Jeremiah 29:9
New International Version
They are prophesying lies to you in my name. I have not sent them," declares the LORD.

New Living Translation
because they are telling you lies in my name. I have not sent them,” says the LORD.

English Standard Version
for it is a lie that they are prophesying to you in my name; I did not send them, declares the LORD.

Berean Study Bible
For they are falsely prophesying to you in My name; I have not sent them, declares the LORD.”

King James Bible
For they prophesy falsely unto you in my name: I have not sent them, saith the LORD.

New King James Version
For they prophesy falsely to you in My name; I have not sent them, says the LORD.

New American Standard Bible
For they prophesy falsely to you in My name; I have not sent them,’ declares the LORD.

NASB 1995
'For they prophesy falsely to you in My name; I have not sent them,' declares the LORD.

NASB 1977
‘For they prophesy falsely to you in My name; I have not sent them,’ declares the LORD.

Amplified Bible
for they prophesy falsely to you in My Name. I have not sent them,’ says the LORD.

Christian Standard Bible
for they are prophesying falsely to you in my name. I have not sent them.” This is the LORD’s declaration.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
for they are prophesying falsely to you in My name. I have not sent them." This is the LORD's declaration.

American Standard Version
For they prophesy falsely unto you in my name: I have not sent them, saith Jehovah.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Because those prophesy a lie to you in my name, and I have not sent them, says LORD JEHOVAH

Brenton Septuagint Translation
For they prophesy to you unrighteous words in my name; and I sent them not.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For they prophesy falsely to you in my name: and I have not sent them, saith the Lord.

English Revised Version
For they prophesy falsely unto you in my name: I have not sent them, saith the LORD.

Good News Translation
They are telling you lies in my name. I did not send them. I, the LORD Almighty, have spoken.'

GOD'S WORD® Translation
These people are prophesying lies to you in my name. I didn't send them, declares the LORD.

International Standard Version
Indeed, they're prophesying lies to you in my name. I didn't send them,' declares the LORD.

JPS Tanakh 1917
For they prophesy falsely unto you in My name; I have not sent them, saith the LORD.

Literal Standard Version
for they are prophesying with falsehood to you in My Name; I have not sent them, a declaration of YHWH.

NET Bible
They are prophesying lies to you and claiming my authority to do so. But I did not send them. I, the LORD, affirm it!'

New Heart English Bible
For they prophesy falsely to you in my name: I have not sent them,' says the LORD.

World English Bible
For they prophesy falsely to you in my name: I have not sent them, says Yahweh.

Young's Literal Translation
For with falsehood they are prophesying to you in My name; I have not sent them, an affirmation of Jehovah.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Jeremiah's Letter to the Exiles
8For 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. 9For they are falsely prophesying to you in My name; I have not sent them, declares the LORD.” 10For this is what the LORD says: “When Babylon’s seventy years are complete, I will attend to you and confirm My promise to restore you to this place.…

Cross References
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.

Jeremiah 27:15
For 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."

Jeremiah 29:21
This is what the LORD of Hosts, the God of Israel, says about Ahab son of Kolaiah and Zedekiah son of Maaseiah, who are prophesying to you lies in My name: "I will deliver them to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, and he will kill them before your very eyes.

Jeremiah 29:23
For they have committed an outrage in Israel by committing adultery with the wives of their neighbors and speaking lies in My name, which I did not command them to do. I am He who knows, and I am a witness, declares the LORD."

Jeremiah 29:31
"Send a message telling all the exiles what the LORD says concerning Shemaiah the Nehelamite. Because Shemaiah has prophesied to you--though I did not send him--and has made you trust in a lie,

Lamentations 2:14
The visions of your prophets were empty and deceptive; they did not expose your guilt to ward off your captivity. The burdens they envisioned for you were empty and misleading.


Treasury of Scripture

For they prophesy falsely to you in my name: I have not sent them, said the LORD.

falsely.

Jeremiah 29:23,31
Because they have committed villany in Israel, and have committed adultery with their neighbours' wives, and have spoken lying words in my name, which I have not commanded them; even I know, and am a witness, saith the LORD…

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.











Parallel Commentaries ...


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

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

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

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

in My name;
בִּשְׁמִ֑י (biš·mî)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 8034: A name

I have not
לֹ֥א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

sent them,
שְׁלַחְתִּ֖ים (šə·laḥ·tîm)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular | third person masculine plural
Strong's 7971: To send away, for, out

declares
נְאֻם־ (nə·’um-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 5002: An oracle

the LORD.’”
יְהוָֽה׃ (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel


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