Jeremiah 20:7

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O Jehovah, thou hast persuaded me, and I was persuaded; thou art stronger than I, and hast prevailed: I am become a laughing-stock all the day, every one mocketh me. (ASV)

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Note that this is the same God who supposedly "cannot lie" (Numbers 23:19, 1 Samuel 15:29, Titus 1:2). It appears that God's ability to spread misinformation is not impaired. --Robert Stevens 07:38, 24 Nov 2005 (CST)

Response to "Neutral" piece: several translations (most notably the KJV, but also the NASB, RSV and Webster's) have "deceived" here, rather than "persuaded". However, the Hebrew is ambiguous, and I will concede that "deceived" looks rather odd in context. It remains a problem for the "KJV-only" variety of inerrantist. --Robert Stevens 06:28, 21 Apr 2006 (CDT)

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Edit this section to note miscellaneous facts. What is your contradiction? The people of Jeremiah's day laughed at him because of his belief in God. There is no contradiction.

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