1 Corinthians 14:4
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He that speaketh in an unknown tongue edifieth himself; but he that prophesieth edifieth the church.
- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
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Other Translations of 1 Corinthians 14:4
He that speaketh in an vnknowen tongue, edifieth himselfe: but hee that prophesieth, edifieth the Church.- King James Version (1611)
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One who speaks in a tongue edifies himself; but one who prophesies edifies the church.- New American Standard Version (1995)
He that speaketh in a tongue edifieth himself; but he that prophesieth edifieth the church.- American Standard Version (1901)
He who makes use of tongues may do good to himself; but he who gives the prophet's word does good to the church.- Basic English Bible
He that speaks with a tongue edifies himself; but he that prophesies edifies [the] assembly.- Darby Bible
He that speaketh in an unknown language edifieth himself; but he that prophesieth edifieth the church. - Webster's Bible
He who speaks in an unknown tongue does good to himself, but he who prophesies does good to the Church.- Weymouth Bible
He who speaks in another language edifies himself, but he who prophesies edifies the assembly.- World English Bible
He that spekith in tunge, edifieth hym silf; but he that prophecieth, edifieth the chirche of God.- Wycliffe Bible
he who is speaking in an [unknown] tongue, himself doth edify, and he who is prophesying, an assembly doth edify;- Youngs Literal Bible
Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 14:4
14:4 Edifieth himself - Only, on the most favourable supposition. The church - The whole congregation.
People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 14:4
1Co 14:4 He that speaketh in an [unknown] language edifieth himself. His speech in the unknown tongue tends to strengthen him, though not instructing others. He is made to feel that he is moved by God, and so is filled with awe.
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