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Summary

Behold, I am against them that prophesy false dreams, saith the LORD, and do tell them, and cause my people to err by their lies, and by their lightness; yet I sent them not, nor commanded them: therefore they shall not profit this people at all, saith the LORD.

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Bible References

To err

Jeremiah 23:16
The Lord who rules over all says to the people of Jerusalem: "Do not listen to what those prophets are saying to you. They are filling you with false hopes. They are reporting visions of their own imaginations, not something the Lord has given them to say.
Jeremiah 27:14
Do not listen to the prophets who are telling you that you do not need to serve the king of Babylon. For they are prophesying lies to you.
Jeremiah 28:15
Then the prophet Jeremiah told the prophet Hananiah, "Listen, Hananiah! The Lord did not send you! You are making these people trust in a lie!
Jeremiah 29:21
"The Lord God of Israel who rules over all also has something to say about Ahab son of Kolaiah and Zedekiah son of Maaseiah, who are prophesying lies to you and claiming my authority to do so. 'I will hand them over to King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon and he will execute them before your very eyes.
Deuteronomy 18:20
"But if any prophet presumes to speak anything in my name that I have not authorized him to speak, or speaks in the name of other gods, that prophet must die.
Isaiah 3:12
Oppressors treat my people cruelly; creditors rule over them. My people's leaders mislead them; they give you confusing directions.
Ezekiel 13:7
Have you not seen a false vision and announced a lying omen when you say, "the Lord declares," although I myself never spoke?
Zechariah 13:2
And also on that day," says the Lord who rules over all, "I will remove the names of the idols from the land and they will never again be remembered. Moreover, I will remove the prophets and the unclean spirit from the land.
Revelation 19:20
Now the beast was seized, and along with him the false prophet who had performed the signs on his behalf -- signs by which he deceived those who had received the mark of the beast and those who worshiped his image. Both of them were thrown alive into the lake of fire burning with sulfur.

And by

Zephaniah 3:4
Her prophets are proud; they are deceitful men. Her priests defile what is holy; they break God's laws.
2 Corinthians 1:17
Therefore when I was planning to do this, I did not do so without thinking about what I was doing, did I? Or do I make my plans according to mere human standards so that I would be saying both "Yes, yes" and "No, no" at the same time?

Therefore

Jeremiah 23:22
But if they had stood in my inner circle, they would have proclaimed my message to my people. They would have caused my people to turn from their wicked ways and stop doing the evil things they are doing.
Jeremiah 7:8
"'But just look at you! You are putting your confidence in a false belief that will not deliver you.
Lamentations 2:14
(Nun) Your prophets saw visions for you that were worthless lies. They failed to expose your sin so as to restore your fortunes. They saw oracles for you that were worthless lies.
Matthew 15:14
Leave them! They are blind guides. If someone who is blind leads another who is blind, both will fall into a pit."

General references

Jeremiah 23:21
I did not send those prophets. Yet they were in a hurry to give their message. I did not tell them anything. Yet they prophesied anyway.

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