formed in the likeness of their Creator, they lived solely to reveal Him to His creation and to each other and thus to glorify Him every moment of the day. Humbly they accepted the position of a creature with the Creator--that of complete submission and yieldedness to His will. Because they always submitted their wills to His, because they lived for Him and not for themselves, they were also completely
Roy Hession and Revel Hession—The Calvary Road

Cross References
Jeremiah 40:16
But Gedaliah son of Ahikam said to Johanan son of Kareah, "Don't do such a thing! What you are saying about Ishmael is not true."

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

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

2 Corinthians 5:19
that God was reconciling the world to himself in Christ, not counting people's sins against them. And he has committed to us the message of reconciliation.

Philippians 2:21
For everyone looks out for their own interests, not those of Jesus Christ.

2 Timothy 4:16
At my first defense, no one came to my support, but everyone deserted me. May it not be held against them.

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