"But you made the Nazirites drink wine and commanded the prophets not to prophesy.
Cross ReferencesNumbers 6:2
"Speak to the Israelites and tell them: If a man or woman makes a special vow, the vow of a Nazirite, to separate himself to the LORD,
They say to the seers, "No more visions," and to the prophets, "Do not prophesy to us the truth. Speak to us pleasant words; prophesy illusions.
Therefore, this is what the LORD says concerning the people of Anathoth who are seeking your life and saying, "You must not prophesy in the name of the LORD, or you will die by our hand."
Then I set pitchers full of wine and cups before the men of the house of the Rechabites and said to them, "Drink some wine."
but never prophesy at Bethel again, because it is the sanctuary of the king and the temple of the kingdom."
Now, therefore, hear the word of the LORD. You say: 'Do not prophesy against Israel; do not preach against the house of Isaac.'
"Do not preach," they preach. "Do not preach these things; disgrace will not overtake us."
Chapter Outline1. God's judgments upon Moab,
4. upon Judah,
6. and upon Israel.
9. God complains of their ingratitude.
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