Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

They're prophesying a lie to you in order to remove you far away from your land. I'll drive you out and you will perish.

New American Standard Bible

"For they prophesy a lie to you in order to remove you far from your land; and I will drive you out and you will perish.

King James Version

For they prophesy a lie unto you, to remove you far from your land; and that I should drive you out, and ye should perish.

Holman Bible

for they prophesy a lie to you so that you will be removed from your land. I will banish you, and you will perish.

A Conservative Version

For they prophesy a lie to you, to remove you far from your land, and that I should drive you out, and ye should perish.

American Standard Version

for they prophesy a lie unto you, to remove you far from your land, and that I should drive you out, and ye should perish.

Amplified

For they prophesy a lie to you which will cause you to be removed far from your land; and I will drive you out, and you will perish.

Bible in Basic English

For they say false words to you, so that you may be sent away far from your land, and so that you may be forced out by me and come to destruction.

Darby Translation

For they prophesy falsehood unto you, to remove you far from your land, and that I should drive you out, and ye should perish.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For they prophesy a lie unto you, to remove you far from your land; and that I should drive you out, and ye should perish.

Julia Smith Translation

For they are prophesying a lie to you so as to remove you far off from your land; and I thrust you away, and ye perished.

King James 2000

For they prophesy a lie unto you, to remove you far from your land; and that I should drive you out, and you should perish.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For they [are] prophesying to you a lie, so that you [will be] removed from your land, and I will drive you away, and you will perish.

Modern King James verseion

For they prophesy a lie to you, to remove you far from your land, and that I should drive you out and you should perish.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For they preach you lies, to bring you far from your land, and that I might cast you out, and destroy you.

NET Bible

Do not listen to them, because their prophecies are lies. Listening to them will only cause you to be taken far away from your native land. I will drive you out of your country and you will die in exile.

New Heart English Bible

for they prophesy a lie to you, to remove you far from your land, and that I should drive you out, and you should perish.

The Emphasized Bible

for falsehood, are they prophesying unto you, that ye may be far removed from off your own soil, and I drive you out, and ye be destroyed

Webster

For they prophesy a lie to you, to remove you far from your land; and that I should drive you out, and ye should perish.

World English Bible

for they prophesy a lie to you, to remove you far from your land, and that I should drive you out, and you should perish.

Youngs Literal Translation

For falsehood they are prophesying to you, so as to remove you far from off your ground, and I have driven you out, and ye have perished.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נבא 
Naba' 
Usage: 115

a lie
שׁקר 
Sheqer 
Usage: 113

רחק 
Rachaq 
...far, ...off, ...away, remove, good way
Usage: 57

אדמה 
'adamah 
Usage: 225

נדח 
Nadach 
Usage: 53

References

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Jeremiah Uses Fetters And Yokes To Illustrate His Message Of Submission

9 You aren't to listen to your prophets, your diviners, your dreamers, your soothsayers, and your sorcerers who say to you, "Don't serve the king of Babylon.' 10 They're prophesying a lie to you in order to remove you far away from your land. I'll drive you out and you will perish. 11 But I'll let the nation that brings its neck under the yoke of the king of Babylon and serves him remain in its own land," declares the LORD, "and they'll work it and remain in it."'"


Cross References

Jeremiah 32:31

"Indeed, this city has provoked me to anger and wrath from the day they built it until now, and so I'll remove it from my sight

Jeremiah 23:25

"I've heard what the prophets who prophesy lies in my name have said: "I had a dream; I had a dream.'

Jeremiah 27:14

Don't listen to the words of the prophets who say to you, "You won't serve the king of Babylon.' Indeed, they're prophesying a lie to you.

Jeremiah 28:16

Therefore, this is what the LORD says: "I'm about to remove you from the face of the earth. This year you will die because you have preached rebellion against the LORD.'"

Lamentations 2:14

Your prophets look on your behalf; they see false and deceptive visions. They did not expose your sins in order to restore what had been captured. Instead, they crafted oracles for you that are false and misleading.

Ezekiel 14:9-11

"Now as to the prophet, if through deceit he delivers a message, I the LORD have deceived that prophet! I'll reach out in opposition to him and exterminate him from among my people Israel.

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