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

  • Emmanuel
    Verse 33 our God is God of Peace not of confusion, this mean as we have accepted Him we have accepted the Peace in our life's
  • Wayne
    There is no condemnation to them who walk not after the flesh but after the Spirit.
  • 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.
  • Doug
    True tongues are a gift only given from GOD. THE ONLY LANGUAGE THE DEVIL DONT UNDERSTAND.when you speak in tongues,it is always for someone else present to hear. it cannot be taught , learned or read in books as it is a gift from GOD.
  • Avire
    What verse state that speaking in tongue can be taught. I have believed that speaking in tongue was a gift from God. Meaning that if its a gift how can man give or teach others. I beseech anyone to help me get a clear understanding. In the name of Jesus I pray. Amen
  • Women are speaking in the churches nowadays. The last time i attended church I saw a woman at the podium fulfilling what looked like the role of a male pastor. Anyway I thought was unusual, and this verse came to mind. Political correctness has invaded the church, but that means Jesus's return is imminent. Trust in christ for salvation today, human wisdom has completely failed in these end times.

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