1 Corinthians 12:31


“But covet earnestly the best gifts: and yet shew I unto you a more excellent way.”

King James Version (KJV)



Other Translations of 1 Corinthians 12:31

“But couet earnestly the best gifts: And yet shew I vnto you a more excellent way.”
King James Version (1611) - View original scan of 1 Corinthians chapter 12

“But earnestly desire the greater gifts. And I show you a still more excellent way.”
New American Standard Version (1995)

“But desire earnestly the greater gifts. And moreover a most excellent way show I unto you.”
American Standard Version (1901)

“But let your desires be turned to the more important things given by the Spirit. And now I am pointing out to you an even better way.”
Basic English Bible

“But desire earnestly the greater gifts, and yet shew I unto you a way of more surpassing excellence.”
Darby Bible

“But be zealous for the better gifts. And I shew unto you yet a more excellent way. ”
Douay Rheims Bible

“But covet earnestly the best gifts. And yet I show to you a more excellent way. ”
Webster's Bible

“But always seek to excel in the greater gifts. And now I will point out to you a way of life which transcends all others.”
Weymouth Bible

“But earnestly desire the best gifts. Moreover, I show a most excellent way to you.”
World English Bible

“But sue ye the betere goostli yiftis. And yit Y schewe to you a more exellent weye.”
Wycliffe Bible

“and desire earnestly the better gifts; and yet a far excelling way do I shew to you:”
Youngs Literal Bible


derick perry's comment on 2015-03-10 09:40:46:

Earnestly covet diligently seek the lord and he will give you the gifts that go with your calling to achieve his purpose for your life that ye may help expand his kingdom this is not limited to just spiritual gifts prophecy healing interpretation understanding wisdom but this also applies to your physical body depending on what your calling is the more excellent way is seeing the increase and the results living a life called according to his purpose the more excellent life


Pastor chukwuemeka's comment on 2013-12-07 15:09:48:

But covet earnestly the best gift; This means the gift that can make you to be more profitable in the body of Christ.Example, prophesy.When a prophecy goes forth to a congregation, many people are simultaneously affected or edified more than when other gifts are manifested.


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