1 Corinthians 14:1
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English Standard Version
Pursue love, and earnestly desire the spiritual gifts, especially that you may prophesy.

King James Bible
Follow after charity, and desire spiritual gifts, but rather that ye may prophesy.

American Standard Version
Follow after love; yet desire earnestly spiritual gifts , but rather that ye may prophesy.

Douay-Rheims Bible
FOLLOW after charity, be zealous for spiritual gifts; but rather that you may prophesy.

English Revised Version
Follow after love; yet desire earnestly spiritual gifts, but rather that ye may prophesy.

Webster's Bible Translation
Follow after charity, and desire spiritual gifts, but rather that ye may prophesy.

Weymouth New Testament
Be eager in your pursuit of this Love, and be earnestly ambitious for spiritual gifts, but let it be chiefly so in order that you may prophesy.

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Follow.

Proverbs 15:9 The way of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD: but he loves him that follows after righteousness.

Proverbs 21:21 He that follows after righteousness and mercy finds life, righteousness, and honor.

Isaiah 51:1 Listen to me, you that follow after righteousness, you that seek the LORD: look to the rock from where you are hewn...

Romans 9:30 What shall we say then? That the Gentiles, which followed not after righteousness, have attained to righteousness...

Romans 14:19 Let us therefore follow after the things which make for peace, and things with which one may edify another.

1 Timothy 5:10 Well reported of for good works; if she have brought up children, if she have lodged strangers, if she have washed the saints' feet...

1 Timothy 6:11 But you, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.

Hebrews 12:14 Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord:

1 Peter 3:11-13 Let him eschew evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and ensue it...

3 John 1:11 Beloved, follow not that which is evil, but that which is good. He that does good is of God: but he that does evil has not seen God.

charity.

1 Corinthians 13:1-8,13 Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal...

2 Timothy 2:22 Flee also youthful lusts: but follow righteousness, faith, charity, peace, with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart.

2 Peter 1:7 And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness charity.

desire.

1 Corinthians 12:1,31 Now concerning spiritual gifts, brothers, I would not have you ignorant...

Ephesians 1:3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ:

prophesy.

1 Corinthians 14:3-5,24,25,37,39 But he that prophesies speaks to men to edification, and exhortation, and comfort...

1 Corinthians 13:2,9 And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries, and all knowledge; and though I have all faith...

Numbers 11:25-29 And the LORD came down in a cloud, and spoke to him, and took of the spirit that was on him, and gave it to the seventy elders...

Romans 12:6 Having then gifts differing according to the grace that is given to us, whether prophecy...

1 Thessalonians 5:20 Despise not prophesyings.

1 Timothy 4:14 Neglect not the gift that is in you, which was given you by prophecy, with the laying on of the hands of the presbytery.

Cross References
1 Samuel 10:5
After that you shall come to Gibeath-elohim, where there is a garrison of the Philistines. And there, as soon as you come to the city, you will meet a group of prophets coming down from the high place with harp, tambourine, flute, and lyre before them, prophesying.

1 Corinthians 12:1
Now concerning spiritual gifts, brothers, I do not want you to be uninformed.

1 Corinthians 12:31
But earnestly desire the higher gifts. And I will show you a still more excellent way.

1 Corinthians 13:2
And if I have prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.

1 Corinthians 14:22
Thus tongues are a sign not for believers but for unbelievers, while prophecy is a sign not for unbelievers but for believers.

1 Corinthians 14:24
But if all prophesy, and an unbeliever or outsider enters, he is convicted by all, he is called to account by all,

1 Corinthians 14:39
So, my brothers, earnestly desire to prophesy, and do not forbid speaking in tongues.

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