Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

'Do not speak out,' so they speak out But if they do not speak out concerning these things, Reproaches will not be turned back.

King James Version

Prophesy ye not, say they to them that prophesy: they shall not prophesy to them, that they shall not take shame.

Holman Bible

“Quit your preaching,” they preach.
“They should not preach these things;
shame will not overtake us.”

International Standard Version

To those who speak out, they will declare, "Don't prophesy to anyone!' so their shame won't go away.

A Conservative Version

Prophesy ye not, they prophesy. They shall not prophesy to these, [so] reproaches shall not depart.

American Standard Version

Prophesy ye not, thus they prophesy. They shall not prophesy to these: reproaches shall not depart.

Amplified

Do not preach, say the prophesying false prophets; one should not babble and harp on such things; disgrace will not overtake us [the reviling has no end].

Bible in Basic English

Let not words like these be dropped, they say: Shame and the curse will not come to the family of Jacob!

Darby Translation

Prophesy ye not, they prophesy. If they do not prophesy to these, the ignominy will not depart.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

Ye shall not let fall in drops; they shall let fall in drops; they shall not let fall in drops for these; shame shall not be removed.

King James 2000

Prophesy not, they say to them that prophesy: they shall not prophesy to them, that they shall not be shamed.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Do not preach!" they are preaching. They should not preach to these; disgrace will not overtake us.

Modern King James verseion

Do not drop words as they drop! They shall not drop words about these; they shall not draw back reproaches.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Tush, hold your tongue," say they. "It shall not fall on this people, we shall not come so to confusion,"

NET Bible

Don't preach with such impassioned rhetoric,' they say excitedly. 'These prophets should not preach of such things; we will not be overtaken by humiliation.'

New Heart English Bible

"Do not prophesy." They prophesy. "Do not prophesy about these things. Disgrace won't overtake us."

The Emphasized Bible

Do not sputter - So they sputter! They must not sputter as to these things, Must he not put away reproaches?

Webster

Prophesy ye not, say they to them that prophesy: they shall not prophesy to them, that they shall not take shame.

World English Bible

"Don't prophesy!" They prophesy. "Don't prophesy about these things. Disgrace won't overtake us."

Youngs Literal Translation

Ye do not prophesy -- they do prophesy, They do not prophesy to these, It doth not remove shame.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נטף 
Nataph 
Usage: 18

ye not, say they to them that prophesy
נטף 
Nataph 
Usage: 18

נטף 
Nataph 
Usage: 18

to them, that they shall not take
נסג 
Nacag 
Usage: 9

References

Fausets

Morish

Context Readings

God's Word Rejected

5 "Therefore you will have no one stretching a measuring line For you by lot in the assembly of the LORD. 6 'Do not speak out,' so they speak out But if they do not speak out concerning these things, Reproaches will not be turned back. 7 "Is it being said, O house of Jacob: 'Is the Spirit of the LORD impatient? Are these His doings?' Do not My words do good To the one walking uprightly?



Cross References

Amos 2:12

"But you made the Nazirites drink wine, And you commanded the prophets saying, 'You shall not prophesy!'

Isaiah 30:10

Who say to the seers, "You must not see visions"; And to the prophets, "You must not prophesy to us what is right, Speak to us pleasant words, Prophesy illusions.

Psalm 74:9

We do not see our signs; There is no longer any prophet, Nor is there any among us who knows how long.

Jeremiah 6:14-15

"They have healed the brokenness of My people superficially, Saying, 'Peace, peace,' But there is no peace.

Jeremiah 8:11-12

"They heal the brokenness of the daughter of My people superficially, Saying, 'Peace, peace,' But there is no peace.

Jeremiah 26:8-9

When Jeremiah finished speaking all that the LORD had commanded him to speak to all the people, the priests and the prophets and all the people seized him, saying, "You must die!

Jeremiah 26:20-23

Indeed, there was also a man who prophesied in the name of the LORD, Uriah the son of Shemaiah from Kiriath-jearim; and he prophesied against this city and against this land words similar to all those of Jeremiah.

Ezekiel 3:26

"Moreover, I will make your tongue stick to the roof of your mouth so that you will be mute and cannot be a man who rebukes them, for they are a rebellious house.

Ezekiel 20:46

"Son of man, set your face toward Teman, and speak out against the south and prophesy against the forest land of the Negev,

Ezekiel 21:2

"Son of man, set your face toward Jerusalem, and speak against the sanctuaries and prophesy against the land of Israel;

Amos 7:13

"But no longer prophesy at Bethel, for it is a sanctuary of the king and a royal residence."

Amos 8:11-13

"Behold, days are coming," declares the Lord GOD, "When I will send a famine on the land, Not a famine for bread or a thirst for water, But rather for hearing the words of the LORD.

Micah 6:16

"The statutes of Omri And all the works of the house of Ahab are observed; And in their devices you walk Therefore I will give you up for destruction And your inhabitants for derision, And you will bear the reproach of My people."

Acts 4:17

"But so that it will not spread any further among the people, let us warn them to speak no longer to any man in this name."

Acts 5:28

saying, "We gave you strict orders not to continue teaching in this name, and yet, you have filled Jerusalem with your teaching and intend to bring this man's blood upon us."

Acts 5:40

They took his advice; and after calling the apostles in, they flogged them and ordered them not to speak in the name of Jesus, and then released them.

Acts 7:51

"You men who are stiff-necked and uncircumcised in heart and ears are always resisting the Holy Spirit; you are doing just as your fathers did.

1 Thessalonians 2:15-16

who both killed the Lord Jesus and the prophets, and drove us out. They are not pleasing to God, but hostile to all men,

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