1 Corinthians 14:4
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English Standard Version
The one who speaks in a tongue builds up himself, but the one who prophesies builds up the church.

King James Bible
He that speaketh in an unknown tongue edifieth himself; but he that prophesieth edifieth the church.

American Standard Version
He that speaketh in a tongue edifieth himself; but he that prophesieth edifieth the church.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He that speaketh in a tongue, edifieth himself: but he that prophesieth, edifieth the church.

English Revised Version
He that speaketh in a tongue edifieth himself; but he that prophesieth edifieth the church.

Webster's Bible Translation
He that speaketh in an unknown language edifieth himself; but he that prophesieth edifieth the church.

Weymouth New Testament
He who speaks in an unknown tongue does good to himself, but he who prophesies does good to the Church.

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edifieth himself.

1 Corinthians 14:14 For if I pray in an unknown tongue, my spirit prays, but my understanding is unfruitful.

edifieth the.

1 Corinthians 14:3,18,19 But he that prophesies speaks to men to edification, and exhortation, and comfort...

Cross References
Mark 16:17
And these signs will accompany those who believe: in my name they will cast out demons; they will speak in new tongues;

Romans 14:19
So then let us pursue what makes for peace and for mutual upbuilding.

1 Corinthians 12:10
to another the working of miracles, to another prophecy, to another the ability to distinguish between spirits, to another various kinds of tongues, to another the interpretation of tongues.

1 Corinthians 12:28
And God has appointed in the church first apostles, second prophets, third teachers, then miracles, then gifts of healing, helping, administrating, and various kinds of tongues.

1 Corinthians 13:1
If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal.

1 Corinthians 13:2
And if I have prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.

1 Corinthians 14:5
Now I want you all to speak in tongues, but even more to prophesy. The one who prophesies is greater than the one who speaks in tongues, unless someone interprets, so that the church may be built up.

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