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So the king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, “There is still one man, Micaiah the son of Imlah, by whom we may inquire of the Lord; but I hate him, because he does not prophesy good concerning me, but evil.”

And Jehoshaphat said, “Let not the king say such things!”

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13 Then the messenger who had gone to call Micaiah spoke to him, saying, “Now listen, the words of the prophets with one accord encourage the king. Please, let your word be like the word of one of them, and speak encouragement.”

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14 They have also (A)healed the [a]hurt of My people [b]slightly,
(B)Saying, ‘Peace, peace!’
When there is no peace.

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 6:14 Lit. crushing
  2. Jeremiah 6:14 Superficially

17 They continually say to those who despise Me,
‘The Lord has said, (A)“You shall have peace” ’;
And to everyone who (B)walks according to the [a]dictates of his own heart, they say,
(C)‘No evil shall come upon you.’ ”

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 23:17 stubbornness or imagination

26 How long will this be in the heart of the prophets who prophesy lies? Indeed they are prophets of the deceit of their own heart,

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Have you not seen a futile vision, and have you not spoken false divination? You say, ‘The Lord says,’ but I have not spoken.”

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11 If a man should walk in a false spirit
And speak a lie, saying,
‘I will [a]prophesy to you [b]of wine and drink,’
Even he would be the (A)prattler of this people.

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Footnotes

  1. Micah 2:11 Or preach, lit. drip
  2. Micah 2:11 concerning

18 For those who are such do not serve our Lord [a]Jesus Christ, but (A)their own belly, and (B)by smooth words and flattering speech deceive the hearts of the simple.

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Footnotes

  1. Romans 16:18 NU, M omit Jesus

(A)For the time will come when they will not endure (B)sound doctrine, (C)but according to their own desires, because they have itching ears, they will heap up for themselves teachers;

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and they will turn their ears away from the truth, and (A)be turned aside to fables.

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