Jeremiah 29:21

Jeremiah 29:21

Thus saith the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel
(See Gill on Jeremiah 29:4); of Ahab the son of Kolaiah, and of Zedekiah the son of Maaseiah, which
prophesy a lie unto you:
two false prophets, of whom we have no account any where else but here; and are, no doubt, the prophets, or however two of them, that they of the captivity boasted of that God had raised unto them in Babylon, ( Jeremiah 29:15 ) . The Jews F3 say, and so Jerom relates, that these are the two elders that attempted the chastity of Susannah: behold, I will deliver them into the hand of Nebuchadrezzar king of
Babylon:
they should be suffered to commit some crime against the state, of which notice should be given, and they should be seized as seditious persons; which was so permitted in providence, that they might be brought to punishment for other sins they were guilty of: and he shall slay them before your eyes;
by roasting them with fire: as follows:


FOOTNOTES:

F3 R. Gedaliah Shalshelet Hakabala, fol. 80. 1.
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