But ye gave the Nazarites wine to drink, and commanded the prophets, saying, Do not prophesy.
Do not prophesy, they say to those that prophesy: Do not prophesy unto them that they are to understand shame.
Therefore, thus hath the LORD said regarding the men of Anathoth that seek thy life, saying, Do not prophesy in the name of the LORD that thou not die by our hand;
but do not prophesy any more in Bethel: for it is the king's sanctuary, and the head of the kingdom.
And Amaziah said unto Amos, O thou seer, go, flee thee away into the land of Judah, and eat thy bread there, and prophesy there:
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:
Now therefore hear thou the word of the LORD: Thou sayest, Do not prophesy against Israel and do not drop thy word against the house of Isaac.
And I said, I will not make mention of him, nor speak any more in his name. But he was in my heart as a burning fire and within my bones; I tried to forbear, and I could not.