1 Corinthians 13:7
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New International Version
It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.

King James Bible
Beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things.

Darby Bible Translation
bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.

World English Bible
bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.

Young's Literal Translation
all things it beareth, all it believeth, all it hopeth, all it endureth.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

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Beareth all things - Παντα στεγει. This word is also variously interpreted: to endure, bear, sustain, cover, conceal, contain. Bishop Pearce contends that it should be translated cove

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Beareth. See on ver.

1 Corinthians 13:4 Charity suffers long, and is kind; charity envies not; charity braggs not itself, is not puffed up,

Numbers 11:12-14 Have I conceived all this people? have I begotten them, that you should say to me, Carry them in your bosom...

Deuteronomy 1:9 And I spoke to you at that time, saying, I am not able to bear you myself alone:

Proverbs 10:12 Hatred stirs up strifes: but love covers all sins.

Songs 8:6,7 Set me as a seal on your heart, as a seal on your arm: for love is strong as death; jealousy is cruel as the grave...

Romans 15:1 We then that are strong ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves.

Galatians 6:2 Bear you one another's burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.

Hebrews 13:13 Let us go forth therefore to him without the camp, bearing his reproach.

1 Peter 2:24 Who his own self bore our sins in his own body on the tree, that we, being dead to sins, should live to righteousness...

1 Peter 4:8 And above all things have fervent charity among yourselves: for charity shall cover the multitude of sins.

believeth.

Psalm 119:66 Teach me good judgment and knowledge: for I have believed your commandments.

hopeth.

Luke 7:37-39,44-46 And, behold, a woman in the city, which was a sinner, when she knew that Jesus sat at meat in the Pharisee's house...

Luke 19:4-10 And he ran before, and climbed up into a sycomore tree to see him: for he was to pass that way...

Romans 8:24 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?

endureth.

1 Corinthians 9:18-22 What is my reward then? Truly that, when I preach the gospel, I may make the gospel of Christ without charge...

Genesis 29:20 And Jacob served seven years for Rachel; and they seemed to him but a few days, for the love he had to her.

Job 13:15 Though he slay me, yet will I trust in him: but I will maintain my own ways before him.

Matthew 10:22 And you shall be hated of all men for my name's sake: but he that endures to the end shall be saved.

2 Corinthians 11:8-12 I robbed other churches, taking wages of them, to do you service...

2 Thessalonians 1:4 So that we ourselves glory in you in the churches of God for your patience and faith in all your persecutions and tribulations...

2 Timothy 2:3-10,24 You therefore endure hardness, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ...

2 Timothy 3:11 Persecutions, afflictions, which came to me at Antioch, at Iconium, at Lystra; what persecutions I endured...

2 Timothy 4:5 But watch you in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an evangelist, make full proof of your ministry.

James 1:12 Blessed is the man that endures temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life...

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
Mark 9:23
"'If you can'?" said Jesus. "Everything is possible for one who believes."

1 Corinthians 9:12
If others have this right of support from you, shouldn't we have it all the more? But we did not use this right. On the contrary, we put up with anything rather than hinder the gospel of Christ.

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