1 Corinthians 14:19

however, in the church I desire to speak five words with my mind so that I may instruct others also, rather than ten thousand words in a tongue.

1 Corinthians 14:21-22

In the Law it is written, "BY MEN OF STRANGE TONGUES AND BY THE LIPS OF STRANGERS I WILL SPEAK TO THIS PEOPLE, AND EVEN SO THEY WILL NOT LISTEN TO ME," says the Lord.

1 Corinthians 14:4

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

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Yet in the church I had rather speak five words with my understanding, that by my voice I might teach others also, than ten thousand words in an unknown tongue.

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1 Corinthians 14:4
One who speaks in a tongue edifies himself; but one who prophesies edifies the church.

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1 Corinthians 12:7
But to each one is given the manifestation of the Spirit for the common good.