Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

New American Standard Bible

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

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.

Darby Translation

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

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 And I that am the LORD thy God from the land of Egypt will yet make thee to dwell in tabernacles, as in the days of the solemn feast. 10 I have also spoken by the prophets, and I have multiplied visions, and used similitudes, by the ministry of the prophets. 11 Is there iniquity in Gilead? surely they are vanity: they sacrifice bullocks in Gilgal; yea, their altars are as heaps in the furrows of the fields.



Cross References

2 Kings 17:13

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

Ezekiel 20:49

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

Joel 2:28

And it shall come to pass afterward, 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 the LORD will make myself known unto him in a vision, and will speak unto him in a dream.

1 Kings 13:1

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

1 Kings 14:7-16

Go, tell Jeroboam, Thus saith the LORD 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, who was of the inhabitants of Gilead, said unto Ahab, As the LORD God of Israel liveth, before whom I stand, there shall not be dew nor rain these years, but according to my word.

1 Kings 18:21-40

And Elijah came unto all the people, and said, How long halt ye between two opinions? if the LORD be God, follow him: but if Baal, then follow him. And the people answered him not a word.

1 Kings 19:10

And he said, I have been very jealous for the LORD 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, even I only, am left; and they seek my life, to take it away.

Nehemiah 9:30

Yet many years didst thou forbear them, and testifiedst against them by thy spirit in thy prophets: yet would they not give ear: therefore gavest thou them into the hand of the people of the lands.

Isaiah 5:1-7

Now will I sing to my wellbeloved a song of my beloved touching his vineyard. My wellbeloved hath a vineyard in a very fruitful hill:

Isaiah 20:2-5

At the same time spake the LORD by Isaiah the son of Amoz, saying, Go and loose the sackcloth from off thy loins, and put off thy shoe 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 I have even sent unto you all my servants the prophets, daily rising up early and sending them:

Jeremiah 13:1-14

Thus saith the LORD unto me, Go and get thee a linen girdle, and put it upon thy loins, and put it not in water.

Jeremiah 19:1

Thus saith the LORD, Go and get a potter's earthen bottle, and take of the ancients of the people, and of the ancients of the priests;

Jeremiah 19:10

Then shalt thou break the bottle in the sight of the men that go with thee,

Jeremiah 25:4

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

Ezekiel 4:1-5

Thou also, son of man, take thee a tile, and lay it before thee, and pourtray upon it the city, even Jerusalem:

Ezekiel 15:1-8

And the word of the LORD came unto me, saying,

Hosea 1:2-5

The beginning of the word of the LORD by Hosea. And the LORD said to Hosea, Go, take unto thee a wife of whoredoms and children of whoredoms: for the land hath committed great whoredom, departing from the LORD.

Hosea 3:1

Then said the LORD unto me, Go yet, love a woman beloved of her friend, yet an adulteress, according to the love of the LORD toward the children of Israel, who look to other gods, and love flagons of wine.

Amos 7:14

Then answered Amos, and said to Amaziah, I was no prophet, neither was I a prophet's son; but I was an herdman, and a gatherer of sycomore fruit:

Acts 2:17

And it shall come to pass in the last days, saith God, 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 old men shall dream dreams:

2 Corinthians 12:1

It is not expedient for me doubtless to glory. I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord.

2 Corinthians 12:7

And lest I should be exalted above measure through the abundance of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I should be exalted above measure.

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