New Living Translation
And the same is true for you. Since you are so eager to have the special abilities the Spirit gives, seek those that will strengthen the whole church.
King James Bible
Even so ye, forasmuch as ye are zealous of spiritual gifts, seek that ye may excel to the edifying of the church.
Darby Bible Translation
Thus ye also, since ye are desirous of spirits, seek that ye may abound for the edification of the assembly.
World English Bible
So also you, since you are zealous for spiritual gifts, seek that you may abound to the building up of the assembly.
Young's Literal Translation
so also ye, since ye are earnestly desirous of spiritual gifts, for the building up of the assembly seek that ye may abound;
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LibraryThe Second Wall.
The second wall is even more tottering and weak: that they alone pretend to be considered masters of the Scriptures; although they learn nothing of them all their life, they assume authority, and juggle before us with impudent words, saying that the Pope cannot err in matters of faith, whether he be evil or good; albeit they cannot prove it by a single letter. That is why the canon law contains so many heretical and unchristian, nay, unnatural laws; but of these we need not speak now. For whereas …
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So then, let us aim for harmony in the church and try to build each other up.
1 Corinthians 14:3
But one who prophesies strengthens others, encourages them, and comforts them.
1 Corinthians 14:4
A person who speaks in tongues is strengthened personally, but one who speaks a word of prophecy strengthens the entire church.
1 Corinthians 14:5
I wish you could all speak in tongues, but even more I wish you could all prophesy. For prophecy is greater than speaking in tongues, unless someone interprets what you are saying so that the whole church will be strengthened.
1 Corinthians 14:13
So anyone who speaks in tongues should pray also for the ability to interpret what has been said.
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