1 Corinthians 14:17-27 KJV

18 I thank my God, I speak with tongues more than ye all:
19 Yet in the church I had rather speak five words with my understanding, that by my voice I might teach others also, than ten thousand words in an unknown tongue.
20 Brethren, be not children in understanding: howbeit in malice be ye children , but in understanding be men.a

References for 1 Corinthians 14:20

    • — 14:20 - men: Gr. perfect, or, of a ripe age
      21 In the law it is written * , With men of other tongues and other * lips will I speak unto this people; and yet for all that will they not hear me, saith the Lord.
      22 Wherefore tongues are for a sign, not to them that believe , but to them that believe not: but prophesying serveth not for them that believe not, but for them which believe .
      23 If therefore the whole church be come together into one place, and all speak with tongues, and there come in those that are unlearned, or unbelievers, will they not say that ye are mad ?
      24 But if all prophesy , and there come in one that believeth not, or one unlearned, he is convinced of all, he is judged of all:
      25 And thus are the secrets of his heart made manifest; and so falling down on his face he will worship God, and report that God is in you of a truth.
      27 If any man speak in an unknown tongue, let it be by two,b or at the most by three, and that by course; and let one interpret .

      References for 1 Corinthians 14:27

        • ˜ 14:27 - two...: by two or three sentences separately