Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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.

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 the one who speaks in a tongue does not speak to people but to God, because no one understands, but by the Spirit he speaks mysteries. 3 But the one who prophesies speaks to people edification and encouragement and consolation. 4 The one who speaks in a tongue edifies himself, but the one who prophesies edifies the church.


Cross References

Romans 14:19

So then, let us pursue {what promotes peace} and {what edifies one another}.

1 Corinthians 14:12

In this way also you, since you are zealous of spiritual [gifts], seek for the edification of the church, in order that you may abound.

1 Corinthians 14:4-5

The one who speaks in a tongue edifies himself, but the one who prophesies edifies the church.

1 Corinthians 14:26

{Therefore what should you do}, brothers? Whenever you come together, each one of you has a psalm, has a teaching, has a revelation, has a tongue, has an interpretation. All [things] must be [done] for edification.

Ephesians 6:22

whom I have sent to you for this very [reason], that you may know {our circumstances}, and he may encourage your hearts.

1 Timothy 4:13

Until I come, pay attention to the [public] reading, to exhortation, to teaching.

2 Timothy 4:2

preach the word, be ready in season [and] out of season, reprove, rebuke, exhort, with all patience and instruction.

Titus 1:9

holding fast to the faithful message according to the teaching, in order that he may be able both to exhort with sound instruction and to reprove those who speak against [it].

Titus 2:6

Likewise, exhort the young men to be self-controlled,

Titus 2:9

Slaves must be subject to their own masters in everything, to be well-pleasing, not to talk back,

Jude 1:20

But you, dear friends, [by] building yourselves up in your most holy faith, [by] praying in the Holy Spirit,

Luke 3:18

So with many other exhortations also he proclaimed good news to the people.

Acts 13:15

So after the reading from the law and the prophets, the rulers of the synagogue sent [word] to them, saying, "Men [and] brothers, if there is any message of exhortation by you 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 persecutions it is necessary [for] us to enter into the kingdom of God."

Acts 15:32

Both Judas and Silas, who were also prophets themselves, encouraged and strengthened the brothers by a long message.

Romans 12:8

if [it is] one who exhorts, by exhortation; one who gives, with sincerity; one who leads, with diligence; one who shows mercy, with cheerfulness.

Romans 15:2

Let each one of us please his neighbor for his good, for the purpose of edification.

1 Corinthians 8:1

Now concerning food sacrificed to idols, we know that "we all have knowledge." Knowledge puffs up, but love builds up.

1 Corinthians 10:23

All [things] are permitted, but not all [things] are profitable. All [things] are permitted, but not all [things] build up.

1 Corinthians 14:17

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

1 Corinthians 14:31

For you are all able to prophesy {in turn}, in order that all may learn and all may be encouraged,

2 Corinthians 1:4

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

2 Corinthians 2:7

So then, you should rather forgive and comfort him, lest somehow this person should be overwhelmed by excessive sorrow.

Ephesians 4:12-16

for the equipping of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for building up the body of Christ,

Ephesians 4:29

{No rotten word must proceed} from your mouth, but only something good for the building up of the need, in order that it may give grace to those who hear,

Colossians 4:8

whom I have sent to you for this very [reason], in order that you may know {our circumstances} and he may encourage your hearts,

1 Thessalonians 2:3

For our exhortation [is] not from error or from impurity or with deceit,

1 Thessalonians 2:11

just as you know how [we treated] each one of you, like a father his own children,

1 Thessalonians 3:2

and we sent Timothy, our brother and fellow worker for God in the gospel of Christ, in order to strengthen and to encourage you about your faith,

1 Thessalonians 4:1

Finally therefore, brothers, we ask you and appeal to [you] in the Lord Jesus that, just as you have received from us how it is necessary for you to live and to please God, just as indeed you are living, that you progress even more.

1 Thessalonians 4:18

Therefore comfort one another with these words.

1 Thessalonians 5:11-14

Therefore encourage one another and build up {each other}, just as indeed you are doing.

2 Thessalonians 3:12

Now we command and we exhort such people in the Lord Jesus Christ that, working with quietness, they eat their own bread.

1 Timothy 1:4

and not to pay attention to myths and endless genealogies, which cause useless speculations rather than God's plan [that is] by faith.

1 Timothy 6:2

And those who have believing masters must not look down on [them] because they are brothers, but rather they must serve, because those who benefit by their service are believers and dearly loved.

Titus 2:15

Speak these [things] and exhort and reprove with all authority. Let no one disregard you.

Hebrews 3:13

But encourage one another {day by day}, as long as it is called "today," so that {none of you become hardened} by the deception of sin.

Hebrews 10:25

not abandoning {our meeting together}, as [is] the habit of some, but encouraging [each other], and by so much more as you see the day drawing near.

Hebrews 13:22

Now I urge you, brothers, bear with my word of exhortation, for indeed I have written to you {briefly}.

1 Peter 5:12

Through Silvanus, the faithful brother (as I consider [him]), I have written to you {briefly} to encourage [you] and to attest that this is the true grace of God. Stand firm in it.

Acts 9:31

Then the church throughout all of Judea and Galilee and Samaria had peace, being strengthened. And living in the fear of the Lord and the encouragement of the Holy Spirit, it was increasing [in numbers].

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