And if a revelation comes to someone who is sitting down, the first speaker should stop.
For you can all prophesy in turn so that everyone may be instructed and encouraged.
The spirits of prophets are subject to the control of prophets.133
For God is not a God of disorder2 but of peace.3 As in all the congregations4 of the saints,534
women should remain silent in the churches. They are not allowed to speak,6 but must be in submission,7 as the Law8 says.
If they want to inquire about something, they should ask their own husbands at home; for it is disgraceful for a woman to speak in the church.
Did the word of God9 originate with you? Or are you the only people it has reached?
If anybody thinks he is a prophet10 or spiritually gifted,11 let him acknowledge that what I am writing to you is the Lord's command.1238
If he ignores this, he himself will be ignored.a39
Therefore, my brothers, be eager13 to prophesy,14 and do not forbid speaking in tongues.
But everything should be done in a fitting and orderly15 way.