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ψευδοπροφήτης, -ου, ὁ
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false prophet
a false prophet, one who falsely claims to speak by divine inspiration,, whether as a foreteller of future events, or as a teacher of doctrines, Mt. 7:15; 24:24; Mk. 13:22; Acts 13:6; 1 Jn. 4:1; Rev. 16:13

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Matthew 7:15 “Beware of false (pseudoprophētōn | ψευδοπροφητῶν | gen pl masc) prophets; they come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly are ravenous wolves.
Matthew 24:11 And many false (pseudoprophētai | ψευδοπροφῆται | nom pl masc) prophets will arise and lead many astray;
Matthew 24:24 For false messiahs and false (pseudoprophētai | ψευδοπροφῆται | nom pl masc) prophets will appear, and they will perform great signs and wonders so as to lead astray, if that were possible, even the elect.
Mark 13:22 For false christs and false prophets (pseudoprophētai | ψευδοπροφῆται | nom pl masc) will arise and will offer signs and wonders in order to deceive, if possible, the elect.
Luke 6:26 Woe to you when all speak well of you, for their fathers treated the false (pseudoprophētais | ψευδοπροφήταις | dat pl masc) prophets (pseudoprophētais | ψευδοπροφήταις | dat pl masc) in the same way.
Acts 13:6 When they had gone through the whole island as far as Paphos, they met a certain man, a magician, a Jewish false (pseudoprophētēn | ψευδοπροφήτην | acc sg masc) prophet named Bar-Jesus,
2 Peter 2:1 But there were also false prophets (pseudoprophētai | ψευδοπροφῆται | nom pl masc) among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you, who will bring in destructive heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, bringing on themselves swift destruction.
1 John 4:1 Dear friends, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to find out whether they are from God, because many false prophets (pseudoprophētai | ψευδοπροφῆται | nom pl masc) have gone out into the world.
Revelation 16:13 And I saw three unclean spirits, which looked like frogs, coming out of the mouth of the dragon, out of the mouth of the beast, and out of the mouth of the false prophet (pseudoprophētou | ψευδοπροφήτου | gen sg masc).
Revelation 19:20 And the beast was captured, and with him the false prophet (pseudoprophētēs | ψευδοπροφήτης | nom sg masc), who in his presence performed signs by which he deceived those who had received the mark of the beast and those who worshiped his image. These two were thrown alive into the lake of fire burning with sulfur.
Revelation 20:10 And the devil, the one who had deceived them, was thrown into the lake of fire and sulfur where both the beast and the false prophet (pseudoprophētēs | ψευδοπροφήτης | nom sg masc) are. There they will suffer torment day and night forever and ever.