Jeremiah 23:29-34 NIV

29 "Is not my word like fire,"1 declares the LORD, "and like a hammer2 that breaks a rock in pieces?

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30 "Therefore," declares the LORD, "I am against3 the prophets4 who steal from one another words supposedly from me.

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31 Yes," declares the LORD, "I am against the prophets who wag their own tongues and yet declare, 'The LORD declares.'5

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      32 Indeed, I am against those who prophesy false dreams,6" declares the LORD. "They tell them and lead my people astray7 with their reckless lies,8 yet I did not send9 or appoint them. They do not benefit10 these people in the least," declares the LORD.

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          False Oracles and False Prophets

          33 "When these people, or a prophet or a priest, ask you, 'What is the oraclea11 of the LORD?' say to them, 'What oracle?b I will forsake12 you, declares the LORD.'

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            • d 23:33 - Or "burden" (see Septuagint and Vulgate)
            • e 23:33 - Hebrew; Septuagint and Vulgate "'You are the burden." (The Hebrew for "oracle" and "burden" is the same.)
              34 If a prophet or a priest or anyone else claims, 'This is the oracle13 of the LORD,' I will punish14 that man and his household.

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