New American Standard Bible
"Therefore behold, I am against the prophets," declares the LORD, "who steal My words from each other.
King James Bible
Therefore, behold, I am against the prophets, saith the LORD, that steal my words every one from his neighbour.
Darby Bible Translation
Therefore, behold, I am against the prophets, saith Jehovah, that steal my words every one from his neighbour.
World English Bible
Therefore, behold, I am against the prophets, says Yahweh, who steal my words everyone from his neighbor.
Young's Literal Translation
Therefore, lo, I am against the prophets, An affirmation of Jehovah, Stealing My words each from his neighbour.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Jeremiah gives in succession the main characteristics of the teaching of the false prophets. The first is that they steal God's words from one another. Having no message from God, they try to imitate the true prophets.
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'But the prophet who speaks a word presumptuously in My name which I have not commanded him to speak, or which he speaks in the name of other gods, that prophet shall die.'
The face of the LORD is against evildoers, To cut off the memory of them from the earth.
Then the LORD said to me, "The prophets are prophesying falsehood in My name. I have neither sent them nor commanded them nor spoken to them; they are prophesying to you a false vision, divination, futility and the deception of their own minds.
"Therefore thus says the LORD concerning the prophets who are prophesying in My name, although it was not I who sent them-- yet they keep saying, 'There will be no sword or famine in this land '-- by sword and famine those prophets shall meet their end!
"Behold, I am against you, O valley dweller, O rocky plain," declares the LORD, "You men who say, 'Who will come down against us? Or who will enter into our habitations?'
"Behold, I am against the prophets," declares the LORD, "who use their tongues and declare, 'The Lord declares.'
Therefore, thus says the Lord GOD, "Because you have spoken falsehood and seen a lie, therefore behold, I am against you," declares the Lord GOD.
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