New Living Translation
Don't bother us with your prophecies here in Bethel. This is the king's sanctuary and the national place of worship!"
King James Bible
But prophesy not again any more at Bethel: for it is the king's chapel, and it is the king's court.
Darby Bible Translation
But prophesy not again any more at Bethel; for it is the king's sanctuary, and it is the house of the kingdom.
World English Bible
but don't prophesy again any more at Bethel; for it is the king's sanctuary, and it is a royal house!"
Young's Literal Translation
and at Beth-El do not add to prophesy any more, for it is the king's sanctuary, and it is the royal house.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
7:13 The king's court - To which therefore thou oughtest to shew more respect, and not thus to affront the king in his own house.
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1 Kings 12:29
He placed these calf idols in Bethel and in Dan--at either end of his kingdom.
1 Kings 12:32
And Jeroboam instituted a religious festival in Bethel, held on the fifteenth day of the eighth month, in imitation of the annual Festival of Shelters in Judah. There at Bethel he himself offered sacrifices to the calves he had made, and he appointed priests for the pagan shrines he had made.
They tell the seers, "Stop seeing visions!" They tell the prophets, "Don't tell us what is right. Tell us nice things. Tell us lies.
"But you caused the Nazirites to sin by making them drink wine, and you commanded the prophets, 'Shut up!'
"On the very day I punish Israel for its sins, I will destroy the pagan altars at Bethel. The horns of the altar will be cut off and fall to the ground.
Don't worship at the pagan altars at Bethel; don't go to the shrines at Gilgal or Beersheba. For the people of Gilgal will be dragged off into exile, and the people of Bethel will be reduced to nothing."
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