1 Corinthians 14:16-26 NAS

16 Otherwise if you bless ain the spirit only, how will the one who fills the place of the bungifted say 1the "Amen " at your 2giving of thanks, since he does not know what you are saying?

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    • Č 14:16 - Or "with the"
    • č 14:16 - I.e. unversed in spiritual gifts
      17 For you are giving thanks well enough, but the other person is not 3edified.

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      18 I thank God, I speak in tongues more than you all;
      19 however, in the church I desire to speak five words with my mind so that I may instruct others also, rather than ten thousand words in a tongue.

      Instruction for the Church

      20 4Brethren, 5do not be children in your thinking; yet in evil 6be infants, but in your thinking be mature.

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      21 In 7the Law it is written, "8BY MEN OF STRANGE TONGUES AND BY THE LIPS OF STRANGERS I WILL SPEAK TO THIS PEOPLE, AND EVEN SO THEY WILL NOT LISTEN TO ME," says the Lord.

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      22 So then tongues are for a sign, not to those who believe but to unbelievers; but 9prophecy is for a sign, not to unbelievers but to those who believe.

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      23 Therefore if the whole church assembles together * * and all speak in tongues, and cungifted men or unbelievers enter, will they not say that 10you are mad?

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        • Ď 14:23 - V 16, note 2
          24 But if all 11prophesy, and an unbeliever or an dungifted man enters, he is 12convicted by all, he is called to account by all;

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          25 13the secrets of his heart are disclosed; and so he will 14fall on his face and worship God, 15declaring that God is certainly among you.

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