Jeremiah 42:20

Overview - Jeremiah 42
Johanan desires Jeremiah to enquire of God, promising obedience to his will.
Jeremiah assures him of safety in Judea;
13 and destruction in Egypt.
19 He reproves their hypocrisy, in enquiring of the Lord that which they mean not to follow.
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Jeremiah 42:20  (King James Version)
For ye dissembled in your hearts, when ye sent me unto the LORD your God, saying, Pray for us unto the LORD our God; and according unto all that the LORD our God shall say, so declare unto us, and we will do it.

For ye
God made known to the prophet their dissimulation; which he shunned not to declare to them.
3:10 17:10 Psalms 18:44 ; 65:3 Ezekiel 14:3 Ezekiel 14:4 ; 33:31 Matthew 22:15-18 Matthew 22:35
Galatians 6:7

dissembled in your hearts
Hebrew have used deceit against
your souls.
Numbers 16:38 ; James 1:22