New International Version
But look, you are trusting in deceptive words that are worthless.
King James Bible
Behold, ye trust in lying words, that cannot profit.
Darby Bible Translation
Behold, ye confide in words of falsehood that cannot profit.
World English Bible
Behold, you trust in lying words, that can't profit.
Young's Literal Translation
Lo, ye are trusting for yourselves On the words of falsehood, so as not to profit.
Jeremiah 7:8 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
If ye throughly amend your ways - Literally, If in making good ye fully make good your ways. God will no longer admit of half-hearted work. Semblances of piety cannot deceive him; he will not accept partial reformation; there must be a thorough amendment.
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I should judge that the church at Laodicea was once in a very fervent and healthy condition. Paul wrote a letter to it which did not claim inspiration, and therefore its loss does not render the Scriptures incomplete, for Paul may have written scores of other letters besides. Paul also mentions the church at Laodicea in his letter to the church at Colosse; he was, therefore, well acquainted with it, and as he does not utter a word of censure with regard to it, we may infer that the church was at …
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The Valley of Hinnom.
First Ministry in Judæa --John's Second Testimony.
No one calls for justice; no one pleads a case with integrity. They rely on empty arguments, they utter lies; they conceive trouble and give birth to evil.
Do not trust in deceptive words and say, "This is the temple of the LORD, the temple of the LORD, the temple of the LORD!"
Indeed, I am against those who prophesy false dreams," declares the LORD. "They tell them and lead my people astray with their reckless lies, yet I did not send or appoint them. They do not benefit these people in the least," declares the LORD.
Then the prophet Jeremiah said to Hananiah the prophet, "Listen, Hananiah! The LORD has not sent you, yet you have persuaded this nation to trust in lies.
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