1 Corinthians 14:2
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English Standard Version
For one who speaks in a tongue speaks not to men but to God; for no one understands him, but he utters mysteries in the Spirit.

King James Bible
For he that speaketh in an unknown tongue speaketh not unto men, but unto God: for no man understandeth him; howbeit in the spirit he speaketh mysteries.

American Standard Version
For he that speaketh in a tongue speaketh not unto men, but unto God; for no man understandeth; but in the spirit he speaketh mysteries.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For he that speaketh in a tongue, speaketh not unto men, but unto God: for no man heareth. Yet by the Spirit he speaketh mysteries.

English Revised Version
For he that speaketh in a tongue speaketh not unto men, but unto God; for no man understandeth; but in the spirit he speaketh mysteries.

Webster's Bible Translation
For he that speaketh in an unknown language, speaketh not to men, but to God: for no man understandeth him; yet in the spirit he speaketh mysteries.

Weymouth New Testament
For he who speaks in an unknown tongue is not speaking to men, but to God; for no one understands him. Yet in the Spirit he is speaking secret truths.

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he that.

1 Corinthians 14:9-11,16,21,22 So likewise you, except you utter by the tongue words easy to be understood, how shall it be known what is spoken...

Genesis 11:7 Go to, let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not understand one another's speech.

Genesis 42:23 And they knew not that Joseph understood them; for he spoke to them by an interpreter.

Deuteronomy 28:49 The LORD shall bring a nation against you from far, from the end of the earth, as swift as the eagle flies...

2 Kings 18:26 Then said Eliakim the son of Hilkiah, and Shebna, and Joah, to Rabshakeh, Speak, I pray you, to your servants in the Syrian language...

Acts 2:4-11 And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance...

Acts 10:46 For they heard them speak with tongues, and magnify God. Then answered Peter,

Acts 19:6 And when Paul had laid his hands on them, the Holy Ghost came on them; and they spoke with tongues, and prophesied.

understandeth. Gr. heareth.

Acts 22:9 And they that were with me saw indeed the light, and were afraid; but they heard not the voice of him that spoke to me.

howbeit.

1 Corinthians 2:7,10 But we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, even the hidden wisdom, which God ordained before the world to our glory...

1 Corinthians 13:2 And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries, and all knowledge; and though I have all faith...

1 Corinthians 15:51 Behold, I show you a mystery; We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed,

Psalm 49:3,4 My mouth shall speak of wisdom; and the meditation of my heart shall be of understanding...

Psalm 78:2 I will open my mouth in a parable: I will utter dark sayings of old:

Matthew 13:11 He answered and said to them, Because it is given to you to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it is not given.

Mark 4:11 And he said to them, To you it is given to know the mystery of the kingdom of God: but to them that are without...

Romans 16:25 Now to him that is of power to establish you according to my gospel, and the preaching of Jesus Christ...

Ephesians 3:3-9 How that by revelation he made known to me the mystery; (as I wrote before in few words...

Ephesians 6:19 And for me, that utterance may be given to me, that I may open my mouth boldly, to make known the mystery of the gospel,

Colossians 1:26,27 Even the mystery which has been hid from ages and from generations, but now is made manifest to his saints...

Colossians 2:2 That their hearts might be comforted, being knit together in love, and to all riches of the full assurance of understanding...

1 Timothy 3:9,16 Holding the mystery of the faith in a pure conscience...

Revelation 10:7 But in the days of the voice of the seventh angel, when he shall begin to sound, the mystery of God should be finished...

Cross References
Mark 16:17
And these signs will accompany those who believe: in my name they will cast out demons; they will speak in new tongues;

1 Corinthians 12:10
to another the working of miracles, to another prophecy, to another the ability to distinguish between spirits, to another various kinds of tongues, to another the interpretation of tongues.

1 Corinthians 12:28
And God has appointed in the church first apostles, second prophets, third teachers, then miracles, then gifts of healing, helping, administrating, and various kinds of tongues.

1 Corinthians 13:1
If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal.

1 Corinthians 13:2
And if I have prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.

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

1 Corinthians 14:26
What then, brothers? When you come together, each one has a hymn, a lesson, a revelation, a tongue, or an interpretation. Let all things be done for building up.

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