Christian Standard Bible
Love: The Superior Way
13 If I speak human or angelic tongues† but do not have love,† I am a noisy gong† or a clanging cymbal. 2 If I have the gift of prophecy† and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith so that I can move mountains† but do not have love, I am nothing. 3 And if I give away all my possessions, and if I give over my body in order to boast† but do not have love, I gain nothing.
4 Love is patient,† love is kind. Love does not envy,† is not boastful, is not arrogant,† 5 is not rude, is not self-seeking,† is not irritable,† and does not keep a record of wrongs. 6 Love finds no joy in unrighteousness but rejoices in the truth.† 7 It bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures† all things.
8 Love never ends.† But as for prophecies, they will come to an end; as for tongues, they will cease; as for knowledge, it will come to an end. 9 For we know in part, and we prophesy in part, 10 but when the perfect comes, the partial will come to an end. 11 When I was a child, I spoke like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I put aside childish things. 12 For now we see only a reflection† as in a mirror, but then face to face.† Now I know in part, but then I will know fully,† as I am fully known.† 13 Now these three remain: faith, hope,† and love — but the greatest of these is love.
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