Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But one who prophesies speaks to men for edification and exhortation and consolation.

King James Version

But he that prophesieth speaketh unto men to edification, and exhortation, and comfort.

Holman Bible

But the person who prophesies speaks to people for edification, encouragement, and consolation.

International Standard Version

But the person who prophesies speaks to people for their upbuilding, encouragement, and comfort.

A Conservative Version

But he who prophesies speaks to men edification and encouragement and comfort.

American Standard Version

But he that prophesieth speaketh unto men edification, and exhortation, and consolation.

Amplified

But [on the other hand], the one who prophesies [who interprets the divine will and purpose in inspired preaching and teaching] speaks to men for their upbuilding and constructive spiritual progress and encouragement and consolation.

An Understandable Version

But the person who prophesies speaks [God's message] to people to build them up [spiritually], encourage them and comfort them.

Anderson New Testament

But he that prophesies speaks to men so as to build them up, to exhort and comfort them.

Bible in Basic English

But the word of the prophet gives men knowledge and comfort and strength.

Common New Testament

But everyone who prophesies speaks to men for their edification and encouragement and comfort.

Daniel Mace New Testament

but he that expounds, speaks to the edification, exhortation, and comfort of men.

Darby Translation

But he that prophesies speaks to men in edification, and encouragement, and consolation.

Godbey New Testament

but the one prophesying speaks to men edification, exhortation, and comfort.

Goodspeed New Testament

But the inspired preacher does his fellow-men good and encourages and comforts them.

John Wesley New Testament

Whereas he that prophesieth, speaketh to men to edification, and exhortation, and comfort.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But he that prophesies speaks unto men for edification and exhortation and comfort.

Julia Smith Translation

And he prophesying speaks to men for building the house, and entreaty, and encouragement.

King James 2000

But he that prophesies speaks unto men to edification, and exhortation, and comfort.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But the one who prophesies speaks to people edification and encouragement and consolation.

Modern King James verseion

But he who prophesies speaks to men for building up, and exhortation, and comfort.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But he that prophesieth speaketh unto men, to edifying, to exhortation, and to comfort.

Moffatt New Testament

On the other hand, he who prophesies addresses men in words that edify, encourage, and console them.

Montgomery New Testament

But he who prophesies addresses words to men that build up, encourage, and console.

NET Bible

But the one who prophesies speaks to people for their strengthening, encouragement, and consolation.

New Heart English Bible

But he who prophesies speaks to men for their encouragement, strengthening, and comfort.

Noyes New Testament

but he that prophesieth speaketh to men edification, and exhortation, and comfort.

Sawyer New Testament

but he that prophesies speaks to men to edification and exhortation and consolation.

The Emphasized Bible

But, be that prophesieth, unto men, doth speak - edification, and exhortation, and comfort.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But he that prophesieth, addresseth men for edification, and exhortation, and consolation.

Twentieth Century New Testament

But he who preaches is speaking to his fellow men words that will build up faith, and give them comfort and encouragement.

Webster

But he that prophesieth, speaketh to men to edification, and exhortation, and comfort.

Weymouth New Testament

But he who prophesies speaks to men words of edification, encouragement and comfort.

Williams New Testament

But whoever prophesies is speaking to men for their upbuilding. encouragement, and comfort.

World English Bible

But he who prophesies speaks to men for their edification, exhortation, and consolation.

Worrell New Testament

But he that prophesies speaks to men to edification and exhortation and comfort.

Worsley New Testament

But he, that prophesieth, speaketh edification, and exhortation, and comfort to men.

Youngs Literal Translation

and he who is prophesying to men doth speak edification, and exhortation, and comfort;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

he that

which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

προφητεύω 
Propheteuo 
Usage: 24

λαλέω 
Laleo 
Usage: 235

ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

οἰκοδομή 
Oikodome 
Usage: 17

and



and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

παράκλησις 
Paraklesis 
Usage: 28

Context Readings

Appropriate Use Of Prophecy And Tongues

2 For one who speaks in a tongue does not speak to men but to God; for no one understands, but in his spirit he speaks mysteries. 3 But one who prophesies speaks to men for edification and exhortation and consolation. 4 One who speaks in a tongue edifies himself; but one who prophesies edifies the church.


Cross References

Romans 14:19

So then we pursue the things which make for peace and the building up of one another.

1 Corinthians 14:12

So also you, since you are zealous of spiritual gifts, seek to abound for the edification of the church.

1 Corinthians 14:4-5

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

1 Corinthians 14:26

What is the outcome then, brethren? When you assemble, each one has a psalm, has a teaching, has a revelation, has a tongue, has an interpretation Let all things be done for edification.

Ephesians 6:22

I have sent him to you for this very purpose, so that you may know about us, and that he may comfort your hearts.

1 Timothy 4:13

Until I come, give attention to the public reading of Scripture, to exhortation and teaching.

2 Timothy 4:2

preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort, with great patience and instruction.

Titus 1:9

holding fast the faithful word which is in accordance with the teaching, so that he will be able both to exhort in sound doctrine and to refute those who contradict.

Titus 2:6

Likewise urge the young men to be sensible;

Titus 2:9

Urge bondslaves to be subject to their own masters in everything, to be well-pleasing, not argumentative,

Jude 1:20

But you, beloved, building yourselves up on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Spirit,

Luke 3:18

So with many other exhortations he preached the gospel to the people.

Acts 13:15

After the reading of the Law and the Prophets the synagogue officials sent to them, saying, "Brethren, if you have any word of exhortation for the people, say it."

Acts 14:22

strengthening the souls of the disciples, encouraging them to continue in the faith, and saying, "Through many tribulations we must enter the kingdom of God."

Acts 15:32

Judas and Silas, also being prophets themselves, encouraged and strengthened the brethren with a lengthy message.

Romans 12:8

or he who exhorts, in his exhortation; he who gives, with liberality; he who leads, with diligence; he who shows mercy, with cheerfulness.

Romans 15:2

Each of us is to please his neighbor for his good, to his edification.

1 Corinthians 8:1

Now concerning things sacrificed to idols, we know that we all have knowledge Knowledge makes arrogant, but love edifies.

1 Corinthians 10:23

All things are lawful, but not all things are profitable All things are lawful, but not all things edify.

1 Corinthians 14:17

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

1 Corinthians 14:31

For you can all prophesy one by one, so that all may learn and all may be exhorted;

2 Corinthians 1:4

who comforts us in all our affliction so that we will be able to comfort those who are in any affliction with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.

2 Corinthians 2:7

so that on the contrary you should rather forgive and comfort him, otherwise such a one might be overwhelmed by excessive sorrow.

Ephesians 4:12-16

for the equipping of the saints for the work of service, to the building up of the body of Christ;

Ephesians 4:29

Let no unwholesome word proceed from your mouth, but only such a word as is good for edification according to the need of the moment, so that it will give grace to those who hear.

Colossians 4:8

For I have sent him to you for this very purpose, that you may know about our circumstances and that he may encourage your hearts;

1 Thessalonians 2:3

For our exhortation does not come from error or impurity or by way of deceit;

1 Thessalonians 2:11

just as you know how we were exhorting and encouraging and imploring each one of you as a father would his own children,

1 Thessalonians 3:2

and we sent Timothy, our brother and God's fellow worker in the gospel of Christ, to strengthen and encourage you as to your faith,

1 Thessalonians 4:1

Finally then, brethren, we request and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, that as you received from us instruction as to how you ought to walk and please God (just as you actually do walk), that you excel still more.

1 Thessalonians 4:18

Therefore comfort one another with these words.

1 Thessalonians 5:11-14

Therefore encourage one another and build up one another, just as you also are doing.

2 Thessalonians 3:12

Now such persons we command and exhort in the Lord Jesus Christ to work in quiet fashion and eat their own bread.

1 Timothy 1:4

nor to pay attention to myths and endless genealogies, which give rise to mere speculation rather than furthering the administration of God which is by faith.

1 Timothy 6:2

Those who have believers as their masters must not be disrespectful to them because they are brethren, but must serve them all the more, because those who partake of the benefit are believers and beloved Teach and preach these principles.

Titus 2:15

These things speak and exhort and reprove with all authority Let no one disregard you.

Hebrews 3:13

But encourage one another day after day, as long as it is still called "Today," so that none of you will be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin.

Hebrews 10:25

not forsaking our own assembling together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another; and all the more as you see the day drawing near.

Hebrews 13:22

But I urge you, brethren, bear with this word of exhortation, for I have written to you briefly.

1 Peter 5:12

Through Silvanus, our faithful brother (for so I regard him), I have written to you briefly, exhorting and testifying that this is the true grace of God Stand firm in it!

Acts 9:31

So the church throughout all Judea and Galilee and Samaria enjoyed peace, being built up; and going on in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, it continued to increase.

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