A New Prophet like Moses
f "The Lord your God will raise up for you a prophet like me from among you, from your brothers - it is to him you shall listen -
just as you desired of the Lord your God at Horeb g on the day of the assembly, when you said, h 'Let me not hear again the voice of the Lord my God or see this great fire any more, lest I die.'
And the Lord said to me, i 'They are right in what they have spoken.
f I will raise up for them a prophet like you from among their brothers. j And I will put my words in his mouth, and k he shall speak to them all that I command him.
l And whoever will m not listen to my words that he shall speak in my name, I myself will require it of him.
n But the prophet who presumes to speak a word in my name that I have not commanded him to speak, or who speaks in the name of other gods, that same prophet shall die.'
And if you say in your heart, 'How may we know the word that the Lord has not spoken?' -
o when a prophet speaks in the name of the Lord, if the word does not come to pass or come true, that is a word that the Lord has not spoken; n the prophet has spoken it presumptuously. You need not be afraid of him.
English Standard Version (ESV) The Holy Bible, English Standard Version Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a division of Good News Publishers.
And they asked him, "What then? Are you Elijah?" He said, "I am not." "Are you the Prophet?" And he answered, "No.
They asked him, "Then why are you baptizing, if you are neither the Christ, nor Elijah, nor the Prophet?
Philip found Nathanael and said to him, "We have found him of whom Moses in the Law and also the prophets wrote, Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph.
Moses said, 'The Lord God will raise up for you a prophet like me from your brothers. You shall listen to him in whatever he tells you.
This is the Moses who said to the Israelites, 'God will raise up for you a prophet like me from your brothers.
And the Lord gave me the two tablets of stone written with the finger of God, and on them were all the words that the Lord had spoken with you on the mountain out of the midst of the fire on the day of the assembly.
And said to Moses, "You speak to us, and we will listen; but do not let God speak to us, lest we die.
And the Lord heard your words, when you spoke to me. And the Lord said to me, 'I have heard the words of this people, which they have spoken to you. They are right in all that they have spoken.
The Lord your God will raise up for you a prophet like me from among you, from your brothers - it is to him you shall listen -
Then the Lord put out his hand and touched my mouth. And the Lord said to me, "Behold, I have put my words in your mouth.
Therefore thus says the Lord, the God of hosts: "Because you have spoken this word, behold, I am making my words in your mouth a fire, and this people wood, and the fire shall consume them.
For I have given them the words that you gave me, and they have received them and have come to know in truth that I came from you; and they have believed that you sent me.
The woman said to him, "I know that Messiah is coming (he who is called Christ). When he comes, he will tell us all things.
So Jesus said to them, "When you have lifted up the Son of Man, then you will know that I am he, and that I do nothing on my own authority, but speak just as the Father taught me.
John 12:49 - 50
For I have not spoken on my own authority, but the Father who sent me has himself given me a commandment - what to say and what to speak.
And it shall be that every soul who does not listen to that prophet shall be destroyed from the people.
Because they did not pay attention to my words, declares the Lord, that I persistently sent to you by my servants the prophets, but you would not listen, declares the Lord.
Thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel: Go and say to the people of Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, Will you not receive instruction and listen to my words? declares the Lord.
But that prophet or that dreamer of dreams shall be put to death, because he has taught rebellion against the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt and redeemed you out of the house of slavery, to make you leave the way in which the Lord your God commanded you to walk. So you shall purge the evil from your midst.
Deuteronomy 13:1 - 3
If a prophet or a dreamer of dreams arises among you and gives you a sign or a wonder.
As for the prophet who prophesies peace, when the word of that prophet comes to pass, then it will be known that the Lord has truly sent the prophet.
But the prophet who presumes to speak a word in my name that I have not commanded him to speak, or who speaks in the name of other gods, that same prophet shall die.