Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Because with lies ye have made the heart of the righteous sad, whom I have not made sad; and strengthened the hands of the wicked, that he should not return from his wicked way, by promising him life:

Bible References

With lies

Ezekiel 9:4
And LORD said to him, Go through the midst of the city, through the midst of Jerusalem, and set a mark upon the foreheads of the men who sigh and who cry over all the abominations that are done in the midst of it.
Jeremiah 14:13
Then I said, Ah, lord LORD! Behold, the prophets say to them, Ye shall not see the sword, nor shall ye have famine, but I will give you assured peace in this place.
Jeremiah 23:9
Concerning the prophets: My heart within me is broken. All my bones shake. I am like a drunken man, and like a man whom wine has overcome, because of LORD, and because of his holy words.
Lamentations 2:11
My eyes fail with tears, my heart is troubled, my liver is poured upon the earth, because of the destruction of the daughter of my people, because the young sons and the sucklings faint in the streets of the city.

And strengthened

Jeremiah 23:14
In the prophets of Jerusalem also I have seen a horrible thing. They commit adultery, and walk in lies. And they strengthen the hands of evil-doers, so that none returns from his wickedness. They have all of them become to me as So
Jeremiah 27:14
And hearken not to the words of the prophets who speak to you, saying, Ye shall not serve the king of Babylon, for they prophesy a lie to you.
Jeremiah 28:16
Therefore thus says LORD, Behold, I will send thee away from off the face of the earth. This year thou shall die because thou have spoken rebellion against LORD.
Jeremiah 29:32
therefore thus says LORD: Behold, I will punish Shemaiah the Nehelamite, and his seed. He shall not have a man to dwell among this people, nor shall he behold the good that I will do to my people, says LORD, because he has spoken r

By promising him life

Ezekiel 13:16
[namely], the prophets of Israel who prophesy concerning Jerusalem, and who see visions of peace for her, and there is no peace, says lord LORD.
Genesis 3:4
And the serpent said to the woman, Ye shall not surely die.
Jeremiah 6:14
They have also lightly healed the hurt of my people, saying, Peace, peace, when there is no peace.
Jeremiah 8:11
And they have lightly healed the hurt of the daughter of my people, saying, Peace, peace, when there is no peace.
Jeremiah 23:17
They say continually to those who despise me, LORD has said, Ye shall have peace. And to everyone who walks in the stubbornness of his own heart they say, No evil shall come upon you.
2 Peter 2:18
For, uttering swollen things of vanity, they entice (to sensuality by lusts of flesh) those who actually escaped from those who live in error,