Amos 7:16
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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
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

7:16 The house of Isaac - The posterity of Isaac.

Amos 7:16 Parallel Commentaries

Library
The Essay which Brings up the Rear in this Very Guilty Volume is from The...
The Essay which brings up the rear in this very guilty volume is from the pen of the "Rev. Benjamin Jowett, M.A., [Fellow and Tutor of Balliol College, and] Regius Professor of Greek in the University of Oxford,"--"a gentleman whose high personal character and general respectability seem to give a weight to his words, which assuredly they do not carry of themselves [143] ." His performance is entitled "On the Interpretation of Scripture:" being, in reality, nothing else but a laborious denial of
John William Burgon—Inspiration and Interpretation

The Assyrian Captivity
The closing years of the ill-fated kingdom of Israel were marked with violence and bloodshed such as had never been witnessed even in the worst periods of strife and unrest under the house of Ahab. For two centuries and more the rulers of the ten tribes had been sowing the wind; now they were reaping the whirlwind. King after king was assassinated to make way for others ambitious to rule. "They have set up kings," the Lord declared of these godless usurpers, "but not by Me: they have made princes,
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
Deuteronomy 32:2
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.

Ezekiel 13:2
"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.

Ezekiel 20:46
"Son of man, turn and face the south and speak out against it; prophesy against the brushlands of the Negev.

Ezekiel 21:2
"Son of man, turn and face Jerusalem and prophesy against Israel and her sanctuaries.

Amos 2:12
"But you caused the Nazirites to sin by making them drink wine, and you commanded the prophets, 'Shut up!'

Amos 7:13
Don't bother us with your prophecies here in Bethel. This is the king's sanctuary and the national place of worship!"

Micah 2:6
"Don't say such things," the people respond. "Don't prophesy like that. Such disasters will never come our way!"

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