16 Therefore thus saith Yahweh; Behold, I will cast thee from off the face of the earth: this year thou shalt die, because thou hast taught rebellion against Yahweh.
When a prophet speaketh in the name of Yahweh, if the thing follow not, nor come to pass, that is the thing which Yahweh hath not spoken, but the prophet hath spoken it presumptuously: thou shalt not be afraid of him.
He brought the judgment of Deu. 18:22 upon himself within the short time limit he had imposed, perverting Yahweh's Word.
Jeremiah frankly states that Hananiah is a false prophet and would die as such within the space of a few months. And so it came to pass. Significantly, he died in the very month of Atonement. His sins were not forgiven, as he spoke blasphemy against the Holy Spirit. -