New Living Translation
or rude. It does not demand its own way. It is not irritable, and it keeps no record of being wronged.
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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
13:5 It doth not behave indecently - Is not rude, or willingly offensive, to any. It renders to all their due - Suitable to time, person, and all other circumstances. Seeketh not her own - Ease, pleasure, honour, or temporal advantage. Nay, sometimes the lover of mankind seeketh not, in some sense, even his own spiritual advantage; does not think of himself, so long as a zeal for the glory of God and the souls of men swallows him up. But, though he is all on fire for these ends, yet he is not provoked to sharpness or unkindness toward any one. Outward provocations indeed will frequently occur; but he triumphs over all. Love thinketh no evil - Indeed it cannot but see and hear evil things, and know that they are so; but it does not willingly think evil of any; neither infer evil where it does not appear. It tears up, root and branch, all imagining of what we have not proof. It casts out all jealousies, all evil surmises, all readiness to believe evil.
LibraryThe Greatest Thing in the World And Other Addresses
THE GREATEST THING IN THE WORLD AND OTHER ADDRESSES BY HENRY DRUMMOND (LONDON - HODDER & STOUGHTON LTD) Undated Edition c1920, 390,000 prior copies. First Published c1880. THE GREATEST THING IN THE WORLD THOUGH I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not love, I am become as a sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal. And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries, and all knowledge; and though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, and have not LOVE …
Henry Drummond—The Greatest Thing in the World And Other Addresses
Drummond -- the Greatest Thing in the World
Charity and Rebuke.
But Gedaliah said to Johanan, "I forbid you to do any such thing, for you are lying about Ishmael."
1 Corinthians 10:24
Don't be concerned for your own good but for the good of others.
1 Corinthians 10:33
I, too, try to please everyone in everything I do. I don't just do what is best for me; I do what is best for others so that many may be saved.
2 Corinthians 5:19
For God was in Christ, reconciling the world to himself, no longer counting people's sins against them. And he gave us this wonderful message of reconciliation.
All the others care only for themselves and not for what matters to Jesus Christ.
2 Timothy 4:16
The first time I was brought before the judge, no one came with me. Everyone abandoned me. May it not be counted against them.
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