Parallel Bible results for Jeremiah 29:20-30

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Jeremiah 29:20-30

NIV 20 Therefore, hear the word of the LORD, all you exiles whom I have sent away from Jerusalem to Babylon. NIV 20 Therefore, hear the word of the LORD, all you exiles whom I have sent away from Jerusalem to Babylon. NIV 21 This is what the LORD Almighty, the God of Israel, says about Ahab son of Kolaiah and Zedekiah son of Maaseiah, who are prophesying lies to you in my name: "I will hand them over to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, and he will put them to death before your very eyes. NIV 21 This is what the LORD Almighty, the God of Israel, says about Ahab son of Kolaiah and Zedekiah son of Maaseiah, who are prophesying lies to you in my name: "I will hand them over to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, and he will put them to death before your very eyes. NIV 22 Because of them, all the exiles from Judah who are in Babylon will use this curse: 'The LORD treat you like Zedekiah and Ahab, whom the king of Babylon burned in the fire.' NIV 22 Because of them, all the exiles from Judah who are in Babylon will use this curse: 'The LORD treat you like Zedekiah and Ahab, whom the king of Babylon burned in the fire.' NIV 23 For they have done outrageous things in Israel; they have committed adultery with their neighbors' wives and in my name have spoken lies, which I did not tell them to do. I know it and am a witness to it," declares the LORD. NIV 23 For they have done outrageous things in Israel; they have committed adultery with their neighbors' wives and in my name have spoken lies, which I did not tell them to do. I know it and am a witness to it," declares the LORD. NIV 24 Tell Shemaiah the Nehelamite, NIV 24 Tell Shemaiah the Nehelamite, NIV 25 "This is what the LORD Almighty, the God of Israel, says: You sent letters in your own name to all the people in Jerusalem, to Zephaniah son of Maaseiah the priest, and to all the other priests. You said to Zephaniah, NIV 25 "This is what the LORD Almighty, the God of Israel, says: You sent letters in your own name to all the people in Jerusalem, to Zephaniah son of Maaseiah the priest, and to all the other priests. You said to Zephaniah, NIV 26 'The LORD has appointed you priest in place of Jehoiada to be in charge of the house of the LORD; you should put any madman who acts like a prophet into the stocks and neck-irons. NIV 26 'The LORD has appointed you priest in place of Jehoiada to be in charge of the house of the LORD; you should put any madman who acts like a prophet into the stocks and neck-irons. NIV 27 So why have you not reprimanded Jeremiah from Anathoth, who poses as a prophet among you? NIV 27 So why have you not reprimanded Jeremiah from Anathoth, who poses as a prophet among you? NIV 28 He has sent this message to us in Babylon: It will be a long time. Therefore build houses and settle down; plant gardens and eat what they produce.' " NIV 28 He has sent this message to us in Babylon: It will be a long time. Therefore build houses and settle down; plant gardens and eat what they produce.' " NIV 29 Zephaniah the priest, however, read the letter to Jeremiah the prophet. NIV 29 Zephaniah the priest, however, read the letter to Jeremiah the prophet. NIV 30 Then the word of the LORD came to Jeremiah: NIV 30 Then the word of the LORD came to Jeremiah: