Howbeit, for all that, Jeroboam turned not from his wicked way: but turned away and made of the lowest of the people priests of the hill altars. Whosoever would, he filled their hands, and they became priests of the hill altars.
And he ordained him priests of hill altars - both to field devils and also to the calves which he had made.
And have ye not cast out the priests of the LORD, the sons of Aaron, and the Levites, and have made you priests like the nations of other lands? Even whosoever cometh and filleth his hand with an ox and seven rams, the same is made priest to them that are no Gods.
and thou shalt put them upon Aaron thy brother and on his sons with him and shalt anoint them and fill their hands and consecrate them, that they may minister unto me.
And when the tabernacle goeth forth, the Levites shall take it down: and when the tabernacle is pitched, they shall set it up: for if any stranger come near, he shall die.
And thou shalt appoint Aaron and his sons to wait on their priests' office: and the stranger that cometh nigh shall die for it."
And his rod whom I chose, shall blossom: So I will make cease from me the grudgings of the children of Israel which they grudge against you."
And the children of Israel spake unto Moses, saying, "Behold, we are destroyed and all come to nought:
And Micah filled the hand of the Levite, and the young man became his priest, and continued in the house of Micah.
And he made houses of hill altars, and made, of the lowest of the people, priests which were not of the sons of Levi.
The vessel that the Potter made of clay, brake among his hands: So he began anew, and made another vessel, according to his mind.
Behold, the LORD is minded to smite the great houses, so that they shall decay: and the little houses, that they shall cleave asunder.
But the evil men and deceivers, shall wax worse and worse, while they deceive, and are deceived themselves.