1 Corinthians 14:20
Good News Translation
Do not be like children in your thinking, my friends; be children so far as evil is concerned, but be grown up in your thinking.

Contemporary English Version
My friends, stop thinking like children. Think like mature people and be as innocent as tiny babies.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Brethren, do not become children in sense. But in malice be children: and in sense be perfect.

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Brethren, do not become children in sense. But in malice be children: and in sense be perfect.

not.

1 Corinthians 3:1,2 And I, brethren, could not speak to you as unto spiritual, but as unto carnal. As unto little ones in Christ. . . .

1 Corinthians 13:11 When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child. But, when I became a man, I put away the things of a child.

Psalm 119:99 I have understood more than all my teachers: because thy testimonies are my meditation.

Isaiah 11:3 And he shall be filled with the spirit of the fear of the Lord, He shall not judge according to the sight of the eyes, nor reprove according to the hearing of the ears.

Romans 16:19 For your obedience is published in every place. I rejoice therefore in you. But I would have you to be wise in good and simple in evil.

Ephesians 4:14,15 That henceforth we be no more children tossed to and fro and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the wickedness of men, by cunning craftiness by which they lie in wait to deceive. . . .

Philippians 1:9 And this I pray: That your charity may more and more abound in knowledge and in all understanding:

Hebrews 5:12,13 For whereas for the time you ought to be masters, you have need to be taught again what are the first elements of the words of God: and you are become such as have need of milk and not of strong meat. . . .

Hebrews 6:1-3 Wherefore, leaving the word of the beginning of Christ, let us go on to things more perfect: not laying again the foundation of penance from dead works and of faith towards God, . . .

2 Peter 3:18 But grow in grace and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and unto the day of eternity, Amen.

malice.

Psalm 131:1,2 A gradual canticle of David. Lord, my heart is not exalted: nor are my eyes lofty. Neither have I walked in great matters, nor in wonderful things above me. . . .

Matthew 11:25 At that time Jesus answered and said: I confess to thee, O Father, Lord of Heaven and earth, because thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them to little ones.

Matthew 18:3 And said: amen I say to you, unless you be converted, and become as little children, you shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew 19:4 Who answering, said to them: Have ye not read, that he who made man from the beginning, made them male and female? And he said:

Mark 10:15 Amen I say to you, whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child shall not enter into it.

1 Peter 2:2 As newborn babes, desire the rational milk without guile, that thereby you may grow unto salvation:

but.

Psalm 119:99 I have understood more than all my teachers: because thy testimonies are my meditation.

men.

1 Corinthians 2:6 Howbeit we speak wisdom among the perfect: yet not the wisdom of this world, neither of the princes of this world that come to nought.

Philippians 3:15 Let us therefore, as many as are perfect, be thus minded: and if in any thing you be otherwise minded, this also God will reveal to you,

Context
Prophecy and Tongues
19But in the church I had rather speak five words with my understanding, that I may instruct others also: than ten thousand words in a tongue. 20Brethren, do not become children in sense. But in malice be children: and in sense be perfect. 21In the law it is written: In other tongues and other lips I will speak to this people: and neither so will they hear me, saith the Lord.…
Cross References
Psalm 131:2
If I was not humbly minded, but exalted my soul: As a child that is weaned is towards his mother, so reward in my soul.

Jeremiah 4:22
For my foolish people have not known me: they are foolish and senseless children: they are wise to do evil, but to do good they have no knowledge.

Matthew 18:3
And said: amen I say to you, unless you be converted, and become as little children, you shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew 19:14
But Jesus said to them: Suffer the little children, and forbid them not to come to me: for the kingdom of heaven is for such.

Mark 10:15
Amen I say to you, whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child shall not enter into it.

Luke 18:17
Amen, I say to you: Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a child shall not enter into it.

Romans 1:13
And I would not have you ignorant, brethren, that I have often purposed to come unto you (and have been hindered hitherto) that I might have some fruit among you also, even as among other Gentiles.

Romans 16:19
For your obedience is published in every place. I rejoice therefore in you. But I would have you to be wise in good and simple in evil.

1 Corinthians 14:19
But in the church I had rather speak five words with my understanding, that I may instruct others also: than ten thousand words in a tongue.

Ephesians 4:13
Until we all meet into the unity of faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the age of the fulness of Christ:

Ephesians 4:14
That henceforth we be no more children tossed to and fro and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the wickedness of men, by cunning craftiness by which they lie in wait to deceive.

Hebrews 5:12
For whereas for the time you ought to be masters, you have need to be taught again what are the first elements of the words of God: and you are become such as have need of milk and not of strong meat.

Hebrews 5:13
For every one that is a partaker of milk is unskilful in the word of justice: for he is a little child.

1 Peter 2:2
As newborn babes, desire the rational milk without guile, that thereby you may grow unto salvation:

Additional Translations
Brothers, stop thinking like children. In regard to evil be infants, but in your thinking be mature.

Brothers, do not be children in the minds. Yet in the evil, be little children; but in the thinking, be full grown.

Brothers, be not children in understanding: however, in malice be you children, but in understanding be men.

Brethren, be not children in mind: yet in malice be ye babes, but in mind be men.

Brethren, be not children in [your] minds, but in malice be babes; but in [your] minds be grown [men].

Brethren, be not children in mind: howbeit in malice be ye babes, but in mind be men.

Brethren, be not children in understanding: yet in malice be ye children, but in understanding be men.

Brethren, do not prove yourselves to be children in your minds. As regards evil, indeed, be utter babes, but as regards your minds prove yourselves to be men of ripe years.

Brothers, don't be children in thoughts, yet in malice be babies, but in thoughts be mature.

Brethren, become not children in the understanding, but in the evil be ye babes, and in the understanding become ye perfect;
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