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1 Corinthians 14:17

    1 Corinthians 14:17 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    For thou verily givest thanks well, but the other is not edified.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    For you truly give thanks well, but the other is not edified.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    For thou verily givest thanks well, but the other is not edified.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    For your giving of the blessing is certainly well done, but of no profit to the man without knowledge.

    Webster's Revision

    For thou verily givest thanks well, but the other is not edified.

    World English Bible

    For you most certainly give thanks well, but the other person is not built up.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    For thou verily givest thanks well, but the other is not edified.

    Definitions for 1 Corinthians 14:17

    Verily - Truly; surely.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Corinthians 14:17

    Thou verily givest thanks well - Because he felt gratitude, and, from a sense of his obligation, gave praise to God; but because this was in an unknown tongue, those who heard him received no edification.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Corinthians 14:17

    For thou verily givest thanks well - That is, even if you use a foreign language. You do it with the heart; and it is accepted by God as your offering; but the other, who cannot understand it, cannot be benefited by it.