Parallel Verses

King James 2000

And I have seen folly in the prophets of Samaria; they prophesied in Baal, and caused my people Israel to err.

New American Standard Bible

"Moreover, among the prophets of Samaria I saw an offensive thing: They prophesied by Baal and led My people Israel astray.

King James Version

And I have seen folly in the prophets of Samaria; they prophesied in Baal, and caused my people Israel to err.

Holman Bible

Among the prophets of Samaria
I saw something disgusting:
They prophesied by Baal
and led My people Israel astray.

International Standard Version

"Among the prophets of Samaria I saw a disgusting thing, for they prophesied by Baal and led my people Israel astray.

A Conservative Version

And I have seen folly in the prophets of Samaria. They prophesied by Baal, and caused my people Israel to err.

American Standard Version

And I have seen folly in the prophets of Samaria; they prophesied by Baal, and caused my people Israel to err.

Amplified

And I have seen folly in the prophets of Samaria: they prophesied by Baal and caused My people Israel to err and go astray.

Bible in Basic English

And I have seen ways without sense in the prophets of Samaria; they became prophets of the Baal, causing my people Israel to go wrong.

Darby Translation

And I have seen folly in the prophets of Samaria: they prophesied by Baal, and caused my people Israel to err.

Julia Smith Translation

And I saw folly in the prophets of Shomeron; they prophesied in Baal, and they will cause my people Israel to wander.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Now in the prophets of Samaria I saw a disgusting thing. They prophesied by Baal and they caused my people Israel to err.

Modern King James verseion

And I have seen frivolity in the prophets of Samaria; they prophesied by Baal and caused My people Israel to go astray.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I have seen folly among the Prophets of Samaria, that they preached for Baal, and deceived my people of Israel.

NET Bible

The Lord says, "I saw the prophets of Samaria doing something that was disgusting. They prophesied in the name of the god Baal and led my people Israel astray.

New Heart English Bible

"I have seen folly in the prophets of Samaria; they prophesied by Baal, and caused my people Israel to err.

The Emphasized Bible

Even among the prophets of Samaria, had I seen a foolish thing, - They prophesied by Baal, And led astray my people Israel.

Webster

And I have seen folly in the prophets of Samaria; they prophesied in Baal, and caused my people Israel to err.

World English Bible

I have seen folly in the prophets of Samaria; they prophesied by Baal, and caused my people Israel to err.

Youngs Literal Translation

And in prophets of Samaria I have seen folly, They have prophesied by Baal, And cause my people -- Israel -- to err.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

תּפלה 
Tiphlah 
Usage: 3

in the prophets
נביא 
Nabiy' 
Usage: 315

of Samaria
שׁמרון 
Shom@rown 
Usage: 109

נבא 
Naba' 
Usage: 115

in Baal
בּעל 
Ba`al 
Usage: 81

and caused my people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Jeremiah 23:13

Context Readings

The Unfaithful Prophets

12 Therefore their way shall be unto them as slippery ways in the darkness: they shall be driven on, and fall in it: for I will bring evil upon them, even the year of their punishment, says the LORD. 13  And I have seen folly in the prophets of Samaria; they prophesied in Baal, and caused my people Israel to err. 14 I have seen also in the prophets of Jerusalem a horrible thing: they commit adultery, and walk in lies: they strengthen also the hands of evildoers, that none does return from his wickedness: they are all of them unto me as Sodom, and its inhabitants as Gomorrah.


Cross References

Jeremiah 2:8

The priests said not, Where is the LORD? and they that handle the law knew me not: the rulers also transgressed against me, and the prophets prophesied by Baal, and walked after things that do not profit.

Isaiah 9:16

For the leaders of this people cause them to err; and they that are led by them are destroyed.

1 Kings 18:18-21

And he answered, I have not troubled Israel; but you, and your father's house, in that you have forsaken the commandments of the LORD, and you have followed Baalim.

Hosea 9:7-8

The days of punishment have come, the days of recompense have come; Israel shall know it: the prophet is a fool, the spiritual man is mad, because of the multitude of your iniquity, and the great hatred.

1 Kings 18:25-28

And Elijah said unto the prophets of Baal, Choose you one bullock for yourselves, and prepare it first; for you are many; and call on the name of your gods, but put no fire under it.

1 Kings 18:40

And Elijah said unto them, Take the prophets of Baal; let not one of them escape. And they took them: and Elijah brought them down to the brook Kishon, and slew them there.

2 Chronicles 33:9

So Manasseh made Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem to err, and to do worse than the nations, which the LORD had destroyed before the children of Israel.

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