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1 Corinthians 13:10

    1 Corinthians 13:10 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    But when that which is perfect is come, then that which is in part shall be done away.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    But when that which is perfect is come, then that which is in part shall be done away.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    but when that which is perfect is come, that which is in part shall be done away.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    But when that which is complete is come, then that which is in part will be no longer necessary.

    Webster's Revision

    but when that which is perfect is come, that which is in part shall be done away.

    World English Bible

    but when that which is complete has come, then that which is partial will be done away with.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    but when that which is perfect is come, that which is in part shall be done away.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Corinthians 13:10

    But when that which is perfect - The state of eternal blessedness; then that which is in part - that which is imperfect, shall be done away; the imperfect as well as the probationary state shall cease for ever.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Corinthians 13:10

    But when that which is perfect is come - Does come; or shall come. This proposition is couched in a general form. It means that when anything which is perfect is seen or enjoyed, then that which is imperfect is forgotten, laid aside, or vanishes. Thus, in the full and perfect light of day, the imperfect and feeble light of the stars vanishes. The sense here is, that "in heaven" - a state of absolute perfection - that which is "in part," or which is imperfect, shall be lost in superior brightness. All imperfection will vanish. And all that we here possess that is obscure shall be lost in the superior and perfect glory of that eternal world. All our present unsatisfactory modes of obtaining knowledge shall be unknown. All shall be clear, bright, and eternal.

    Wesley's Notes on 1 Corinthians 13:10

    13:10 But when that which is perfect is come - At death and in the last day. That which is in part shall vanish away - Both that poor, low, imperfect, glimmering light, which is all the knowledge we now can attain to; and these slow and unsatisfactory methods of attaining, as well as of imparting it to others.