Amos 2:11

“And I raised up of your sons for prophets, and of your young men for Nazarites. Is it not even thus, O ye children of Israel? saith the LORD.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Amos 2:11

And I raised vp of your sonnes for Prophets, and of your young men for Nazarites. Is it not euen thus, O ye children of Israel, saith the Lord ?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Then I raised up some of your sons to be prophets And some of your young men to be Nazirites. Is this not so, O sons of Israel? declares the LORD."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And I raised up of your sons for prophets, and of your young men for Nazirites. Is it not even thus, O ye children of Israel? saith Jehovah.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And some of your sons I made prophets, and some of your young men I made separate for myself. Is it not even so, O children of Israel? says the Lord.
- Basic English Bible

And I raised up of your sons for prophets, and of your young men for Nazarites. Is it not even thus, ye children of Israel? saith Jehovah.
- Darby Bible

And I raised up of your sons for prophets, and of your young men for Nazarites. Is it not even thus, O ye children of Israel? saith the LORD.
- Webster's Bible

I raised up some of your sons for prophets, and some of your young men for Nazirites. Isn't this true, you children of Israel?" says Yahweh.
- World English Bible

And I raise of your sons for prophets, And of your choice ones for Nazarites, Is not this true, O sons of Israel? An affirmation of Jehovah.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And I raised up of your sons for prophets, and of your young men for Nazirites. Is it not even thus, O ye children of Israel? saith the LORD.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Amos 2:11

Wesley's Notes for Amos 2:11


2:11 Nazarites - Persons who bound themselves to a very sober and holy life; either for some certain time, or for their whole life.


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