Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

And I have spoken to the prophets, and I have multiplied visions, and by means of the prophets have I used similitudes.

New American Standard Bible

I have also spoken to the prophets, And I gave numerous visions, And through the prophets I gave parables.

King James Version

I have also spoken by the prophets, and I have multiplied visions, and used similitudes, by the ministry of the prophets.

Holman Bible

I spoke through the prophets and granted many visions; I gave parables through the prophets.

International Standard Version

I spoke to the prophets, giving revelation after revelation, and employing parables in the prophetic writings.

A Conservative Version

I have also spoken to the prophets, and I have multiplied visions. And by the ministry of the prophets I have used similitudes.

American Standard Version

I have also spoken unto the prophets, and I have multiplied visions; and by the ministry of the prophets have I used similitudes.

Amplified

I have also spoken to [you by] the prophets, and I have multiplied visions [for you] and [have appealed to you] through parables acted out by the prophets.

Bible in Basic English

My word came to the ears of the prophets and I gave them visions in great number, and by the mouths of the prophets I made use of comparisons.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

I have also spoken by the prophets, and I have multiplied visions, and used similitudes, by the hand of the prophets.

Julia Smith Translation

And I spake by the prophets, and I multiplied the vision, and by the hand of the prophets I will use similitudes.

King James 2000

I have also spoken by the prophets, and I have multiplied visions, and gave symbols, by the witness of the prophets.

Lexham Expanded Bible

I spoke to the prophets; I myself multiplied revelations and through the hand of the prophets I will destroy.

Modern King James verseion

I have also spoken by the prophets, and I have multiplied visions and have used parables by the hand of the prophets.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I have spoken through the prophets, and showed divers visions, and declared myself by the ministration of the prophets.

NET Bible

I spoke to the prophets; I myself revealed many visions; I spoke in parables through the prophets."

New Heart English Bible

I have also spoken to the prophets, and I have multiplied visions; and by the ministry of the prophets I have used parables.

The Emphasized Bible

And I will lay my word upon the prophets, yea, I myself, have magnified, vision, - and, by the hand of the prophets, will I use similitudes.

Webster

I have also spoken by the prophets, and I have multiplied visions, and used similitudes by the ministry of the prophets.

World English Bible

I have also spoken to the prophets, and I have multiplied visions; and by the ministry of the prophets I have used parables.

Youngs Literal Translation

And I have spoken unto the prophets, And I have multiplied vision, And by the hand of the prophets I use similes.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

by the prophets
נביא 
Nabiy' 
Usage: 315

רבה 
Rabah 
Usage: 224

חזון 
Chazown 
Usage: 35

דּמה 
Damah 
Usage: 30

by the ministry
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

References

Context Readings

Further Words Of Judgment

9 But I that am Jehovah thy God from the land of Egypt will again make thee to dwell in tents, as in the days of the solemn feast. 10 And I have spoken to the prophets, and I have multiplied visions, and by means of the prophets have I used similitudes. 11 If Gilead is iniquity, surely they are but vanity: they sacrifice bullocks in Gilgal; yea, their altars are as heaps in the furrows of the fields.



Cross References

2 Kings 17:13

And Jehovah testified against Israel and against Judah, by all the prophets, all the seers, saying, Turn from your evil ways, and keep my commandments, my statutes, according to all the law which I commanded your fathers, and which I sent to you through my servants the prophets.

Ezekiel 20:49

And I said, Ah, Lord Jehovah! they say of me, Doth he not speak parables?

Joel 2:28

And it shall come to pass afterwards that I will pour out my Spirit upon all flesh; and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, your young men shall see visions.

Numbers 12:6

And he said, Hear now my words: If there be a prophet among you, I Jehovah will make myself known to him in a vision, I will speak to him in a dream.

1 Kings 13:1

And behold, there came a man of God from Judah, by the word of Jehovah, to Bethel; and Jeroboam stood by the altar to burn incense.

1 Kings 14:7-16

Go, tell Jeroboam, Thus saith Jehovah the God of Israel: Forasmuch as I exalted thee from among the people, and made thee prince over my people Israel,

1 Kings 17:1

And Elijah the Tishbite, of the inhabitants of Gilead, said to Ahab, As Jehovah the God of Israel liveth, before whom I stand, there shall not be dew nor rain these years, except by my word.

1 Kings 18:21-40

Then Elijah drew near to all the people, and said, How long do ye halt between two opinions? if Jehovah be God, follow him; and if Baal, follow him. And the people answered him not a word.

1 Kings 19:10

And he said, I have been very jealous for Jehovah the God of hosts; for the children of Israel have forsaken thy covenant, thrown down thine altars, and slain thy prophets with the sword; and I am left, I alone, and they seek my life, to take it away.

Nehemiah 9:30

And many years didst thou forbear with them, and testifiedst against them by thy Spirit through thy prophets; but they would not give ear: and thou gavest them into the hand of the peoples of the lands.

Isaiah 5:1-7

I will sing to my well-beloved a song of my beloved touching his vineyard: My well-beloved had a vineyard upon a fruitful hill.

Isaiah 20:2-5

at that time spoke Jehovah by Isaiah the son of Amoz, saying, Go and loose the sackcloth from off thy loins, and put off thy sandal from thy foot. And he did so, walking naked and barefoot.

Jeremiah 7:25

Since the day that your fathers came forth out of the land of Egypt, unto this day, have I sent unto you all my servants the prophets, daily rising up early and sending them;

Jeremiah 13:1-14

Thus said Jehovah unto me: Go and buy thee a linen girdle, and put it upon thy loins; but dip it not in water.

Jeremiah 19:1

Thus saith Jehovah: Go and buy a potter's earthen flagon, and take of the elders of the people, and of the elders of the priests;

Jeremiah 19:10

And thou shalt break the flagon in the sight of the men that go with thee,

Jeremiah 25:4

And Jehovah hath sent unto you all his servants the prophets, rising early and sending; but ye have not hearkened, nor inclined your ear to hear,

Ezekiel 4:1-5

And thou, son of man, take thee a brick, and lay it before thee, and portray upon it a city, Jerusalem:

Ezekiel 15:1-8

And the word of Jehovah came unto me, saying,

Hosea 1:2-5

The beginning of the word of Jehovah through Hosea. And Jehovah said to Hosea, Go, take unto thee a wife of whoredoms, and children of whoredoms; for the land is entirely given up to whoredom, away from Jehovah.

Hosea 3:1

And Jehovah said unto me, Go again, love a woman beloved of a friend, and an adulteress, according to the love of Jehovah for the children of Israel, though they turn to other gods, and love raisin-cakes.

Amos 7:14

And Amos answered and said to Amaziah, I was no prophet, neither was I a prophet's son; but I was a herdman, and a gatherer of sycamore fruit.

Acts 2:17

And it shall be in the last days, saith God, that I will pour out of my Spirit upon all flesh; and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your elders shall dream with dreams;

2 Corinthians 12:1

Well, it is not of profit to me to boast, for I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord.

2 Corinthians 12:7

And that I might not be exalted by the exceeding greatness of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn for the flesh, a messenger of Satan that he might buffet me, that I might not be exalted.

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