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1 Corinthians 14:4

Context
NET ©

The one who speaks in a tongue builds himself up, 1  but the one who prophesies builds up the church.

NIV ©

He who speaks in a tongue edifies himself, but he who prophesies edifies the church.

NASB ©

One who speaks in a tongue edifies himself; but one who prophesies edifies the church.

NLT ©

A person who speaks in tongues is strengthened personally in the Lord, but one who speaks a word of prophecy strengthens the entire church.

MSG ©

The one who prays using a private "prayer language" certainly gets a lot out of it, but proclaiming God's truth to the church in its common language brings the whole church into growth and strength.

BBE ©

He who makes use of tongues may do good to himself; but he who gives the prophet’s word does good to the church.

NRSV ©

Those who speak in a tongue build up themselves, but those who prophesy build up the church.

NKJV ©

He who speaks in a tongue edifies himself, but he who prophesies edifies the church.


KJV
He that speaketh
<2980> (5723)
in an [unknown] tongue
<1100>
edifieth
<3618> (5719)
himself
<1438>_;
but
<1161>
he that prophesieth
<4395> (5723)
edifieth
<3618> (5719)
the church
<1577>_.
NASB ©
One who speaks
<2980>
in a tongue
<1100>
edifies
<3618>
himself
<1438>
; but one who prophesies
<4395>
edifies
<3618>
the church
<1577>
.
GREEK
o
<3588>
T-NSM
lalwn
<2980> (5723)
V-PAP-NSM
glwssh
<1100>
N-DSF
eauton
<1438>
F-3ASM
oikodomei
<3618> (5719)
V-PAI-3S
o
<3588>
T-NSM
de
<1161>
CONJ
profhteuwn
<4395> (5723)
V-PAP-NSM
ekklhsian
<1577>
N-ASF
oikodomei
<3618> (5719)
V-PAI-3S
NET © [draft] ITL
The one who speaks
<2980>
in a tongue
<1100>
builds
<3618>
himself
<1438>
up
<3618>
, but
<1161>
the one who prophesies
<4395>
builds up
<3618>
the church
<1577>
.
NET ©

The one who speaks in a tongue builds himself up, 1  but the one who prophesies builds up the church.

NET © Notes

sn The Greek term builds (himself) up does not necessarily bear positive connotations in this context.



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