Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And her prophets have daubed them with untempered morter, seeing vanity, and divining lies unto them, saying, Thus saith the Lord GOD, when the LORD hath not spoken.

General references

Bible References

Prophets

Ezekiel 22:25
There is a conspiracy of her prophets in her midst like a roaring lion tearing the prey. They have devoured lives; they have taken treasure and precious things; they have made many widows in the midst of her.
Ezekiel 13:10
It is definitely because they have misled My people by saying, ‘Peace!’ when there is no peace. And when anyone builds a wall, behold, they plaster it over with whitewash;
Isaiah 30:10
Who say to the seers, “You must not see visions”;
And to the prophets, “You must not prophesy to us what is right,
Speak to us pleasant words,
Prophesy illusions.
Jeremiah 8:10
“Therefore I will give their wives to others,
Their fields to new owners;
Because from the least even to the greatest
Everyone is greedy for gain;
From the prophet even to the priest
Everyone practices deceit.

Seeing

Ezekiel 13:22
Because you disheartened the righteous with falsehood when I did not cause him grief, but have encouraged the wicked not to turn from his wicked way and preserve his life,
Ezekiel 21:29
while they see for you false visions, while they divine lies for you—to place you on the necks of the wicked who are slain, whose day has come, in the time of the punishment of the end.
Jeremiah 23:25
“I have heard what the prophets have said who prophesy falsely in My name, saying, ‘I had a dream, I had a dream!’
Lamentations 2:14
Your prophets have seen for you
False and foolish visions;
And they have not exposed your iniquity
So as to restore you from captivity,
But they have seen for you false and misleading oracles.
Zephaniah 3:4
Her prophets are reckless, treacherous men;
Her priests have profaned the sanctuary.
They have done violence to the law.

Thus saith the lord

Ezekiel 13:6
They see falsehood and lying divination who are saying, ‘The Lord declares,’ when the Lord has not sent them; yet they hope for the fulfillment of their word.
Jeremiah 23:21
I did not send these prophets,
But they ran.
I did not speak to them,
But they prophesied.
Jeremiah 28:2
Thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel, ‘I have broken the yoke of the king of Babylon.
Jeremiah 29:8
For thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel, ‘Do not let your prophets who are in your midst and your diviners deceive you, and do not listen to the dreams which they dream.
Jeremiah 37:19
Where then are your prophets who prophesied to you, saying, ‘The king of Babylon will not come against you or against this land’?

General references

Proverbs 4:17
For they eat the bread of wickedness
And drink the wine of violence.
Acts 24:9
The Jews also joined in the attack, asserting that these things were so.