1 Corinthians 14:39
Good News Translation
So then, my friends, set your heart on proclaiming God's message, but do not forbid the speaking in strange tongues.

Contemporary English Version
My friends, be eager to prophesy and don't stop anyone from speaking languages that others don't know.

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

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Wherefore, brethren, be zealous to prophesy: and forbid not to speak with tongues.

covet.

1 Corinthians 14:1,3,5,24,25 Follow after charity, be zealous for spiritual gifts; but rather that you may prophesy. . . .

1 Corinthians 12:31 But be zealous for the better gifts. And I shew unto you yet a more excellent way.

1 Thessalonians 5:20 Despise not prophecies.

Context
Orderly Worship
38But if any man know not, he shall not be known. 39Wherefore, brethren, be zealous to prophesy: and forbid not to speak with tongues. 40But let all things be done decently and according to order.…
Cross References
1 Corinthians 12:31
But be zealous for the better gifts. And I shew unto you yet a more excellent way.

1 Corinthians 13:2
And if I should have prophecy and should know all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I should have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, and have not charity, I am nothing.

1 Corinthians 14:1
Follow after charity, be zealous for spiritual gifts; but rather that you may prophesy.

1 Corinthians 14:38
But if any man know not, he shall not be known.

Additional Translations
So, my brothers, be eager to prophesy and do not forbid speaking in tongues.

So, my brothers, earnestly desire to prophesy, and do not forbid to speak in tongues.

Why, brothers, covet to prophesy, and forbid not to speak with tongues.

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

So that, brethren, desire to prophesy, and do not forbid the speaking with tongues.

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

Wherefore, brethren, covet to prophesy, and forbid not to speak in languages.

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

Therefore, brothers, desire earnestly to prophesy, and don't forbid speaking with other languages.

so that, brethren, earnestly desire to prophesy, and to speak with tongues do not forbid;
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