1 Corinthians 14:3
Good News Translation
But those who proclaim God's message speak to people and give them help, encouragement, and comfort.

Contemporary English Version
But when you prophesy, you will be understood, and others will be helped. They will be encouraged and made to feel better.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But he that prophesieth speaketh to men unto edification and exhortation and comfort.

New American Bible
On the other hand, one who prophesies does speak to human beings, for their building up, encouragement, and solace.

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

edification.

1 Corinthians 14:4,12,26 He that speaketh in a tongue edifieth himself: but he that prophesieth, edifieth the church. . . .

1 Corinthians 8:1 Now concerning those things that are sacrificed to idols: we know we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffeth up: but charity edifieth.

1 Corinthians 10:23 All things are lawful for me: but all things do not edify.

Acts 9:31 Now, the church had peace throughout all Judea and Galilee and Samaria: and was edified, walking in the fear of the Lord: and was filled with the consolation of the Holy Ghost.

Romans 14:19 Therefore, let us follow after the things that are of peace and keep the things that are of edification, one towards another.

Romans 15:2 Let every one of you Please his neighbour unto good, to edification.

Ephesians 4:12-16,29 For the perfecting of the saints, for the word of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ: . . .

1 Thessalonians 5:11 For which cause comfort one another and edify one another, as you also do.

1 Timothy 1:4 Not to give heed to fables and endless genealogies, which furnish questions rather than the edification of God which is in faith.

Jude 1:20 But you, my beloved, building yourselves upon your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Ghost,

exhortation.

Luke 3:18 And many other things exhorting did he preach to the people.

Acts 13:15 And after the reading of the law and the prophets, the rulers of the synagogue sent to them, saying: Ye men, brethren, if you have any word of exhortation to make to the people, speak.

Acts 14:22 Confirming the souls of the disciples and exhorting them to continue in the faith: and that through many tribulations we must enter into the kingdom of God.

Acts 15:32 But Judas and Silas, being prophets also themselves, with many words comforted the brethren and confirmed them.

Romans 12:8 He that exhorteth, in exhorting; he that giveth, with simplicity; he that ruleth, with carefulness; he that sheweth mercy, with cheerfulness.

1 Thessalonians 2:3 For our exhortation was not of error, nor of uncleanness, nor in deceit.

1 Thessalonians 4:1 For the rest therefore, brethren, pray and beseech you in the Lord Jesus that, as you have received from us, how you ought to walk and to please God, so also you would walk, that you may abound the more.

1 Thessalonians 5:11,14 For which cause comfort one another and edify one another, as you also do. . . .

2 Thessalonians 3:12 Now we charge them that are such and beseech them by the Lord Jesus Christ that, working with silence, they would eat their own bread.

1 Timothy 4:13 Till I come, attend unto reading, to exhortation and to doctrine.

1 Timothy 6:2 But they that have believing masters, let them not despise them, because they are brethren; but serve them the rather, because they are faithful and beloved, who are partakers of the benefit. These things teach and exhort.

2 Timothy 4:2 Preach the word: be instant in season, out of season: reprove, entreat, rebuke in all patience and doctrine.

Titus 1:9 Embracing that faithful word which is according to doctrine, that he may be able to exhort in sound doctrine and to convince the gainsayers.

Titus 2:6,9,15 Young men, in like manner, exhort that they be sober. . . .

Hebrews 3:13 But exhort one another every day, whilst it is called to day, that none of you be hardened through the deceitfulness of sin.

Hebrews 10:25 Not forsaking our assembly, as some are accustomed: but comforting one anther, and so much the more as you see the day approaching.

Hebrews 13:22 And I beseech you, brethren, that you suffer this word of consolation. For I have written to you in a few words.

1 Peter 5:12 By Sylvanus, a faithful brother unto you, as I think, I have written briefly: beseeching and testifying that this is the true grace of God, wherein you stand.

comfort.

1 Corinthians 14:31 For you may all prophesy, one by one, that all may learn and all may be exhorted.

2 Corinthians 1:4 Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we also may be able to comfort them who are in all distress, by the exhortation wherewith we also are exhorted by God.

2 Corinthians 2:7 So that on the contrary, you should rather forgive him and comfort him, lest perhaps such a one be swallowed up with overmuch sorrow.

Ephesians 6:22 Whom I have sent to you for this same purpose: that you may know the things concerning us, and that he may comfort your hearts.

Colossians 4:8 What I have sent to you for this same purpose, that he may know the things that concern you and comfort your hearts:

1 Thessalonians 2:11 As you know in what manner, entreating and comforting you (as a father doth his children),

1 Thessalonians 3:2 And we sent Timothy, our brother and the minister of God in the gospel of Christ, to confirm you and exhort you concerning your faith:

1 Thessalonians 4:18 Wherefore, comfort ye one another with these words.

1 Thessalonians 5:11-14 For which cause comfort one another and edify one another, as you also do. . . .

Context
Prophecy and Tongues
2For he that speaketh in a tongue speaketh not unto men, but unto God: for no man heareth. Yet by the Spirit he speaketh mysteries. 3But he that prophesieth speaketh to men unto edification and exhortation and comfort. 4He that speaketh in a tongue edifieth himself: but he that prophesieth, edifieth the church.…
Cross References
Acts 4:36
And Joseph, who, by the apostles, was surnamed Barnabas (which is, by interpretation, The son of consolation), a Levite, a Cyprian born,

Romans 14:19
Therefore, let us follow after the things that are of peace and keep the things that are of edification, one towards another.

Romans 15:2
Let every one of you Please his neighbour unto good, to edification.

1 Corinthians 14:5
And I would have you all to speak with tongues, but rather to prophesy. For greater is he that prophesieth than he that speaketh with tongues: unless perhaps he interpret, that the church may receive edification.

1 Corinthians 14:12
So you also, forasmuch as you are zealous of spirits, seek to abound unto the edifying of the church.

Additional Translations
But he who prophesies speaks to men for their edification, encouragement, and comfort.

But the one prophesying speaks to men for edification and encouragement and consolation.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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