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1 Corinthians 14:9

So with yourselves, if with your tongue you utter speech that is not intelligible, how will anyone know what is said? For you will be bspeaking into the air.

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1 Corinthians 14:9 — The New International Version (NIV)

So it is with you. Unless you speak intelligible words with your tongue, how will anyone know what you are saying? You will just be speaking into the air.

1 Corinthians 14:9 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

So likewise ye, except ye utter by the tongue words easy to be understood, how shall it be known what is spoken? for ye shall speak into the air.

1 Corinthians 14:9 — New Living Translation (NLT)

It’s the same for you. If you speak to people in words they don’t understand, how will they know what you are saying? You might as well be talking into empty space.

1 Corinthians 14:9 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

So likewise you, unless you utter by the tongue words easy to understand, how will it be known what is spoken? For you will be speaking into the air.

1 Corinthians 14:9 — New Century Version (NCV)

It is the same with you. Unless you speak clearly with your tongue, no one can understand what you are saying. You will be talking into the air!

1 Corinthians 14:9 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

So also ye, unless ye utter by the tongue speech easy to be understood, how shall it be known what is spoken? for ye will be speaking into the air.

1 Corinthians 14:9 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Thus also ye with the tongue, unless ye give a distinct speech, how shall it be known what is spoken? for ye will be speaking to the air.

1 Corinthians 14:9 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

In the same way, if you don’t speak in a way that can be understood, how will anyone know what you’re saying? You will be talking into thin air.

1 Corinthians 14:9 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

In the same way, unless you use your tongue for intelligible speech, how will what is spoken be known? For you will be speaking into the air.

1 Corinthians 14:9 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

So with yourselves; if in a tongue you utter speech that is not intelligible, how will anyone know what is being said? For you will be speaking into the air.

1 Corinthians 14:9 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

And so you through the tongue, unless you produce a clear message, how will it be known what is spoken? For you will be speaking into the air.

1 Corinthians 14:9 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

It’s the same with you. You must speak words that people understand. If you don’t, no one will know what you are saying. You will just be speaking into the air.

1 Corinthians 14:9 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

So also you, unless you utter by the tongue speech that is clear, how will it be known what is spoken? For you will be speaking into the air.