Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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

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.'

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

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Amaziah's Opposition

14 Then answered Amos, and said unto Amaziah, No prophet, was I, - nor the son of a prophet, was I, - but, a herdman, was I, and a preparer of sycamore fruit; 15 But Yahweh, took me away, from following the flock, - and Yahweh, said unto me, Go prophesy against my people Israel. 16 Now, therefore, hear thou the word of Yahweh, - Thou art saying, Thou must not prophesy concerning Israel, nor let thy word drop down upon the house of Isaac.


Cross References

Ezekiel 2:3-4

And he said unto me- Son of man I am sending thee unto the sons of Israel, unto rebellious nations, which have rebelled against me, - they, and their fathers have transgressed against me, until this very day;

2 Samuel 7:8

Now, therefore, thus, shalt thou say unto my servant, unto David: Thus, saith Yahweh of hosts, I myself, took thee away from the pasture, from after the flock, - to become leader over my people, over Israel;

Jeremiah 1:7

Then said Yahweh unto me, Do not say, A child, am, I, - For against whomsoever I send thee, shalt thou go, And whatsoever I command thee, shalt thou speak:

Psalm 78:70-72

And made choice of David his servant, And took him from among the folds of the sheep:

Matthew 4:18-19

And, walking round beside the sea of Galilee, he saw two brethren - Simon who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother, - casting a large fishing-net into the sea, for they were fishers;

Matthew 9:9

And Jesus, passing aside from thence, saw a man presiding over the tax-office, called, Matthew, and saith unto him, - Be following me. And, arising, he followed him.

Luke 24:46-48

and said unto them - Thus, it is written, That the Christ, should suffer, and arise from among the dead on the third day;

Acts 1:8

But ye shall receive power when the Holy Spirit cometh upon you, and ye shall be my witnesses, both in Jerusalem and inall Judaea and Samaria and as far as the uttermost part of the land.

Acts 4:20

For, we, cannot but be speaking the things which we have seen and heard.

Acts 5:20

Be going your way, and, taking your stand, be speaking, in the temple, unto the people, all the declarations of this Life.

Acts 5:29-32

But Peter and the Apostles, answering, said - It is needful to be yielding obedience unto God rather than unto men: -

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