Parallel Verses

World English Bible

I have seen folly in the prophets of Samaria; they prophesied by 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And I have seen folly in the prophets of Samaria; they prophesied in 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.

King James 2000

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

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.

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 to them as slippery places in the darkness: they shall be driven on, and fall therein; for I will bring evil on them, even the year of their visitation, says Yahweh. 13 I have seen folly in the prophets of Samaria; they prophesied by Baal, and caused my people Israel to err. 14 In the prophets of Jerusalem also I have seen a horrible thing: they commit adultery, and walk in lies; and they strengthen the hands of evildoers, so that none does return from his wickedness: they are all of them become to me as Sodom, and its inhabitants as Gomorrah.


Cross References

Jeremiah 2:8

The priests didn't say, 'Where is Yahweh?' and those who handle the law didn't know me. The rulers also transgressed against me, and the prophets prophesied by Baal, and walked after things that do not profit.

Isaiah 9:16

For those who lead this people lead them astray; and those who are led by them are destroyed.

1 Kings 18:18-21

He answered, "I have not troubled Israel; but you, and your father's house, in that you have forsaken the commandments of Yahweh, and you have followed the Baals.

Hosea 9:7-8

The days of visitation have come. The days of reckoning have come. Israel will consider the prophet to be a fool, and the man who is inspired to be insane, because of the abundance of your sins, and because your hostility is great.

1 Kings 18:25-28

Elijah said to the prophets of Baal, "Choose one bull for yourselves, and dress it first; for you are many; and call on the name of your god, but put no fire under it."

1 Kings 18:40

Elijah said to them, "Seize the prophets of Baal! Don't let one of them escape!" They seized them. Elijah brought them down to the brook Kishon, and killed them there.

2 Chronicles 33:9

Manasseh seduced Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, so that they did evil more than did the nations whom Yahweh destroyed before the children of Israel.

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