1 Corinthians 14:13
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English Standard Version
Therefore, one who speaks in a tongue should pray that he may interpret.

King James Bible
Wherefore let him that speaketh in an unknown tongue pray that he may interpret.

American Standard Version
Wherefore let him that speaketh in a tongue pray that he may interpret.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And therefore he that speaketh by a tongue, let him pray that he may interpret.

English Revised Version
Wherefore let him that speaketh in a tongue pray that he may interpret.

Webster's Bible Translation
Wherefore, let him that speaketh in an unknown language, pray that he may interpret.

Weymouth New Testament
Therefore let a man who has the gift of tongues pray for the power of interpreting them.

1 Corinthians 14:13 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Pray that he may interpret (προσευχέσθω ἵνα διερμηνεύῃ)

Not, pray for the gift of interpretation, but use his unknown tongue in prayer, which, above all other spiritual gifts, would minister to the power of interpreting.

1 Corinthians 14:13 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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1 Corinthians 14:27,28 If any man speak in an unknown tongue, let it be by two, or at the most by three, and that by course; and let one interpret...

1 Corinthians 12:10,30 To another the working of miracles; to another prophecy; to another discerning of spirits; to another divers kinds of tongues...

Mark 11:24 Therefore I say to you, What things soever you desire, when you pray, believe that you receive them, and you shall have them.

John 14:13,14 And whatever you shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son...

Acts 1:14 These all continued with one accord in prayer and supplication, with the women, and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brothers.

Acts 4:29-31 And now, Lord, behold their threatenings: and grant to your servants, that with all boldness they may speak your word...

Acts 8:15 Who, when they were come down, prayed for them, that they might receive the Holy Ghost:

Cross References
1 Corinthians 14:12
So with yourselves, since you are eager for manifestations of the Spirit, strive to excel in building up the church.

1 Corinthians 14:14
For if I pray in a tongue, my spirit prays but my mind is unfruitful.

1 Corinthians 14:26
What then, brothers? When you come together, each one has a hymn, a lesson, a revelation, a tongue, or an interpretation. Let all things be done for building up.

1 Corinthians 14:27
If any speak in a tongue, let there be only two or at most three, and each in turn, and let someone interpret.

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