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

King James Bible
Wherefore, brethren, covet to prophesy, and forbid not to speak with tongues.

American Standard Version
Wherefore, my brethren, desire earnestly to prophesy, and forbid not to speak with tongues.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Wherefore, brethren, be zealous to prophesy; and forbid not to speak with tongues.

English Revised Version
Wherefore, my brethren, desire earnestly to prophesy, and forbid not to speak with tongues.

Webster's Bible Translation
Wherefore, brethren, covet to prophesy, and forbid not to speak in languages.

Weymouth New Testament
The conclusion, my brethren, is this. Be earnestly ambitious to prophesy, and do not check speaking with tongues;

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covet.

1 Corinthians 14:1,3,5,24,25 Follow after charity, and desire spiritual gifts, but rather that you may prophesy...

1 Corinthians 12:31 But covet earnestly the best gifts: and yet show I to you a more excellent way.

1 Thessalonians 5:20 Despise not prophesyings.

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

1 Corinthians 14:38
If anyone does not recognize this, he is not recognized.

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