Bible verses about "tongues" | Anderson

Mark 16:17

17 And these signs shall attend those who believe. In my name they shall cast out demons; they shall speak with new tongues;

1 Corinthians 13:8

8 Love never fails; but whether there be gifts of prophecy, they shall have an end; or tongues, they shall cease; or knowledge, it shall have an end.

1 Corinthians 12:10

10 to another, the working of mighty deeds; to another, prophecy; to another, the discerning of spirits; to another, different kinds of tongues; to another, the interpretation of tongues.

Acts 10:46

46 for they heard them speaking with tongues, and magnifying God. Then Peter answered:

1 Corinthians 12:28

28 And God has placed some in the church, first, apostles; secondly, prophets; thirdly, teachers; then mighty deeds; then gifts of healing; helps, governments, kinds of tongues.

1 Corinthians 14:27

27 If any speak in an unknown tongue, let two, or, at most, three, speak at each meeting, and in succession: and let one interpret.

Acts 2:1-47

1 And when the day of Pentecost had fully come, they were all with one consent in one place. 2 And suddenly there came from heaven a sound as of a rushing, violent wind, and it filled the whole house in which they were sitting. 3 And there appeared to them tongues like fire, which distributed them selves, and sat one on each of them. 4 And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance. 5 Now there were dwelling in Jerusalem devout Jews, from every nation under heaven. 6 When the report of this had gone abroad, the multitude came together; and they were perplexed, for each one heard them speak in his own language. 7 They were amazed and astonished, and said one to another: Are not all these that are speaking, Galileans? 8 And how is it that we hear, every one in our own language in which we were born 9 Parthians and Modes and Elamites, and we who dwell in Mesopotamia, Judea, and Cappadocia, Pontus and Asia, 10 Phrygia and Pamphylia, Egypt and the parts of Libya about Gyrene, Roman residents, Jews and proselytes, 11 Cretes and Arabians we hear them speaking, in our own tongues, the wonderful works of God? 12 And they were all in amazement and doubt, and said, one to another: What can this mean? 13 But others deriding, said: They are full of new wine. 14 But Peter standing up with the eleven, lifted up his voice and said to them: Men of Judea, and all you that dwell in Jerusalem, be this known to you, and give ear to my words. 15 For these men are not drunk, as you suppose: for it is the third hour of the day. 16 But this is that which was spoken of by the prophet Joel: 17 And it shall come to pass in the last days, says God, that I will pour out of my Spirit on all flesh; and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams. 18 And also on my servants and on my handmaids, I will pour out of my Spirit in those days, and they shall prophesy. 19 And I will show wonders in heaven above, and signs in the earth beneath, blood and fire and columns of smoke. 20 The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before that great and terrible day of the Lord comes. 21 And it shall come to pass, that whoever shall call on the name of the Lord shall be saved. 22 Men of Israel, hear these words: Jesus the Nazarene, clearly pointed out to you as a man from God, by mighty deeds and wonders and signs, which God did by him in your midst, as you yourselves also know, 23 him, delivered up by the fixed purpose and foreknowledge of God, you took, and with wicked hands did crucify and slay: 24 whom God raised up, having loosed the pains of death, because it was not possible for him to be held in subjection by it. 25 For David speaks with reference to him: I saw the Lord always in my presence: for he is at my right hand, that I should not be moved. 26 Therefore my heart rejoiced, and my tongue sang praise. Moreover, my flesh shall rest in hope; 27 because thou wilt not leave my soul in hades, nor suffer thy Holy One to see corruption. 28 Thou didst make known to me the ways of life; thou wilt make me full of joy with thy countenance. 29 Brethren, I may say to you plainly of the patriarch David, that he died, and was buried, and his sepulcher is with us to this day. 30 Therefore, being a prophet, and knowing that God had sworn to him with an oath, that he would cause one from the fruit of his loins to sit on his throne; 31 foreseeing this, he spoke of the resurrection of the Christ, that his soul was not left in hades, nor did his flesh see corruption. 32 This Jesus has God raised up, of which we all are witnesses. 33 Therefore, having been exalted to the right hand of God, and having received from his Father the promise of the Holy Spirit, he has poured out this, which you now see and hear. 34 For David has not ascended into the heavens; but he himself says, The Lord said to my Lord, Sit at my right hand, 35 till I make thy enemies thy footstool. 36 Therefore, let all the house of Israel know assuredly, that God has made this same Jesus whom you crucified, both Lord and Christ. 37 When they heard this, they were pierced to the heart, and said to Peter and the other apostles: Brethren, what shall we do? 38 And Peter said to them: Repent, and be immersed, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ, in order to the remission of sins; and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. 39 For the promise is to you, and your children, and to all that are afar off, as many as the Lord our God shall call. 40 And with many other words did he testify and exhort, saying: Save yourselves from this wicked generation. 41 Then they that gladly received his word were immersed, and on that day there were added to them about three thou sand souls. 42 And they attended constantly to the teaching of the apostles, and the fellowship, and the breaking of bread, and the prayers. 43 And fear came on every soul; and many wonders and signs were done by the apostles. 44 And all that believed were together, and had all things in common; 45 and they sold their possessions and goods, and distributed them to all, as each had need. 46 And with one consent, they continued daily in the temple; and, breaking bread from house to house, they partook of their food with gladness and simplicity of heart, 47 praising God, and being in favor with all the people. And the Lord added the saved daily to the Church.

1 Corinthians 14:39

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

1 Corinthians 14:2

2 For he that speaks in an unknown tongue, speaks not to men, but to God; for no one understands him: but yet in spirit he speaks mysteries.

1 Corinthians 14:1-40

1 Cultivate love, and earnestly desire spiritual gifts, but rather that you may prophesy. 2 For he that speaks in an unknown tongue, speaks not to men, but to God; for no one understands him: but yet in spirit he speaks mysteries. 3 But he that prophesies speaks to men so as to build them up, to exhort and comfort them. 4 He that speaks in an unknown tongue, edifies himself; but he that prophesies, edifies the church. 5 I am willing, indeed, that you should all speak in tongues, but rather that you should prophesy; for greater is he that prophesies than he that speaks in tongues, unless he interprets, in order that the church may receive instruction. 6 Now, brethren, if I come to you speaking in tongues, in what will I profit you, unless I speak to you by revelation, or by knowledge, or by prophecy, or by teaching? 7 And even lifeless instruments, which produce sound, whether pipe or harp, unless they give a distinction in the notes, how shall that which is piped or harped be known? 8 For if the trumpet give an uncertain sound, who will prepare himself for battle? 9 So, also, unless you, with the tongue, utter words that are intelligible, how shall that which is spoken be known? for you will speak into the air. 10 There are, it may be, so many kinds of voices in the world, and none of them is without meaning. 11 If, then, I know not the meaning of the voice, I shall be to him that speaks a barbarian; and he that speaks will be a barbarian to me. 12 So, also, do you, since you greatly desire spiritual gifts, seek to excel to the building up of the church. 13 For which reason, let him that speaks in an unknown tongue pray that he may interpret. 14 For if I pray in an unknown tongue, the spirit which I have prays, but my understanding is unfruitful. 15 What, then, is it? I will pray with the spirit which is given to me, and I will pray with my understanding also. I will sing with the spirit that is given to me, and I will sing with my understanding also. 16 Otherwise, if you bless with the spirit that is given to you, how will he that occupies the place of the unlearned man say Amen, when you give thanks, since he understands not what you say? 17 For you give thanks well, but the other is not edified. 18 I thank God that I speak in tongues more than you all. 19 Yet in the church I would rather speak five words with my understanding, that I may instruct others, than ten thousand words in an unknown tongue. 20 Brethren, be not children in understanding: yet, in malice, be childlike; but, in understanding, be full-grown men. 21 In the law it is written: Through men of other tongues and other lips will I speak to this people; and not even thus will they hear me, says the Lord. 22 Therefore, tongues are for a sign, not to those who believe, but to those who believe not: but prophecy is not for those who believe not, but for those who believe. 23 If, then, the whole church come together into the same place, and all speak in tongues, and there come in unlearned men, or unbelievers, will they not say that you are mad? 24 But if all prophesy, and there comes in an unbeliever, or an unlearned man, he is convinced by all, he is examined by all, 25 and the secrets of his heart are made manifest; and so, falling down on his face, he will worship God, and report that God is really among you. 26 What, then, is it, brethren? When you come together, each one of you has a psalm, has something to teach, has an unknown tongue, has a revelation, has an interpretation. Let all things be done for edification. 27 If any speak in an unknown tongue, let two, or, at most, three, speak at each meeting, and in succession: and let one interpret. 28 But if there be no interpreter, let him keep silence in the church: but let him speak to himself, and to God. 29 Let two or three prophets speak, and let the others judge: 30 and if any thing be revealed to one who is sitting by, let the first be silent. 31 For you can all prophesy, one by one, that all may learn, and all may be encouraged; 32 and the spirits of the prophets are subject to the prophets; 33 for God is not the author of confusion, but of peace, as in all the assemblies of the saints. 34 Let your women keep silence in the assemblies; for they ire not permitted to speak; but they must be in subjection, as also says the law. 35 But if they wish to learn any thing,, let them ask their own husbands at home; for it is a shame for women to speak in an assembly. 36 Has the word of God come forth from you? or did it come to you only? 37 If any one has the reputation of being a prophet, or spiritual man, let him acknowledge that the things which I write to you are the commandments of the Lord. 38 But if any one be ignorant, let him be ignorant. 39 Wherefore, brethren, earnestly desire to prophesy, and forbid not to speak with tongues. 40 Let all things be done with propriety, and in good order.

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