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" Yet in the church I had rather speak five words with my understanding, that by my voice I might teach others also, than ten thousand words in an unknown tongue. "
Annual Report of the Board of Education Together with the ... Annual Report ... - Page 245
by Massachusetts. Board of Education - 1871
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Le Nouveau Testament de Notre Seigneur Jésus-Christ

1817 - 822 pages
...other is not edified. 18 I thank my God, I speak with longues more than ye ail : 19 Yet in thé .church I had rather speak five words with my understanding, that by my voies I miglit teach others also, than ten thousand words in an unknown tongue. 20 Brethren, be" not...
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A Series of Lectures on the Doctrine of Universal Benevolence

Abner Kneeland - Salvation - 1818 - 204 pages
...truly say, in the language of the apostle, " I had rather speak five words with the understanding, so that by my voice I might teach others also, than ten thousand words in an unknown tongue." And this is too often the case, when a speaker soars into the regions of fancy, in order to bring forth...
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The Methodist Review

Methodist Church - 1819
...times over, before I could come at the idea which they were intended to convey. The apostle says, ' I had rather speak five words with my understanding,...than ten thousand words in an unknown tongue.' ' I had rather be fully understood by ten, than admired by ten thousand.' If our words be not understood,...
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The Christian Remembrancer, Volume 8

Christianity - 1844
...Library. These are wise words. We will conclude with the deep saying of inspiration : " In the Church I had rather speak five words with my understanding,...also, than ten thousand words in an unknown tongue? We see, by the country papers, that Mr. Montgomery, like a true London actor, is " starring it," at...
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The Monthly Repository of Theology and General Literature, Volume 14

Liberalism (Religion) - 1819
...Norwich, preached on I Cor. xiv. 19: " Yet in tlie church I would rather speak five words, with the understanding that by my voice I might teach others...also, than ten thousand words in an unknown tongue." The preacher's sermon \vas a striking illustration of the sentiment expressed by the apostle Paul in...
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Theology: Explained and Defended in a Series of Sermons, Volume 5

Timothy Dwight - Theology, Doctrinal - 1819
...Si. Paul, in 1 Cor. xiv. 19, says, / would rather speak five words with my understanding, that with my voice I might teach others, also, than ten thousand words in an unknown tongue. From the conclusion of this passage, and the general tenour of his reasoning in this chapter, it is...
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A Summary of Christian Faith and Practice Confirmed by References to the ...

E. J. Burrow - 1822
...Wherefore, let him that speaheth in an unlmown tongue, pray that he may interpret. Yet in the church I had rather speak five words •with my understanding...also, than ten thousand words in an unknown tongue. SECTION IV. Matt. vi. 6. But thou when thou prayest enter into thy closet, and tchtn thou liust shut...
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The Gospel Advocate, Volume 2

1822
...be preached in language that' the poor understand. "In the 'church," says St. Paul, "I had Ta'tber sp'eak five words with my understanding, that by my...also, than ten thousand words in an unknown tongue." Now what are learned words but an unknown tongue to the poor. A very near relative*1 l;f one of you,...
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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine

Arminianism - 1823
...givingofthanks, seeing heunderstandeth sot what thou sayest ? In the church 1 had rather speak fire words with my understanding, that by my voice I might...also, than ten thousand words in an unknown tongue.' (1 Cor. xiv.)— The Romish Church celebrates Mass, and several other acts of religious worship, in...
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The Works of John Locke, Volume 8

John Locke - Philosophy - 1823
...other is not edified. 181 thank my God, I speak with tongues more than you all : 19 Yet in the church I had rather speak five words with my understanding,...also, than ten thousand words in an unknown tongue. 20 Brethren, be not children in understanding: howbeit, in malice be ye children, but in understanding...
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