Word of the day: Jeremiah 23 vs 16 – Beware of False Prophets

Word of the day: Jeremiah 23 vs 16 – Beware of False Prophets

Caption: Beware of False Prophets

 

Memorise: Thus says the Lord of hosts: “Do not listen to the words of the prophets who prophesy to you. They make you worthless; They speak a vision of their own heart, Not from the mouth of the Lord .

Jeremiah 23:16 NKJV

 

Jeremiah 23:16 – NLT – This is what the Lord of Heaven’s Armies says to his people: “Do not listen to these prophets when they prophesy to you, filling you with futile hopes. They are making up everything they say. They do not speak for the Lord!

 

Jeremiah 23:16 – GNB  – The LORD Almighty said to the people of Jerusalem, “Do not listen to what the prophets say; they are filling you with false hopes. They tell you what they have imagined and not what I have said.

 

Jeremiah 23:16 – AMP – Thus says the Lord of hosts, “Do not listen to the words of the [false] prophets who prophesy to you. They are teaching you worthless things and are leading you into futility; They speak a vision of their own mind and imagination And not [truth] from the mouth of the Lord.

 

Jeremiah 23:16 – ESV – Thus says the Lord of hosts: “Do not listen to the words of the prophets who prophesy to you, filling you with vain hopes. They speak visions of their own minds, not from the mouth of the Lord.

 

Jeremiah 23:16 – NIV – This is what the Lord Almighty says: “Do not listen to what the prophets are prophesying to you; they fill you with false hopes. They speak visions from their own minds, not from the mouth of the Lord.

 

Bible verse in Yoruba

Jeremiah 23:16 – Bayi li Oluwa awọn ọmọ-ogun wi: Ẹ máṣe feti si ọ̀rọ awọn woli ti nsọ asọtẹlẹ fun nyin: nwọn sọ nyin di asan, nwọn sọ̀rọ iran inu ara wọn, kì iṣe lati ẹnu Oluwa.

 

Key: Being human makes us curious and answer-seeking beings because our minds are broad. We must be careful of what we hear and believe especially as children of God that we are.

 

Action Cue: Seek the truth from God not from prophets.

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