Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

How long? Is there anything in the hearts of the prophets who prophesy falsehood, even these prophets of the deception of their own heart,

King James Version

How long shall this be in the heart of the prophets that prophesy lies? yea, they are prophets of the deceit of their own heart;

Holman Bible

How long will this continue in the minds of the prophets prophesying lies, prophets of the deceit of their own minds?

International Standard Version

How long will this go on? Is there anything in the hearts of the prophets who prophesy lies, and who prophesy from the deceit that is in their hearts?

A Conservative Version

How long shall this be in the heart of the prophets who prophesy lies, even the prophets of the deceit of their own heart?

American Standard Version

How long shall this be in the heart of the prophets that prophesy lies, even the prophets of the deceit of their own heart?

Amplified

How long [shall this state of affairs continue]? Is there anything in the hearts of the prophets who prophesy falsehood, even these prophets of the deception of their own heart,

Bible in Basic English

Is (my word) in the hearts of the prophets who give out false words, even the prophets of the deceit of their hearts?

Darby Translation

How long shall this be in the heart of the prophets who prophesy falsehood, and who are prophets of the deceit of their own heart?

Julia Smith Translation

How long is it in the heart of the prophets prophesying a lie, and prophesying the deceit of their heart?

King James 2000

How long shall this be in the heart of the prophets that prophesy lies? yea, they are prophets of the deceit of their own heart;

Lexham Expanded Bible

{How long} [will] this be in the hearts of the prophets who prophesy lies, even the prophets of the deceitfulness of their hearts,

Modern King James verseion

How long shall this be in the heart of the prophets who prophesy lies? But they are prophets of the deceit of their own heart,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

How long will this continue in the prophets' hearts: to tell lies, and to preach the crafty subtlety of their own heart?

NET Bible

Those prophets are just prophesying lies. They are prophesying the delusions of their own minds.

New Heart English Bible

How long shall this be in the heart of the prophets who prophesy lies, even the prophets of the deceit of their own heart,

The Emphasized Bible

How long shall it be in the heart of the prophets, To be prophets of falsehood, - And prophets of the deceit of their own heart?

Webster

How long shall this be in the heart of the prophets that prophesy lies? yes, they are prophets of the deceit of their own heart;

World English Bible

How long shall this be in the heart of the prophets who prophesy lies, even the prophets of the deceit of their own heart?

Youngs Literal Translation

Till when is it in the heart of the prophets? The prophets of falsehood, Yea, prophets of the deceit of their heart,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ישׁ 
Yesh 
is, be, have, there,
Usage: 135

of the prophets
נביא 
Nabiy' 
Usage: 315

נבא 
Naba' 
Usage: 115

שׁקר 
Sheqer 
Usage: 113

נביא 
Nabiy' 
Usage: 315

of the deceit
תּרמית תּרמוּת תּרמהo 
Tormah 
Usage: 6

References

Context Readings

The Unfaithful Prophets

25 “I have heard what the prophets have said who prophesy falsely in My name, saying, ‘I had a dream, I had a dream!’ 26 How long? Is there anything in the hearts of the prophets who prophesy falsehood, even these prophets of the deception of their own heart, 27 who intend to make My people forget My name by their dreams which they relate to one another, just as their fathers forgot My name because of Baal?


Cross References

1 Timothy 4:1-2

But the Spirit explicitly says that in later times some will fall away from the faith, paying attention to deceitful spirits and doctrines of demons,

Psalm 4:2

O sons of men, how long will my honor become a reproach?
How long will you love what is worthless and aim at deception? Selah.

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 4:14

Wash your heart from evil, O Jerusalem,
That you may be saved.
How long will your wicked thoughts
Lodge within you?

Jeremiah 13:27

“As for your adulteries and your lustful neighings,
The lewdness of your prostitution
On the hills in the field,
I have seen your abominations.
Woe to you, O Jerusalem!
How long will you remain unclean?”

Jeremiah 14:14

Then the Lord said to me, “The prophets are prophesying falsehood in My name. I have neither sent them nor commanded them nor spoken to them; they are prophesying to you a false vision, divination, futility and the deception of their own minds.

Jeremiah 17:9

“The heart is more deceitful than all else
And is desperately sick;
Who can understand it?

Hosea 8:5

He has rejected your calf, O Samaria, saying,
“My anger burns against them!”
How long will they be incapable of innocence?

Acts 13:10

and said, “You who are full of all deceit and fraud, you son of the devil, you enemy of all righteousness, will you not cease to make crooked the straight ways of the Lord?

2 Thessalonians 2:9-11

that is, the one whose coming is in accord with the activity of Satan, with all power and signs and false wonders,

2 Timothy 4:3

For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but wanting to have their ears tickled, they will accumulate for themselves teachers in accordance to their own desires,

2 Peter 2:13-16

suffering wrong as the wages of doing wrong. They count it a pleasure to revel in the daytime. They are stains and blemishes, reveling in their deceptions, as they carouse with you,

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