New Living Translation
Now then, listen to this message from the LORD: "You say, 'Don't prophesy against Israel. Stop preaching against my people.'
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,
Amos 7:16 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
7:16 The house of Isaac - The posterity of Isaac.
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John William Burgon—Inspiration and Interpretation
The Assyrian Captivity
Let my teaching fall on you like rain; let my speech settle like dew. Let my words fall like rain on tender grass, like gentle showers on young plants.
"Son of man, prophesy against the false prophets of Israel who are inventing their own prophecies. Say to them, 'Listen to the word of the LORD.
"Son of man, turn and face the south and speak out against it; prophesy against the brushlands of the Negev.
"Son of man, turn and face Jerusalem and prophesy against Israel and her sanctuaries.
"But you caused the Nazirites to sin by making them drink wine, and you commanded the prophets, 'Shut up!'
Don't bother us with your prophecies here in Bethel. This is the king's sanctuary and the national place of worship!"
"Don't say such things," the people respond. "Don't prophesy like that. Such disasters will never come our way!"
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