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18 Bible Verses about Interpreting Language

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Genesis 42:23

But they did not know that Joseph understood them, for he spoke to them through an interpreter.

1 Corinthians 12:10

To another the working of miracles, to another prophetic insight ( the gift of interpreting the divine will and purpose); to another the ability to discern and distinguish between [the utterances of true] spirits [and false ones], to another various kinds of [unknown] tongues, to another the ability to interpret [such] tongues.

1 Corinthians 14:26

What then, brethren, is [the right course]? When you meet together, each one has a hymn, a teaching, a disclosure of special knowledge or information, an utterance in a [strange] tongue, or an interpretation of it. [But] let everything be constructive and edifying and for the good of all.

1 Corinthians 12:30

Do all possess extraordinary powers of healing? Do all speak with tongues? Do all interpret?

1 Corinthians 14:5

Now I wish that you might all speak in [unknown] tongues, but more especially [I want you] to prophesy (to be inspired to preach and interpret the divine will and purpose). He who prophesies [who is inspired to preach and teach] is greater (more useful and more important) than he who speaks in [unknown] tongues, unless he should interpret [what he says], so that the church may be edified and receive good [from it].

1 Corinthians 14:13

Therefore, the person who speaks in an [unknown] tongue should pray [for the power] to interpret and explain what he says.

Daniel 5:15

Now the wise men, the enchanters, have been brought in before me that they might read this writing and make known to me the interpretation of it, but they could not show the interpretation of the matter.

Daniel 5:26

This is the interpretation of the matter: mene, God has numbered the days of your kingship and brought them to an end;

Daniel 5:12

Because an excellent spirit, knowledge, and understanding to interpret dreams, clarify riddles, and solve knotty problems were found in this same Daniel, whom the king named Belteshazzar. Now let Daniel be called, and he will show the interpretation.

Daniel 5:16

But I have heard of you, that you can make interpretations and solve knotty problems. Now if you can read the writing and make known to me its interpretation, you shall be clothed with purple and have a chain of gold put around your neck and shall be the third ruler in the kingdom.

Matthew 27:33

And when they came to a place called Golgotha [Latin: Calvary], which means The Place of a Skull,

Mark 15:22

And they led Him to Golgotha [in Latin: Calvary], meaning The Place of a Skull.

Matthew 27:46

And about the ninth hour (three o'clock) Jesus cried with a loud voice, Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani? -- "that is, My God, My God, why have You abandoned Me [leaving Me helpless, forsaking and failing Me in My need]?

Mark 15:34

And at the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani? -- "which means, My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me [ deserting Me and leaving Me helpless and abandoned]?

Mark 5:41

Gripping her [firmly] by the hand, He said to her, Talitha cumi -- "which translated is, Little girl, I say to you, arise [ from the sleep of death]!

Mark 7:34

And looking up to heaven, He sighed as He said, Ephphatha, which means, Be opened!

Hebrews 7:2

And Abraham gave to him a tenth portion of all [the spoil]. He is primarily, as his name when translated indicates, king of righteousness, and then he is also king of Salem, which means king of peace.

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