Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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.

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 casting a line by lot in the assembly of Yahweh. 6 "Do not preach!" they are preaching. They should not preach to these; disgrace will not overtake us. 7 Should [this] be said, O house of Jacob? Is the patience of Yahweh shortened? [Are] these his deeds? Are my words not pleasing to him who walks upright?



Cross References

Amos 2:12

But you made the Nazirites drink wine and commanded the prophets, saying, 'You shall not prophesy.'

Isaiah 30:10

who say to those who do see, "You must not see!" and to the seers, "You must not see truth for us; speak smooth things to us, see illusions,

Psalm 74:9

We do not see our signs, and there is no longer a prophet. No one with us knows how long.

Jeremiah 6:14-15

And they have treated the wound of my people lightly, {saying}, 'Peace, peace,' but there is no peace.

Jeremiah 8:11-12

And they have treated the wound of the daughter of my people lightly, {saying}, 'Peace, peace,' but there is no peace.

Jeremiah 26:8-9

{And then} as Jeremiah finished speaking all that Yahweh had commanded [him] to speak to all the people, then the priests and the prophets and all the people laid hold of him, {saying}, "You will die!

Jeremiah 26:20-23

Indeed, there also was a man prophesying in the name of Yahweh, Uriah, the son of Shemaiah, from Kiriath-Jearim, and he prophesied against this city and against this land like all the words of Jeremiah.

Ezekiel 3:26

And I will make your tongue cling to the roof of your mouth, and you will be silenced, and you will not be a reproving man for them, for they {are a rebellious house}.

Ezekiel 20:46

"Son of man, set your face [toward] the way of [the] south, and preach to [the] south, and prophesy against the forest of the territory of the Negev.

Ezekiel 21:2

"Son of man, set your face toward Jerusalem, and preach to [the] sanctuaries, and prophesy to the land of Israel.

Amos 7:13

But do not prophesy again at Bethel, because this [is] a sanctuary of a king and this [is] a temple of a kingdom."

Amos 8:11-13

Look, the days are coming," {declares} my Lord Yahweh, "when I will send a famine in the land, not a famine for bread and not a thirst for water, but {of hearing} the words of Yahweh!

Micah 6:16

For you have observed the regulations of Omri and all the works of the house of Ahab. And you have walked in their counsels, so that I am making you a desolation and your inhabitants an object of scorn. So you will bear the scorn of my people.

Acts 4:17

But in order that it may not spread much [further] among the people, let us warn them to speak no more in this name {to anyone at all}."

Acts 5:28

saying, "{We strictly commanded} you not to teach in this name? And behold, you have filled Jerusalem with your teaching! And you are intending to bring upon us the blood of this man!"

Acts 5:40

And they summoned the apostles, beat [them], commanded [them] not to speak in the name of Jesus, and released [them].

Acts 7:51

"[You] stiff-necked [people] and uncircumcised in hearts and in [your] ears! You constantly resist the Holy Spirit! As your fathers [did], [so] also [do] you!

1 Thessalonians 2:15-16

who killed both the Lord Jesus and the prophets, and who persecuted us, and [who are] not pleasing to God and [are] opposed to all people,

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