What is meant by tongues of angels? I believe I know the answer just want to know what your research came up with.
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Eloquence was something greatly admired in the first century and the people of Corinth were no exception. Paul did not offer eloquence in his oratory and writings (cf. 1 Corinthians 2:1, 4; 2 Corinthians 10:10). This may possibly explain the Corinthians' fascination with tongues.
Paul’s application of this, and the following conditional clauses (1 Corinthians 13:2–3) to himself, was powerful because he could claim exceptional experiences, particularly in regard to the languages of men (1 Corinthians 14:18) and of angels (cf. 2 Corinthians 12:4).
But the statement is probably best understood to include every imaginable mode of speech. It was a statement of hyperbole concerning exalted eloquence, which if void of love might be momentarily electrifying like a clash of gong or cymbal but then vanished just as quickly. Love on the other hand produces eternal effects (cf. v. 13).
All Scripture references are to the AV.