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. 29:9 They are prophesying lies to you and claiming my authority to do so. 3 But I did not send them. I, the Lord, affirm it!’ 4
[29:8] 1 tn Heb “Yahweh of armies, the God of Israel.”
[29:8] sn See study notes on 2:19 and 7:3 for the explanation of this title.
[29:8] 2 sn See the study notes on 27:9 for this term.
[29:9] 3 tn Heb “prophesying lies to you in my name.”
[29:9] sn For the significance of “in my name” see the study notes on 14:14 and 23:27.