1 Corinthians 14:17
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©GreekStrong'sOrigin
For you are giving thanksεὐχαριστεῖς
(eucharisteis)
2168: to be thankfulfrom eucharistos
well enough,καλῶς
(kalōs)
2573: welladverb from kalos
but the other personἕτερος
(eteros)
2087: otherof uncertain origin
is not edified.οἰκοδομεῖται
(oikodomeitai)
3618: to build a housefrom oikodomos







KJV Lexicon
συ  personal pronoun - second person nominative singular
su  soo:  the person pronoun of the second person singular thou -- thou.
μεν  particle
men  men:  indicative of affirmation or concession (in fact); usually followed by a contrasted clause (this one, the former, etc.)
γαρ  conjunction
gar  gar:  assigning a reason (used in argument, explanation or intensification; often with other particles)
καλως  adverb
kalos  kal-oce':  well (usually morally) -- (in a) good (place), honestly, + recover, (full) well.
ευχαριστεις  verb - present active indicative - second person singular
eucharisteo  yoo-khar-is-teh'-o:  to be grateful, i.e. (actively) to express gratitude (towards); specially, to say grace at a meal -- (give) thank(-ful, -s).
αλλ  conjunction
alla  al-lah':  other things, i.e. (adverbially) contrariwise (in many relations) -- and, but (even), howbeit, indeed, nay, nevertheless, no, notwithstanding, save, therefore, yea, yet.
ο  definite article - nominative singular masculine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
ετερος  adjective - nominative singular masculine
heteros  het'-er-os:  (an-, the) other or different -- altered, else, next (day), one, (an-)other, some, strange.
ουκ  particle - nominative
ou  oo:  no or not -- + long, nay, neither, never, no (man), none, (can-)not, + nothing, + special, un(-worthy), when, + without, + yet but.
οικοδομειται  verb - present passive indicative - third person singular
oikodomeo  oy-kod-om-eh'-o:  to be a house-builder, i.e. construct or (figuratively) confirm -- (be in) build(-er, -ing, up), edify, embolden.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
For you are giving thanks well enough, but the other person is not edified.

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

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

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

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

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

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

King James 2000 Bible
For you verily give thanks well, but the other is not edified.
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