Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

If there be a man, who goeth after wind, and, falsehood, hath woven, saying - I will discourse to thee, concerning wine and strong drink, then shall he become a fountain of discourse unto this people.

New American Standard Bible

“If a man walking after wind and falsehood
Had told lies and said,
‘I will speak out to you concerning wine and liquor,’
He would be spokesman to this people.

King James Version

If a man walking in the spirit and falsehood do lie, saying, I will prophesy unto thee of wine and of strong drink; he shall even be the prophet of this people.

Holman Bible

If a man of wind comes
and invents lies:
“I will preach to you about wine and beer,”
he would be just the preacher for this people!

International Standard Version

Suppose a man who keeps company with a deceiving spirit prophesies like this: "Drink wine and strong drink!' Won't the people accept him as a prophet?"

A Conservative Version

If a man walking in a spirit of falsehood lies, [saying], I will prophesy to thee of wine and of strong drink, he shall even be the prophet of this people.

American Standard Version

If a man walking in a spirit of falsehood do lie,'saying , I will prophesy unto thee of wine and of strong drink; he shall even be the prophet of this people.

Amplified


“If a man walking in a false spirit [spouting deception]
Should lie and say,
‘I will prophesy to you [O Israel] of wine and liquor (greed, sensual pleasure),’
He would be the acceptable spokesman of this people.

Bible in Basic English

If a man came with a false spirit of deceit, saying, I will be a prophet to you of wine and strong drink: he would be the sort of prophet for this people.

Darby Translation

If a man walking in wind and falsehood do lie, saying, I will prophesy unto thee of wine and of strong drink, he shall be the prophet of this people.

Julia Smith Translation

If a man going in the spirit and falsehood, lying, I will drop to thee for wine and for strong drink; and he was the dropping of this people.

King James 2000

If a man walking in the spirit of falsehood does lie, saying, I will prophesy unto you of wine and of strong drink; he shall even be the prophet of this people.

Lexham Expanded Bible

If a man walks about in a spirit of deception and lies, [saying] "I will preach to you of wine and strong drink," then he would be a preacher [for] this people!

Modern King James verseion

If a man walks with wind and lies falsely, saying, I will drop words to you for wine and for strong drink, he shall even be a dropper of words for this people.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If I were a fleshly fellow, and a preacher of lies, and told them that they might sit bibbing and bolling, and be drunken: O that were a Prophet for this people!

NET Bible

If a lying windbag should come and say, 'I'll promise you blessings of wine and beer,' he would be just the right preacher for these people!

New Heart English Bible

If a man walking in a spirit of falsehood lies: "I will prophesy to you of wine and of strong drink;" he would be the prophet of this people.

Webster

If a man walking in the spirit and falsehood doth lie, saying, I will prophesy to thee of wine and of strong drink; he shall even be the prophet of this people.

World English Bible

If a man walking in a spirit of falsehood lies: "I will prophesy to you of wine and of strong drink;" he would be the prophet of this people.

Youngs Literal Translation

If one is going with the wind, And with falsehood hath lied: 'I prophesy to thee of wine, and of strong drink,' He hath been the prophet of this people!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If
לוּ לא לוּא 
Luw' 
if, would God, O that, Oh, would it might be, if haply, peradventure, Oh that, pray thee, Though, would
Usage: 22

a man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

in the spirit
רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 378

and falsehood
שׁקר 
Sheqer 
Usage: 113

do lie
כּזב 
Kazab 
Usage: 17

saying, I will prophesy
נטף 
Nataph 
Usage: 18

יין 
Yayin 
Usage: 140

and of strong drink
שׁכר 
Shekar 
Usage: 23

he shall even be the prophet
נטף 
Nataph 
Usage: 18

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

God's Word Rejected

10 Arise ye and depart, for, this, is not the place of rest, - Because it is defiled, it shall make desolate with a desolation that is ruthless. 11 If there be a man, who goeth after wind, and, falsehood, hath woven, saying - I will discourse to thee, concerning wine and strong drink, then shall he become a fountain of discourse unto this people. 12 I will, surely assemble, O Jacob, all of thee, I will, surely gather, the remnant of Israel, at once, will I make them like sheep in distress, - Like a flock in the midst of its pasture, shall they hum with men,



Cross References

Jeremiah 5:31

The prophets, have prophesied, falsely, And the priests tread down by their means, And, my people, love it, so, - What then can ye do as to her latter end?

Isaiah 30:10-11

Who have said to the seers, Ye must not see! To the prophets, Ye must not prophesy to us reproofs! Speak to us smooth things, Prophesy delusions:

1 Kings 13:18

And he said to him-I also, am a prophet, like unto thee, and, a messenger, hath spoken unto me, by the word of Yahweh, saying - Bring him back with thee, into thy house, that he may eat bread, and drink water. He deceived him.

1 Kings 22:6

Then said Jehoshaphat unto the king of Israel, - Seek, I pray thee, at once, the word of Yahweh. So the king of Israel gathered together the prophets, about four hundred men, and said unto them - Shall I go against Ramoth-gilead, to battle, or shall I forbear? And they said - Go up, that the Lord may deliver it into the hand of the king.

1 Kings 22:21-23

Then came forth a spirit, and stood before Yahweh, and said - I, will persuade him.

2 Chronicles 18:19-22

Then said Yahweh, Who will persuade Ahab king of Israel, that he may go up and fall in Ramoth-gilead? And one spake, saying after this manner, and another, saying after that manner.

Isaiah 9:15

The eider and favourite, he, is the head, - And the prophet teaching falsehood, he, is the tail;

Jeremiah 6:13-14

For, from the least of them, even unto the greatest of them, Every one, graspeth with greed, - And from the prophet even unto the priest, Every one, dealeth, falsely;

Jeremiah 8:10-11

Therefore, will I give - Their wives to others, Their fields to such as shall take possession of them, For from the least, even unto the greatest, Every one, is, wholly given to extortion: From the prophet even unto the priest, Every one, dealeth, falsely.

Jeremiah 14:14

So then Yahweh said unto me, Falsehood, are the prophets prophesying in my name, I have not sent them Neither have I commanded them, Neither have I spoken unto them, - A vision of falsehood, and A divination of worthlessness and A fraud of their own hearts, They, are prophesying unto you.

Jeremiah 23:14

But among the prophets of Jerusalem, have I seen a horrible thing, - Committing adultery, And walking in falsehood, And so strengthening the hands of doers of wickedness, not to return any man from his wickedness: They have all of them become to me as Sodom, And her inhabitants as Gomorrah.

Jeremiah 23:17

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

Jeremiah 23:25

I have heard what the prophets have said, who prophesy in my name falsely, saying, - I have dreamed! I have dreamed!

Jeremiah 23:32

Behold me! against such as prophesy the dreams of falsehood, Declareth Yahweh, who have related them and led astray my people, with their falsehoods and with their recklessness, - whereas, I, had not sent them nor commanded them, so that they could be of no, profit, to this people, Declareth Yahweh.

Jeremiah 27:14-15

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.

Jeremiah 28:2-3

Thus speaketh Yahweh of hosts, God of Israel saying, - I have broken the yoke of the king of Babylon:

Jeremiah 28:15

Then said Jeremiah the prophet unto Hananiah the prophet, - Hear I pray thee, Hananiah: Yahweh hath not sent thee, Thou, therefore hast caused this people to trust in falsehood!

Jeremiah 29:21-23

Thus, saith Yahweh of hosts, God of Israel Concerning Ahab son of Kolaiah, and concerning Zedekiah son of Maaseiah, who are prophesying to you in my name, a falsehood, Behold me! delivering them into the hand of Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon, and he will smite them before your eyes:

Ezekiel 13:3-14

Thus, saith My Lord, Yahweh, Alas for the base prophets, - who follow their own spirit and have seen, nothing.

Ezekiel 13:22

Because of the paining of the heart the righteous man with falsehood, whom, I, have not pained, - And strengthening the hands of the lawless man, that he should not turn from his wicked way. by letting him live

Micah 3:5

Thus, saith Yahweh, concerning the prophets who are leading astray my people, - who bite with their teeth, and then cry - Prosper! and whoso holdeth not to their mouth, they hallow against him a war!

Micah 3:11

Her heads, for a bribe, pronounce sentence, and, her priests, for a price, give direction, and, her prophets, for silver, divine, - yet, on Yahweh, they lean, saying, Is not, Yahweh, in our midst? there shall not come upon us, calamity.

Romans 16:18

For, they who are such, unto our Lord Christ are not doing service, but unto their own belly, - and, through their smooth and flattering speech, deceive the hearts of the innocent.

2 Corinthians 11:13-15

For, such as these, are false apostles, deceitful workers, transfiguring themselves into apostles of Christ.

Philippians 3:19

Whose, end, is destruction, whose, God, is the belly, and whose , glory, is in their shame, who, upon the earthly things, are resolved.

2 Thessalonians 2:8-11

And, then, shall be revealed the lawless one, - whom, the Lord Jesus, will slay with the Spirit of his mouth, and paralyse with the forthshining of his Presence: -

2 Peter 2:1-3

But there arose false-prophets also among the people, as, among you also, there shall be, false-teachers, - men who will stealthily bring in destructive parties, even the Master that bought them, denying, bringing upon themselves speedy destruction;

2 Peter 2:13-19

Doing wrong themselves, for a reward of wrong, accounting, a delight, their day-time delicacy, spots and blemishes, indulging in delicacies with their stratagems, as they carouse together with you,

1 John 4:1

Beloved! not in every spirit, believe ye, but test the spirits, whether they are, of God; because, many false prophets, have gone out into the world.

Revelation 16:13-14

And I saw, out of the mouth of the dragon, and out of the mouth of the beast, and out of the mouth of the false-prophet, three impure spirits, as frogs;

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