1 Corinthians 13:5
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, it 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, it 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;

Christian Standard Bible
is not rude, is not self-seeking, is not irritable, and does not keep a record of wrongs.

Contemporary English Version
rude. Love isn't selfish or quick tempered. It doesn't keep a record of wrongs that others do.

Good News Translation
love is not ill-mannered or selfish or irritable; love does not keep a record of wrongs;

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.

New Heart English Bible
does not behave itself inappropriately, does not seek its own way, is not irritable, does not keep a record of wrongs;

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,
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, it 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 son of Ahikam said to Johanan son of Kareah, "Do not do such a thing! What you are saying about Ishmael is a lie."

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 behaveth himself uncomely toward his virgin, if she pass the flower of her age, and need so require, let him do what he will, he sinneth not: let them marry.

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

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…

is not.

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

Numbers 16:15
And Moses was very wroth, and said unto the LORD, Respect not thou their offering: I have not taken one ass from them, neither have I hurt one of them.

Numbers 20:10-12
And Moses and Aaron gathered the congregation together before the rock, and he said unto them, Hear now, ye rebels; must we fetch you water out of this rock? …

thinketh.

2 Samuel 10:3
And the princes of the children of Ammon said unto Hanun their lord, Thinkest thou that David doth honour thy father, that he hath sent comforters unto thee? hath not David rather sent his servants unto thee, to search the city, and to spy it out, and to overthrow it?

Job 21:27
Behold, I know your thoughts, and the devices which ye 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, Let us destroy the tree with the fruit thereof, and let us cut him off from the land of the living, that his name may be no more remembered.







Lexicon
It is not rude,
ἀσχημονεῖ (aschēmonei)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 807: From askemon; to be unbecoming.

it is not self-seeking,
ζητεῖ (zētei)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2212: To seek, search for, desire, require, demand. Of uncertain affinity; to seek; specially, to worship, or to plot.

it is not easily angered,
παροξύνεται (paroxynetai)
Verb - Present Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 3947: To arouse anger, provoke, irritate. From para and a derivative of oxus; to sharpen alongside, i.e. to exasperate.

it keeps no account
λογίζεται (logizetai)
Verb - Present Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 3049: To reckon, count, charge with; reason, decide, conclude; think, suppose.

of wrongs.
κακόν (kakon)
Adjective - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 2556: Bad, evil, in the widest sense. Apparently a primary word; worthless, i.e. depraved, or injurious.
(5) Thinketh no evil.--That is, does not dwell upon the evil done to her.

Verse 5. - Doth not behave itself unseemly (see 1 Corinthians 12:23; 1 Corinthians 14:40). Vulgar indecorum is alien from love, as having its root in selfishness and want of sympathy. "Noble manners" are ever the fruit of "noble minds." "Be courteous" (1 Peter 3:8). Seeketh not her own. Self seeking is the root of All evil (1 Corinthians 10:24, 33; Philippians 2:4; Romans 15:1, 2). Is not easily provoked. The word "easily" is here a gloss. The corresponding substantive (paroxusmos, whence our "paroxysm") is used of the sharp contention between Paul and Barnabas (Acts 15:39). Love, when it is perfected, rises superior to all temptations to growing exasperated, although it may often be justly indignant. But, as St. Chrysostom says, "As a spark which falls into the sea hurts not the sea, but is itself extinguished, so an evil thing befalling a loving soul will be extinguished without disquietude." Thinketh no evil; literally, doth not reckon (or, impute) the evil. The phrase seems to be a very comprehensive one, implying that love is neither suspicious, nor implacable, nor retentive in her memory of evil done. Love writes our personal wrongs in ashes or in water. 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.
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