1 Corinthians 14:3

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers

King James Version

But he that prophesieth speaketh unto men to edification, and exhortation, and comfort.
New King James Version

But he who prophesies speaks edification and exhortation and comfort to men.
New American Standard Bible

But one who prophesies speaks to men for edification and exhortation and consolation.
New International Version

But everyone who prophesies speaks to men for their strengthening, encouragement and comfort.
The Amplified Bible

But [on the other hand], the one who prophesies [who interprets the divine will and purpose in inspired preaching and teaching] speaks to men for their upbuilding and constructive spiritual progress and encouragement and consolation.
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

But he who imparts divine revelations to men is speaking with the result of upbuilding the Christian life, and exhortation, and consolation.
Phillips’ Modern English

But he who preaches the word of God is using his speech for the building up of the faith of one man, the encouragement of another or the consolation of another.
Williams’ Language of the People

But whoever prophesies is speaking to men for their upbuilding, encouragement, and comfort.
1 Cor. 14:2 π 1 Cor. 14:4
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  1. Catch 22: The American “Church’s” Dilemmas - Neil Girrard A penetrating look at the numerous self-imposed dilemmas which keep the “church” from being the body of Christ.

  2. “Church” Trauma - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) “Church trauma” - wounds immaculately perpetrated on the victims by no one - are only evidence that something is very, very wrong with the way “church” is routinely conducted.

  3. A Clever Scheme - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) Getting us to go to “church” is perhaps the most clever way the devil has yet concocted to keep us from assembling together.

  4. The Lie Called RevivalNeil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) “Revivals” are popular at many “churches” and everyone seems to think everyone needs “revived” – but what is the truth?

  5. Missionaries - Neil Girrard “Missionary” is not a word used in the New Testament. So why are we so insistent on sending out missionaries?

  6. Nuggets - Neil Girrard A brief look at being a Christian, prophets and missions.

  7. True Words - Neil Girrard Modern New Testament prophets - if there really is such a thing – must speak only “edification and exhortation and comfort to men.” Right?
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