Parallel Verses

Amplified


“But you gave the Nazirites wine to drink [despite their vows]
And commanded the prophets, saying, ‘You shall not prophesy!’

New American Standard Bible

“But you made the Nazirites drink wine,
And you commanded the prophets saying, ‘You shall not prophesy!’

King James Version

But ye gave the Nazarites wine to drink; and commanded the prophets, saying, Prophesy not.

Holman Bible

But you made the Nazirites drink wine
and commanded the prophets,
“Do not prophesy.”

International Standard Version

"But you forced the Nazirites to drink wine, and commanded the prophets, "You are not to prophesy!'

A Conservative Version

But ye gave the Nazirites wine to drink, and commanded the prophets, saying, Do not Prophesy.

American Standard Version

But ye gave the Nazirites wine to drink, and commanded the prophets, saying, Prophesy not.

Bible in Basic English

But to those who were separate you gave wine for drink; and to the prophets you said, Be prophets no longer.

Darby Translation

And ye gave the Nazarites wine to drink; and commanded the prophets, saying, Prophesy not.

Julia Smith Translation

And ye will give the Nazarites wine to drink; and ye commanded to the prophets, saying, Ye shall not prophesy.

King James 2000

But you gave the Nazarites wine to drink; and commanded the prophets, saying, Prophesy not.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But you made the Nazirites drink wine and commanded the prophets, saying, 'You shall not prophesy.'

Modern King James verseion

But you gave the Nazarites wine to drink, and commanded the prophets, saying, Do not prophesy.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

'But ye gave the Nazarites wine to drink! Yea, ye commanded the prophets, saying, 'Prophesy not.'

NET Bible

"But you made the Nazirites drink wine; you commanded the prophets, 'Do not prophesy!'

New Heart English Bible

"But you gave the Nazirites wine to drink, and commanded the prophets, saying, 'Do not prophesy.'

The Emphasized Bible

And yet ye caused the Nazirites to drink wine, - and, on the prophet, laid ye command, saying, Ye shall not prophesy!

Webster

But ye gave the Nazarites wine to drink; and commanded the prophets, saying, Prophesy not.

World English Bible

"But you gave the Nazirites wine to drink, and commanded the prophets, saying, 'Don't prophesy!'

Youngs Literal Translation

And ye cause the Nazarites to drink wine, And on the prophets ye have laid a charge, Saying, 'Do not prophecy!'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But ye gave the Nazarites
נזר נזיר 
Naziyr 
Usage: 16

יין 
Yayin 
Usage: 140

to drink
שׁקה 
Shaqah 
Usage: 60

and commanded
צוה 
Tsavah 
Usage: 494

the prophets
נביא 
Nabiy' 
Usage: 315

נבא 
Naba' 
Usage: 115

References

Context Readings

Judgment On Israel

11
“Then I raised up some of your sons to be prophets [who gave you My revelation],
And some of your young men to be Nazirites (dedicated ones).
Is this not true, O you children of Israel?” says the Lord.
12 
“But you gave the Nazirites wine to drink [despite their vows]
And commanded the prophets, saying, ‘You shall not prophesy!’
13
“Behold, I am weighted down beneath you
As a cart that is weighted down when it is full of sheaves.


Cross References

Isaiah 30:10


Who say to the seers, “You must not see visions from God”;
And to the prophets, “You must not prophesy to us what is right!
Speak to us pleasant things and smooth words,
Prophesy [deceitful] illusions [that we will enjoy].

Amos 7:13

But do not prophesy any longer at Bethel, for it is the king’s sanctuary and a royal residence.”

Micah 2:6


‘Do not speak out,’ so they speak out.
But if they do not speak out concerning these things,
Reproaches will not be turned back.

Jeremiah 11:21

Therefore thus says the Lord regarding the men of Anathoth, who seek your life, saying, “Do not prophesy in the name of the Lord, so that you will not die by our hand.”

Amos 7:16

Now therefore, listen to the word of the Lord: You say, ‘You shall not prophesy against Israel nor shall you speak against the house of Isaac.’

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