Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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.

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
But
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

References

Context Readings

Appropriate Use Of Prophecy And Tongues

2 For he that speaks in an unknown tongue speaks not unto men, but unto God, for no one understands him, even though by the Spirit he speaks mysteries. 3 But he that prophesies speaks unto men for edification and exhortation and comfort. 4 He that speaks in an unknown tongue edifies himself, but he that prophesies edifies the congregation .


Cross References

Romans 14:19

Let us, therefore, follow after the things which make for peace and the edification of each one to the others.

1 Corinthians 14:12

Even so ye, forasmuch as ye desire the things of the Spirit, earnestly pursue excellence unto the edification of the congregation .

1 Corinthians 14:4-5

He that speaks in an unknown tongue edifies himself, but he that prophesies edifies the congregation .

1 Corinthians 14:26

How is it then, brothers? when ye come together, each one of you has a psalm, has doctrine, has tongues, has revelation, has interpretation. Let all things be done unto edification.

Ephesians 6:22

whom I have sent unto you for the same purpose, that ye might know our affairs and that he might comfort your hearts.

1 Timothy 4:13

Until I come, occupy thyself reading, exhorting, teaching.

2 Timothy 4:2

Preach the word; be instant in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine.

Titus 1:9

holding fast the doctrine according to the faithful word, that he may be able by sound doctrine both to exhort and to convince the gainsayers.

Titus 2:6

Young men likewise exhort to be temperate;

Titus 2:9

Exhort slaves to be subject to their own masters and to please them well in all things; not contradicting;

Jude 1:20

But ye, beloved, building up yourselves upon your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Spirit,

Luke 3:18

And exhorting many other things he announced the gospel unto the people.

Acts 13:15

And after the reading of the law and the prophets the princes of the synagogue sent unto them, saying, Ye men and brethren, if ye have any word of exhortation for the people, speak.

Acts 14:22

confirming the souls of the disciples and exhorting them to remain in the faith, and that we must through much tribulation enter into the kingdom of God.

Acts 15:32

And Judas and Silas, being prophets also themselves, exhorted the brethren with many words and confirmed them.

Romans 12:8

he that exhorts, in exhortation; he that gives, let him do it in simplicity; he that presides, in earnest care; he that shows mercy, in cheerfulness.

Romans 15:2

Let each one of us please his neighbour in that which is good, unto edification.

1 Corinthians 8:1

Now as concerning things offered unto idols, we know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but charity edifies.

1 Corinthians 10:23

All things are lawful for me, but all things are not expedient; all things are lawful for me, but all things do not edify.

1 Corinthians 14:17

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

1 Corinthians 14:31

For ye may all prophesy one by one, that all may learn, and all may be exhorted.

2 Corinthians 1:4

who comforts us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort those who are in any trouble with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.

2 Corinthians 2:7

So that contrariwise ye ought rather to forgive him and comfort him, lest perhaps such a one should be swallowed up with too much grief.

Ephesians 4:12-16

for the perfecting of the saints in the work of the ministry, unto the edifying of the body of the Christ

Ephesians 4:29

Let no corrupt word proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good for edification, that it may minister grace unto the hearers.

Colossians 4:8

whom I have sent unto you for the same purpose, that he might know your affairs and comfort your hearts,

1 Thessalonians 2:3

For our exhortation was not of error nor of uncleanness nor in guile,

1 Thessalonians 2:11

as ye know how we exhorted and comforted and charged every one of you, as a father with his children,

1 Thessalonians 3:2

and sent Timothy, our brother and minister of God and our fellowlabourer in the gospel of the Christ, to confirm you and to exhort you in your faith,

1 Thessalonians 4:1

It is in order then, brethren, that we beseech and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, that in the manner ye were taught of us how ye ought to walk and to please God, so ye would continue to grow.

1 Thessalonians 4:18

Therefore comfort one another with these words.

1 Thessalonians 5:11-14

Therefore comfort and edify one another, even as ye do.

2 Thessalonians 3:12

Now those that are such, we charge and exhort in our Lord Jesus Christ, that working with quietness, they eat their bread.

1 Timothy 1:4

nor give heed to fables and endless genealogies, which generate questions other than that the edification of God is by faith.

1 Timothy 6:2

And those that have faithful masters, let them not despise them, because they are brethren, but rather serve them better, because they are faithful and beloved, partakers of the benefit. Teach and exhort this.

Titus 2:15

These things speak and exhort and rebuke with all authority. Let no one despise thee.

Hebrews 3:13

But exhort one another daily, while it is called Today, lest any of you be hardened through the deceitfulness of sin.

Hebrews 10:25

not forsaking our gathering together, as the manner of some is, but exhorting one another and so much the more, when ye see that day approaching.

Hebrews 13:22

And I beseech you, brethren, that ye receive this word of exhortation, that I have written unto you briefly.

1 Peter 5:12

By Silvanus, a faithful brother; (according to my reckoning), I have written briefly, exhorting, and testifying that this is the true grace of God in which ye stand.

Acts 9:31

Then the congregations had rest throughout all Judaea and Galilee and Samaria and were edified, walking in the fear of the Lord, and with the comfort of the Holy Spirit they were multiplied.

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