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.
Darby Bible Translation
For thou indeed givest thanks well, but the other is not edified.
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!
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
For thou verily givest thanks well - That is, even if you use a foreign language. You do it with the heart; and it is accepted by God as your offering; but the other, who cannot understand it, cannot be benefited by it.
LibraryHere is the Sum of My Examination Before Justice Keelin, Justice Chester, Justice Blundale, Justice Beecher, Justice Snagg, Etc.
After I had lain in prison above seven weeks, the quarter-sessions were to be kept in Bedford, for the county thereof, unto which I was to be brought; and when my jailor had set me before those justices, there was a bill of indictment preferred against me. The extent thereof was as followeth: That John Bunyan, of the town of Bedford, labourer, being a person of such and such conditions, he hath (since such a time) devilishly and perniciously abstained from coming to church to hear Divine service, …
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So then we pursue the things which make for peace and the building up of one another.
1 Corinthians 14:4
One who speaks in a tongue edifies himself; but one who prophesies edifies the church.
1 Corinthians 14:5
Now I wish that you all spoke in tongues, but even more that you would prophesy; and greater is one who prophesies than one who speaks in tongues, unless he interprets, so that the church may receive edifying.
1 Corinthians 14:18
I thank God, I speak in tongues more than you all;
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