Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Her princes in the midst thereof are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood, and to destroy souls, to get dishonest gain.
“Behold, then, I smite My hand at your dishonest gain which you have acquired and at the bloodshed which is among you.
And He *said to them, “It is written, ‘My house shall be called a house of prayer’; but you are making it a robbers’ den.”
Come now, you rich, weep and howl for your miseries which are coming upon you.
For they eat the bread of wickedness
And drink the wine of violence.
You have multiplied your slain in this city, filling its streets with them.”
The Jews also joined in the attack, asserting that these things were so.