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28 But if [a] there is no interpreter, let him be silent in church. And let him speak to himself [b] and to God. 29 And let two or three prophets speak, and let the others[c] discern[d]. 30 But if a prophecy is revealed to another being seated, let the first be silent.

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  1. 1 Corinthians 14:28 This means the speaker must know in advance that the tongue will be interpreted.
  2. 1 Corinthians 14:28 That is, silently; or, privately, somewhere else.
  3. 1 Corinthians 14:29 That is, other prophets or gifted individuals.
  4. 1 Corinthians 14:29 That is, discern whether God is the source.

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