"Yet it was I who destroyed the 1Amoritebefore them, aThough his 2height was like the height of cedars And he was strong as the oaks ; I even destroyed his 3fruitabove and his rootbelow .
"It was I who 4brought you up from the land of Egypt, And I led you in the wilderness5fortyyearsbThat you might takepossession of the land of the 6Amorite.
"Then I 7raised up some of your sons to be prophets And some of your youngmen to be 8Nazirites. Is this not so, O sons of Israel ?" declares the LORD.
"But you made the Naziritesdrinkwine, And you commanded the prophetssaying, 'You 9shall not prophesy !'