A New Prophet like Moses
p "The LORD your God will raise up for you a Prophet like me from your midst, from your brethren. Him you shall hear,
"according to all you desired of the LORD your God in Horeb q in the day of the assembly, saying, r 'Let me not hear again the voice of the LORD my God, nor let me see this great fire anymore, lest I die.'
"And the LORD said to me: s 'What they have spoken is good.
t 'I will raise up for them a Prophet like you from among their brethren, and u will put My words in His mouth, v and He shall speak to them all that I command Him.
w 'And it shall be that whoever will not hear My words, which He speaks in My name, I will require it of him.
'But x the prophet who presumes to speak a word in My name, which I have not commanded him to speak, or y who speaks in the name of other gods, that prophet shall die.'
"And if you say in your heart, 'How shall we know the word which the LORD has not spoken?' -
z "when a prophet speaks in the name of the LORD, a if the thing does not happen or come to pass, that is the thing which the LORD has not spoken; the prophet has spoken it b presumptuously; you shall not be afraid of him.
New King James Version (NKJV) Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.
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Deuteronomy 5:23 - 27
So it was, when you heard the voice from the midst of the darkness, while the mountain was burning with fire, that you came near to me, all the heads of your tribes and your elders.
Now all the people witnessed the thunderings, the lightning flashes, the sound of the trumpet, and the mountain smoking; and when the people saw it, they trembled and stood afar off.
Then they said to Moses, "You speak with us, and we will hear; but let not God speak with us, lest we die.
And the sound of a trumpet and the voice of words, so that those who heard it begged that the word should not be spoken to them anymore.
Then the LORD heard the voice of your words when you spoke to me, and the LORD said to me: 'I have heard the voice of the words of this people which they have spoken to you. They are right in all that they have spoken.
But since then there has not arisen in Israel a prophet like Moses, whom the LORD knew face to face.
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.
For Moses truly said to the fathers, 'The LORD your God will raise up for you a Prophet like me from your brethren. Him you shall hear in all things, whatever He says to you.
Then the LORD put a word in Balaam's mouth, and said, "Return to Balak, and thus you shall speak.
And He has made My mouth like a sharp sword; In the shadow of His hand He has hidden Me, And made Me a polished shaft; In His quiver He has hidden Me.
And I have put My words in your mouth; I have covered you with the shadow of My hand, That I may plant the heavens, Lay the foundations of the earth, And say to Zion, 'You are My people.'
For I have given to them the words which You have given Me; and they have received them, and have known surely that I came forth from You; and they have believed that You sent Me.
The woman said to Him, "I know that Messiah is coming" (who is called Christ). "When He comes, He will tell us all things.
Then Jesus said to them, "When you lift up the Son of Man, then you will know that I am He, and that I do nothing of Myself; but as My Father taught Me, I speak these things.
'And it shall be that every soul who will not hear that Prophet shall be utterly destroyed from among the people.'
See that you do not refuse Him who speaks. For if they did not escape who refused Him who spoke on earth, much more shall we not escape if we turn away from Him who speaks from heaven.
But that prophet or that dreamer of dreams shall be put to death, because he has spoken in order to turn you away from the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt and redeemed you from the house of bondage, to entice you from the way in which the LORD your God commanded you to walk. So you shall put away the evil from your midst.
And the LORD said to me, "The prophets prophesy lies in My name. I have not sent them, commanded them, nor spoken to them; they prophesy to you a false vision, divination, a worthless thing, and the deceit of their heart.
Therefore thus says the LORD concerning the prophets who prophesy in My name, whom I did not send, and who say, 'Sword and famine shall not be in this land' - 'By sword and famine those prophets shall be consumed!
Zechariah 13:2 - 5
It shall be in that day," says the LORD of hosts, " that I will cut off the names of the idols from the land, and they shall no longer be remembered. I will also cause the prophets and the unclean spirit to depart from the land.
Deuteronomy 13:1 - 3
If there arises among you a prophet or a dreamer of dreams, and he gives you a sign or a wonder.
The priests did not say, 'Where is the LORD?' And those who handle the law did not know Me; The rulers also transgressed against Me; The prophets prophesied by Baal, And walked after things that do not profit.
"As for the prophet who prophesies of peace, when the word of the prophet comes to pass, the prophet will be known as one whom the LORD has truly sent."
"and the sign or the wonder comes to pass, of which he spoke to you, saying, 'Let us go after other gods' - which you have not known - 'and let us serve them,'
'But the prophet who presumes to speak a word in My name, which I have not commanded him to speak, or who speaks in the name of other gods, that prophet shall die.'