1 Corinthians 14:17
New International Version
You are giving thanks well enough, but no one else is edified.

New Living Translation
You will be giving thanks very well, but it won’t strengthen the people who hear you.

English Standard Version
For you may be giving thanks well enough, but the other person is not being built up.

Berean Study Bible
You may be giving thanks well enough, but the other one is not edified.

Berean Literal Bible
For truly you are giving thanks well, but the other is not edified.

King James Bible
For thou verily givest thanks well, but the other is not edified.

New King James Version
For you indeed give thanks well, but the other is not edified.

New American Standard Bible
For you are giving thanks well enough, but the other person is not edified.

NASB 1995
For you are giving thanks well enough, but the other person is not edified.

NASB 1977
For you are giving thanks well enough, but the other man is not edified.

Amplified Bible
You are giving thanks well enough [in a way that God is glorified], but the other person [who does not understand you] is not edified [and spiritually strengthened since he cannot join in your thanksgiving].

Christian Standard Bible
For you may very well be giving thanks, but the other person is not being built up.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For you may very well be giving thanks, but the other person is not being built up.

American Standard Version
For thou verily givest thanks well, but the other is not edified.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For you bless well, but your neighbor is not edified.

Contemporary English Version
You may be worshiping God in a wonderful way, but no one else will be helped.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For thou indeed givest thanks well, but the other is not edified.

English Revised Version
For thou verily givest thanks well, but the other is not edified.

Good News Translation
Even if your prayer of thanks to God is quite good, other people are not helped at all.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Your prayer of thanksgiving may be very good, but it doesn't help other people grow.

International Standard Version
It's good for you to give thanks, but it does not build up the other person.

Literal Standard Version
For you, indeed, give thanks well, but the other is not built up!

NET Bible
For you are certainly giving thanks well, but the other person is not strengthened.

New Heart English Bible
For you truly give thanks well, but the other person is not built up.

Weymouth New Testament
Rightly enough you are giving thanks, and yet your neighbor is not benefited.

World English Bible
For you most certainly give thanks well, but the other person is not built up.

Young's Literal Translation
for thou, indeed, dost give thanks well, but the other is not built up!

Additional Translations ...
Context
Prophecy and Tongues
16Otherwise, if you speak a blessing in spirit, how can someone who is uninstructed say “Amen” to your thanksgiving, since he does not know what you are saying? 17You may be giving thanks well enough, but the other one is not edified. 18I thank God that I speak in tongues more than all of you.…

Cross References
Romans 14:19
So then, let us pursue what leads to peace and to mutual edification.

1 Corinthians 14:4
The one who speaks in a tongue edifies himself, but the one who prophesies edifies the church.

1 Corinthians 14:5
I wish that all of you could speak in tongues, but I would rather have you prophesy. He who prophesies is greater than one who speaks in tongues, unless he interprets so that the church may be edified.

1 Corinthians 14:18
I thank God that I speak in tongues more than all of you.


Treasury of Scripture

For you truly give thanks well, but the other is not edified.

but.

1 Corinthians 14:4,6
He that speaketh in an unknown tongue edifieth himself; but he that prophesieth edifieth the church…









(17) For thou verily givest thanks well.--It is here implied that speaking in a tongue was, as regards an individual, an acceptable mode of worship, and it is the public use of it that all throughout this passage the Apostle is dealing with.

Verse 17. - Well. It is good and honourable for thee to utter the voice of Eucharist; but if this be done in the unintelligible tongue, what does the Church profit? The other. The "layman" or "ungifted person."

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
You {may}
σὺ (sy)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Nominative 2nd Person Singular
Strong's 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

be giving thanks
εὐχαριστεῖς (eucharisteis)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 2nd Person Singular
Strong's 2168: From eucharistos; to be grateful, i.e. to express gratitude; specially, to say grace at a meal.

well enough,
καλῶς (kalōs)
Adverb
Strong's 2573: Well, nobly, honorably, rightly. Adverb from kalos; well.

but
ἀλλ’ (all’)
Conjunction
Strong's 235: But, except, however. Neuter plural of allos; properly, other things, i.e. contrariwise.

the
(ho)
Article - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

other one
ἕτερος (heteros)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 2087: (a) of two: another, a second, (b) other, different, (c) one's neighbor. Of uncertain affinity; other or different.

is not edified.
οἰκοδομεῖται (oikodomeitai)
Verb - Present Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 3618: From the same as oikodome; to be a house-builder, i.e. Construct or confirm.


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