1 Corinthians 14:35-40 RSV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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35 If there is anything they desire to know, let them ask their husbands at home. For it is shameful for a woman to speak in church. 35 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.
36 What! Did the word of God originate with you, or are you the only ones it has reached? 36 Did the word of God originate with you? Or are you the only people it has reached?
37 If any one thinks that he is a prophet, or spiritual, he should acknowledge that what I am writing to you is a command of the Lord. 37 If anybody thinks he is a prophet or spiritually gifted, let him acknowledge that what I am writing to you is the Lord's command.
38 If any one does not recognize this, he is not recognized. 38 If he ignores this, he himself will be ignored.
39 So, my brethren, earnestly desire to prophesy, and do not forbid speaking in tongues; 39 Therefore, my brothers, be eager to prophesy, and do not forbid speaking in tongues.
40 but all things should be done decently and in order. 40 But everything should be done in a fitting and orderly way.