Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

""They say, ""declares the LORD," even though the LORD didn't send them. And they hope for the fulfillment of their message. You've crafted a false prophesy and spoken deceptive divination, haven't you? But then you say, ""declares the LORD," although I haven't spoken a single word.

New American Standard Bible

"Did you not see a false vision and speak a lying divination when you said, 'The LORD declares,' but it is not I who have spoken?"'"

King James Version

Have ye not seen a vain vision, and have ye not spoken a lying divination, whereas ye say, The LORD saith it; albeit I have not spoken?

Holman Bible

Didn’t you see a false vision and speak a lying divination when you proclaimed, ‘This is the Lord’s declaration,’ even though I had not spoken?

A Conservative Version

Have ye not seen a FALSE vision, and have ye not spoken a lying divination, in that ye say, LORD says, albeit I have not spoken?

American Standard Version

Have ye not seen a false vision, and have ye not spoken a lying divination, in that ye say, Jehovah saith; albeit I have not spoken?

Amplified

Have you not seen a false vision and have you not spoken a lying divination when you say, The Lord says, although I have not spoken?

Bible in Basic English

Have you not seen a vision without substance and have you not falsely made use of secret arts, when you say, The Lord has said; though I have said nothing?

Darby Translation

Have ye not seen a vain vision, and spoken a lying divination, when ye say, Jehovah saith; and I have not spoken?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Have ye not seen a vain vision and have ye not spoken a lying divination, whereas ye say, The LORD hath said it; albeit I have not spoken?

Julia Smith Translation

Saw ye not a vision of falsehood, and ye said, a divination of a lie, and saying, says Jehovah; and I spake not

King James 2000

Have you not seen a vain vision, and have you not spoken a lying divination, whenever you say, The LORD says it; although I have not spoken?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Have you not seen {a false vision} and spoken {lying divination}, and [you] said, 'Declaration of Yahweh!' but {I myself did not speak}.

Modern King James verseion

Did you not see a vain vision, and speak a lying divination? Yet you say, Jehovah says; although I have not spoken?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Vain visions have ye seen, and spoken false prophesies, when ye say, 'The LORD hath spoken it,' whereas I never said it.

NET Bible

Have you not seen a false vision and announced a lying omen when you say, "the Lord declares," although I myself never spoke?

New Heart English Bible

"Haven't you seen a false vision, and haven't you spoken a lying divination, in that you say, "The LORD says"; but I have not spoken?

The Emphasized Bible

Is it not a Vision of falsehood, ye have seen, and a Divination of lies, ye have spoken, Since ye are saying. Declareth Yahweh! when I have not spoken

Webster

Have ye not seen a vain vision, and have ye not spoken a lying divination, whereas ye say, The LORD saith it, although I have not spoken?

World English Bible

Haven't you seen a false vision, and haven't you spoken a lying divination, in that you say, Yahweh says; but I have not spoken?

Youngs Literal Translation

A vain vision have ye not seen, And a lying divination spoken, When ye say: An affirmation of Jehovah, And I have not spoken?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Have ye not seen
חזה 
Chazah 
Usage: 54

a vain
שׁו שׁואo 
Shav' 
Usage: 53

מחזה 
Machazeh 
Usage: 4

and have ye not spoken
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

a lying
כּזב 
Kazab 
Usage: 30

מקסם 
Miqcam 
Usage: 2

נאם 
N@'um 
Usage: 376

References

American

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Condemnation Of False Prophets

6 Instead, they crafted false prophecies and divination. 7 ""They say, ""declares the LORD," even though the LORD didn't send them. And they hope for the fulfillment of their message. You've crafted a false prophesy and spoken deceptive divination, haven't you? But then you say, ""declares the LORD," although I haven't spoken a single word. 8 ""Therefore this is what the Lord GOD says, "Because you've spoken falsehood and deceptions, I am therefore opposing you," declares the Lord GOD.


Cross References

Ezekiel 13:2-3

"Son of Man, prophesy against the prophets of Israel, who even now are prophesying, and tell those prophets that keep on prophesying according to what they wish would happen, "Listen to what the LORD says.'"

Ezekiel 13:6

Instead, they crafted false prophecies and divination.

Matthew 24:23-24

"At that time, if anyone says to you, "Look! Here's the Messiah!' or "There he is!', don't believe it,

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