Jeremiah 27:14
New International Version
Do not listen to the words of the prophets who say to you, ‘You will not serve the king of Babylon,’ for they are prophesying lies to you.

New Living Translation
Do not listen to the false prophets who keep telling you, ‘The king of Babylon will not conquer you.’ They are liars.

English Standard Version
Do not listen to the words of the prophets who are saying to you, ‘You shall not serve the king of Babylon,’ for it is a lie that they are prophesying to you.

Berean Study Bible
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.

King James Bible
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.

New King James Version
Therefore do not listen to the words of the prophets who speak to you, saying, ‘You shall not serve the king of Babylon,’ for they prophesy a lie to you;

New American Standard Bible
So do not listen to the words of the prophets who talk to you, saying, ‘You will not serve the king of Babylon,’ for they are prophesying a lie to you;

NASB 1995
“So do not listen to the words of the prophets who speak to you, saying, ‘You will not serve the king of Babylon,’ for they prophesy a lie to you;

NASB 1977
“So do not listen to the words of the prophets who speak to you, saying, ‘You shall not serve the king of Babylon,’ for they prophesy a lie to you;

Amplified Bible
Do not listen to and believe the words of the [false] prophets who are saying to you, ‘You will not serve the king of Babylon,’ for they prophesy a lie to you;

Christian Standard Bible
Do not listen to the words of the prophets who are telling you, ‘Don’t serve the king of Babylon,’ for they are prophesying a lie to you.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Do not listen to the words of the prophets who are telling you, ‘You must not serve the king of Babylon,’ for they are prophesying a lie to you.

American Standard Version
And 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.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And you shall not hear the word of the lying Prophets who say to you: ‘You shall not serve the King of Babel’, because they are prophesying lies to you!

Brenton Septuagint Translation
For they prophesy unrighteous words to you,

Contemporary English Version
Your prophets have told you that you don't need to obey Nebuchadnezzar, but don't listen to their lies.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Hearken not to the words of the prophets that say to you: You shall not serve the king of Babylon: for they tell you a lie.

English Revised Version
And 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.

Good News Translation
Do not listen to the prophets who tell you not to surrender to him. They are deceiving you.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Don't listen to the prophets who tell you that you'll never serve the king of Babylon. They are prophesying lies to you.

International Standard Version
Don't listen to the words of the prophets who say to you, 'You won't serve the king of Babylon.' Indeed, they're prophesying a lie to you.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And 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.

Literal Standard Version
And you do not listen to the words of the prophets who are speaking to you, saying, You do not serve the king of Babylon—for they are prophesying falsehood to you.

NET Bible
Do not listen to the prophets who are telling you that you do not need to serve the king of Babylon. For they are prophesying lies to you.

New Heart English Bible
Do not listen to the words of the prophets who speak to you, saying, 'You shall not serve the king of Babylon'; for they prophesy a lie to you.

World English Bible
Don't listen to the words of the prophets who speak to you, saying, You shall not serve the king of Babylon; for they prophesy a lie to you.

Young's Literal Translation
'And ye do not hearken unto the words of the prophets who are speaking unto you, saying, Ye do not serve the king of Babylon, -- for falsehood they are prophesying to you.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Yoke of Nebuchadnezzar
13Why should you and your people die by sword and famine and plague, as the LORD has decreed against any nation that does not serve the king of Babylon? 14Do 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. 15For I have not sent them, declares the LORD, and yet they are prophesying falsely in My name; therefore I will banish you, and you will perish—you and the prophets who prophesy to you.”…

Cross References
2 Corinthians 11:13
For such men are false apostles, deceitful workers, masquerading as apostles of Christ.

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 23:21
I did not send these prophets, yet they have run with their message; I did not speak to them, yet they have prophesied.

Jeremiah 27:9
But 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.'

Jeremiah 27:10
For they prophesy to you a lie that will serve to remove you from your land; I will banish you and you will perish.

Jeremiah 29:8
For this is what the LORD of Hosts, the God of Israel, says: "Do not be deceived by the prophets and diviners among you, and do not listen to the dreams you elicit from them.

Jeremiah 29:9
For they are falsely prophesying to you in My name; I have not sent them, declares the LORD."


Treasury of Scripture

Therefore listen not to the words of the prophets that speak to you, saying, You shall not serve the king of Babylon: for they prophesy a lie to you.

hearken.

Jeremiah 27:9
Therefore hearken not ye to your prophets, nor to your diviners, nor to your dreamers, nor to your enchanters, nor to your sorcerers, which speak unto you, saying, Ye shall not serve the king of Babylon:

Isaiah 28:10-13
For precept must be upon precept, precept upon precept; line upon line, line upon line; here a little, and there a little: …

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

they.

Jeremiah 27:10
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.

Jeremiah 14:14
Then the LORD said unto me, The prophets prophesy lies in my name: I sent them not, neither have I commanded them, neither spake unto them: they prophesy unto you a false vision and divination, and a thing of nought, and the deceit of their heart.

Jeremiah 23:21,25
I have not sent these prophets, yet they ran: I have not spoken to them, yet they prophesied…











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Do not
וְאַֽל־ (wə·’al-)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb
Strong's 408: Not

listen
תִּשְׁמְע֞וּ (tiš·mə·‘ū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's 8085: To hear intelligently

to
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

the words
דִּבְרֵ֣י (diḇ·rê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 1697: A word, a matter, thing, a cause

of the prophets
הַנְּבִאִ֗ים (han·nə·ḇi·’îm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 5030: A spokesman, speaker, prophet

who tell
הָאֹמְרִ֤ים (hā·’ō·mə·rîm)
Article | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's 559: To utter, say

you,
אֲלֵיכֶם֙ (’ă·lê·ḵem)
Preposition | second person masculine plural
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

‘You must not
לֹ֥א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

serve
תַעַבְד֖וּ (ṯa·‘aḇ·ḏū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's 5647: To work, to serve, till, enslave

the king
מֶ֣לֶךְ (me·leḵ)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 4428: A king

of Babylon,’
בָּבֶ֑ל (bā·ḇel)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 894: Babylon -- an eastern Mediterranean empire and its capital city

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

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

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

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

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


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