1902 Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR)
23:2 Therefore, Thus, saith Yahweh, God of Israel, Concerning the shepherds who are tending my people,Ye, have scattered my flock, and have driven them away, and have not visited them,Behold me! Visiting, upon you, the wickedness of your doings, Declareth Yahweh.
23:3 I myself, therefore, will gather the remnant of my flock, out of all the lands whither I have driven them,And will bring them back unto their own fold, And they shall be fruitful and multiply;
23:8 butAs Yahweh liveth, who hath brought up and who hath brought in the seed of the house of Israel out of the land of the North, and out of all the lands whither I have driven them,And they shall remain upon their own soil.
23:9 ¶ As for the prophets,Broken, is my heart within me, Trembled, have all my bones, I have become as a drunken man, And as a strong man whom wine hath overcome,Because of Yahweh, And because of his holy, words.
23:10 For, with adulterers, is the land filled, Yea, because of cursing, doth the land mourn, Dried up are the oases of the desert,And, their oppression, hath become wicked, And, their might, is not right.
23:12 Therefore, shall their way become to them like slippery places in darkness, They shall be driven on, and shall fall therein,For I will bring in upon them calamityThe year of their visitation, Declareth Yahweh.
23:13 Even among the prophets of Samaria, had I seen a foolish thing,They prophesied by Baal, And led astray my people Israel.
23:14 But, among the prophets of Jerusalem, have I seen a horrible thing,Committing adultery, And walking in falsehood, And so strengthening the hands of doers of wickedness, not to return any man from his wickedness: They have, all of them, become, to me, as Sodom, And her inhabitants, as Gomorrah.
23:15 Therefore, Thus, saith Yahweh of hosts, Concerning the prophets,Behold me! Feeding them with wormwood, And I will cause them to drink poisoned water,For, from the prophets of Jerusalem, hath there gone forth profanity unto all the land.
23:16 Thus, saith Yahweh of hosts,Do not hearken unto the words of the prophets who are prophesying unto you, They, are filling you, with vain, hopes,The vision of their own hearts, do they speak, Not from the mouth of Yahweh!
23:17 They keep on saying to them who despise me, Yahweh, hath spoken, [saying], Prosperity, shall ye have! And, to every one who is going on in the stubbornness of his own heart, have they said, There shall come on you, no calamity;
23:21 I sent not the prophets, yet, they, ran, I spake not unto them, yet, they, prophesied.
23:22 But, if they had stood in my council, Then might they have announced my words unto my people, And have turned them from their wicked, way and from the wickedness of their doings.
23:25 I have heard what the prophets, have said, who prophesy in my name falsely, saying,I have dreamed! I have dreamed!
23:26 How long, shall it be, in the heart of the prophets, [To be] prophets of falsehood,And prophets of the deceit of their own heart?
23:27 Who lay a plot to cause my people, to forget, my name, by their dreams which they relate, every man to his neighbour,Just as their fathers forgat, my name, for Baal.
23:32 Behold me! against such as prophesy the dreams of falsehood, Declareth Yahweh, who have related them, and led astray my people, with their falsehoods and with their recklessness,whereas, I, had not sent them, nor commanded them, so that they could be of no, profit, to this people, Declareth Yahweh.
23:33 ¶ But, when this people, or a prophet or a priest, shall ask thee, saying, What is the oracle of Yahweh? Then shalt thou say unto them, Ye yourselves, are the oracle, Therefore will I reject you, Declareth Yahweh;
23:38 But, since ye keep on saying, The Oracle of Yahweh, therefore, Thus, saith Yahweh, Because ye have said this word, The oracle of Yahweh, whereas I had sent unto you saying, Ye shall not say, The oracle of Yahweh,
23:39 therefore, behold me! I will lift you up,and carry you away, and the city which I gave to you and to your fathers, from before my face;
23:40 and will give unto you reproach age-abiding,and disgrace age-abiding, which shall not be forgotten.
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