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Anyone who speaks in a tongue edifies themselves, but the one who prophesies edifies 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.
Young's Literal Translation
he who is speaking in an unknown tongue, himself doth edify, and he who is prophesying, an assembly doth edify;
1 Corinthians 14:4 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He that speaketh in an unknown tongue - In the Hebrew for instance, the knowledge of the depth and power of which he has got by a Divine revelation, edifieth himself by that knowledge.
But he that prophesieth - Has the gift of preaching.
Edifieth the Church - Speaketh unto men to edification, exhortation, and comfort, 1 Corinthians 14:3.
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1 Corinthians 14:14 For if I pray in an unknown tongue, my spirit prays, but my understanding is unfruitful.
1 Corinthians 14:3,18,19 But he that prophesies speaks to men to edification, and exhortation, and comfort...
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Mark 16:17 And these signswill accompany those who believe: In my name they will drive out demons;they will speak in new tongues;
Romans 14:19 Let us therefore make every effort to do what leads to peace and to mutual edification.
1 Corinthians 12:10 to another miraculous powers, to another prophecy, to another distinguishing between spirits, to another speaking in different kinds of tongues, and to still another the interpretation of tongues.
1 Corinthians 12:28 And God has placed in the church first of all apostles, second prophets, third teachers, then miracles, then gifts of healing, of helping, of guidance, and of different kinds of tongues.
1 Corinthians 13:1 If I speak in the tongues of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal.
1 Corinthians 13:2 If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have a faith that can move mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing.
1 Corinthians 14:5 I would like every one of you to speak in tongues, but I would rather have you prophesy. The one who prophesies is greater than the one who speaks in tongues, unless someone interprets, so that the church may be edified.