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Meaning of "gift of tongues" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GIFT OF TONGUES

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GIFT OF TONGUES

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Gift of tongues is a noun.
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WHAT DOES GIFT OF TONGUES MEAN IN ENGLISH?

gift of tongues

Glossolalia

Glossolalia, often understood among Protestant Christians as speaking in tongues, is the fluid vocalizing of speech-like syllables that lack any readily comprehended meaning, in some cases as part of religious practice. Some consider it as a part of a sacred language. It is a common practice amongst Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity. Glossolalia also sometimes refers to xenoglossy, the putative speaking of a natural language previously unknown to the speaker.

Definition of gift of tongues in the English dictionary

The definition of gift of tongues in the dictionary is an utterance, partly or wholly unintelligible, believed by some to be produced under the influence of ecstatic religious emotion and conceived to be a manifestation of the Holy Ghost: practised in certain Christian churches, usually called Pentecostal Also called: glossolalia.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIFT OF TONGUES

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WORDS THAT END LIKE GIFT OF TONGUES

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Synonyms and antonyms of gift of tongues in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «gift of tongues» into 25 languages

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Translator English - Chinese

方言的恩赐
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

don de lenguas
570 millions of speakers

English

gift of tongues
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

जीभ का उपहार
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

هدية من الالسنه
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Дар языков
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

dom de línguas
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ভাষার উপহার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

don des langues
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Hadiah lidah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Gabe der Zungenrede
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

異言の賜物
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

방언 의 선물
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Hadiah saka ibu
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

món quà của lưỡi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தாய்மொழிகளின் பரிசு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

निरनिराळ्या भाषांमध्ये भेट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Dil hediye
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

dono delle lingue
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dar języków
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

дар мов
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cadou de limbi
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

χάρισμα των γλωσσών
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

gawe van tale
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

tungomålstalets gåva
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

gave tunger
5 millions of speakers

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The term «gift of tongues» is quite widely used and occupies the 42.431 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIFT OF TONGUES»

Discover the use of gift of tongues in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to gift of tongues and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Gift of Tongues: Women's Xenoglossia in the Later Middle ...
Perhaps most popular in Christian religious literature, these stories celebrate the erasing of all linguistic differences and the creation of wider spiritual communities.
Christine F. Cooper-Rompato, 2011
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The gift of tongues: twenty-five years of poetry from Copper ...
Copper Canyon's 25th anniversary anthology gathers nearly 300 poems by over 100 distinguished poets and translators.
Sam Hamill, 1996
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12 Facts About the Gifts of Tongues
The "12 Facts about Tongues' booklet" can be used by itself or as a companion to the book titled "Tongues - God's provision for dynamic growth and supernatural living.
Patricia King, 2011
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Charismatic Gift of Tongues
In doing so, we discover that: A. THE GIFT OF TONGUES HAS AN OLD TESTAMENT BASE In 1 Cor. 14:20-22 we read: Brethren, be not children in understanding; howbeit in malice be ye children, but in understanding be men. In the law it is ...
Ronald E. Baxter, 2000
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New Testament Teaching on Tongues: A Biblical and Historical ...
An excellent summary of the biblical content on speaking in tongues, from a non-charismatic position. Includes a helpful bibliography.
Merrill F. Unger, 2002
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Tongues: A Theological History of Christian Glossolalia
Did Jesus pray in tongues? These questions and more are answered by author and pastor Richard Hogue in Tongues: A Theological History of Christian Glossolalia.
Richard Hogue, 2010
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Answering Your Questions About Speaking in Tongues
" The Christian Research Institute called it "an excellent study on this gift: whether you agree or disagree, this book will answer many questions people are asking today.
Larry Christenson, 2005
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Charismatic Chaos
The Biblical Gift of Tongues Tongues are mentioned in three books of the Bible: Mark (16:17); Acts (2, 10, 19); and 1 Corinthians (12-14)." In chapter 8 of this book we looked at the Acts passages, noting that Acts is primarily historical narrative ...
John MacArthur, 1993
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We Believe: Doctrines and Principles of the Church of Jesus ...
Paul says, "To one is given the gift of tongues, to another the gift of prophecy, and to another the gift of healing;" and again: "Do all prophesy? do all speak with tongues? do all interpret?" evidently showing that all did not possess these several ...
Rulon T. Burton, 1994
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Sisters in Spirit: Mormon Women in Historical and Cultural ...
What was it? It was that the boy should grow to manhood, that he should become one of the leaders of the Church, and that God would bless him in proclaiming the gospel in foreign lands." He then testified that "the gift of tongues is in this ...
Maureen Ursenbach Beecher, Lavina F. Anderson, 1992

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIFT OF TONGUES»

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Burkes: Forceful faith gains no entry
She reloaded and fired again, saying something like, “Aren't you interested in the filling of the Holy Ghost and the fiery gift of tongues?”. «The Coloradoan, Jul 15»
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Call to temperance, restraint
With gift of tongues, sense of humor and practical things, plus the grace of state that they have as parents, they fulfill this responsibility well. «Visayan Daily Star, Jun 15»
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IMB personnel policy may draw messenger questions
Wascomb, chair of the IMB trustee committee that framed the former policy on the gift of tongues, or glossolalia in Greek, wrote in the June 2 ... «BP News, Jun 15»
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Are We Mormons a Cult?
7 We believe in the gift of tongues, prophecy, revelation, visions, healing, interpretation of tongues, and so forth. 8 We believe the Bible to be ... «Huffington Post, Jun 15»
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Baptists Now Let Missionaries Pray in Tongues With Big 'But'
Prayer group SBC missionaries can now use the gift of tongues with one exception. (Oliver Peng/Flickr/Creative Commons). Join us on our new ... «Charisma News, May 15»
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Note to journalists: When reporting on charismatics, please try to get …
The spiritual gift of tongues, mentioned in some detail in 1 Cor. 12-14, along with several mentions scattered through the book of Acts, is the ... «GetReligion, May 15»
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The Whispering City, By Sara Moliner review
In the original Spanish the title was Don de Lenguas, or Gift of Tongues in English. Why change it to The Whispering City? The Spanish have ... «Irish Times, May 15»
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After the power of exorcism was bestowed by Jesus on his disciples, on the Church, the “gift of tongues” is also bestowed, “They will speak in ... «The Message Online, May 15»
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What Can We Learn From MasterChannel's Brand Strategy?
The Holy Spirit gave the Apostles the gift of tongues to preach the Gospel to all nations, now we need to learn to speak the language of modern ... «Patheos, Apr 15»
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A famous poet's advice for college graduates in this 177-year-old …
Courage, piety, love, wisdom, can teach; and every man can open his door to these angels, and they shall bring him the gift of tongues. But the ... «Business Insider, Apr 15»

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