King James Version
But ye gave the Nazarites wine to drink; and commanded the prophets, saying, Prophesy not.
Darby Bible Translation
And ye gave the Nazarites wine to drink; and commanded the prophets, saying, Prophesy not.
World English Bible
"But you gave the Nazirites wine to drink, and commanded the prophets, saying, 'Don't prophesy!'
Young's Literal Translation
And ye cause the Nazarites to drink wine, And on the prophets ye have laid a charge, Saying, 'Do not prophecy!'
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CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
But ye gave the Nazarites wine to drink; and commanded the prophets, saying, Prophesy not.Amos 2:12 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryThe Kingdom of God Conceived as the Inheritance of the Poor.
These maxims, good for a country where life is nourished by the air and the light, and this delicate communism of a band of children of God reposing in confidence on the bosom of their Father, might suit a simple sect constantly persuaded that its Utopia was about to be realized. But it is clear that they could not satisfy the whole of society. Jesus understood very soon, in fact, that the official world of his time would by no means adopt his kingdom. He took his resolution with extreme boldness. …
Ernest Renan—The Life of Jesus
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The Tests of Love to God
Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, When either man or woman shall separate themselves to vow a vow of a Nazarite, to separate themselves unto the LORD:
Which say to the seers, See not; and to the prophets, Prophesy not unto us right things, speak unto us smooth things, prophesy deceits:
Therefore thus saith the LORD of the men of Anathoth, that seek thy life, saying, Prophesy not in the name of the LORD, that thou die not by our hand:
And I set before the sons of the house of the Rechabites pots full of wine, and cups, and I said unto them, Drink ye wine.
But prophesy not again any more at Bethel: for it is the king's chapel, and it is the king's court.
Now therefore hear thou the word of the LORD: Thou sayest, Prophesy not against Israel, and drop not thy word against the house of Isaac.
Prophesy ye not, say they to them that prophesy: they shall not prophesy to them, that they shall not take shame.
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