Parallel Verses

Amplified

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

New American Standard Bible

But no longer prophesy at Bethel, for it is a sanctuary of the king and a royal residence.”

King James Version

But prophesy not again any more at Bethel: for it is the king's chapel, and it is the king's court.

Holman Bible

but don’t ever prophesy at Bethel again, for it is the king’s sanctuary and a royal temple.”

International Standard Version

Don't prophesy anymore at Bethel, because it's the king's sanctuary and a temple of the kingdom."

A Conservative Version

But do not prophesy again any more at Bethel, for it is the king's sanctuary, and it is a royal house.

American Standard Version

but prophesy not again any more at Beth-el; for it is the king's sanctuary, and it is a royal house.

Bible in Basic English

But be a prophet no longer at Beth-el: for it is the holy place of the king, and the king's house.

Darby Translation

But prophesy not again any more at Bethel; for it is the king's sanctuary, and it is the house of the kingdom.

Julia Smith Translation

And thou shalt no more add to prophesy in the house of God, for it is the king's holy place, and it is the house of the kingdom.

King James 2000

But prophesy not again any more at Bethel: for it is the king's sanctuary, and it is the king's house.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But do not prophesy again at Bethel, because this [is] a sanctuary of a king and this [is] a temple of a kingdom."

Modern King James verseion

But do not prophesy again any more at Bethel; for it is the king's temple, and it is the king's royal house.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and prophesy no more at Bethel, for it is the king's chapel, and the king's court.

NET Bible

Don't prophesy at Bethel any longer, for a royal temple and palace are here!"

New Heart English Bible

but do not prophesy again any more at Bethel; for it is the king's sanctuary, and it is a royal house."

The Emphasized Bible

But, at Bethel, not again, any more, mayest thou prophesy, - for, the holy place of the king, it is, and, the house of the kingdom, it is.

Webster

But prophesy not again any more at Beth-el: for it is the king's chapel, and it is the king's court.

World English Bible

but don't prophesy again any more at Bethel; for it is the king's sanctuary, and it is a royal house!"

Youngs Literal Translation

and at Beth-El do not add to prophesy any more, for it is the king's sanctuary, and it is the royal house.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נבא 
Naba' 
Usage: 115

not again
יסף 
Yacaph 
Usage: 208

any more at Beth–el
בּית־אל 
Beyth-'El 
Usage: 71

for it is the king's
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

מקּדשׁ מקדּשׁ 
Miqdash 
Usage: 75

and it is the king's
ממלכה 
Mamlakah 
Usage: 117

Context Readings

Amaziah's Opposition

12 Then Amaziah said to Amos, “Go, you seer, run for your life [from Israel] to the land of Judah [your own country] and eat bread and live as a prophet there! 13 But do not prophesy any longer at Bethel, for it is the king’s sanctuary and a royal residence.” 14 Then Amos replied to Amaziah, “I am not a prophet [by profession], nor am I a prophet’s son; I am a herdsman and a grower of sycamore figs.


Cross References

Amos 2:12


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

1 Kings 12:29

He set the one [golden calf] in Bethel, and the other he put in Dan.

1 Kings 12:32

Jeroboam held a feast on the fifteenth day of the eighth month, like the feast which is kept in Judah, and he went up to the altar; he did this in Bethel, sacrificing to the calves which he had made. And he stationed in Bethel the priests of the high places which he had made.

1 Kings 13:1

Now behold, there came a man of God from Judah to Bethel by the word (command) of the Lord, while Jeroboam was standing by the altar [which he had built] to burn incense.

Acts 4:17-18

But to keep it from spreading further among the people and the nation, let us [sternly] warn them not to speak again to anyone in this name.”

Acts 5:28

saying, “We gave you strict orders not to continue teaching in this name, and yet you have filled Jerusalem with your teaching and you intend to bring this Man’s blood on us [by accusing us as His murderers].”

Acts 5:40

The Council (Sanhedrin, Jewish High Court) took his advice; and after summoning the apostles, they flogged them and ordered them not to speak in the name of Jesus, and released them.

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