Parallel Verses

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.

Amplified

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

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 And Amaziah said unto Amos, O thou seer, go, flee thee away into the land of Judah, and eat thy bread there, and prophesy there: 13 But no longer prophesy at Bethel, for it is a sanctuary of the king and a royal residence.” 14 Then Amos answered and said to Amaziah, I am not a prophet, neither am I a prophet's son, but I am a herdsman and a gatherer of sycamore fruit:


Cross References

Amos 2:12

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

1 Kings 12:29

And he set the one in Bethel and the other he put in Dan.

1 Kings 12:32

Then Jeroboam ordained a solemnity in the eighth month, on the fifteenth day of the month, like unto the solemnity that was celebrated in Judah; and he sacrificed upon the altar. So did he in Bethel, sacrificing unto the calves that he had made. He also ordered in Bethel the priests of the high places which he had made.

1 Kings 13:1

And, behold, a man of God came out of Judah by the word of the LORD unto Bethel; and Jeroboam stood by the altar to burn incense.

Acts 4:17-18

But that it spread no further among the people, let us straitly threaten them that from now on they speak to no man in this name.

Acts 5:28

saying, Did we not strictly command you that ye should not teach in this name? and, behold, ye have filled Jerusalem with your doctrine and intend to bring this man's blood upon us.

Acts 5:40

And they agreed with him; and when they had called the apostles and beaten them, they commanded that they should not speak in the name of Jesus and let them go.

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