1 Corinthians 14:9
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©GreekTransliterationStrong'sDefinitionOrigin
Soοὕτωςoutōs3779in this way, thusadverb from houtos,
alsoκαὶkai2532and, even, alsoa prim. conjunction
you, unlessἐὰνean1437if (a conditional particle used like NG1487, but usually with the Gr. subjunctive mood)contr. from ei and an
you utterδῶτεdōte1325to give (in various senses lit. or fig.)redupl. from the root do-
by the tongueγλώσσηςglōssēs1100the tongue, a languagefrom a prim. root glóch- (projecting point)
speechλόγονlogon3056a word (as embodying an idea), a statement, a speechfrom legó
that is clear,εὔσημονeusēmon2154clearfrom eu and the same as sémainó
howπῶςpōs4459how?interrog. adverb from the same as posos
will it be knownγνωσθήσεταιgnōsthēsetai1097to come to know, recognize, perceivefrom a prim. root gnó-
what is spoken?λαλούμενονlaloumenon2980to talkfrom lalos (talkative)
For you will be speakingλαλοῦντεςlalountes2980to talkfrom lalos (talkative)
into the air.ἀέραaera109airfrom aémi (to breathe, blow)
KJV Lexicon
ουτως  adverb
houto  hoo'-to:  after that, after (in) this manner, as, even (so), for all that, like(-wise), no more, on this fashion(-wise), so (in like manner), thus, what.
και  conjunction
kai  kahee:  and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
υμεις  personal pronoun - second person nominative plural
humeis  hoo-mice':  you (as subjective of verb) -- ye (yourselves), you.
δια  preposition
dia  dee-ah':  through (in very wide applications, local, causal, or occasional)
της  definite article - genitive singular feminine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
γλωσσης  noun - genitive singular feminine
glossa  gloce-sah':  the tongue; by implication, a language (specially, one naturally unacquired) -- tongue.
εαν  conditional
ean  eh-an':  before, but, except, (and) if, (if) so, (what-, whither-)soever, though, when (-soever), whether (or), to whom, (who-)so(-ever).
μη  particle - nominative
me  may:  any but (that), forbear, God forbid, lack, lest, neither, never, no (wise in), none, nor, (can-)not, nothing, that not, un(-taken), without.
ευσημον  adjective - accusative singular masculine
eusemos  yoo'-say-mos:  well indicated, i.e. (figuratively) significant -- easy to be understood.
λογον  noun - accusative singular masculine
logos  log'-os:  something said (including the thought); by implication, a topic (subject of discourse), also reasoning (the mental faculty) or motive; by extension, a computation; specially, (with the article in John) the Divine Expression (i.e. Christ) -- account, cause, communication, concerning, doctrine, fame, have to do, intent, matter, mouth, preaching, question, reason, + reckon, remove, say(-ing), shew, speaker, speech, talk, thing, + none of these things move me, tidings, treatise, utterance, word, work.
δωτε  verb - second aorist active subjunctive - second person
didomi  did'-o-mee:  to give (used in a very wide application, properly, or by implication, literally or figuratively; greatly modified by the connection)
πως  adverb - interrogative
pos  poce:  an interrogative particle of manner; in what way? (sometimes the question is indirect, how?); also as exclamation, how much! -- how, after (by) what manner (means), that. (Occasionally unexpressed in English).
γνωσθησεται  verb - future passive indicative - third person singular
ginosko  ghin-oce'-ko:  to know (absolutely) in a great variety of applications and with many implications (as follow, with others not thus clearly expressed)
το  definite article - nominative singular neuter
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
λαλουμενον  verb - present passive participle - nominative singular neuter
laleo  lal-eh'-o:  to talk, i.e. utter words -- preach, say, speak (after), talk, tell, utter.
εσεσθε  verb - future indicative - second person
esomai  es'-om-ahee:  will be -- shall (should) be (have), (shall) come (to pass), may have, fall, what would follow, live long, sojourn.
γαρ  conjunction
gar  gar:  assigning a reason (used in argument, explanation or intensification; often with other particles)
εις  preposition
eis  ice:  to or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases
αερα  noun - accusative singular masculine
aer  ah-ayr':  by analogy, to blow); air (as naturally circumambient) -- air.
λαλουντες  verb - present active participle - nominative plural masculine
laleo  lal-eh'-o:  to talk, i.e. utter words -- preach, say, speak (after), talk, tell, utter.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
So also you, unless you utter by the tongue speech that is clear, how will it be known what is spoken? 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.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
In the same way, unless you use your tongue for intelligible speech, how will what is spoken be known? For you will be speaking into the air.

International Standard Version
In the same way, unless you speak an intelligible message with your language, how will anyone know what is being said? You'll be talking into the air!

NET Bible
It is the same for you. If you do not speak clearly with your tongue, how will anyone know what is being said? For you will be speaking into the air.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
So you also, if you will say words in languages and you will not translate, how will anything be known that you say, for you yourselves will be as one who is speaking to the air.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
In the same way, if you don't speak in a way that can be understood, how will anyone know what you're saying? You will be talking into thin air.

King James 2000 Bible
So likewise you, except you utter by the tongue words easy to be understood, how shall it be known what is spoken? for you shall speak into the air.
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