Thus saith the LORD concerning the
prophets that make my people err, that
bite with their teeth, and cry, Peace; and
he that putteth not into their mouths,
they even prepare war against him.
Therefore night shall be unto you, that
ye shall not have a vision; and it shall be
dark unto you, that ye shall not divine;
and the sun shall go down over the
prophets, and the day shall be dark over
Then shall the seers be ashamed, and
the diviners confounded: yea, they shall
all cover their lips; for there is no
answer of God.
But truly I am full of power by the spirit
of the LORD, and of judgment, and of
might, to declare unto Jacob his
transgression, and to Israel his sin.
Hear this, I pray you, ye heads of the
house of Jacob, and princes of the
house of Israel, that abhor judgment,
and pervert all equity.
They build up Zion with blood, and
Jerusalem with iniquity.
The heads thereof judge for reward, and
the priests thereof teach for hire, and
the prophets thereof divine for money:
yet will they lean upon the LORD, and
say, Is not the LORD among us? none
evil can come upon us.
Therefore shall Zion for your sake be
plowed as a field, and Jerusalem shall
become heaps, and the mountain of the
house as the high places of the forest.