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But (A)that prophet or that dreamer of dreams shall be put to death, because he has spoken in order to turn you away from the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt and redeemed you from the house of bondage, to entice you from the way in which the Lord your God commanded you to walk. (B)So you shall [a]put away the evil from your midst.

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  1. Deuteronomy 13:5 exterminate

That prophet or dreamer must be put to death(A) for inciting rebellion against the Lord your God, who brought you out of Egypt and redeemed you from the land of slavery. That prophet or dreamer tried to turn(B) you from the way the Lord your God commanded you to follow. You must purge the evil(C) from among you.

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14 And the Lord said to me, (A)“The prophets prophesy lies in My name. (B)I have not sent them, commanded them, nor spoken to them; they prophesy to you a false vision, [a]divination, a worthless thing, and the (C)deceit of their heart.

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  1. Jeremiah 14:14 Telling the future by signs and omens

14 Then the Lord said to me, “The prophets are prophesying lies(A) in my name. I have not sent(B) them or appointed them or spoken to them. They are prophesying to you false visions,(C) divinations,(D) idolatries[a] and the delusions of their own minds.

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  1. Jeremiah 14:14 Or visions, worthless divinations

15 Therefore thus says the Lord concerning the prophets who prophesy in My name, whom I did not send, (A)and who say, ‘Sword and famine shall not be in this land’—‘By sword and famine those prophets shall be consumed!

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15 Therefore this is what the Lord says about the prophets who are prophesying in my name: I did not send them, yet they are saying, ‘No sword or famine will touch this land.’ Those same prophets will perish(A) by sword and famine.(B)

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“It shall be in that day,” says the Lord of hosts, “that I will (A)cut off the names of the idols from the land, and they shall no longer be remembered. I will also cause (B)the prophets and the unclean spirit to depart from the land. It shall come to pass that if anyone still prophesies, then his father and mother who begot him will say to him, ‘You shall (C)not live, because you have spoken lies in the name of the Lord.’ And his father and mother who begot him (D)shall thrust him through when he prophesies.

“And it shall be in that day that (E)every prophet will be ashamed of his vision when he prophesies; they will not wear (F)a robe of coarse hair to deceive. (G)But he will say, ‘I am no prophet, I am a farmer; for a man taught me to keep cattle from my youth.’

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“On that day, I will banish the names of the idols(A) from the land, and they will be remembered no more,”(B) declares the Lord Almighty. “I will remove both the prophets(C) and the spirit of impurity from the land. 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(D) in the Lord’s name.’ Then their own parents will stab the one who prophesies.(E)

“On that day every prophet will be ashamed(F) of their prophetic vision. They will not put on a prophet’s garment(G) of hair(H) in order to deceive.(I) Each will say, ‘I am not a prophet. I am a farmer; the land has been my livelihood since my youth.[a](J)

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  1. Zechariah 13:5 Or farmer; a man sold me in my youth

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