Bible Cross References
concerning
Micah 3:11
The city's rulers govern for bribes, the priests interpret the Law for pay, the prophets give their revelations for money---and they all claim that the LORD is with them. "No harm will come to us," they say. "The LORD is with us."
Isaiah 9:15
The old and honorable men are the head---and the tail is the prophets whose teachings are lies!
Isaiah 9:16
Those who lead these people have misled them and totally confused them.
Jeremiah 14:14
But the LORD replied, "The prophets are telling lies in my name; I did not send them, nor did I give them any orders or speak one word to them. The visions they talk about have not come from me; their predictions are worthless things that they have imagined.
Jeremiah 14:15
I, the LORD, tell you what I am going to do to those prophets whom I did not send but who speak in my name and say war and starvation will not strike this land---I will kill them in war and by starvation.
Jeremiah 23:9-17
9
My heart is crushed, and I am trembling. Because of the LORD, because of his holy words, I am like a man who is drunk, someone who has had too much wine.
10
The land is full of people unfaithful to the LORD; they live wicked lives and misuse their power. Because of the LORD's curse the land mourns and the pastures are dry.
11
The LORD says, "The prophets and the priests are godless; I have caught them doing evil in the Temple itself.
12
The paths they follow will be slippery and dark; I will make them stumble and fall. I am going to bring disaster on them; the time of their punishment is coming. I, the LORD, have spoken.
13
I have seen the sin of Samaria's prophets: they have spoken in the name of Baal and have led my people astray.
14
But I have seen the prophets in Jerusalem do even worse: they commit adultery and tell lies; they help people to do wrong, so that no one stops doing what is evil. To me they are all as bad as the people of Sodom and Gomorrah.
15
"So then, this is what I, the LORD Almighty, say about the prophets of Jerusalem: I will give them bitter plants to eat and poison to drink, because they have spread ungodliness throughout the land."
16
The LORD Almighty said to the people of Jerusalem, "Do not listen to what the prophets say; they are filling you with false hopes. They tell you what they have imagined and not what I have said.
17
To the people who refuse to listen to what I have said, they keep saying that all will go well with them. And they tell everyone who is stubborn that disaster will never touch them."
Jeremiah 23:27-17
Jeremiah 23:32-17
Jeremiah 28:15-17
15
Then I told Hananiah this, and added, "Listen, Hananiah! The LORD did not send you, and you are making these people believe a lie.
16
And so the LORD himself says that he is going to get rid of you. Before this year is over you will die because you have told the people to rebel against the LORD."
17
And Hananiah died in the seventh month of that same year.
Jeremiah 29:21-23
21
"The LORD Almighty, the God of Israel, has spoken about Ahab son of Kolaiah and Zedekiah son of Maaseiah, who are telling you lies in his name. He has said that he will hand them over to the power of King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylonia, who will put them to death before your eyes.
22
When the people who were taken away as prisoners from Jerusalem to Babylonia want to bring a curse on someone, they will say, 'May the LORD treat you like Zedekiah and Ahab, whom the king of Babylonia roasted alive!'
23
This will be their fate because they are guilty of terrible sins---they have committed adultery and have told lies in the LORD's name. This was against the LORD's will; he knows what they have done, and he is a witness against them. The LORD has spoken."
Ezekiel 13:10-16
10
"The prophets mislead my people by saying that all is well. All is certainly not well! My people have put up a wall of loose stones, and then the prophets have come and covered it with whitewash.
11
Tell the prophets that their wall is going to fall down. I will send a pouring rain. Hailstones will fall on it, and a strong wind will blow against it.
12
The wall will collapse, and everyone will ask you what good the whitewash did."
13
Now this is what the Sovereign LORD says: "In my anger I will send a strong wind, pouring rain, and hailstones to destroy the wall.
14
I intend to break down the wall they whitewashed, to shatter it, and to leave the foundation stones bare. It will collapse and kill you all. Then everyone will know that I am the LORD.
15
"The wall and those who covered it with whitewash will feel the force of my anger. Then I will tell you that the wall is gone and so are those who whitewashed it---
16
those prophets who assured Jerusalem that all was well, when all was not well!" The Sovereign LORD has spoken.
Ezekiel 22:25-29
25
The leaders are like lions roaring over the animals they have killed. They kill the people, take all the money and property they can get, and by their murders leave many widows.
26
The priests break my law and have no respect for what is holy. They make no distinction between what is holy and what is not. They do not teach the difference between clean and unclean things, and they ignore the Sabbath. As a result the people of Israel do not respect me.
27
The government officials are like wolves tearing apart the animals they have killed. They commit murder in order to get rich.
28
The prophets have hidden these sins like workers covering a wall with whitewash. They see false visions and make false predictions. They claim to speak the word of the Sovereign LORD, but I, the LORD, have not spoken to them.
29
The wealthy cheat and rob. They mistreat the poor and take advantage of foreigners.
Malachi 2:8
"But now you priests have turned away from the right path. Your teaching has led many to do wrong. You have broken the covenant I made with you.
Matthew 15:14
"Don't worry about them! They are blind leaders of the blind; and when one blind man leads another, both fall into a ditch."
that bite
Micah 2:11
"These people want the kind of prophet who goes around full of lies and deceit and says, 'I prophesy that wine and liquor will flow for you.'
Isaiah 56:9-12
9
The LORD has told the foreign nations to come like wild animals and devour his people.
10
He says, "All the leaders, who are supposed to warn my people, are blind! They know nothing. They are like watch dogs that don't bark---they only lie around and dream. How they love to sleep!
11
They are like greedy dogs that never get enough. These leaders have no understanding. They each do as they please and seek their own advantage.
12
'Let's get some wine,' these drunkards say, 'and drink all we can hold! Tomorrow will be even better than today!' "
Ezekiel 13:18
and tell them what the Sovereign LORD is saying to them: "You women are doomed! You sew magic wristbands for everyone and make magic scarves for everyone to wear on their heads, so that they can have power over other people's lives. You want to possess the power of life and death over my people and to use it for your own benefit.
Ezekiel 13:19
You dishonor me in front of my people in order to get a few handfuls of barley and a few pieces of bread. You kill people who don't deserve to die, and you keep people alive who don't deserve to live. So you tell lies to my people, and they believe you."
Matthew 7:15
"Be on your guard against false prophets; they come to you looking like sheep on the outside, but on the inside they are really like wild wolves.
Romans 16:18
For those who do such things are not serving Christ our Lord, but their own appetites. By their fine words and flattering speech they deceive innocent people.