Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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.’

King James Version

Now therefore hear thou the word of the LORD: Thou sayest, Prophesy not against Israel, and drop not thy word against the house of Isaac.

Holman Bible

Now hear the word of the Lord. You say:

Do not prophesy against Israel;
do not preach against the house of Isaac.

International Standard Version

"Very well then, hear this message from the LORD: "You are saying, "Don't prophesy against Israel, and don't preach against the house of Isaac."

A Conservative Version

Now therefore hear thou the word of LORD: Thou say, Do not prophesy against Israel, and do not drop [thy word] against the house of Isaac.

American Standard Version

Now therefore hear thou the word of Jehovah: Thou sayest, Prophesy not against Israel, and drop not thy word against the house of Isaac;

Amplified

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.’

Bible in Basic English

Now then, give ear to the word of the Lord: You say, Be no prophet to Israel, and say not a word against the people of Isaac.

Darby Translation

And now hear thou the word of Jehovah: Thou sayest, Prophesy not against Israel, and utter not words against the house of Isaac.

Julia Smith Translation

And now hear the word of Jehovah: Thou sayest thou shalt not prophesy against Israel, and thou shalt not drop against the house of Isaak.

King James 2000

Now therefore hear you the word of the LORD: you say, Prophesy not against Israel, and drop not your word against the house of Isaac.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And so then, hear the word of Yahweh! You are saying, 'You must not prophesy against Israel and you must not preach against the house of Isaac!'

Modern King James verseion

Now then hear the Word of Jehovah. You say, Do not prophesy against Israel, and do not drop words against the house of Isaac.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And therefore, bear thou now the word of the LORD: Thou sayest, 'Prophesy not against Israel, and speak nothing against the house of Isaac.'

NET Bible

So now listen to the Lord's message! You say, 'Don't prophesy against Israel! Don't preach against the family of Isaac!'

New Heart English Bible

Now therefore listen to the word of the LORD: 'You say, Do not prophesy against Israel, and do not proclaim against the house of Isaac.'

The Emphasized Bible

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.

Webster

Now therefore hear thou the word of the LORD: Thou sayest, Prophesy not against Israel, and drop not thy word against the house of Isaac.

World English Bible

Now therefore listen to the word of Yahweh: 'You say, Don't prophesy against Israel, and don't preach against the house of Isaac.'

Youngs Literal Translation

And now, hear a word of Jehovah: thou art saying, Do not prophesy against Israel, nor drop any thing against the house of Isaac,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
thou the word
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

of the Lord

Usage: 0

נבא 
Naba' 
Usage: 115

ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

and drop
נטף 
Nataph 
Usage: 18

not thy word against the house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

References

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Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Amaziah's Opposition

15 and the LORD took me as I followed the flock, and the LORD said unto me, Go, prophesy unto 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.’ 17 Therefore thus hath the LORD said; Thy wife shall be a harlot in the city, and thy sons and thy daughters shall fall by the sword, and thy land shall be divided by lots; and thou shalt die in a polluted land; and Israel shall surely go into captivity from his land.


Cross References

Ezekiel 20:46

Son of man, set thy face toward the south and drop thy word toward the south, and prophesy against the forest of the south field;

Ezekiel 21:2

Son of man, set thy face against Jerusalem, and drop my word upon the sanctuaries, and prophesy over the land of Israel,

Micah 2:6

Do not prophesy, they say to those that prophesy: Do not prophesy unto them that they are to understand shame.

Deuteronomy 32:2

My doctrine shall drop as the rain, my speech shall distil as the dew, as the small rain upon the tender herb and as the showers upon the grass.

Amos 7:13

but do not prophesy any more in Bethel: for it is the king's sanctuary, and the head of the kingdom.

1 Samuel 15:16

Then Samuel said unto Saul, Stay, and I will tell thee what the LORD hath said to me this night. And he said unto him, Say on.

1 Kings 22:19

Then he said, Hear thou, therefore, the word of the LORD: I saw the LORD sitting on his throne and all the host of the heavens standing by him on his right hand and on his left.

Isaiah 30:10

Who say to those that see, See not; and to the prophets, Do not prophesy right things unto us, speak unto us smooth things, prophesy deceits:

Jeremiah 28:15-17

Then said the prophet Jeremiah unto Hananiah the prophet, Hear now, Hananiah; The LORD has not sent thee; and thou hast made this people to trust in a lie.

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