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Prophets, False


1. Pretended to be sent by God. Jer 23:17,18,31.

2. Not sent or commissioned by God. Jer 14:14; 23:21; 29:31.

3. Made use of by God to prove Israel. De 13:3.

4. Described as

a. Light and treacherous. Zep 3:4.

b. Covetous. Mic 3:11.

c. Crafty. Mt 7:15.

d. Drunken. Isa 28:7.

e. Immoral and profane. Jer 23:11,14.

5. Women sometimes acted as. Ne 6:14; Re 2:20.

6. Called foolish prophets. Eze 13:2.

7. Compared to foxes in the desert. Eze 13:4.

8. Compared to wind. Jer 5:13.

9. Influenced by evil spirits. 1Ki 22:21,22.

10. Prophesied

a. Falsely. Jer 5:31.

b. Lies in the name of the Lord. Jer 14:14.

c. Out of their own heart. Jer 23:16,26; Eze 13:2.

d. In the name of false gods. Jer 2:8.

e. Peace, when there was no peace. Jer 6:14; 23:17; Eze 13:10; Mic 3:5.

11. Often practised divination and witchcraft. Jer 14:14; Eze 22:28; Ac 13:6.

12. Often pretended to dreams. Jer 23:28,32.

13. Often deceived by God as a judgment. Eze 14:9.

14. The people

a. Led into error. Jer 23:13; Mic 3:5.

b. Made to forget God’s name by. Jer 23:27.

c. Deprived of God’s word by. Jer 23:30.

d. Taught profaneness and sin by. Jer 23:14,15.

e. Oppressed and defrauded by. Eze 22:25.

f. Warned not to listen to. De 13:3; Jer 23:16; 27:9,15,16.

g. Encouraged and praised. Jer 5:31; Lu 6:26.

15. Mode of trying and detecting. De 13:1,2; 18:21,22; 1Jo 4:1-3.

16. Predicted to arise

a. Before destruction of Jerusalem. Mt 24:11,24.

b. In the latter times. 2Pe 2:1.

17. Judgments denounced against. Jer 8:1,2; 14:15; 28:16,17; 29:32.

18. Involved the people in their own ruin. Isa 9:15,16; Jer 20:6; Eze 14:10.