1599 Geneva Bible
27 Think they to cause [a]my people to forget my Name by their dreams, which they tell every man to his neighbor, as their forefathers have forgotten my Name for Baal?
29 Is not my word even like a fire, saith the Lord? and like an hammer, that breaketh the stone?Read full chapter
- Jeremiah 23:27 He showeth that Satan raiseth up false prophets to bring the people from God.
- Jeremiah 23:28 Let the false prophet declare that it is his own fantasy, and not slander my word as though it were a cloak to cover his lies.
- Jeremiah 23:28 Meaning, that it is not sufficient for God’s ministers to abstain from lies, and to speak the word of God: but that there be judgment in alleging it, and that it may appear to be applied to the same purpose that it was spoken, Ezek. 3:27; 1 Cor. 2:13 and 4:2; 2 Tim. 2:25; 2 Pet. 4:10, 11.