Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Woe unto the foolish prophets, that follow their own spirit, and have seen nothing!

New American Standard Bible

'Thus says the Lord GOD, "Woe to the foolish prophets who are following their own spirit and have seen nothing.

King James Version

Thus saith the Lord GOD; Woe unto the foolish prophets, that follow their own spirit, and have seen nothing!

Holman Bible

This is what the Lord God says: Woe to the foolish prophets who follow their own spirit and have seen nothing.

International Standard Version

"This is what the Lord GOD says, "How terrible it will be for the false prophets who walk according to their own wrong inclinations and see nothing.

A Conservative Version

Thus says lord LORD: Woe to the foolish prophets, who follow their own spirit, and have seen nothing!

American Standard Version

Thus saith the Lord Jehovah, Woe unto the foolish prophets, that follow their own spirit, and have seen nothing!

Amplified

Thus says the Lord God: Woe to the foolish prophets who follow their own spirit [and things they have not seen] and have seen nothing!

Bible in Basic English

This is what the Lord has said: A curse on the foolish prophets who go after the spirit which is in them and have seen nothing!

Jubilee 2000 Bible

thus hath the Lord GOD said: Woe unto the foolish prophets that follow their own spirit and have seen nothing!

Julia Smith Translation

Thus said the Lord Jehovah: Wo upon the foolish prophets which are going after their spirit, and they saw not

King James 2000

Thus says the Lord GOD; Woe unto the foolish prophets, that follow their own spirit, and have seen nothing!

Lexham Expanded Bible

Thus says the Lord Yahweh: 'Alas, for the foolish prophets who [are] going after their [own] spirit, {and they did not see anything}!

Modern King James verseion

So says the Lord Jehovah, Woe to the foolish prophets who follow their own spirit and have seen nothing!

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thus sayeth the LORD God: Woe be unto those foolish prophets that follow their own spirit, and speak where they see nothing.

NET Bible

This is what the sovereign Lord says: Woe to the foolish prophets who follow their own spirit but have seen nothing!

New Heart English Bible

Thus says the Lord GOD, "Woe to the foolish prophets, who follow their own spirit, and have seen nothing.

The Emphasized Bible

Thus, saith My Lord, Yahweh, Alas for the base prophets, - who follow their own spirit and have seen, nothing.

Webster

Thus saith the Lord GOD; Woe to the foolish prophets, that follow their own spirit, and have seen nothing!

World English Bible

Thus says the Lord Yahweh, Woe to the foolish prophets, who follow their own spirit, and have seen nothing!

Youngs Literal Translation

Thus said the Lord Jehovah: Woe unto the prophets who are foolish, Who are going after their own spirit, And they have seen nothing.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
the Lord
אדני 
'Adonay 
Usage: 438

God
יהוה 
Y@hovih 
Usage: 302

Woe
הוי 
Howy 
woe, Ah, Ho, O, Alas
Usage: 50

נבל 
Nabal 
Usage: 18

נביא 
Nabiy' 
Usage: 315

הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 378

and have seen
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

References

Morish

Context Readings

Condemnation Of False Prophets

2 Son of man, prophesy against the prophets of Israel that prophesy, and say unto them that prophesy out of their own heart, Hear ye the word of Jehovah. 3 Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Woe unto the foolish prophets, that follow their own spirit, and have seen nothing! 4 O Israel, thy prophets have been like foxes in desert places.


Cross References

Jeremiah 23:28-32

The prophet that hath a dream, let him tell the dream; and he that hath my word, let him speak my word faithfully. What is the chaff to the wheat? saith Jehovah.

Lamentations 2:14

Thy prophets have seen vanity and folly for thee; and they have not revealed thine iniquity, to turn away thy captivity; but have seen for thee burdens of falsehood and causes of expulsion.

Hosea 9:7

The days of visitation are come; the days of recompence are come: Israel shall know it: the prophet is a fool, the inspired man is mad, because of the greatness of thine iniquity, and the great enmity.

Zechariah 11:15

And Jehovah said unto me, Take unto thee yet the instruments of a foolish shepherd.

Proverbs 15:2

The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright; but the mouth of the foolish poureth out folly.

Proverbs 15:14

The heart of an intelligent man seeketh knowledge; but the mouth of the foolish feedeth on folly.

Jeremiah 23:1

Woe unto the shepherds that destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture! saith Jehovah.

Ezekiel 13:6-7

They have seen vanity and lying divination, that say, Jehovah saith! and Jehovah hath not sent them; and they make them to hope that the word will be fulfilled.

Ezekiel 13:18

and say, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Woe unto the women that sew pillows for all wrists, and that make veils for the head of persons of every stature to catch souls! Will ye catch the souls of my people, and will ye save your own souls alive?

Ezekiel 34:2

Son of man, prophesy against the shepherds of Israel, prophesy; and say unto them, unto the shepherds, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Woe to the shepherds of Israel that feed themselves! Should not the shepherds feed the flock?

Matthew 23:13-29

But woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, for ye shut up the kingdom of the heavens before men; for ye do not enter, nor do ye suffer those that are entering to go in.

Luke 11:40

Fools, has not he who has made the outside made the inside also?

Luke 11:42-47

But woe unto you, Pharisees, for ye pay tithes of mint and rue and every herb, and pass by the judgment and the love of God: these ye ought to have done, and not have left those aside.

Luke 11:52

Woe unto you, the doctors of the law, for ye have taken away the key of knowledge; yourselves have not entered in, and those who were entering in ye have hindered.

1 Corinthians 9:16

For if I announce the glad tidings, I have nothing to boast of; for a necessity is laid upon me; for it is woe to me if I should not announce the glad tidings.

1 Timothy 6:4

he is puffed up, knowing nothing, but sick about questions and disputes of words, out of which arise envy, strife, injurious words, evil suspicions,

2 Timothy 3:9

But they shall not advance farther; for their folly shall be completely manifest to all, as that of those also became.

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