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