He that speaketh strange language, edifieth himself: but he that prophesieth, edifieth the [a]Church.

I would that ye all spake strange languages, but rather that ye prophesied: for greater is he that prophesieth, than he that speaketh diverse tongues, except he expound it, that the Church may receive edification.

And now, brethren, if I come unto you speaking diverse tongues, what shall I profit you, except I speak to you, either by revelation, or by knowledge, or by prophesying, or by doctrine?

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  1. 1 Corinthians 14:4 The company.
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