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Read Rashi's commentary on the prophets. He does not address how Judaism considered each prophet in view of Gods instruction. We assume they did or they would not have accepted their prophecies. But, he does go into great detail on the historical fulfillment of the elements of the prophecies.
The Rambam knew the pasuk in Yirmeyahu. Just because one has a question based on a plain-text interpretation of a verse, that doesn't mean that people should stop teaching the Rambam. There are many Biblical verses, and many Mishnayot that are interpreted in ways other than what the plain-text meaning seems to be. Rambam designed his framework based on ...
Judaica Press explains in Yirmiyahu 18:9 that there is a machlokes between Rambam on the one hand and Abarbene and Ibn Nachmiash on the other hand about this matter. Rambam holds that the prophesy (by a true prophet) will come about but if the people sin, it will not last. I have also seen referenced (about the decree at Rosh Hashana for the coming year) ...
No, Jewish sources do not go detail about the test (if any) administered for each of the accepted Jewish prophets, which is what you are looking for. There are discussions of which situations are considered failures of prophetic prediction which prove a prophet false, such as the Rambam's commentary on the Mishna, which I translated here. But this is a ...
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