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 has set some in the church, first apostles, secondarily prophets, thirdly teachers, after that miracles, then gifts of healings, helpers, administrators, various kinds of tongues.
1 Corinthians 13:4
Love suffers long, and is kind; love envies not; love vaunts not itself, is not puffed up,
Numbers 11:28
And Joshua the son of Nun, the servant of Moses, one of his young men, answered and said, My lord Moses, forbid them.

For

1 Corinthians 14:1
Follow after love, and desire spiritual gifts, but rather that you may prophesy.

Except

1 Corinthians 14:12
Even so you, since you are zealous of spiritual gifts, seek that you may excel to the edifying of the church.
1 Corinthians 12:10
To another the working of miracles; to another prophecy; to another discerning of spirits; to another various kinds of tongues; to another the interpretation of tongues:

General references

Genesis 30:34
And Laban said, Behold, I would it might be according to your word.
1 Corinthians 12:7
But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to every man for profit.
1 Thessalonians 5:20
Despise not prophesying.