New International Version
So why have you not reprimanded Jeremiah from Anathoth, who poses as a prophet among you?
King James Bible
Now therefore why hast thou not reproved Jeremiah of Anathoth, which maketh himself a prophet to you?
Darby Bible Translation
And now, why hast thou not reproved Jeremiah of Anathoth, who maketh himself a prophet to you?
World English Bible
Now therefore, why have you not rebuked Jeremiah of Anathoth, who makes himself a prophet to you,
Young's Literal Translation
And now, why hast thou not pushed against Jeremiah of Anathoth, who is making himself a prophet to you?
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
For every man that is mad, and maketh himself a prophet - Mad, משגע meshugga, in ecstatic rapture; such as appeared in the prophets, whether true or false, when under the influence, the one of God, the other of a demon. See 2 Kings 9:11; Hosea 9:7.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Ye shall seek Me, and find Me, when ye shall search for Me with all your heart.' (Jeremiah xxix. 13.) The words of Jeremiah in their relation to God are very appropriate for men and women in whose hearts there is any longing after personal Holiness. Look at them: 'Ye shall seek Me, and find Me, when ye shall search for Me with all your heart'. I like this word, because it turns our minds to the true and only source of light and life and power. We speak of seeking and getting the blessing; but, …
T. H. Howard—Standards of Life and Service
The Secret of Effectual Prayer
Anathoth and Almon, together with their pasturelands--four towns.
The words of Jeremiah son of Hilkiah, one of the priests at Anathoth in the territory of Benjamin.
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