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Jeremiah 29:8

Context

29:8 “For the Lord God of Israel who rules over all 1  says, ‘Do not let the prophets or those among you who claim to be able to predict the future by divination 2  deceive you. And do not pay any attention to the dreams that you are encouraging them to dream.

Jeremiah 29:24

Context
A Response to the Letter and a Subsequent Letter

29:24 The Lord told Jeremiah, “Tell 3  Shemaiah the Nehelamite 4 

1 tn Heb “Yahweh of armies, the God of Israel.”

sn See study notes on 2:19 and 7:3 for the explanation of this title.

2 sn See the study notes on 27:9 for this term.

3 tn The words “The Lord told Jeremiah” are not in the text. They are supplied in the translation here to indicate the shift in topic and the shift in addressee (the imperative “tell” is second singular). The introduction supplied in the translation here matches that in v. 30 where the words are in the text.

4 tn It is unclear whether this is a family name or a place name. The word occurs nowhere else in the Hebrew Bible.



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