Jeremiah 27:10
New International Version
They prophesy lies to you that will only serve to remove you far from your lands; I will banish you and you will perish.

New Living Translation
They are all liars, and their lies will lead to your being driven out of your land. I will drive you out and send you far away to die.

English Standard Version
For it is a lie that they are prophesying to you, with the result that you will be removed far from your land, and I will drive you out, and you will perish.

Berean Study Bible
For they prophesy to you a lie that will serve to remove you from your land; I will banish you and you will perish.

King James Bible
For they prophesy a lie unto you, to remove you far from your land; and that I should drive you out, and ye should perish.

New King James Version
For they prophesy a lie to you, to remove you far from your land; and I will drive you out, and you will perish.

New American Standard Bible
For they are prophesying a lie to you in order to remove you far from your land; and I will drive you away and you will perish.

NASB 1995
“For they prophesy a lie to you in order to remove you far from your land; and I will drive you out and you will perish.

NASB 1977
“For they prophesy a lie to you, in order to remove you far from your land; and I will drive you out, and you will perish.

Amplified Bible
For they prophesy a lie to you which will cause you to be removed far from your land; and I will drive you out and you will perish.

Christian Standard Bible
They are prophesying a lie to you so that you will be removed from your land. I will banish you, and you will perish.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
for they prophesy a lie to you so that you will be removed from your land. I will banish you, and you will perish.

American Standard Version
for they prophesy a lie unto you, to remove you far from your land, and that I should drive you out, and ye should perish.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Because they prophesy a lie to you, for I shall expel you from your land, for I shall expel you, and you shall be destroyed!

Brenton Septuagint Translation
for they prophesy lies to you, to remove you far from your land.

Contemporary English Version
If you listen to such lies, I will have you dragged far from your country and killed.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For they prophesy lies to you: to remove you far from your country, and east you out, and to make you perish.

English Revised Version
for they prophesy a lie unto you, to remove you far from your land; and that I should drive you out and ye should perish.

Good News Translation
They are deceiving you and will cause you to be taken far away from your country. I will drive you out, and you will be destroyed.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They are prophesying lies to you. They will cause you to be taken far from your lands. I'll scatter you, and you will die.

International Standard Version
They're prophesying a lie to you in order to remove you far away from your land. I'll drive you out and you will perish.

JPS Tanakh 1917
for they prophesy a lie unto you, to remove you far from your land; and that I should drive you out and ye should perish.

Literal Standard Version
For they are prophesying falsehood to you, so as to remove you far from your ground, and I have driven you out, and you have perished.

NET Bible
Do not listen to them, because their prophecies are lies. Listening to them will only cause you to be taken far away from your native land. I will drive you out of your country and you will die in exile.

New Heart English Bible
for they prophesy a lie to you, to remove you far from your land, and that I should drive you out, and you should perish.

World English Bible
for they prophesy a lie to you, to remove you far from your land, and that I should drive you out, and you should perish.

Young's Literal Translation
For falsehood they are prophesying to you, so as to remove you far from off your ground, and I have driven you out, and ye have perished.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Yoke of Nebuchadnezzar
9But as for you, do not listen to your prophets, your diviners, your interpreters of dreams, your mediums, or your sorcerers who declare, ‘You will not serve the king of Babylon.’ 10For they prophesy to you a lie that will serve to remove you from your land; I will banish you and you will perish. 11But the nation that will put its neck under the yoke of the king of Babylon and serve him, I will leave in its own land, to cultivate it and reside in it, declares the LORD.”…

Cross References
Exodus 22:18
You must not allow a sorceress to live.

Deuteronomy 18:10
Let no one be found among you who sacrifices his son or daughter in the fire, practices divination or conjury, interprets omens, practices sorcery,

Jeremiah 8:19
Listen to the cry of the daughter of my people from a land far away: "Is the LORD no longer in Zion? Is her King no longer there?" "Why have they provoked Me to anger with their carved images, with their worthless foreign idols?"

Jeremiah 14:14
"The prophets are prophesying lies in My name," replied the LORD. "I did not send them or appoint them or speak to them. They are prophesying to you a false vision, a worthless divination, the futility and delusion of their own minds.

Jeremiah 23:16
This is what the LORD of Hosts says: "Do not listen to the words of the prophets who prophesy to you. They are filling you with false hopes. They speak visions from their own minds, not from the mouth of the LORD.

Jeremiah 23:25
"I have heard the sayings of the prophets who prophesy lies in My name: 'I had a dream! I had a dream!'

Jeremiah 27:14
Do not listen to the words of the prophets who say, 'You must not serve the king of Babylon,' for they are prophesying to you a lie.


Treasury of Scripture

For they prophesy a lie to you, to remove you far from your land; and that I should drive you out, and you should perish.

they.

Jeremiah 27:14
Therefore hearken not unto the words of the prophets that speak unto you, saying, Ye shall not serve the king of Babylon: for they prophesy a lie unto you.

Jeremiah 28:16
Therefore thus saith the LORD; Behold, I will cast thee from off the face of the earth: this year thou shalt die, because thou hast taught rebellion against the LORD.

Ezekiel 14:9-11
And if the prophet be deceived when he hath spoken a thing, I the LORD have deceived that prophet, and I will stretch out my hand upon him, and will destroy him from the midst of my people Israel…

to.

Jeremiah 32:31
For this city hath been to me as a provocation of mine anger and of my fury from the day that they built it even unto this day; that I should remove it from before my face,

Lamentations 2:14
Thy prophets have seen vain and foolish things for thee: and they have not discovered thine iniquity, to turn away thy captivity; but have seen for thee false burdens and causes of banishment.

I.

Jeremiah 27:15
For I have not sent them, saith the LORD, yet they prophesy a lie in my name; that I might drive you out, and that ye might perish, ye, and the prophets that prophesy unto you.









(10) To remove you far from your land.--The prophet speaks of what he foresees will be the result of the rebellion to which soothsayers and diviners were urging men, as if it were actually contemplated by them. They are to him like the lying spirit in the mouth of Ahab's prophets persuading him to go up to Ramoth Gilead to battle, in order that he might perish.

Verse 10. - To remove you far; or, more distinctly, that I may remove you far. So Isaiah 6:12, "(Until) Jehovah have removed men afar off." The deportation policy of the Assyrians and Babylonians was overruled by God for his own deep purposes.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
For
כִּ֣י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

they
הֵ֖ם (hêm)
Pronoun - third person masculine plural
Strong's 1992: They

prophesy
נִבְּאִ֣ים (nib·bə·’îm)
Verb - Nifal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's 5012: To prophesy, speak, by inspiration

to you
לָכֶ֑ם (lā·ḵem)
Preposition | second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew

a lie
שֶׁ֔קֶר (še·qer)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 8267: Deception, disappointment, falsehood

that will serve
לְמַ֨עַן (lə·ma·‘an)
Conjunction
Strong's 4616: Purpose -- intent

to remove you
הַרְחִ֤יק (har·ḥîq)
Verb - Hifil - Infinitive construct
Strong's 7368: To be or become far or distant

from
מֵעַ֣ל (mê·‘al)
Preposition-m
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

your land;
אַדְמַתְכֶ֔ם (’aḏ·maṯ·ḵem)
Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine plural
Strong's 127: Ground, land

I will banish you
וְהִדַּחְתִּ֥י (wə·hid·daḥ·tî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Conjunctive perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 5080: To impel, thrust, banish

and you will perish.
וַאֲבַדְתֶּֽם׃ (wa·’ă·ḇaḏ·tem)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's 6: To wander away, lose oneself, to perish


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