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14:3 But he that prophesieth speaketh unto men edification, and exhortation, and consolation.
14:4 He that speaketh in a tongue edifieth himself; but he that prophesieth edifieth the church.
14:5 Now I would have you all speak with tongues, but rather that ye should prophesy: and greater is he that prophesieth than he that speaketh with tongues, except he interpret, that the church may receive edifying.
14:6 But now, brethren, if I come unto you speaking with tongues, what shall I profit you, unless I speak to you either by way of revelation, or of knowledge, or of prophesying, or of teaching?
14:8 For if the trumpet give an uncertain voice, who shall prepare himself for war?
14:9 So also ye, unless ye utter by the tongue speech easy to understood, how shall it be known what is spoken? for ye will be speaking into the air.
14:10 There are, it may be, so many kinds of voices in the world, and no [kind] is without signification.
14:11 If then I know not the meaning of the voice, I shall be to him that speaketh a barbarian, and he that speaketh will be a barbarian unto me.
14:12 So also ye, since ye are zealous of spiritual [gifts], seek that ye may abound unto the edifying of the church.
14:13 Wherefore let him that speaketh in a tongue pray that he may interpret.
14:14 For if I pray in a tongue, my spirit prayeth, but my understanding is unfruitful.
14:15 What is it then? I will pray with the spirit, and I will pray with the understanding also: I will sing with the spirit, and I will sing with the understanding also.
14:16 Else if thou bless with the spirit, how shall he that filleth the place of the unlearned say the Amen at thy giving of thanks, seeing he knoweth not what thou sayest?
14:17 For thou verily givest thanks well, but the other is not edified.
14:20 Brethren, be not children in mind: yet in malice be ye babes, but in mind be men.
14:22 Wherefore tongues are for a sign, not to them that believe, but to the unbelieving: but prophesying [is for a sign], not to the unbelieving, but to them that believe.
14:24 But if all prophesy, and there come in one unbelieving or unlearned, he is reproved by all, he is judged by all;
14:28 but if there be no interpreter, let him keep silence in the church; and let him speak to himself, and to God.
14:29 And let the prophets speak [by] two or three, and let the others discern.
14:30 But if a revelation be made to another sitting by, let the first keep silence.
14:31 For ye all can prophesy one by one, that all may learn, and all may be exhorted;
14:32 and the spirits of the prophets are subject to the prophets;
14:35 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.
14:36 What? was it from you that the word of God went forth? or came it unto you alone?
14:37 If any man thinketh himself to be a prophet, or spiritual, let him take knowledge of the things which I write unto you, that they are the commandment of the Lord.
14:38 But if any man is ignorant, let him be ignorant.
14:39 Wherefore, my brethren, desire earnestly to prophesy, and forbid not to speak with tongues.
14:40 But let all things be done decently and in order.