Ezekiel 13:8-168Therefore thus says the Lord God: “Because you have uttered falsehood and seen lying visions, therefore behold, aI am against you, declares the Lord God. 9My hand will be against the prophets who see false visions and who give lying divinations. They shall not be in the council of my people, bnor be enrolled in the register of the house of Israel, cnor shall they enter the land of Israel. dAnd you shall know that I am the Lord God. 10Precisely because they have misled my people, esaying, ‘Peace,’ when there is no peace, and because, when the people build a wall, fthese prophets smear it with whitewash, ▼
▼Or plaster; also verses 11, 14, 1511say to those who smear it with whitewash that it shall fall! hThere will be a deluge of rain, and you, O great hailstones, will fall, and a stormy wind break out. 12And when the wall falls, will it not be said to you, ‘Where is the coating with which you smeared it?’ 13Therefore thus says the Lord God: iI will make a stormy wind break out in my wrath, jand there shall be a deluge of rain in my anger, and great hailstones in wrath to make a full end. 14And I will break down the wall that you have smeared with whitewash, and bring it down to the ground, so that its foundation will be laid bare. When it falls, you shall perish in the midst of it, kand you shall know that I am the Lord. 15Thus will I spend my wrath upon the wall and upon those who have smeared it with whitewash, and I will say to you, The wall is no more, nor those who smeared it, 16the prophets of Israel who prophesied concerning Jerusalem land saw visions of peace for her, when there was no peace, declares the Lord God.
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