Jeremiah 23:21

“I haue not sent these prophets, yet they ranne: I haue not spoken to them, yet they prophecied.”

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Other Translations

I have not sent these prophets, yet they ran: I have not spoken to them, yet they prophesied.
- King James Version

"I did not send {these} prophets, But they ran. I did not speak to them, But they prophesied.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

I sent not these prophets, yet they ran: I spake not unto them, yet they prophesied.
- American Standard Version (1901)

I did not send these prophets, but they went running: I said nothing to them, but they gave out the prophet's word.
- Basic English Bible

I did not send the prophets, yet they ran; I have not spoken to them, yet they prophesied.
- Darby Bible

I have not sent these prophets, yet they ran: I have not spoken to them, yet they prophesied.
- Webster's Bible

I sent not these prophets, yet they ran: I didn't speak to them, yet they prophesied.
- World English Bible

I have not sent the prophets, and they have run, I have not spoken unto them, and they have prophesied.
- Youngs Literal Bible

I have not sent these prophets, yet they ran; I have not spoken to them, yet they prophesied.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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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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