1 Corinthians 14:9
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English Standard Version
So with yourselves, if with your tongue you utter speech that is not intelligible, how will anyone know what is said? For you will be speaking into the air.

King James Bible
So likewise ye, except ye utter by the tongue words easy to be understood, how shall it be known what is spoken? for ye shall speak into the air.

American Standard Version
So also ye, unless ye utter by the tongue speech easy to understood, how shall it be known what is spoken? for ye will be speaking into the air.

Douay-Rheims Bible
So likewise you, except you utter by the tongue plain speech, how shall it be known what is said ? For you shall be speaking into the air.

English Revised Version
So also ye, unless ye utter by the tongue speech easy to be understood, how shall it be known what is spoken? for ye will be speaking into the air.

Webster's Bible Translation
So likewise ye, except ye utter by the tongue words easy to be understood, how shall it be known what is spoken? for ye will speak into the air.

Weymouth New Testament
And so with you; if with the living voice you fail to utter intelligible words, how will people know what you are saying? You will be talking to the winds.

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easy. Gr. significant.

1 Corinthians 14:19 Yet in the church I had rather speak five words with my understanding, that by my voice I might teach others also...

for.

1 Corinthians 9:26 I therefore so run, not as uncertainly; so fight I, not as one that beats the air:

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