Bible verses about "tongues" | Godbey

Mark 16:17


1 Corinthians 13:8

8 Divine love never falls: but whether there are prophecies, they shall be done away; whether there are tongues, they shall cease; whether there is knowledge, it shall vanish away.

1 Corinthians 12:10

10 and to another the workings of dynamites; and to another prophecy, and to another discernment of spirits; and to another kinds of tongues, and to another interpretation of tongues:

Acts 10:46

46 for they were hearing them speaking with tongues, and magnifying God.

1 Corinthians 12:28

28 Whom God has, indeed, also placed in the church, first apostles, then prophets, then teachers, then dynamites, then gifts of healings, helps, leaderships, kinds of tongues.

1 Corinthians 14:27

27 If one speaks with a tongue, let it he by twos, or at most by threes, and separately; and let one interpret;

Acts 2:1-47

1 And when the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all of one accord in the same place. 2 And suddenly there was a sound from heaven as of a mighty, rushing wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting. 3 And there appeared unto them divided tongues, as of fire, and it sat upon each one of them; 4 and they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance. 5 And Jews were dwelling at Jerusalem, devout men from every nation, of those under the heaven; 6 and this report prevailing, the multitude came together and was confounded, because they were hearing them speaking each one in his own dialect. 7 And they were all astounded and marveled, saying, Are not all these who are speaking, Galileans? 8 And how do we hear each one in our own dialect in which we were born, 9 Parthians and Medes and Elamites, and those inhabiting Mesopotamia, Judea, and Cappadocia, Pontus and Asia, 10 indeed Phrygia and Pamphylia, Egypt and the regions of Libya which is beyond Cyrene, and Roman sojourners, both Jews and proselytes, 11 Cretans and Arabians, we hear them speaking the mighty works of God in our own languages. 12 And all were astounded and bewildered, saying one to another, What does this wish to be? 13 And others mocking, continued to say, that these people are full of fermented wine. 14 And Peter standing with the eleven, lifted up his voice and spoke to them: Judean men and all ye dwelling at Jerusalem, let this be known unto you, and know my words. 15 For these are not drunken, as you suppose; for it is the third hour of the day; 16 but this is that which has been spoken by the prophet Joel; 17 And it shall come to pass in the last days, says God, I will pour out from my Spirit upon 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 upon my servants and my handmaidens I will pour out of my Spirit on those days, and they shall prophesy. 19 And I will give wonders in the heavens above, and signs on the earth beneath, blood and fire, and vapor of smoke. 20 The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before the great day of the Lord shall come. 21 And it shall come to pass, that every one who may call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved. 22 Israelitish men, hear these words, Jesus the Nazarene, a man having been demonstrated unto you from God by miracles, wonders and signs, which God did through Him in your midst, as yourselves know; 23 Him by the determinate counsel and foreknowledge of God, having been delivered, you having nailed up, slew through the hand of lawless men; 24 whom God raised up, loosing the pangs of death, because it was impossible that he should be held by it. 25 For David says in reference to him, I foresaw my Lord always before me, because he is on my right hand, in order that I may not be moved. 26 Therefore my heart rejoiced and my tongue was glad, and my flesh shall indeed still rest in hope, 27 because thou wilt not leave my soul in Hades, nor suffer thy Holy One to see corruption. 28 Thou hast made known to me the ways of life; thou shalt fill me with gladness with thy countenance. 29 Men, brethren, it is lawful to speak to you with boldness concerning the patriarch David, because he is both dead and buried, and his sepulchre is with us unto this day. 30 Therefore being a prophet and knowing that God swore with an oath, that from the fruit of his loins One should sit upon the throne; 31 foreseeing he spoke concerning the resurrection of Christ, that He was not left in Hades, neither did His flesh see corruption. 32 This Jesus God raised up, whose witnesses we are. 33 Therefore on the right hand of God exalted, and having received from the Father the promise of the Holy Spirit, has poured out this which you both see and hear. 34 For David hath not ascended into the heavens, but he says, The Lord said unto my Lord, Sit thou on my right hand, 35 until I may make thy enemies the footstool of thy feet. 36 Then let all the house of Israel assuredly know that God hath made this same Jesus, whom you crucified, both Lord and Christ. 37 And hearing, they were cut to the heart, and said to Peter and the other apostles, Men, brethren, what must we do? 38 And Peter said to them, Repent, and each one of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ unto the remission of your sins, and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. 39 For the promise is unto you, and to your children, and to all who are afar off, so many as the Lord our God may call. 40 And with many other words did he testify and exhort them, saying, Be saved from this wicked generation. 41 Then indeed having received his word they were baptized, and on that day about three thousand souls were added unto them; 42 and they were persevering in the teaching of the apostles and fellowship, in the breaking of bread, and in prayers. 43 And fear came upon every soul; and many wonders and signs were wrought by the apostles in Jerusalem; and there was a great fear upon all. 44 And all those who believed were together and had all things common, 45 and they sold their possessions and personalities, and divided the same unto all, as each one had need. 46 And daily of one accord in the temple they were persevering; and breaking bread from house to house, they received their food with gladness and purity of heart, 47 praising God, and having favor unto all the people. And the Lord was daily adding to them those who were being saved.

1 Corinthians 14:39

39 So, my brethren, be zealous to prophesy, and do not forbid to speak with tongues;

1 Corinthians 14:2

2 For the one speaking with a tongue speaks not to men, but to God; for no one hears him; but he speaks mysteries in the spirit:

1 Corinthians 14:1-40

1 Follow after divine love; and seek the spiritual gifts, but rather that you may prophesy. 2 For the one speaking with a tongue speaks not to men, but to God; for no one hears him; but he speaks mysteries in the spirit: 3 but the one prophesying speaks to men edification, exhortation, and comfort. 4 The one speaking with a tongue edifies himself; but the one prophesying edifies the church. 5 But I wish you all to speak with tongues, but rather that you may prophesy: but greater is the one prophesying, than the one speaking with tongues, unless he may interpret, in order that the church may receive edification. 6 But now, brethren, if I may come unto you speaking with tongues, what shall I profit you, unless I shall speak to you either in revelation, or knowledge, or prophecy, or in instruction? 7 Nevertheless things without life, giving forth a voice, whether pipe or harp, if it may not give a distinction to the sounds, how shall it be known what is piped, or what is harped? 8 For if indeed the trumpet may give an uncertain sound, who will prepare himself for the war? 9 Thus also if you through the tongue may give an indistinct word, how will that which is spoken be known? for you will be speaking into the air. 10 If it so happens that there are so many kinds of voices in the world, and nothing without a voice; 11 if then I do not understand the power of the voice, I will be a barbarian to the one speaking, and the one speaking will be a barbarian to me. 12 So also you, since you are zealots of spirits, seek that you may abound unto the edification of the church. 13 Therefore let the one speaking with a tongue, pray that one may interpret. 14 For if I pray with a tongue, my spirit is praying, but my mind is not fruitful. 15 Then what is it? I will pray with my spirit, and I will pray with my mind also: I will sing with my spirit, and I will sing with my mind also. 16 Since if you may bless with the spirit, how will one occupying the place of the unlearned say Amen to your blessing? since he does not know what you are saying. 17 For you indeed bless beautifully, but the other is not edified. 18 I thank God, I speak with tongue more than you all: 19 but I would rather speak five words in the church with my understanding, so that I may indeed teach others, than ten thousand words in a tongue. 20 Brethren, be not children in intellect: but be infants in evil, but be perfect in intellect. 21 It has been written in the law; I will speak to this people with other tongues and with the lips of others; and thus they will not hearken unto me, says the Lord. 22 So tongues are for a sign, not to those who believe, but to the unbelievers: and prophecy is not for the unbelievers, but for the believers. 23 Then if the whole church may come together, and all may speak with tongues, and the unlearned or unbelievers may come in, will they not say that you are gone mad? 24 But if all may prophesy, and some unbeliever or unlearned person may come in, he is convicted by all, he is discerned by all; 25 the secrets of his heart are made manifest; and thus falling upon his face he will worship God, proclaiming that God is truly in you. 26 Then what is it, brethren? When you may come together, each one has a psalm, has a lesson, has a revelation, has a tongue, has an interpretation. Let all things be done to edification. 27 If one speaks with a tongue, let it he by twos, or at most by threes, and separately; and let one interpret; 28 but if there may be no interpreter, let him keep silent in the church; but let him speak to himself, and to God. 29 But let two or three prophets speak, and let the others give audience; 30 but if something may be revealed to another sitting down, let the first be silent. 31 For you are all able to prophesy one by one, in order that all may learn, and all may be comforted. 32 Truly the spirits of the prophets are subject to the prophets; 33 for he is not a God of confusion, but of peace. So in all the churches of the saints, 34 let the women be silent in the churches: for it is not permitted to them to talk; but let them be subordinate, as the law also says. 35 But if they wish to learn something, let them ask their own husbands at home: for it is disgraceful for a woman to talk in church. 36 Whether did the word of God come out from you? or has it reached unto you alone? 37 If any one seems to be a prophet, or spiritual, let him understand the things which I write to you, that they are of the Lord; 38 but if any one ignores, he is ignored. 39 So, my brethren, be zealous to prophesy, and do not forbid to speak with tongues; 40 but let all things be done decently and in order.

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