1 Corinthians 14:39

“Wherefore, brethren, covet to prophesy, and forbid not to speak with tongues.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Corinthians 14:39

Wherefore brethren, couet to prophesie, and forbid not to speake with tongues.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Therefore, my brethren, desire earnestly to prophesy, and do not forbid to speak in tongues.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Wherefore, my brethren, desire earnestly to prophesy, and forbid not to speak with tongues.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So then, my brothers, let it be your chief desire to be prophets; but let no one be stopped from using tongues.
- Basic English Bible

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

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

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

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

`Therfor, britheren, loue ye to prophecie, and nyle ye forbede to speke in tungis.
- Wycliffe Bible

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

Bible Commentary for 1 Corinthians 14:39

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 14:39


14:39 Therefore - To sum up the whole.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 14:39


1Co 14:39 Wherefore brethren, covet to prophesy. The apostle concludes this section of church order by again commending prophecy as the chief gift, and enjoining order in the church exercises.

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