Jeremiah 23:38 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]

Jeremiah 23:38, NIV: "Although you claim, 'This is a message from the LORD,' this is what the LORD says: You used the words, 'This is a message from the LORD,' even though I told you that you must not claim, 'This is a message from the LORD.'"

Jeremiah 23:38, ESV: "But if you say, ‘The burden of the LORD,’ thus says the LORD, ‘Because you have said these words, “The burden of the LORD,” when I sent to you, saying, “You shall not say, ‘The burden of the LORD,’”"

Jeremiah 23:38, KJV: "But since ye say, The burden of the LORD; therefore thus saith the LORD; Because ye say this word, The burden of the LORD, and I have sent unto you, saying, Ye shall not say, The burden of the LORD;"

Jeremiah 23:38, NASB: "And if you say, ‘The pronouncement of the LORD!’ for that reason the LORD says this: ‘Because you said this word, 'The pronouncement of the LORD!' I have also sent word to you, saying, 'You shall not say, ‘The pronouncement of the LORD!’?'?’"

Jeremiah 23:38, NLT: "But suppose they respond, 'This is a prophecy from the LORD!' Then you should say, 'This is what the LORD says: Because you have used this phrase, 'prophecy from the LORD,' even though I warned you not to use it,"

Jeremiah 23:38, CSB: "But if you say, 'The burden of the Lord,' then this is what the Lord says: Because you have said, 'The burden of the Lord,' and I specifically told you not to say, 'The burden of the Lord,'"

What does Jeremiah 23:38 mean? [⇑ See verse text ⇑]

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