Therefore this is what the LORD says about the prophets who are prophesying in my name: I did not send them, yet they are saying, ‘No sword or famine will touch this land.’ Those same prophets will perish by sword and famine.
Therefore thus saith the LORD concerning the prophets that prophesy in my name, and I sent them not, yet they say, Sword and famine shall not be in this land; By sword and famine shall those prophets be consumed.
Therefore thus says the LORD concerning the prophets who prophesy in my name although I did not send them, and who say, 'Sword and famine shall not come upon this land': By sword and famine those prophets shall be consumed.
Therefore, this is what the LORD says: I will punish these lying prophets, for they have spoken in my name even though I never sent them. They say that no war or famine will come, but they themselves will die by war and famine!
Therefore thus saith the Lord concerning the
The false prophets, as the following description shows:
that prophecy in my name, and I sent them not;
made use of his name, pretending his authority, though they were
not sent by him: yet they say, sword and famine shall not
be in the land;
though the Lord by his true prophet had said there should be
both; which proves that they were not sent by the Lord, since
what they said was in direct opposition to the word of the Lord;
wherefore their doom in righteous judgment follows: by
sword and famine shall these prophets be consumed;
they should be some of the first, if not the first that should
perish by these calamities; which would abundantly prove the
falsehood of their predictions, and show that their lies could
neither secure themselves nor others from the judgments which the
Lord had said should come upon them.