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Popular Bible Verses about Charity

Found 30 Verses

1 Corinthians 13:4

Bible Rank: 294
Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. NIV
Love endures long and is patient and kind; love never is envious nor boils over with jealousy, is not boastful or vainglorious, does not display itself haughtily. AMP
Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up, KJV

1 Corinthians 13:1

Bible Rank: 400
If I speak in human or angelic tongues, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. NIV
IF I [can] speak in the tongues of men and [even] of angels, but have not love (that reasoning, intentional, spiritual devotion such as is inspired by God's love for and in us), I am only a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. AMP
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. KJV

2 Peter 1:7

Bible Rank: 658
And to godliness, mutual affection; and to mutual affection, love. NIV
And in [exercising] godliness [develop] brotherly affection, and in [exercising] brotherly affection [develop] Christian love. AMP
And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness charity. KJV

1 Timothy 4:12

Bible Rank: 721
Don't let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith and in purity. NIV
Let no one despise or think less of you because of your youth, but be an example (pattern) for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, and in purity. AMP
Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity. KJV

2 Corinthians 9:10

Bible Rank: 1,000
Now he who supplies seed to the sower and bread for food will also supply and increase your store of seed and will enlarge the harvest of your righteousness. NIV
And [God] Who provides seed for the sower and bread for eating will also provide and multiply your [resources for] sowing and increase the fruits of your righteousness [which manifests itself in active goodness, kindness, and charity]. [Isa. 55:10; Hos. 10:12.] AMP
Now he that ministereth seed to the sower both minister bread for your food, and multiply your seed sown, and increase the fruits of your righteousness;) KJV

Acts 9:36

Bible Rank: 1,239
In Joppa there was a disciple named Tabitha (in Greek her name is Dorcas); she was always doing good and helping the poor. NIV
Now there was at Joppa a disciple [a woman] named [in Aramaic] Tabitha, which [in Greek] means Dorcas. She was abounding in good deeds and acts of charity. AMP
Now there was at Joppa a certain disciple named Tabitha, which by interpretation is called Dorcas: this woman was full of good works and almsdeeds which she did. KJV

1 Corinthians 13:13

Bible Rank: 1,390
And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love. NIV
And so faith, hope, love abide [faith--conviction and belief respecting man's relation to God and divine things; hope--joyful and confident expectation of eternal salvation; love--true affection for God and man, growing out of God's love for and in us], these three; but the greatest of these is love. AMP
And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity. KJV

3 John 1:6

Bible Rank: 1,770
They have told the church about your love. You will do well to send them on their way in a manner worthy of God. NIV
They have testified before the church of your love and friendship. You will do well to forward them on their journey [and you will please do so] in a way worthy of God's [service]. AMP
Which have borne witness of thy charity before the church: whom if thou bring forward on their journey after a godly sort, thou shalt do well: KJV

2 Timothy 2:22

Bible Rank: 1,792
Flee the evil desires of youth and pursue righteousness, faith, love and peace, along with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart. NIV
Shun youthful lusts and flee from them, and aim at and pursue righteousness (all that is virtuous and good, right living, conformity to the will of God in thought, word, and deed); [and aim at and pursue] faith, love, [and] peace (harmony and concord with others) in fellowship with all [Christians], who call upon the Lord out of a pure heart. AMP
Flee also youthful lusts: but follow righteousness, faith, charity, peace, with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart. KJV

1 Corinthians 13:8

Bible Rank: 1,813
Love never fails. But where there are prophecies, they will cease; where there are tongues, they will be stilled; where there is knowledge, it will pass away. NIV
Love never fails [never fades out or becomes obsolete or comes to an end]. As for prophecy (the gift of interpreting the divine will and purpose), it will be fulfilled and pass away; as for tongues, they will be destroyed and cease; as for knowledge, it will pass away [it will lose its value and be superseded by truth]. AMP
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. KJV

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