13:1 Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity, I am become [as] sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal.
13:1 Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I have become sounding brass or a clanging cymbal.

13:2 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 charity, I am nothing.
13:2 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, but have not love, I am nothing.

13:3 And though I bestow all my goods to feed [the poor], and though I give my body to be burned, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing.
13:3 And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and though I give my body to be burned, but have not love, it profits me nothing.

13:4 Charity suffereth long, [and] is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up,
13:4 Love suffers long and is kind; love does not envy; love does not parade itself, is not puffed up;

13:5 Doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked, thinketh no evil;
13:5 does not behave rudely, does not seek its own, is not provoked, thinks no evil;

13:6 Rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth;
13:6 does not rejoice in iniquity, but rejoices in the truth;

13:7 Beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things.
13:7 bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.

13:8 Charity never faileth: but whether [there be] prophecies, they shall fail; whether [there be] tongues, they shall cease; whether [there be] knowledge, it shall vanish away.
13:8 Love never fails. But whether there are prophecies, they will fail; whether there are tongues, they will cease; whether there is knowledge, it will vanish away.

13:9 For we know in part, and we prophesy in part.
13:9 For we know in part and we prophesy in part.

13:10 But when that which is perfect is come, then that which is in part shall be done away.
13:10 But when that which is perfect has come, then that which is in part will be done away.

13:11 When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things.
13:11 When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child; but when I became a man, I put away childish things.

13:12 For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known.
13:12 For now we see in a mirror, dimly, but then face to face. Now I know in part, but then I shall know just as I also am known.

13:13 And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these [is] charity.
13:13 And now abide faith, hope, love, these three; but the greatest of these is love.