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Bible Verse Dictionary

1 Corinthians 14:5 - Edifying

1 Corinthians 14:5 - I would that ye all spake with tongues, but rather that ye prophesied: for greater is he that prophesieth than he that speaketh with tongues, except he interpret, that the church may receive edifying.
Verse Strongs No. Greek
I G1161 δέ
would G2309 θέλω
that G2443 ἵνα
ye G5209 ὑμᾶς
all G3956 πᾶς
spake G2980 λαλέω
with tongues G1100 γλῶσσα
but G1161 δέ
rather G3123 μᾶλλον
that G2443 ἵνα
ye G5209 ὑμᾶς
prophesied G4395 προφητεύω
for G1063 γάρ
greater G3187 μείζων
is he that G2443 ἵνα
prophesieth G4395 προφητεύω
than G2228
he that G2443 ἵνα
speaketh G2980 λαλέω
with tongues G1100 γλῶσσα
except G1622 ἐκτός
he interpret G1329 διερμηνεύω
that G2443 ἵνα
the G3588
church G1577 ἐκκλησία
may receive G2983 λαμβάνω
edifying G3619 οἰκοδομή

 

Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.