1 Corinthians 14:6-16 NAS

6 But now, brethren, if I come to you speaking in tongues, what will I profit you unless * I speak to you either by way of 1revelation or of 2knowledge or of 3prophecy or of 4teaching?

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7 Yet even lifeless things, either flute or harp, in producing a sound, if they do not produce a distinction in the tones, how will it be known what is played on the flute or on the harp?
8 For if 5the abugle produces an indistinct sound, who will prepare himself for battle?

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9 So also you, unless * you utter by the tongue speech that is clear, how will it be known what is spoken? For you will be 6speaking into the air.

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10 There are, perhaps, a great many kinds of blanguages in the world, and no kind is without meaning.

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    • ć 14:10 - Lit "voices"
      11 If then I do not know the meaning of the language, I will be to the one who speaks a c7barbarian, and the one who speaks will be a dbarbarian eto me.

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        • Ĉ 14:11 - Or "foreigner"
        • ĉ 14:11 - Or "foreigner"
        • Ċ 14:11 - Or "in my estimation"
          12 So also you, since you are zealous of fspiritual gifts, seek to abound for the 8edification of the church.

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          13 Therefore let one who speaks in a tongue pray that he may interpret.
          14 For if I pray in a tongue, my spirit prays, but my mind is unfruitful.
          15 9What is the outcome then? I will pray with the spirit and I will pray with the mind also; I will 10sing with the spirit and I will sing with the mind also.

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          16 Otherwise if you bless gin the spirit only, how will the one who fills the place of the hungifted say 11the "Amen " at your 12giving of thanks, since he does not know what you are saying?

          References for 1 Corinthians 14:16

            • Č 14:16 - Or "with the"
            • č 14:16 - I.e. unversed in spiritual gifts