New International Version
If a prophet or a priest or anyone else claims, 'This is a message from the LORD,' I will punish them and their household.
King James Bible
And as for the prophet, and the priest, and the people, that shall say, The burden of the LORD, I will even punish that man and his house.
Darby Bible Translation
And as for the prophet, and the priest, and the people, that shall say, The burden of Jehovah, I will even punish that man and his house.
World English Bible
As for the prophet, and the priest, and the people, who shall say, The burden of Yahweh, I will even punish that man and his house.
Young's Literal Translation
And the prophet, and the priest, and the people, That saith, The burden of Jehovah, I have seen after that man, and after his house.
Jeremiah 23:34 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
What is the burden of the Lord? - The word משא massa, here used, signifies burden, oracle, prophetic discourse; and is used by almost every prophet. But the persons in the text appear to have been mockers. "Where is this burden of the Lord?" - "What is the burden now?" To this insolent question the prophet answers in the following verses.
I will ever forsake you - I will punish the prophet, the priest and the people, that speak thus, Jeremiah 23:34. Here are burdens.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
punish. Heb. visit upon.
LibraryJehovah Tsidkenu: the Lord Our Righteousness
Having introduced the doctrine of imputed righteousness, I proofed to map out my subject. First, by way of affirmation; we say of the text--it is so--Christ is the Lord or righteousness; secondly, I shall exhort you to do him homage; let us call him so: for this is the name whereby he shall be called; and thirdly, I shall appeal to your gratitude; let us wonder at the reigning grace, which has caused us to fulfill the promise, for have been sweetly compelled to call him the Lord our righteousness. …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 7: 1861
A vision of Judgement and Cleansing
The Providence of God
I will punish him and his children and his attendants for their wickedness; I will bring on them and those living in Jerusalem and the people of Judah every disaster I pronounced against them, because they have not listened.'"
The visions of your prophets were false and worthless; they did not expose your sin to ward off your captivity. The prophecies they gave you were false and misleading.
A prophecy concerning Nineveh. The book of the vision of Nahum the Elkoshite.
And if anyone still prophesies, their father and mother, to whom they were born, will say to them, 'You must die, because you have told lies in the LORD's name.' Then their own parents will stab the one who prophesies.
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