Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But the Lord took me from following the flock and the Lord said to me, ‘Go prophesy to My people Israel.’

King James Version

And the LORD took me as I followed the flock, and the LORD said unto me, Go, prophesy unto my people Israel.

Holman Bible

But the Lord took me from following the flock and said to me, ‘Go, prophesy to My people Israel.’”

International Standard Version

But the LORD took me from tending the flock and the LORD kept saying to me, "Go, prophesy to my people Israel.'

A Conservative Version

And LORD took me from following the flock, and LORD said to me, Go, prophesy to my people Israel.

American Standard Version

and Jehovah took me from following the flock, and Jehovah said unto me, Go, prophesy unto my people Israel.

Amplified

But the Lord took me as I followed the flock and the Lord said to me, ‘Go, prophesy to My people Israel.’

Bible in Basic English

And the Lord took me from the flock, and the Lord said to me, Go, be a prophet to my people Israel.

Darby Translation

And Jehovah took me as I followed the flock, and Jehovah said unto me, Go, prophesy unto my people Israel.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jehovah will take me from after the sheep, and Jehovah will say to me, Go prophesy to my people Israel.

King James 2000

And the LORD took me as I followed the flock, and the LORD said unto me, Go, prophesy unto my people Israel.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Yahweh took me from [following] behind the sheep and goats and Yahweh said to me, "Go, prophesy to my people Israel!

Modern King James verseion

And Jehovah took me from behind the flock, and Jehovah said to me, Go, prophesy to My people Israel.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

the LORD took me, and said unto me, 'Go thy way, and prophesy unto my people of Israel.'

NET Bible

Then the Lord took me from tending flocks and gave me this commission, 'Go! Prophesy to my people Israel!'

New Heart English Bible

and the LORD took me from following the flock, and the LORD said to me, 'Go, prophesy to my people Israel.'

The Emphasized Bible

But Yahweh, took me away, from following the flock, - and Yahweh, said unto me, Go prophesy against my people Israel.

Webster

And the LORD took me as I followed the flock, and the LORD said to me, Go, prophesy to my people Israel.

World English Bible

and Yahweh took me from following the flock, and Yahweh said to me, 'Go, prophesy to my people Israel.'

Youngs Literal Translation

and Jehovah taketh me from after the flock, and Jehovah saith unto me, Go, prophesy unto My people Israel.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the Lord

Usage: 0

לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

me as I followed
אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 488

the flock
צאון צאןo 
Tso'n 
Usage: 274

and the Lord

Usage: 0

unto me, Go
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

נבא 
Naba' 
Usage: 115

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

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Context Readings

Amaziah's Opposition

14 Then Amos replied to Amaziah, “I am not a prophet, nor am I the son of a prophet; for I am a herdsman and a grower of sycamore figs. 15 But the Lord took me from following the flock and the Lord said to me, ‘Go prophesy to My people Israel.’ 16 Now hear the word of the Lord: you are saying, ‘You shall not prophesy against Israel nor shall you speak against the house of Isaac.’


Cross References

Ezekiel 2:3-4

Then He said to me, “Son of man, I am sending you to the sons of Israel, to a rebellious people who have rebelled against Me; they and their fathers have transgressed against Me to this very day.

2 Samuel 7:8

“Now therefore, thus you shall say to My servant David, ‘Thus says the Lord of hosts, “I took you from the pasture, from following the sheep, to be ruler over My people Israel.

Jeremiah 1:7

But the Lord said to me,
“Do not say, ‘I am a youth,’
Because everywhere I send you, you shall go,
And all that I command you, you shall speak.

Psalm 78:70-72

He also chose David His servant
And took him from the sheepfolds;

Matthew 4:18-19

Now as Jesus was walking by the Sea of Galilee, He saw two brothers, Simon who was called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea; for they were fishermen.

Matthew 9:9

As Jesus went on from there, He saw a man called Matthew, sitting in the tax collector’s booth; and He *said to him, Follow Me!” And he got up and followed Him.

Luke 24:46-48

and He said to them, Thus it is written, that the Christ would suffer and rise again from the dead the third day,

Acts 1:8

but you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be My witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and even to the remotest part of the earth.”

Acts 4:20

for we cannot stop speaking about what we have seen and heard.”

Acts 5:20

“Go, stand and speak to the people in the temple the whole message of this Life.”

Acts 5:29-32

But Peter and the apostles answered, “We must obey God rather than men.

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