Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

I would that ye all spake with tongues, but rather that ye prophesied: for greater is he that prophesieth than he that speaketh with tongues, except he interpret, that the church may receive edifying.

Bible References

Would

1 Corinthians 12:28
And God hath set some in the church, first apostles, secondly prophets, thirdly teachers, then miracles, then gifts of healings, helps, governments, divers kinds of tongues.
1 Corinthians 13:4
Love suffereth long, and is kind; love envieth not; love vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up,
Numbers 11:28
And Joshua the son of Nun, the minister of Moses, one of his chosen men, answered and said, My lord Moses, forbid them.

For

1 Corinthians 14:1
Follow after love; yet desire earnestly spiritual gifts , but rather that ye may prophesy.

Except

1 Corinthians 14:12
So also ye, since ye are zealous of spiritual gifts , seek that ye may abound unto the edifying of the church.
1 Corinthians 12:10
and to another workings of miracles; and to another prophecy; and to another discernings of spirits; to another divers kinds of tongues; and to another the interpretation of tongues:

General references

Genesis 30:34
And Laban said, Behold, I would it might be according to thy word.
1 Corinthians 12:7
But to each one is given the manifestation of the Spirit to profit withal.
1 Thessalonians 5:20
despise not prophesyings;