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

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.

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 thou shalt have no one to cast a cord by lot in the congregation 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 O thou that calls thyself the house of Jacob, is the spirit of the LORD shortened? are these his doings? do not my words do good to him that walks uprightly?



Cross References

Amos 2:12

But ye gave the Nazarites wine to drink, and commanded the prophets, saying, Do not prophesy.

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:

Psalm 74:9

We no longer see our own banners; there is no longer any prophet: neither is there among us any that knows. How long shall this be?

Jeremiah 6:14-15

They treat also the destruction of the daughter of my people lightly, saying, Peace, peace; when there is no peace.

Jeremiah 8:11-12

For they have treated the destruction of the daughter of my people lightly, saying, Peace, peace, when there is no peace.

Jeremiah 26:8-9

Now it came to pass, when Jeremiah had made an end of speaking all that the LORD had commanded him to speak unto all the people that the priests and the prophets and all the people took him, saying, Thou shalt surely die.

Jeremiah 26:20-23

There was also a man that prophesied in the name of the LORD, Urijah the son of Shemaiah of Kirjathjearim, who prophesied against this city and against this land according to all the words of Jeremiah:

Ezekiel 3:26

and I will make thy tongue cleave to the roof of thy mouth that thou shalt be dumb and shalt not be to them a reprover; for they are a rebellious house.

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,

Amos 7:13

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

Amos 8:11-13

Behold, the days come, said the Lord GOD, that I will send a famine to the earth, not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of the LORD:

Micah 6:16

For the statutes of Omri have been kept and all the works of the house of Ahab, and ye have walked in their counsels that I should make thee a desolation, and the inhabitants thereof a hissing: therefore ye shall bear the reproach of my people.

Acts 4:17

But that it spread no further among the people, let us straitly threaten them that from now on they speak to no man in this name.

Acts 5:28

saying, Did we not strictly command you that ye should not teach in this name? and, behold, ye have filled Jerusalem with your doctrine and intend to bring this man's blood upon us.

Acts 5:40

And they agreed with him; and when they had called the apostles and beaten them, they commanded that they should not speak in the name of Jesus and let them go.

Acts 7:51

Ye stiffnecked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, ye do always resist the Holy Spirit; as your fathers did, so do ye.

1 Thessalonians 2:15-16

who killed both the Lord Jesus and their own prophets and have persecuted us, and they do not please God and are contrary to all men,

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