1 Corinthians 14:35

“And if they will learn any thing, let them ask their husbands at home: for it is a shame for women to speak in the church.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And if they will learne any thing, let them aske their husbands at home: for it is a shame for women to speake in the Church.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

If they desire to learn anything, let them ask their own husbands at home; for it is improper for a woman to speak in church.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And if they would learn anything, let them ask their own husbands at home: for it is shameful for a woman to speak in the church.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And if they have a desire for knowledge about anything, let them put questions to their husbands privately: for talking in the church puts shame on a woman.
- Basic English Bible

But if they wish to learn anything, let them ask their own husbands at home; for it is a shame for a woman to speak in assembly.
- Darby Bible

And if they will learn any thing, let them ask their husbands at home; for it is a shame for women to speak in the church.
- Webster's Bible

and if they wish to ask questions, they should ask their own husbands at home. For it is disgraceful for a married woman to speak at a Church assembly.
- Weymouth Bible

If they desire to learn anything, let them ask their own husbands at home, for it is shameful for a woman to chatter in the assembly.
- World English Bible

But if thei wolen ony thing lerne, `at home axe thei her hosebondis; for it is foule thing to a womman to speke in chirche.
- Wycliffe Bible

and if they wish to learn anything, at home their own husbands let them question, for it is a shame to women to speak in an assembly.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 14:35


14:35 And even if they desire to learn anything - Still they are not to speak in public, but to ask their own husbands at home - That is the place, and those the persons to inquire of.


Discussion for 1 Corinthians 14

  • GeraldineCole
    I think we need to search the word of Jesus and we will find the truth and if we do not understand we need to pray and ask Jesus for a answere we that have The Holy Ghost also can ask the Holy Ghost he will lead us to All truth Amen
  • Lucinda Palestrant
    Diane,Prophesy does NOT mean preach!During an assembly of true believers at the time of learning you must heed;1Timothy2:11-12Let a woman learn in silense with all submission. And I do not permit a woman to teach or have authority over a man.But to be silent"Preaching is teaching.1Cor.11:3-16,1Cor 14:34-35,Ecc.3:7.
  • Diane Rudd
    1st Corinthians 14:2
  • Glenda Fay Rhames
    Remember satan was God's right hand man therefore he understands everything no matter the tongue. There would be no scripture to your comment.
  • Lucinda Palestrant
    Doug,You claim the gift of "tongues" is a language that Satan cannot understand. Can you give scripture to back up your claim? Thanks
  • Lucinda Palestrant
    Avire,man cannot teach this. It is, as all gifts given by God according to his will, to whom he wills. Don't be deceived by the false teachers and false "Christians" of our day. May the Lord lead you into his truth.

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