Ezekiel 13:4
Good News Translation
People of Israel, your prophets are as useless as foxes living among the ruins of a city.

Contemporary English Version
Israel's prophets are no better than jackals that hunt for food among the ruins of a city.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thy prophets, O Israel, were like foxes in the deserts.

New American Bible
Like foxes among ruins are your prophets, Israel!

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Thy prophets, O Israel, were like foxes in the deserts.

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Songs 2:15 Catch us the little foxes that destroy the vines: for our vineyard hath flourished.

Micah 2:11 Arise ye, and depart, for there is no rest here for you. For that uncleanness of the land, it shall be corrupted with a grievous corruption.

Micah 3:5 Then shall they cry to the Lord, and he will not hear them: and he will hide his face from them at that time, as they have behaved wickedly in their devices.

Matthew 7:15 Beware of false prophets, who come to you in the clothing of sheep, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.

Romans 16:18 For they that are such serve not Christ our Lord but their own belly: and by pleasing speeches and good words seduce the hearts of the innocent.

2 Corinthians 11:13-15 For such false apostles are deceitful workmen, transforming themselves into the apostles of Christ. . . .

Galatians 2:4 But because of false brethren unawares brought in, who came in privately to spy our liberty which we have in Christ Jesus, that they might bring us into servitude.

Ephesians 4:14 That henceforth we be no more children tossed to and fro and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the wickedness of men, by cunning craftiness by which they lie in wait to deceive.

2 Thessalonians 2:9,10 Whose coming is according to the working of Satan, in all power and signs and lying wonders: . . .

1 Timothy 4:1,2 Now the Spirit manifestly saith that in the last times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to spirits of error and doctrines of devils, . . .

Titus 1:10-12 For there are also many disobedient, vain talkers and seducers: especially they who are of the circumcision. . . .

Revelation 13:11-14 And I saw another beast coming up out of the earth: and he had two horns, like a lamb: and he spoke as a dragon. . . .

Revelation 19:20 And the beast was taken, and with him the false prophet who wrought signs before him, wherewith he seduced them who received the character of the beast and who adored his image. These two were cast alive into the pool of fire burning with brimstone.

Context
The Reproof of False Prophets
3Thus saith the Lord God: Woe to the foolish prophets that follow their own spirit, and see nothing. 4Thy prophets, O Israel, were like foxes in the deserts.5You have not gone up to face the enemy, nor have you set up a wall for the house of Israel, to stand in battle in the day of the Lord.…
Cross References
Songs 2:15
Catch us the little foxes that destroy the vines: for our vineyard hath flourished.

Ezekiel 13:3
Thus saith the Lord God: Woe to the foolish prophets that follow their own spirit, and see nothing.

Ezekiel 13:5
You have not gone up to face the enemy, nor have you set up a wall for the house of Israel, to stand in battle in the day of the Lord.

Additional Translations
Your prophets, O Israel, are like jackals among the ruins.O Israel, your prophets are like the foxes in the deserts.

O Israel, thy prophets have been like foxes in the waste places.

Thy prophets, O Israel, are like foxes in the deserts.

O Israel, thy prophets have been like foxes in desert places.

O Israel, thy prophets have been like foxes in the waste places.

O Israel, thy prophets are like the foxes in the deserts.

Israel, your prophets have been like foxes in the waste places.

As foxes in the wastes, Thy prophets, O Israel, have been.
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