Ezekiel 14:10
New International Version
They will bear their guilt--the prophet will be as guilty as the one who consults him.

New Living Translation
False prophets and those who seek their guidance will all be punished for their sins.

English Standard Version
And they shall bear their punishment—the punishment of the prophet and the punishment of the inquirer shall be alike—

Berean Study Bible
They will bear their punishment—the punishment of the inquirer will be the same as that of the prophet—

King James Bible
And they shall bear the punishment of their iniquity: the punishment of the prophet shall be even as the punishment of him that seeketh unto him;

New King James Version
And they shall bear their iniquity; the punishment of the prophet shall be the same as the punishment of the one who inquired,

New American Standard Bible
And they will bear the punishment for their wrongdoing; as the wrongdoing of the inquirer is, so the wrongdoing of the prophet will be,

NASB 1995
"They will bear the punishment of their iniquity; as the iniquity of the inquirer is, so the iniquity of the prophet will be,

NASB 1977
“And they will bear the punishment of their iniquity; as the iniquity of the inquirer is, so the iniquity of the prophet will be,

Amplified Bible
They [both] will bear the punishment of their wickedness; the sin of the [counterfeit] prophet will be the same as the sin of the [hypocritical] inquirer,

Christian Standard Bible
They will bear their punishment—the punishment of the one who inquires will be the same as that of the prophet—

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They will bear their punishment--the punishment of the one who inquires will be the same as that of the prophet--

American Standard Version
And they shall bear their iniquity: the iniquity of the prophet shall be even as the iniquity of him that seeketh unto him ;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And they shall bear their evil, the evil of him who inquires shall be like the evil of the Prophet

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And they shall bear their iniquity according to the trespass of him that asks; and it shall be in like manner to the prophet according to the trespass:

Contemporary English Version
and anyone who goes to that prophet for a message will be punished in the same way.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they shall bear their iniquity: according to the iniquity of him that inquireth, so shall the iniquity of the prophet be.

English Revised Version
And they shall bear their iniquity: the iniquity of the prophet shall be even as the iniquity of him that seeketh unto him;

Good News Translation
Both prophets and anyone who consults them will get the same punishment.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Both of you will suffer for your sins. The prophet will be as guilty as you are when you ask for his help.

International Standard Version
They'll bear the consequences of their guilt, and the prophet will be just as guilty as the one who seeks that prophet's guidance.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And they shall bear their iniquity; the iniquity of the prophet shall be even as the iniquity of him that inquireth;

Literal Standard Version
And they have borne their iniquity: as the iniquity of the inquirer, so is the iniquity of the prophet;

NET Bible
They will bear their punishment; the punishment of the one who sought an oracle will be the same as the punishment of the prophet who gave it

New Heart English Bible
They shall bear their iniquity: the iniquity of the prophet shall be even as the iniquity of him who seeks him;

World English Bible
They shall bear their iniquity: the iniquity of the prophet shall be even as the iniquity of him who seeks [to him];

Young's Literal Translation
And they have borne their iniquity: as the iniquity of the inquirer, so is the iniquity of the prophet;

Additional Translations ...
Context
Idolatrous Elders Condemned
9But if the prophet is enticed to speak a message, then it was I the LORD who enticed him, and I will stretch out My hand against him and destroy him from among My people Israel. 10They will bear their punishment— the punishment of the inquirer will be the same as that of the prophet— 11in order that the house of Israel may no longer stray from Me and no longer defile themselves with all their transgressions. Then they will be My people and I will be their God, declares the Lord GOD.’ ”…

Cross References
Jeremiah 14:15
Therefore this is what the LORD says about the prophets who prophesy in My name: I did not send them, yet they say, 'No sword or famine will touch this land.' By sword and famine these very prophets will meet their end!

Ezekiel 14:9
But if the prophet is enticed to speak a message, then it was I the LORD who enticed him, and I will stretch out My hand against him and destroy him from among My people Israel.

Ezekiel 14:11
in order that the house of Israel may no longer stray from Me and no longer defile themselves with all their transgressions. Then they will be My people and I will be their God, declares the Lord GOD.'"

Hosea 9:7
The days of punishment have come; the days of retribution have arrived--let Israel know it. The prophet is called a fool, and the inspired man insane, because of the greatness of your iniquity and hostility.


Treasury of Scripture

And they shall bear the punishment of their iniquity: the punishment of the prophet shall be even as the punishment of him that seeks to him;

they shall

Ezekiel 17:18-20
Seeing he despised the oath by breaking the covenant, when, lo, he had given his hand, and hath done all these things, he shall not escape…

Ezekiel 23:49
And they shall recompense your lewdness upon you, and ye shall bear the sins of your idols: and ye shall know that I am the Lord GOD.

Genesis 4:13
And Cain said unto the LORD, My punishment is greater than I can bear.

the punishment

Ezekiel 14:4,7,8
Therefore speak unto them, and say unto them, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Every man of the house of Israel that setteth up his idols in his heart, and putteth the stumblingblock of his iniquity before his face, and cometh to the prophet; I the LORD will answer him that cometh according to the multitude of his idols; …

Deuteronomy 13:1-10
If there arise among you a prophet, or a dreamer of dreams, and giveth thee a sign or a wonder, …

Deuteronomy 17:2-7
If there be found among you, within any of thy gates which the LORD thy God giveth thee, man or woman, that hath wrought wickedness in the sight of the LORD thy God, in transgressing his covenant, …











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
They will bear
וְנָשְׂא֖וּ (wə·nā·śə·’ū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 5375: To lift, carry, take

their punishment—
עֲוֺנָ֑ם (‘ă·wō·nām)
Noun - common singular construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 5771: Iniquity, guilt, punishment for iniquity

the punishment
כַּֽעֲוֺן֙ (ka·‘ă·wōn)
Preposition-k | Noun - common singular construct
Strong's 5771: Iniquity, guilt, punishment for iniquity

of the inquirer
הַדֹּרֵ֔שׁ (had·dō·rêš)
Article | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 1875: To tread, frequent, to follow, to seek, ask, to worship

will be
יִֽהְיֶֽה׃ (yih·yeh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

the same as that
כַּעֲוֺ֥ן (ka·‘ă·wōn)
Preposition-k | Noun - common singular construct
Strong's 5771: Iniquity, guilt, punishment for iniquity

of the prophet—
הַנָּבִ֖יא (han·nā·ḇî)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5030: A spokesman, speaker, prophet


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