1 Corinthians 14:4
Good News Translation
Those who speak in strange tongues help only themselves, but those who proclaim God's message help the whole church.

Contemporary English Version
By speaking languages that others don't know, you help only yourself. But by prophesying you help everyone in the church.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He that speaketh in a tongue edifieth himself: but he that prophesieth, edifieth the church.

New American Bible
Whoever speaks in a tongue builds himself up, but whoever prophesies builds up the church.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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

edifieth himself.

1 Corinthians 14:14 For if I pray in a tongue, my spirit prayeth: but my understanding is without fruit.

edifieth the.

1 Corinthians 14:3,18,19 But he that prophesieth speaketh to men unto edification and exhortation and comfort. . . .

Context
Prophecy and Tongues
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. 5And 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.…
Cross References
Mark 16:17
And these signs shall follow them that believe: In my name they shall cast out devils. They shall speak with new tongues.

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.

1 Corinthians 12:10
To another the working of miracles: to another, prophecy: to another, the discerning of spirits: to another, diverse kinds of tongues: to another, interpretation of speeches.

1 Corinthians 12:28
And God indeed hath set some in the church; first apostles, secondly prophets, thirdly doctors: after that miracles: then the graces of healings, helps, governments, kinds of tongues, interpretations of speeches.

1 Corinthians 13:1
If I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal.

1 Corinthians 13:2
And if I should have prophecy and should know all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I should have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, and have not charity, I am nothing.

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.

1 Corinthians 14:17
For thou indeed givest thanks well: but the other is not edified.

1 Corinthians 14:18
I thank my God I speak with all your tongues.

1 Corinthians 14:26
How is it then, brethren? When you come together, every one of you hath a psalm, hath a doctrine, hath a revelation, hath a tongue, hath an interpretation: let all things be done to edification.

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

The one speaking in a tongue edifies himself, but the one prophesying edifies the church.

He that speaks in an unknown tongue edifies himself; but he that prophesies edifies the church.

He that speaketh in a tongue edifieth himself; but he that prophesieth edifieth the church.

He that speaks with a tongue edifies himself; but he that prophesies edifies [the] assembly.

He that speaketh in a tongue edifieth himself; but he that prophesieth edifieth the church.

He that speaketh in an unknown language edifieth himself; but he that prophesieth edifieth the church.

He who speaks in an unknown tongue does good to himself, but he who prophesies does good to the Church.

He who speaks in another language edifies himself, but he who prophesies edifies the assembly.

he who is speaking in an unknown tongue, himself doth edify, and he who is prophesying, an assembly doth edify;
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