1 Corinthians 13:6

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers

King James Version

Rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth;
New King James Version

does not rejoice in iniquity, but rejoices in the truth;
New American Standard Bible

does not rejoice in unrighteousness, but rejoice with the truth;
New International Version

Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.
The Amplified Bible

It does not rejoice at injustice and unrighteousness, but rejoices when right and truth prevail.
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

does not rejoice at the iniquity but rejoices with the truth,
Phillips’ Modern English

or gloat over the wickedness of other people. On the contrary, it shares the joy of those who live by the truth.
Williams’ Language of the People

Is never glad when wrong is done, but always glad when truth prevails;
1 Cor. 13:5 π 1 Cor. 13:7
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  1. The Coin of the Realm - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) Many think they know what God’s “economy” is all about – but it’s not really what most people presume.

  2. Common Usage - Neil Girrard Sometimes it benefits us to read a familiar passage in the Greek because we, without ever realizing it, have often experienced a subtle shift in meaning simply because the New Testament we read is in English.

  3. Knowledge and Truth - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) Knowledge can be a useful tool or a destructive weapon. How do we know what we have?

  4. The Larger Life; A Larger Christian Life - A.B. Simpson This writing from almost a hundred years ago still speaks to the growing Christian's need today for an enlarged heart and life.

  5. The Nature of Love - Neil Girrard What love is and is not.

  6. Responding to the Apostasy - Neil Girrard As the great falling away from the faith unfolds all around us, what response should we make?

  7. Wolves: How to Spot a False Shepherd - Neil Girrard Wolves and hirelings are much more prevalent than most imagine - just visit the local “church” or turn on your TV!
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