New Living Translation
because they are telling you lies in my name. I have not sent them," says the LORD.
King James Bible
For they prophesy falsely unto you in my name: I have not sent them, saith the LORD.
Darby Bible Translation
For they prophesy falsely unto you in my name: I have not sent them, saith Jehovah.
World English Bible
For they prophesy falsely to you in my name: I have not sent them, says Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation
For with falsehood they are prophesying to you in My name; I have not sent them, an affirmation of Jehovah.
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"For from of old men have not heard, nor perceived by the ear, neither hath the eye seen a God beside thee who worketh for him that waiteth for him."--Isaiah 64:4. The assertion voiced in the title given this chapter is but another way of declaring that God has of His own motion placed Himself under the law of prayer, and has obligated Himself to answer the prayers of men. He has ordained prayer as a means whereby He will do things through men as they pray, which He would not otherwise do. Prayer …
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Do not listen to the false prophets who keep telling you, 'The king of Babylon will not conquer you.' They are liars.
This is what the LORD says: 'I have not sent these prophets! They are telling you lies in my name, so I will drive you from this land. You will all die--you and all these prophets, too.'"
This is what the LORD of Heaven's Armies, the God of Israel, says about your prophets--Ahab son of Kolaiah and Zedekiah son of Maaseiah--who are telling you lies in my name: "I will turn them over to Nebuchadnezzar for execution before your eyes.
For these men have done terrible things among my people. They have committed adultery with their neighbors' wives and have lied in my name, saying things I did not command. I am a witness to this. I, the LORD, have spoken."
"Send an open letter to all the exiles in Babylon. Tell them, 'This is what the LORD says concerning Shemaiah the Nehelamite: Since he has prophesied to you when I did not send him and has tricked you into believing his lies,
Your prophets have said so many foolish things, false to the core. They did not save you from exile by pointing out your sins. Instead, they painted false pictures, filling you with false hope.
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