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I CORINTHIANS · Chapter 13
13:1 Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have
not love, I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling 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 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 love, it profits me nothing.
13:4 Love suffers long, and is kind; love envies not; love vaunts not itself, is not puffed up,
13:5 Does not behave itself unseemly, seeks not her own, is not easily provoked, thinks no evil;
13:6 Rejoices not in iniquity, but rejoices in the truth;
13:7 Bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.
13:8 Love never fails: but whether there be prophecies, they shall fail; whether there be tongues, they shall cease; whether there be knowledge, it shall vanish away.
13:9 For we know in part, and we prophesy in part.
13:10 But when that which is perfect has come, then that which is in part shall be done away.
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.
13:13 And now abides faith, hope, love, these three; but the greatest of these is love.
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