Jeremiah 23:13

“And I haue seene folly in the prophets of Samaria; they prophecied in Baal, and caused my people Israel to erre.”

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And I have seen folly in the prophets of Samaria; they prophesied in Baal, and caused my people Israel to err.
- King James Version

"Moreover, among the prophets of Samaria I saw an offensive thing: They prophesied by Baal and led My people Israel astray.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And I have seen folly in the prophets of Samaria; they prophesied by Baal, and caused my people Israel to err.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And I have seen ways without sense in the prophets of Samaria; they became prophets of the Baal, causing my people Israel to go wrong.
- Basic English Bible

And I have seen folly in the prophets of Samaria: they prophesied by Baal, and caused my people Israel to err.
- Darby Bible

And I have seen folly in the prophets of Samaria; they prophesied in Baal, and caused my people Israel to err.
- Webster's Bible

I have seen folly in the prophets of Samaria; they prophesied by Baal, and caused my people Israel to err.
- World English Bible

And in prophets of Samaria I have seen folly, They have prophesied by Baal, And cause my people -- Israel -- to err.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And I have seen unseemliness in the prophets of Samaria: they prophesied by Baal, and caused My people Israel to err.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Jeremiah 23:13


23:13 They prophesied - Pretending they had their instructions from Baal, and so caused the ten tribes to err, which then were called Israel in contradistinction to Judah.


Discussion for Jeremiah 23

  • Ivy Johnson
    Things change: stay the same: Jeremiah’s days: today much worse: too much money: from members:mega Churches: private jets: mansions: expensive vehicles: keeping-up-with-Jones: expensive carpet: no conviction: use water down: man replaced: Words: instead of the HOLY SCRIPTURES: given by GOD the HOLY SPIRIT: CENTURIES AGO:
    PREACH GODS WORDS: IN
  • Ivy Johnson
    V#3: WOW to thee so called preachers: preaching replacement theology: God is finished with ISRAEL: and help to bring about the BDS: and antiemetic movements: All enemies of THE GOD OF ABRAHAM:ISAAC:JACOB:and their SEED Forever: ISRAEL also. Soon they ALL will have to give an ACCOUNT to GOD ALMIGHTY: God is married to the JEWISH People Forever: TheY are the APPLE of HIS EYE: The most delicate area.
  • Don Felipe
    Jeremiah 23 is part of the ominous warning God has given to believers. The very beginning of the chapter is setting up the prophecy of the Christian church in the last days before Jesus' returns in judgment. The history of the Hebrew nation is a mirror of the things that have come to pass in these latter days. Judgment must first come on the church...and it has already begun. May God have mercy
  • Irene123
    V. 14 - God just didn't like Sodom/Gomorrah; I guess He did (maybe) at one time, OR, His word does say he is of great mercy and slow to anger. People say there was no 'grace' with God in the O.T.; I think there was ................
  • Lu2677
    "Behold, I am against the prophets, saith the LORD, that use their tongues, and say, He saith"
    Verse 31
  • Irene123
    Jer. 23:26-27; do these vs. remind anyone of an institution that was formed in 325 A.D.? especially v. 27.

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