10 Bible Verses about

Deposed Priests

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1 Samuel 22:17-19

And the king said to the guards who were attending him, "Turn around and put the priests of the LORD to death, because their hand also is with David and because they knew that he was fleeing and did not reveal it to me " But the servants of the king were not willing to put forth their hands to attack the priests of the LORD. Then the king said to Doeg, "You turn around and attack the priests." And Doeg the Edomite turned around and attacked the priests, and he killed that day eighty-five men who wore the linen ephod. And he struck Nob the city of the priests with the edge of the sword, both men and women, children and infants; also oxen, donkeys, and sheep he struck with the edge of the sword.

1 Samuel 22:21

Abiathar told David that Saul had killed the priests of the LORD.

Psalm 78:64

His priests fell by the sword, And His widows could not weep.

Lamentations 1:19

"I called to my lovers, but they deceived me; My priests and my elders perished in the city While they sought food to restore their strength themselves.

Lamentations 2:6

And He has violently treated His tabernacle like a garden booth; He has destroyed His appointed meeting place The LORD has caused to be forgotten The appointed feast and sabbath in Zion, And He has despised king and priest In the indignation of His anger.

Lamentations 4:16

The presence of the LORD has scattered them, He will not continue to regard them; They did not honor the priests, They did not favor the elders.

1 Kings 2:27

So Solomon dismissed Abiathar from being priest to the LORD, in order to fulfill the word of the LORD, which He had spoken concerning the house of Eli in Shiloh.

Jeremiah 29:26

"The LORD has made you priest instead of Jehoiada the priest, to be the overseer in the house of the LORD over every madman who prophesies, to put him in the stocks and in the iron collar,

Ezra 2:62

These searched among their ancestral registration, but they could not be located; therefore they were considered unclean and excluded from the priesthood.

Nehemiah 7:64

These searched among their ancestral registration, but it could not be located; therefore they were considered unclean and excluded from the priesthood.

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