New International Version
Now then, hear the word of the LORD. You say, "'Do not prophesy against Israel, and stop preaching against the descendants of Isaac.'
King James Bible
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.
Darby Bible Translation
And now hear thou the word of Jehovah: Thou sayest, Prophesy not against Israel, and utter not [words] against the house of Isaac.
World English Bible
Now therefore listen to the word of Yahweh: 'You say, Don't prophesy against Israel, and don't preach against the house of Isaac.'
Young's Literal Translation
And now, hear a word of Jehovah: thou art saying, Do not prophesy against Israel, nor drop any thing against the house of Isaac,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Now therefore hear thou the word of the Lord - While he was speaking in his own vindication, God seems to have inspired him with the awful prediction which he immediately delivers.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryWhether Irony is a Sin?
Objection 1: It seems that irony, which consists in belittling oneself, is not a sin. For no sin arises from one's being strengthened by God: and yet this leads one to belittle oneself, according to Prov. 30:1,2: "The vision which the man spoke, with whom is God, and who being strengthened by God, abiding with him, said, I am the most foolish of men." Also it is written (Amos 7:14): "Amos answered . . . I am not a prophet." Therefore irony, whereby a man belittles himself in words, is not a sin. …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
The River of Egypt, Rhinocorura. The Lake of Sirbon.
Let my teaching fall like rain and my words descend like dew, like showers on new grass, like abundant rain on tender plants.
"Son of man, prophesy against the prophets of Israel who are now prophesying. Say to those who prophesy out of their own imagination: 'Hear the word of the LORD!
"Son of man, set your face toward the south; preach against the south and prophesy against the forest of the southland.
"Son of man, set your face against Jerusalem and preach against the sanctuary. Prophesy against the land of Israel
"But you made the Nazirites drink wine and commanded the prophets not to prophesy.
Don't prophesy anymore at Bethel, because this is the king's sanctuary and the temple of the kingdom."
"Do not prophesy," their prophets say. "Do not prophesy about these things; disgrace will not overtake us."
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