gift of tonguesgift of tongues
- Bible a divine gift whereby utterances of the Apostles were heard as though spoken in each of the various native languages of their hearers: Acts 2:1-13
gift of tongues
The ability or phenomenon of spontaneous, ecstatic speech in no known language or in a language unknown to the speaker, considered as a charismatic gift in certain Christian denominations. Also called glossolalia . Also called speaking in tongues .
Origin of gift of tonguesFrom the Apostles' speaking in tongues in Acts 2:4