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false ~ (A) ~ something that is not true.
false ~ (B) ~ not true; not genuine.
false ~ (B) ~ A false god is also called an idol . A false prophet is someone who merely pretends to speak God's words. Really, a false prophet may be speaking his own ideas. Or he may be speaking by an evil spirit. But he is not speaking by God's Holy Spirit.
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