Lying Prophets13Then I said: “Ah, Lord God, behold, the prophets a say to them, ‘You shall not see the sword, nor shall you have famine, but I will give you assured peace in this place.’” 14And the Lord said to me: “The b prophets are prophesying lies in my name. c I did not send them, nor did I command them or speak to them. They are prophesying to you a lying vision, d worthless divination, and e the deceit of their own minds. 15Therefore thus says the Lord concerning the prophets who prophesy in my name although f I did not send them, and who say g ‘Sword and famine shall not come upon this land’: h By sword and famine those prophets shall be consumed. 16And the people to whom they prophesy shall be cast out in the streets of Jerusalem, victims of famine and sword, i with none to bury them—them, their wives, their sons, and their daughters. For I will pour out their evil upon them.
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