1 Corinthians 14:4
Text Analysis
Strong'sGreekEnglishMorphology
3588 [e]
ho
The [one]Art-NMS
2980 [e]λαλῶν
lalōn
speakingV-PPA-NMS
1100 [e]γλώσσῃ
glōssē
in a tongue,N-DFS
1438 [e]ἑαυτὸν
heauton
himselfRefPro-AM3S
3618 [e]οἰκοδομεῖ·
oikodomei
edifies;V-PIA-3S
3588 [e]
ho
the [one]Art-NMS
1161 [e]δὲ
de
howeverConj
4395 [e]προφητεύων
prophēteuōn
prophesying,V-PPA-NMS
1577 [e]ἐκκλησίαν
ekklēsian
[the] churchN-AFS
3618 [e]οἰκοδομεῖ.
oikodomei
edifies.V-PIA-3S









Greek Texts
ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Α΄ 14:4 Greek NT: Nestle 1904
ὁ λαλῶν γλώσσῃ ἑαυτὸν οἰκοδομεῖ· ὁ δὲ προφητεύων ἐκκλησίαν οἰκοδομεῖ.

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Α΄ 14:4 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort 1881
ὁ λαλῶν γλώσσῃ ἑαυτὸν οἰκοδομεῖ· ὁ δὲ προφητεύων ἐκκλησίαν οἰκοδομεῖ.

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Α΄ 14:4 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort / [NA27 and UBS4 variants]
ὁ λαλῶν γλώσσῃ ἑαυτὸν οἰκοδομεῖ· ὁ δὲ προφητεύων ἐκκλησίαν οἰκοδομεῖ.

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Α΄ 14:4 Greek NT: RP Byzantine Majority Text 2005
Ὁ λαλῶν γλώσσῃ ἑαυτὸν οἰκοδομεῖ, ὁ δὲ προφητεύων ἐκκλησίαν οἰκοδομεῖ.

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Α΄ 14:4 Greek NT: Greek Orthodox Church
ὁ λαλῶν γλώσσῃ ἑαυτὸν οἰκοδομεῖ, ὁ δὲ προφητεύων ἐκκλησίαν οἰκοδομεῖ.

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Α΄ 14:4 Greek NT: Tischendorf 8th Edition
ὁ λαλῶν γλώσσῃ ἑαυτὸν οἰκοδομεῖ· ὁ δὲ προφητεύων ἐκκλησίαν οἰκοδομεῖ.

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Α΄ 14:4 Greek NT: Scrivener's Textus Receptus 1894
ὁ λαλῶν γλώσσῃ ἑαυτὸν οἰκοδομεῖ, ὁ δὲ προφητεύων ἐκκλησίαν οἰκοδομεῖ.

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Α΄ 14:4 Greek NT: Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550
ὁ λαλῶν γλώσσῃ ἑαυτὸν οἰκοδομεῖ· ὁ δὲ προφητεύων ἐκκλησίαν οἰκοδομεῖ

1 Corinthians 14:4 Hebrew Bible
המדבר בלשון בונה את נפשו והמתנבא בונה את העדה׃

1 Corinthians 14:4 Aramaic NT: Peshitta
ܕܡܡܠܠ ܒܠܫܢܐ ܢܦܫܗ ܗܘ ܒܢܐ ܘܕܡܬܢܒܐ ܥܕܬܐ ܒܢܐ ܀

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
One who speaks in a tongue edifies himself; but one who prophesies edifies the church.

King James Bible
He that speaketh in an unknown tongue edifieth himself; but he that prophesieth edifieth the church.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The person who speaks in another language builds himself up, but he who prophesies builds up the church.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

edifieth himself.

1 Corinthians 14:14 For if I pray in an unknown tongue, my spirit prays, but my understanding …

edifieth the.

1 Corinthians 14:3,18,19 But he that prophesies speaks to men to edification, and exhortation, …

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