Parallel Verses

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

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?

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.

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

Did you not see (make up) a false vision and speak a lying divination when you said, ‘The Lord declares,’ but it is not I who have 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?

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 They saw vanity and a divination of falsehood, saying, says Jehovah: and Jehovah sent them not: and they waited to raise up the word. 7 Saw ye not a vision of falsehood, and ye said, a divination of a lie, and saying, says Jehovah; and I spake not 8 For this, thus said the Lord Jehovah: Because ye spake falsehood and saw a lie, for this, behold me against you, said the Lord Jehovah.


Cross References

Ezekiel 13:2-3

Son of man, prophesy against the prophets of Israel prophesying, and say to them prophesying from their heart, Hear ye the word of Jehovah.

Ezekiel 13:6

They saw vanity and a divination of falsehood, saying, says Jehovah: and Jehovah sent them not: and they waited to raise up the word.

Matthew 24:23-24

Then if any say to you, Behold, here Christ, or there; believe ye not.

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