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, indeed, set, certain, in the assembly, - first apostles, second prophets, third teachers, after that mighty works, then gifts of healings, helps, guidings, kinds of tongues.
1 Corinthians 13:4
Love, is patient, is gracious. Love, is not envious, vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up,
Numbers 11:28
Then responded Joshua son of Nun the attendant of Moses from his youth, and said, - My lord Moses forbid them!

For

1 Corinthians 14:1
Pursue love; nevertheless be envious of the spiritual gifts, - and, rather, that ye may be prophesying.

Except

1 Corinthians 14:12
So, ye, also - since ye are, envious, of spirits, unto the upbuilding of the assembly, seek to be pre-eminent.
1 Corinthians 12:10
And, unto another, energies of mighty works, and, unto another, prophesying, and, unto another, discriminations of spirits, - unto a different one, kinds of tongues, and, unto another, translation of tongues; -

General references

Genesis 30:34
Then said Laban, Lo! would it might he according to thy word!
1 Corinthians 12:7
But, unto each one, is given the manifesting of the Spirit, with a view to that which is profitable;
1 Thessalonians 5:20
Prophesyings, do not despise,