New International Version
You are giving thanks well enough, but no one else is 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!
1 Corinthians 14:17 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Thou verily givest thanks well - Because he felt gratitude, and, from a sense of his obligation, gave praise to God; but because this was in an unknown tongue, those who heard him received no edification.
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Library1 Corinthians xiv, 20
Brethren, be not children in understanding: howbeit, in malice be ye children, but in understanding be men. It would be going a great deal too far to say, that they who fulfilled the latter part of this command, were sure also to fulfil the former; that they who were men in understanding, were, therefore, likely to be children in malice. But the converse holds good, with remarkable certainty, that they who are children in understanding, are proportionally apt to be men in malice: that is, in proportion …
Thomas Arnold—The Christian Life
The Substance of Some Discourse had Between the Clerk of the Peace and Myself; when He came to Admonish Me, According to the Tenor of that Law, by which I was in Prison.
Of Deeper Matters, and God's Hidden Judgments which are not to be Inquired Into
From his Entrance on the Ministry in 1815, to his Commission to Reside in Germany in 1820
Let us therefore make every effort to do what leads to peace and to mutual edification.
1 Corinthians 14:4
Anyone who speaks in a tongue edifies themselves, but the one who prophesies edifies the church.
1 Corinthians 14:5
I would like every one of you to speak in tongues, but I would rather have you prophesy. The one who prophesies is greater than the one who speaks in tongues, unless someone 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.
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