Micah 2:6

“Prophecie ye not, say they, to them that prophecie: they shall not prophecie to them, that they shall not take shame.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)

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Other Translations

Prophesy ye not, [say they to them that] prophesy: they shall not prophesy to them, [that] they shall not take shame.
- King James Version

'Do not speak out,' {so} they speak out. {But if} they do not speak out concerning these things, Reproaches will not be turned back.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Prophesy ye not, `thus' they prophesy. They shall not prophesy to these: reproaches shall not depart.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Let not words like these be dropped, they say: Shame and the curse will not come to the family of Jacob!
- Basic English Bible

Prophesy ye not, they prophesy. If they do not prophesy to these, the ignominy will not depart.
- Darby Bible

Prophesy ye not, say they to them that prophesy: they shall not prophesy to them, that they shall not take shame.
- Webster's Bible

Don't prophesy! They prophesy. "Don't prophesy about these things. Disgrace won't overtake us."
- World English Bible

Ye do not prophesy -- they do prophesy, They do not prophesy to these, It doth not remove shame.
- Youngs Literal Bible

'Preach ye not', they preach; 'They shall not preach of these things, that they shall not take shame.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Micah 2:6

2:6 They shall not prophesy - So God doth in his displeasure grant their desire. Take shame - That will not take shame to themselves.

Discussion for Micah 2

  • BSP
    Verses 1 and 2 show that greed and covetousness can lead one to do anything, even if it hurts others, to gain material things.
  • Juan Jimenez
    Micah was used of God to prophesy but"Holy men of old spoke as God the Holy Spirit moved them". All scripture is of God regardless of who spoke.
  • Nathan Mapombere
    The Prophet Micah from the village / city of Moresheth wrote this book.
  • Micah
    That 's my name and it 's the awesomest book so who wrote it cause I want to know
  • Tony
    Who wrote the book of micah.

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