Parallel Verses

Worsley New Testament

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

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.

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 speaketh in an unknown tongue, speaketh not to men, but to God: for no one understandeth, though in spirit he speaketh mysteries. 3 But he, that prophesieth, speaketh edification, and exhortation, and comfort to men. 4 He, that speaketh in an unknown tongue, edifieth himself: but he, that prophesieth, edifieth the church.


Cross References

Romans 14:19

Let us then pursue peace, and mutual edification.

1 Corinthians 14:12

So ye also, since ye are so desirous of spiritual gifts, seek to abound in them to the edification of the church.

1 Corinthians 14:4-5

He, that speaketh in an unknown tongue, edifieth himself: but he, that prophesieth, edifieth the church.

1 Corinthians 14:26

What is then to be done, my brethren? when ye come together, if any of you hath a psalm, a doctrine, a tongue, a revelation, an interpretation,---let all be done for edification.

Ephesians 6:22

for this very end, that ye might know our concerns, and that he may comfort your hearts.

1 Timothy 4:13

Till I come attend to reading, to exhortation, and teaching.

2 Timothy 4:2

preach the word, be instant both in season and out of season; convince, rebuke, exhort with all long-suffering and instruction.

Titus 1:9

holding fast the faithful word, according as he hath been taught, that he may be able both to instruct in sound doctrine, and to convince gainsayers.

Titus 2:6

Exhort the young men in like manner to be temperate:

Titus 2:9

Exhort servants to submit to their masters, to be obsequious in all things,

Jude 1:20

But ye, beloved, edifying yourselves in your most holy faith, and praying in the holy Spirit, keep yourselves in the love of God,

Luke 3:18

And many other things by way of exhortation did he preach unto the people.

Acts 13:15

And after the reading of the law and the prophets, the rulers of the synagogue sent unto them, saying, Brethren, if ye have any word of exhortation to the people, deliver it.

Acts 14:22

confirming the souls of the disciples, exhorting them to continue in the faith, and telling them that through many afflictions we must enter into the kingdom of God.

Acts 15:32

And Judas and Silas being prophets also themselves, exhorted and established: the brethren by many discourses.

Romans 12:8

he that distributeth, let him do it with integrity: he that presideth, with diligence: he that sheweth mercy, with chearfulness.

Romans 15:2

but let every one of us please our neighbor for his good, to his edification.

1 Corinthians 8:1

Now as to things offered to idols, we know that we all have knowledge about them. Knowledge however puffeth up, but charity edifieth.

1 Corinthians 10:23

If all things be lawful for me, yet all things are not expedient: all things may be lawful for me, but all things do not edify.

1 Corinthians 14:17

thou indeed 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 comforted.

2 Corinthians 1:4

that we may be able to comfort those, that are in any trouble, by the consolation wherewith we ourselves are comforted by God.

2 Corinthians 2:7

So that on the contrary, ye ought rather to forgive and comfort him, least such a one should be swallowed up with excessive sorrow.

Ephesians 4:12-16

to the edifying of the body of Christ:

Ephesians 4:29

Let no corrupt word come out of your mouth; but what is good to useful edification, that it may benefit the hearers.

Colossians 4:8

whom I have sent to you for this purpose also that he may know your affairs, and comfort your hearts;

1 Thessalonians 2:3

For our exhortation was not of deceit, nor of impurity, nor in guile:

1 Thessalonians 2:11

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

1 Thessalonians 3:2

and sent Timothy our brother, and a minister of God, and our fellow-labourer in the gospel of Christ, to establish and exhort you concerning your faith;

1 Thessalonians 4:1

As to what remains therefore, my brethren, we intreat and exhort you by the Lord Jesus, that as ye have received instructions from us, how ye ought to walk and to please God, ye would abound therein more and more.

1 Thessalonians 4:18

Therefore comfort one another with these words.

1 Thessalonians 5:11-14

Wherefore comfort one another, and edify each other, as indeed ye do.

2 Thessalonians 3:12

Such we charge and exhort by our Lord Jesus Christ, that they work quietly and earn their own bread.

1 Timothy 1:4

nor attend to fables and endless genealogies, which occasion debates, rather than pious edification in the faith:

1 Timothy 6:2

and let not those who have believing masters, despise them, because they are brethren; but serve them more readily, because they are faithful and beloved by God, partakers of his grace.

Titus 2:15

These things speak, and exhort; and reprove offenders with all authority: that none may despise thee.

Hebrews 3:13

but exhort one another daily, while it is called to-day; that none of you may be hardened through the deceitfulness of sin:

Hebrews 10:25

not forsaking our assemblies, as the custom of some is, but exhorting one another; and so much the more as ye see the day approaching.

Hebrews 13:22

I beseech you, brethren, bear with this word of exhortation: as I have written to you in brief.

1 Peter 5:12

Thus I have written briefly by Silvanus, a faithful brother to you (as I judge) exhorting and testifying, that this is the true grace of God wherein ye stand.

Acts 9:31

Then the churches throughout all Judea, and Galilee, and Samaria, had rest, being edified and walking in the fear of the Lord; and through the consolation of the holy Spirit were multiplied.

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