The Bible in Its Traditions

1 Corinthians 14:26–40

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26  What is it then, brothers? Whenever you come together, each of you has a song, has a teaching, has a tongue, has a revelation, has an interpretation. Let all things be done for edification.

26  Therefore I say to you, my brethren, when you gather together, whoever among you has a psalm to sing, has a doctrine, has a revelation, has the gift of tongues, or the gift of interpretation, let everything be done for edification.

27  If anyone speaks in an [unknown] tongue, [let it be ]by two or at the most three, each in turn, and let one interpret.

27  And if any man should speak in an unknown tongue, let two or at most three speak, and speak one by one; and let one interpret.

28  But if there is no interpreter, let him be silent in church, and let him speak to himself and to God.

28  But if there is no one to interpret, let him who speaks in an unknown tongue keep silence in the church; and let him speak to himself and to God.

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29  Let two or three prophets speak, and let others discriminate.

29  And let the prophets speak [by] two or three, and let the others discern.

29  Let the prophets speak two or three in turn, and let the others discern what is said.

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30  But if [something] is revealed to another who sits by, let the first be silent.

30  And if anything is revealed to another who is seated, let the first speaker hold his peace.

30  If any thing be revealed to another that sitteth by, let the first hold his peace.

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31  For you can all prophesy [one] by one, that all may learn and all may be encouraged.

31  For you are all able to prophesy one at a time, so that all may learn and all may be encouraged.

31  For you may all prophesy one by one, so that every one may learn, and every one be comforted.

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32  And the spirits of the prophets are subject to the prophets.

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33  For God is not [the author] of confusion but of peace. As in all the churches of the saints,

33  And God is not of dissension, but of peace, just as I also teach in all the churches of the saints.

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34  let your women be silent in the churches, for it is not permitted for them to speak, but to be in subjection, just as the law also says.

34  let the women keep silence in the churches: for it is not permitted unto them to speak; but let them be in subjection, as also saith the law.

34  Women should be silent in the churches. For it is not permitted for them to speak; but instead, they should be subordinate, as the law also says.

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35  And if they desire to learn anything, let them ask their own husbands at home; for it is shameful for women to speak in church.

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36  Or did the word of God go forth from you? Or did it come to you only?

36  What? was it from you that the word of God went forth? or came it unto you alone?

36  So now, did the Word of God proceed from you? Or was it sent to you alone?

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37  If anyone thinks that he is a prophet, or [is] spiritual[,] let him recognize that the things which I am writing to you are the commandments of YHWH.

37  If any man thinketh himself to be a prophet, or spiritual, let him take knowledge of the things which I write unto you, that they are the commandment of the Lord.

37  If anyone seems to be a prophet or a spiritual person, he should understand these things which I am writing to you, that these things are the commandments of the Lord.

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38  But if anyone is ignorant, let him be ignorant.

38  If anyone does not recognize these things, he should not be recognized.

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39  Therefore, brothers, seek to prophesy, and do not forbid to speak in tongues.

39  Wherefore, my brethren, desire earnestly to prophesy, and forbid not to speak with tongues.

39  And so, brothers, be zealous to prophesy, and do not prohibit speaking in tongues.

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40  Let all things be done properly and according to order.

40  But let all things be done decently and in order.

40  But let everything be done respectfully and according to proper order.