Son of man, prophesy against the
prophets of Israel that prophesy, and
say thou unto them that prophesy out of
their own hearts, Hear ye the word of
Thus saith the Lord GOD; Woe unto the
foolish prophets, that follow their own
spirit, and have seen nothing!
O Israel, thy prophets are like the foxes
in the deserts.
Ye have not gone up into the gaps,
neither made up the hedge for the
house of Israel to stand in the battle in
the day of the LORD.
They have seen vanity and lying
divination, saying, The LORD saith: and
the LORD hath not sent them: and they
have made others to hope that they
would confirm the word.
Have ye not seen a vain vision, and have
ye not spoken a lying divination,
whereas ye say, The LORD saith it; albeit
I have not spoken?
Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD;
Because ye have spoken vanity, and
seen lies, therefore, behold, I am
against you, saith the Lord GOD.
And mine hand shall be upon the
prophets that see vanity, and that divine
lies: they shall not be in the assembly of
my people, neither shall they be written
in the writing of the house of Israel,
neither shall they enter into the land of
Israel; and ye shall know that I am the