Micah 2:6

“Prophesy ye not, say they to them that prophesy: they shall not prophesy to them, that they shall not take shame.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Prophecie ye not, say they, to them that prophecie: they shall not prophecie to them, that they shall not take shame.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

'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.


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