Parallel Verses

Amplified

To be sure, you may give thanks well (nobly), but the bystander is not edified [it does him no good].

New American Standard Bible

For you are giving thanks well enough, but the other person is not edified.

King James Version

For thou verily givest thanks well, but the other is not edified.

Holman Bible

For you may very well be giving thanks, but the other person is not being built up.

International Standard Version

It's good for you to give thanks, but it does not build up the other person.

A Conservative Version

For thou indeed express thanks well, but the other man is not edified.

American Standard Version

For thou verily givest thanks well, but the other is not edified.

An Understandable Version

For [though] you truly offer thanksgiving acceptably, the other person is not built up.

Anderson New Testament

For you give thanks well, but the other is not edified.

Bible in Basic English

For your giving of the blessing is certainly well done, but of no profit to the man without knowledge.

Common New Testament

For you may be giving thanks well enough, but the other man is not edified.

Daniel Mace New Testament

thy thanksgiving indeed is right, but the other is not all edified by it.

Darby Translation

For thou indeed givest thanks well, but the other is not edified.

Godbey New Testament

For you indeed bless beautifully, but the other is not edified.

Goodspeed New Testament

You are giving thanks well enough, but it is doing him no good.

John Wesley New Testament

For thou verily givest thanks well; yet the other is not edified.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For thou verily givest thanks well, but the other is not edified.

Julia Smith Translation

For thou truly givest thanks well, but the other is not built up.

King James 2000

For you verily give thanks well, but the other is not edified.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For indeed you are giving thanks well, but the other person is not edified.

Modern King James verseion

For you truly give thanks well, but the other is not built up.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou verily givest thanks well: but the other is not edified.

Moffatt New Testament

Your thanksgiving may be all right, but then ??the other man is not edified!

Montgomery New Testament

You on the one hand offer a good thanksgiving, but the other is not built up.

NET Bible

For you are certainly giving thanks well, but the other person is not strengthened.

New Heart English Bible

For you truly give thanks well, but the other person is not built up.

Noyes New Testament

For thou indeed givest thanks well; but the other is not edified.

Sawyer New Testament

For you indeed give thanks well; but the other is not edified.

The Emphasized Bible

For, thou, indeed, excellently art giving thanks, but, the other, is not being built up.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For thou indeed givest thanks to God well, but another man is not edified by it.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Your thanksgiving may be excellent, but the other is not helped by it.

Webster

For thou verily givest thanks well, but the other is not edified.

Weymouth New Testament

Rightly enough you are giving thanks, and yet your neighbor is not benefited.

Williams New Testament

You are, indeed, doing right to give thanks, but your neighbor is not built up.

World English Bible

For you most certainly give thanks well, but the other person is not built up.

Worrell New Testament

For you, verily, give thanks well, but the other is not edified.

Worsley New Testament

thou indeed givest thanks well, but the other is not edified.

Youngs Literal Translation

for thou, indeed, dost give thanks well, but the other is not built up!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

thou
σύ 
Su 
thou
Usage: 132

μέν 
men 
indeed, verily, truly, not tr,
Usage: 63

εὐχαριστέω 
Eucharisteo 
Usage: 37

καλῶς 
Kalos 
Usage: 26

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

the other
ἕτερος 
heteros 
Usage: 76

is
οἰκοδομέω 
Oikodomeo 
Usage: 22

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

References

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

Appropriate Use Of Prophecy And Tongues

16 Otherwise, if you bless and render thanks with [your] spirit [ thoroughly aroused by the Holy Spirit], how can anyone in the position of an outsider or he who is not gifted with [interpreting of unknown] tongues, say the Amen to your thanksgiving, since he does not know what you are saying? 17 To be sure, you may give thanks well (nobly), but the bystander is not edified [it does him no good]. 18 I thank God that I speak in [strange] tongues (languages) more than any of you or all of you put together;


Cross References

1 Corinthians 14:4

He who speaks in a [strange] tongue edifies and improves himself, but he who prophesies [ interpreting the divine will and purpose and teaching with inspiration] edifies and improves the church and promotes growth [in Christian wisdom, piety, holiness, and happiness].

1 Corinthians 14:6

Now, brethren, if I come to you speaking in [unknown] tongues, how shall I make it to your advantage unless I speak to you either in revelation (disclosure of God's will to man) in knowledge or in prophecy or in instruction?

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