Jeremiah 5:31
Good News Translation
prophets speak nothing but lies; priests rule as the prophets command, and my people offer no objections. But what will they do when it all comes to an end?"

Contemporary English Version
Prophets give their messages in the name of a false god, my priests don't want to serve me, and you--my own people--like it this way! But on the day of disaster, where will you turn for help?

Douay-Rheims Bible
The prophets prophesied falsehood, and the priests clapped their hands: and my people loved such things: what then shall be done in the end thereof?

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

The prophets prophesied falsehood, and the priests clapped their hands: and my people loved such things: what then shall be done in the end thereof?

prophets.

Jeremiah 14:14 And the Lord said to me: The prophets prophesy falsely in my name: I sent them not, neither have I commanded them, nor have I spoken to them: they prophesy unto you a lying vision, and divination and deceit, and the seduction of their own heart.

Jeremiah 23:25,26 I have heard what the prophets said, that prophesy lies in my name, and say: I have dreamed, I have dreamed. . . .

Lamentations 2:14 Nun. Thy prophets have seen false and foolish things for thee: and they have not laid open thy iniquity, to excite thee to penance: but they have seen for thee false revelations and banishments.

Ezekiel 13:6 They see vain things, and they foretell lies, saying: The Lord saith: whereas the Lord hath not sent them: and they have persisted to confirm what they have said.

Micah 3:11 You that build up Sion with blood, and Jerusalem with iniquity.

Matthew 7:15-17 Beware of false prophets, who come to you in the clothing of sheep, but inwardly they are ravening wolves. . . .

2 Corinthians 11:13-15 For such false apostles are deceitful workmen, transforming themselves into the apostles of Christ. . . .

2 Peter 2:1,2 But there were also false prophets among the people, even as there shall be among you lying teachers who shall bring in sects of perdition and deny the Lord who bought them: bringing upon themselves swift destruction. . . .

bear rule.

Isaiah 30:10,11 Who say to the seers: See not: and to them that behold: Behold not for us those things that are right: speak unto us pleasant things, see errors for us. . . .

Micah 2:6,11 Therefore thou shalt have none that shall cast the cord of a lot in the assembly of the Lord. . . .

John 3:19-21 And this is the judgment: Because the light is come into the world and men loved darkness rather than the light: for their works were evil. . . .

2 Thessalonians 2:9-11 Whose coming is according to the working of Satan, in all power and signs and lying wonders: . . .

2 Timothy 4:3,4 For there shall be a time when they will not endure sound doctrine but, according to their own desires, they will heap to themselves teachers having itching ears: . . .

and what.

Jeremiah 4:30,31 But when thou art spoiled what wilt thou do? though thou clothest thyself with scarlet, though thou deckest thee with ornaments of gold, and paintest thy eyes with stibic stone, thou shalt dress thyself out in vain: thy lovers have despised thee, they will seek thy life. . . .

Jeremiah 22:22,23 The wind shall feed all thy pastors, and thy lovers shall go into captivity and then shalt thou be confounded, and ashamed of all thy wickedness. . . .

Deuteronomy 32:29 O that they would be wise and would understand, and would provide for their last end.

Isaiah 10:3 What will you do in the day of visitation, and of the calamity which cometh from afar? to whom will ye flee for help? and where will ye leave your glory?

Isaiah 20:6 And the inhabitants of this isle shall say in that day: Lo this was our hope, to whom we fled for help, to deliver us from the face of the king of the Assyrians: and how shall we be able to escape?

Isaiah 33:14 The sinners in Sion are afraid, trembling hath seized upon the hypocrites. Which of you can dwell with devouring fire? which of you shall dwell with everlasting burnings?

Lamentations 1:9 Teth. Her filthiness is on her feet, and she hath not remembered her end; she is wonderfully cast down, not having a comforter: behold, O Lord, my affliction, because the enemy is lifted up.

Ezekiel 22:14 Shall thy heart endure, or shall thy hands prevail in the days which I will bring upon thee: I the Lord have spoken, and will do it.

Zephaniah 2:2,3 Before the decree bring forth the day as dust passing away, before the fierce anger of the Lord come upon you, before the day of the Lord's indignation come upon you. . . .

Context
Judgment Proclaimed
30Astonishing and wonderful things have been done in the land. 31The prophets prophesied falsehood, and the priests clapped their hands: and my people loved such things: what then shall be done in the end thereof?
Cross References
Isaiah 43:27
Thy first father sinned, and thy teachers have transgressed against me.

Isaiah 47:7
And thou hast said: I shall be a lady for ever: thou hast not laid these things to thy heart, neither hast thou remembered thy latter end.

Jeremiah 12:4
How long shall the land mourn, and the herb of every field wither for the wickedness of them that dwell therein? The beasts and the birds are consumed: because they have said: He shall not see our last end.

Jeremiah 14:14
And the Lord said to me: The prophets prophesy falsely in my name: I sent them not, neither have I commanded them, nor have I spoken to them: they prophesy unto you a lying vision, and divination and deceit, and the seduction of their own heart.

Jeremiah 26:7
And the priests, and the prophets, and all the people heard Jeremiah speaking these words in the house of the Lord.

Lamentations 4:13
Mem. For the sins of her prophets, and the iniquities of her priests, that have shed the blood of the just in the midst of her.

Lamentations 4:18
Sade. Our steps have slipped in the way of our streets, our end draweth near: our days are fulfilled, for our end is come.

Ezekiel 13:6
They see vain things, and they foretell lies, saying: The Lord saith: whereas the Lord hath not sent them: and they have persisted to confirm what they have said.

Hosea 4:9
And there shall be like people like priest: and I will visit their ways upon them, and I will repay them their devices.

Hosea 6:10
I have seen a horrible thing in the house of Israel: the fornications of Ephraim there: Israel is defiled.

Hosea 9:5
What will you do in the solemn day, in the day of the feast of the Lord?

Micah 2:11
Arise ye, and depart, for there is no rest here for you. For that uncleanness of the land, it shall be corrupted with a grievous corruption.

Additional Translations
The prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests rule by their own authority. My people love it so, but what will you do in the end?”The prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests bear rule by their means; and my people love to have it so: and what will you do in the end thereof?

the prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests bear rule by their means; and my people love to have it so: and what will ye do in the end thereof?

the prophets utter unrighteous prophecies, and the priests have clapped their hands: and my people has loved to have it thus: and what will ye do for the future.

the prophets prophesy falsehood, and the priests rule by their means; and my people love [to have it] so. But what will ye do in the end thereof?

the prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests bear rule by their means; and my people love to have it so: and what will ye do in the end thereof?

The prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests bear rule by their means; and my people love to have it so: and what will ye do in the end thereof?

The prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests rule by their own authority; and my people love to have it so. What will you do in the end of it?

The prophets have prophesied falsely, And the priests bear rule by their means, And My people have loved it so, And what do they at its latter end?
Jump to Previous
Authority Bear Decisions Direction End False. Falsehood Falsely Glad Latter Love Means Priests Prophesied Prophesy Prophets Rule Service Thereof Way Words
Jump to Next
Authority Bear Decisions Direction End False. Falsehood Falsely Glad Latter Love Means Priests Prophesied Prophesy Prophets Rule Service Thereof Way Words
Links
Jeremiah 5:31 NIV
Jeremiah 5:31 NLT
Jeremiah 5:31 ESV
Jeremiah 5:31 NASB
Jeremiah 5:31 KJV

Jeremiah 5:31 Bible Apps
Jeremiah 5:31 Biblia Paralela
Jeremiah 5:31 Chinese Bible
Jeremiah 5:31 French Bible
Jeremiah 5:31 German Bible

Alphabetical: and at authority But by do end falsely in it lies love my of on own people priests prophesy prophets rule so The their this way what will you

OT Prophets: Jeremiah 5:31 The prophets prophesy falsely and the priests (Jer.) Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools

Jeremiah 5:30
Top of Page
Top of Page