New Living Translation
I am against these smooth-tongued prophets who say, 'This prophecy is from the LORD!'
King James Bible
Behold, I am against the prophets, saith the LORD, that use their tongues, and say, He saith.
Darby Bible Translation
Behold, I am against the prophets, saith Jehovah, that use their tongues, and say, He hath said.
World English Bible
Behold, I am against the prophets, says Yahweh, who use their tongues, and say, He says.
Young's Literal Translation
Lo, I am against the prophets, An affirmation of Jehovah, Who are making smooth their tongue, And they affirm -- an affirmation.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
23:31 He - That is, the Lord saith.
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
A vision of the King.
"Therefore," says the LORD, "I am against these prophets who steal messages from each other and claim they are from me.
I am against these false prophets. Their imaginary dreams are flagrant lies that lead my people into sin. I did not send or appoint them, and they have no message at all for my people. I, the Lord, have spoken!
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