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Ezekiel 14:10

10 They will bear their guilt—the prophet will be as guilty as the one who consults him.

Read Ezekiel 14:10 Using Other Translations

And they shall bear the punishment of their iniquity: the punishment of the prophet shall be even as the punishment of him that seeketh unto him;
And they shall bear their punishment--the punishment of the prophet and the punishment of the inquirer shall be alike--
False prophets and those who seek their guidance will all be punished for their sins.

What does Ezekiel 14:10 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Ezekiel 14:10

And they shall bear the punishment of their iniquity
Both the false prophet, and those that sought unto him, and were deceived by him; and which being laid according to the strictness of divine justice, is intolerable: sad is the case when a man is obliged to bear his own sins, and the punishment of them, and has no surety to undertake for him, and be a mediator between God and him, and make atonement for him: the punishment of the prophet shall be even as the punishment of him
that seekest [unto him];
they being both alike culpable, each pursuing the desires of their own evil hearts; the one seeking for smooth things to be spoken to him; the other speaking them, in order to gratify him, and for the sake of gain; the one being a false prophet, and the other seeking to and inquiring of him, though he was such, slighting and rejecting the true prophets of the Lord; both being deceived, and both blind, and so should fall into the same ditch, being under the same judicial blindness and hardness of heart. The Targum is,

``according to the sin of him that comes to learn and learns not; according to the sin of the false prophet shall it be.''
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