Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Where are now your prophets which prophesied unto you, saying, The king of Babylon shall not come against you, nor against this land?
And so they have healed the grievous wound of my people, slightly, Saying, Peace, peace, when there was no peace,
And so they have healed the grievous wound of the daughter of my people, slightly, - Saying, Peace! peace! when there was no peace!
Then said I, Ah, My Lord Yahweh! Lo! the prophets, are saying to them - Ye shall not see the sword And famine, shall ye not have, - For prosperity in truth, will I give you, in this place.
They keep on saying to them who despise me, Yahweh, hath spoken, saying, Prosperity, shall ye have! And to every one who is going on in the stubbornness of his own heart, have they said, There shall come on you, no calamity
Do not, then hearken unto the words of the prophets who are speaking unto you, saying - Ye shall not serve the king of Babylon, - for falsehood, are they prophesying unto you.
And it came to pass in that year, in the beginning of the reign of Zedekiah king of Judah, in the fourth year in the fifth month, that Hananiah son of Azzur the prophet who was of Gibeon, spake unto me, in the house of Yahweh, before the eyes of the priests and all the people, saying:
Send thou unto all them of the captivity, saying, Thus, saith Yahweh, Concerning Shemaiah the Nehelamite, - Because Shemaiah, hath prophesied to you, when, I, had not sent him, And hath caused you to trust in falsehood,
Thy prophets, have had visions for thee, false and foolish, and have not unveiled thine iniquity, to turn back thy captivity, - Yea they have had visions for thee, oracles of falsehood, and enticements!
Because, yea, even because, they have led astray my people saying. Prosperity! when there was no prosperity, - and one man, was building a partition wall, when there they were! eating it with whitewash
By their wickedness, they gladden a king, and, by their flatteries, - rulers.