New International Version
but when completeness comes, what is in part disappears.
King James Bible
But when that which is perfect is come, then that which is in part shall be done away.
Darby Bible Translation
but when that which is perfect has come, that which is in part shall be done away.
World English Bible
but when that which is complete has come, then that which is partial will be done away with.
Young's Literal Translation
and when that which is perfect may come, then that which is in part shall become useless.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
But when that which is perfect - The state of eternal blessedness; then that which is in part - that which is imperfect, shall be done away; the imperfect as well as the probationary state shall cease for ever.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
'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
Charity and Loneliness.
Revival in the Home
1 Corinthians 13:9
For we know in part and we prophesy in part,
1 Corinthians 13:11
When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I put the ways of childhood behind me.
Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already arrived at my goal, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me.
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