But that it be not more and more exposed to the wind among the people, let us threaten them with a threat, to speak no more in this name to any man.
Saying, Did we not announce to you by order, not to teach by this name? and, behold, ye have filled Jerusalem with your teaching, and ye desire to bring upon us this man's blood.
And the anger of Jehovah will kindle against Amaziah, and he will send to him a prophet, and he will say to him, Wherefore soughtest thou the gods of the people who delivered not their people from thy hand?
Wherefore did the nations rage, and the peoples will meditate emptiness?
Now go, write it to them upon a tablet, and engrave it upon a book, and it shall be for the latter day, forever even forever.
And Pashur, son of Immer the priest, and he appointed overseer of the house of Jehovah, will hear Jeremiah prophesying these words.
Thus said Jehovah of armies, God of Israel, saying, Because thou didst send writings as thy name to all the people which are in Jerusalem, and to Zephaniah son of Maaseiah the priest, and to the priests, saying,
And the chiefs will say to the king, Now shall this man be put to death: for thus he is relaxing the hands of the men of war remaining in this city, and the hands of all the people to speak to them according to these words; for this man sought not for peace to this people but for evil.
Thou wert seeing even till a stone was cut out not with hands, and striking against the image upon the feet of iron and burnt clay, and breaking them in pieces.
And ye will give the Nazarites wine to drink; and ye commanded to the prophets, saying, Ye shall not prophesy.
And Amaziah will say to Amos, Thou seer, go flee for thyself to the land of Judah, and eat there bread, and there shalt thou prophesy.
Ye shall not let fall in drops; they shall let fall in drops; they shall not let fall in drops for these; shame shall not be removed.
Order therefore, the tomb to be rendered secure till the third day, lest his disciples, having come by night, should steal him, and say to the people, He was raised from the dead; and the last error shall be worse than the first.
Then gathered together the chief priests and Pharisees a council, and said, What do we? for this man does many signs.
And they having made additional threats, loosed them, finding nothing how they might chastise them, for sake of the people: for all honoured God for that having been done.
And now, Lord, look upon their threats: and give to thy servants, with all freedom of speech to speak thy word,
And when the priest and captain of the temple and chief priests heard these words, they were in doubt of them, what this might be.
And if it is of God, ye cannot destroy it; lest ye also be found contenders against God.
But not all listened to the good news. For Esaias says, Lord, who believed our report?
For I shall dare to speak nothing that Christ has not brought about by me, for the obedience of the nations, by word and by work,
For from you sounded forth the word of the Lord not only in Macedonia and Achaia, but also in every place your faith towards God went out; so that we have no need to speak any thing.
They also having slain the Lord Jesus, and their own prophets, and having driven you out; and not pleasing God, and opposite to all men;