Jeremiah 23:30
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New Living Translation
"Therefore," says the LORD, "I am against these prophets who steal messages from each other and claim they are from me.

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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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

23:30 That steal - That conspire together what to say to deceive the people, and so steal what they say one from another.

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The Trinity
Q-6. HOW MANY PERSONS ARE THERE IN THE GODHEAD? A: Three persons, yet but one God. 'There are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost, and these three are one.' I John 5:5. God is but one, yet are there three distinct persons subsisting in one Godhead. This is a sacred mystery, which the light within man could never have discovered. As the two natures in Christ, yet but one person, is a wonder; so three persons, yet but one Godhead. Here is a great deep, the Father
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

The Nature of Spiritual Hunger
Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness Matthew 5:6 We are now come to the fourth step of blessedness: Blessed are they that hunger'. The words fall into two parts: a duty implied; a promise annexed. A duty implied: Blessed are they that hunger'. Spiritual hunger is a blessed hunger. What is meant by hunger? Hunger is put for desire (Isaiah 26:9). Spiritual hunger is the rational appetite whereby the soul pants after that which it apprehends most suitable and proportional
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12

Approaching Doom
The first years of Jehoiakim's reign were filled with warnings of approaching doom. The word of the Lord spoken by the prophets was about to be fulfilled. The Assyrian power to the northward, long supreme, was no longer to rule the nations. Egypt on the south, in whose power the king of Judah was vainly placing his trust, was soon to receive a decided check. All unexpectedly a new world power, the Babylonian Empire, was rising to the eastward and swiftly overshadowing all other nations. Within a
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

A vision of the King.
ONE of the most blessed occupations for the believer is the prayerful searching of God's holy Word to discover there new glories and fresh beauties of Him, who is altogether lovely. Shall we ever find out all which the written Word reveals of Himself and His worthiness? This wonderful theme can never be exhausted. The heart which is devoted to Him and longs through the presence and indwelling of the Holy Spirit to be closer to the Lord, to hear and know more of Himself, will always find something
Arno Gaebelein—The Lord of Glory

Cross References
Deuteronomy 18:20
But any prophet who falsely claims to speak in my name or who speaks in the name of another god must die.'

Psalm 34:16
But the LORD turns his face against those who do evil; he will erase their memory from the earth.

Jeremiah 14:14
Then the LORD said, "These prophets are telling lies in my name. I did not send them or tell them to speak. I did not give them any messages. They prophesy of visions and revelations they have never seen or heard. They speak foolishness made up in their own lying hearts.

Jeremiah 14:15
Therefore, this is what the LORD says: I will punish these lying prophets, for they have spoken in my name even though I never sent them. They say that no war or famine will come, but they themselves will die by war and famine!

Jeremiah 21:13
I will personally fight against the people in Jerusalem, that mighty fortress--the people who boast, "No one can touch us here. No one can break in here."

Jeremiah 23:31
I am against these smooth-tongued prophets who say, 'This prophecy is from the LORD!'

Ezekiel 13:8
"Therefore, this is what the Sovereign LORD says: Because what you say is false and your visions are a lie, I will stand against you, says the Sovereign LORD.

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