1 Corinthians 13:7

“Beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Beareth all things, beleeueth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Love has the power of undergoing all things, having faith in all things, hoping all things.
- Basic English Bible

bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.
- Darby Bible

Beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things.
- Webster's Bible

She knows how to be silent. She is full of trust, full of hope, full of patient endurance.
- Weymouth Bible

bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.
- World English Bible

it suffrith alle thingis, it bileueth alle thingis, it hopith alle thingis, it susteyneth alle thingis.
- Wycliffe Bible

all things it beareth, all it believeth, all it hopeth, all it endureth.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 13:7

13:7 Love covereth all things - Whatever evil the lover of mankind sees, hears, or knows of any one, he mentions it to none; it never goes out of his lips, unless where absolute duty constrains to speak. Believeth all things - Puts the most favourable construction on everything, and is ever ready to believe whatever may tend to the advantage of any one character. And when it can no longer believe well, it hopes whatever may excuse or extenuate the fault which cannot be denied. Where it cannot even excuse, it hopes God will at length give repentance unto life. Meantime it endureth all things - Whatever the injustice, the malice, the cruelty of men can inflict. He can not only do, but likewise suffer, all things, through Christ who strengtheneth him.

People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 13:7

1Co 13:7 Beareth all things. Bears up in spite of all things evil, and is not overcome. This is the idea of "beareth". Love bears up against the tide of evil, as the rock against the waves. Believeth all things. Is not distrustful and suspicious. Hopeth all things. Is hopeful instead of despondent, and hopes for the best. How hard for the loving mother to give up hope for her recreant son! Endureth all things. Endures patiently persecution and suffering. The cardinal quality of fortitude, hardihood, unyielding persistence is meant.

Discussion for 1 Corinthians 13

  • Joanette
    1 Corinthians 13--Teaches Me That CHARITY Is Soooo Important, It Ministers To My Spirit That Without CHARITY You Have NOTHING, CHARITY Is Above Everything We Could Ever Ask For, CHARITY Speaketh The Truth, Envieth Not,
  • Virginia Burshaw
    I have always desired to attain this perfect love but at times it seems almost insurmountable.I do know the difference between carnal love and divine love .When I talk to others about attaining this, most think that is impossible to achieve.
  • Geraldine cole
    To Barbara's when Jesus speaks on when I was a child I act like a child .when I became a man I put away childless things he is not telling us to forget our childhood he is telling us we are to act like a adult now because we are no longer childern so we must think and act like adults when we become a adult we cannot return to a child once we are grown up.thats one of the problem in the world now some people still want to have a child like mind when they are grown they want to be a child they want mom and dad to take care of them all their life Jesus want us to stand up be a grown person when we become of age we can not stay in a child like mine we must be responsible for ourselves in life go school get a Job and live life as a adult now this is what Jesus want us to do grow up and be a adult do adult things not act like a child because we are no longer childern.we can not go backward but forward its a good thing to remember our childhood it has a lot to do with our adulthood and how we turn out as adults be it good or bad Amen
  • Marlene
    I Corinth. 13 is one of the chapters of the Bible which I use as God's measuring stick of my level of holy and righteous living. Thank you Lord for your holy scriptures which provides guidance to us as we journey through this earth to your Kingdom. Amen
  • Robin Simon
    It comes to light the person that i have always been. I am a loving individual and it speaks on that very spiritual word of love. we all need to read this book. we have gotten away from loving one another and putting our trust in god. i thank god for all the books i read
  • Lu2677
    V. 5. (Scripture is referring to the feminine side of charity. The Bible written in Greek gives words that refer the feminine and masculine side of many things. I only understand it in part, I do not know the Greek language but I know someone that does read the Bible written in Greek. I have read some of his teachings.)

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