But if there is no interpreter, then those who speak in a different language should be quiet in the church meeting. They should speak only to themselves and to God.
Only two or three prophets should speak, and the others should judge what they say.
If a message from God comes to another person who is sitting, the first speaker should stop.
You can all prophesy one after the other. In this way all the people can be taught and encouraged.
The spirits of prophets are under the control of the prophets themselves.
God is not a God of confusion but a God of peace. As is true in all the churches of God's people,
women should keep quiet in the church meetings. They are not allowed to speak, but they must yield to this rule as the law says.
If they want to learn something, they should ask their own husbands at home. It is shameful for a woman to speak in the church meeting.
Did God's teaching come from you? Or are you the only ones to whom it has come?
Those who think they are prophets or spiritual persons should understand that what I am writing to you is the Lord's command.
Those who ignore this will be ignored by God.