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Jeremiah 23:14-16 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

14 But among Jerusalem’s prophets
    I saw something more shocking:
Adultery, walking in deception,[a]
    strengthening the power of the wicked,
    so that no one turns from evil;
To me they are all like Sodom,
    its inhabitants like Gomorrah.

15 Therefore, thus says the Lord of hosts against the prophets:

Look, I will give them wormwood to eat,
    and poisoned water to drink;
For from Jerusalem’s prophets
    ungodliness has gone forth into the whole land.
16     Thus says the Lord of hosts:
Do not listen to the words of your prophets,
    who fill you with emptiness;
They speak visions from their own fancy,
    not from the mouth of the Lord.


  1. 23:14 Cf. note on 13:25.
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

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