1 Corinthians 14:40

“Let all things be done decently and in order.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Let all things be done decently, and in order.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But all things must be done properly and in an orderly manner.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But let all things be done decently and in order.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Let all things be done in the right and ordered way.
- Basic English Bible

But let all things be done comelily and with order.
- Darby Bible

Let all things be done decently, and in order.
- Webster's Bible

only let everything be done in a becoming and orderly manner.
- Weymouth Bible

Let all things be done decently and in order.
- World English Bible

But be alle thingis don onestli, and bi due ordre in you.
- Wycliffe Bible

let all things be done decently and in order.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 14:40

14:40 Decently - By every individual. In order - By the whole church.

Discussion for 1 Corinthians 14

  • 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.
  • Sunita Nahar
    If a preacher explains the scripture in a language which the hearers cannot understand, the preacher will not edify them. "To speak words that have no meaning to those who hear them, is like speaking into the air. " It is better to use plain and simple language, language which everyone can understand and not foreign tongues or words to explain the scriptures.
  • Susan
    Luckily I never married, so I submit to no one but God.
  • It implies christian discipline dealing with God and people!
  • Ann Bordelon for verse 38
    Where did the word "still " come from? I have always heard it quoted as such! But I cannot find that! We aren 't suppose to " add to " His Word so I 'd like to know.
  • Charles godbey for verse 34
    for fifty plus years pastors preached women should remain silent in church. I cant find any now. what happend? I will continue to believe Gods word over wimpy mens.ask the lord to help you read and understand. may God blessyou folks.

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