14 I have seen also in the prophets of Jerusalem [a]filthiness: they commit adultery and walk in lies: they strengthen also the hands of the wicked, that none can return from his wickedness: they are all [b]unto me as Sodom, and the inhabitants thereof as Gomorrah.
15 Therefore thus saith the Lord of hosts concerning the prophets, Behold, I will feed them with [c]wormwood, and make them drink the water of gall: for from the prophets of Jerusalem is [d]wickedness gone forth into all the land.
16 Thus saith the Lord of hosts, Hear not the words of the prophets that prophesy unto you, and teach you vanity: they speak the vision of their own [e]heart, and not out of the mouth of the Lord.
Jeremiah 23:14They which should have profited by my rods against Samaria, are become worse than they.
Jeremiah 23:14Though to the world they seem holy fathers, yet I detest them as I did these abominable cities.
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