1 Corinthians 13:3
Good News Translation
I may give away everything I have, and even give up my body to be burned--but if I have no love, this does me no good.

Contemporary English Version
What if I gave away all that I owned and let myself be burned alive? I would gain nothing, unless I loved others.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And if I should distribute all my goods to feed the poor, and if I should deliver my body to be burned, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing.

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And if I should distribute all my goods to feed the poor, and if I should deliver my body to be burned, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing.

though I bestow.

Matthew 6:1-4 Take heed that you do not your justice before men, to be seen by them: otherwise you shall not have a reward of your Father who is in heaven. . . .

Matthew 23:5 And all their works they do for to be seen of men. For they make their phylacteries broad and enlarge their fringes.

Luke 18:22,28 Which when Jesus had heard, he said to him: Yet one thing is wanting to thee. Sell all whatever thou hast and give to the poor: and thou shalt have treasure in heaven. And come, follow me. . . .

Luke 19:8 But Zacheus standing, said to the Lord: Behold, Lord, the half of my goods I give to the poor; and if I have wronged any man of any thing, I restore him fourfold.

Luke 21:3,4 And he said: Verily, I say to you that this poor widow hath cast in more than they all. . . .

John 12:43 For they loved the glory of men more than the glory of God.

Galatians 5:26 Let us not be made desirous of vain glory, provoking one another, envying one another.

Philippians 1:15-18 Some indeed, even out of envy and contention: but some also for good will preach Christ. . . .

though I give.

Daniel 3:16-28 Sidrach, Misach, and Abdenago, answered, and said to king Nabuchodonosor: We have no occasion to answer thee concerning this matter. . . .

Matthew 7:22,23 Many will say to me in that day: Lord, Lord, have not we prophesied in thy name, and cast out devils in thy name, and done many miracles in thy name? . . .

John 13:37 Peter saith to him: Why cannot I follow thee now? I will lay down my life for thee.

John 15:13 Greater love than this no man hath, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

Acts 21:13 Then Paul answered and said: What do you mean, weeping and afflicting my heart? For I am ready not only to be bound, but to die also in Jerusalem, for the name of the Lord Jesus.

Philippians 1:20,21 According to my expectation and hope; that in nothing I shall be confounded: but with all confidence, as always, so now also, shall Christ be magnified in my body, whether it be by life or by death. . . .

Philippians 2:3 Let nothing be done through contention: neither by vain glory. But in humility, let each esteem others better than themselves:

profiteth.

Isaiah 57:12 I will declare thy justice, and thy works shall not profit thee.

Jeremiah 7:8 Behold you put your trust in lying words, which shall not profit you:

John 6:63 It is the spirit that quickeneth: the flesh profiteth nothing. The words that I have spoken to you are spirit and life.

1 Timothy 4:8 For bodily exercise is profitable to little: but godliness is profitable to all things, having promise of the life that now is and of that which is to come.

Hebrews 13:9 Be not led away with various and strange doctrines. For it is best that the heart be established with grace, not with meats: which have not profited those that walk in them.

James 2:14-17 What shall it profit, my brethren, if a man say he hath faith, but hath not works? Shall faith be able to save him? . . .

Context
Love
2And if I should have prophecy and should know all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I should have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, and have not charity, I am nothing. 3And if I should distribute all my goods to feed the poor, and if I should deliver my body to be burned, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing. 4Charity is patient, is kind: charity envieth not, dealeth not perversely, is not puffed up,…
Cross References
Daniel 3:28
For thou hast executed true judgments in all the things that thou hast brought upon us, and upon Jerusalem, the holy city of our fathers: for according to truth and judgment, thou hast brought all these things upon us for our sins.

Matthew 6:2
Therefore when thou dost an alms-deed, sound not a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may be honoured by men. Amen I say to you, they have received their reward.

Additional Translations
If I give all I possess to the poor and exult in the surrender of my body, but have not love, I gain nothing.

And if I may give away all my possessions, and I may deliver up my body that I may boast, but have not love, I am profited nothing.

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 profits me nothing.

And if I bestow all my goods to feed the poor , and if I give my body to be burned, but have not love, it profiteth me nothing.

And if I shall dole out all my goods in food, and if I deliver up my body that I may be burned, but have not love, I profit nothing.

And if I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and if I give my body to be burned, but have not love, it profiteth me nothing.

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.

And if I distribute all my possessions to the poor, and give up my body to be burned, but am destitute of Love, it profits me nothing.

If I dole out all my goods to feed the poor, and if I give my body to be burned, but don't have love, it profits me nothing.

and if I give away to feed others all my goods, and if I give up my body that I may be burned, and have not love, I am profited nothing.
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