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And the Levites that are gone away far from me, when Israel went astray, which went astray away from me after their idols; they shall even bear their iniquity.
But the priests the Levites, the sons of Zadok, that kept the charge of my sanctuary when the sons of Israel went astray from me, they shall come near to me to minister unto me, and they shall stand before me to offer unto me the fat and the blood, said the Lord GOD.
Her priests have violated my law by force and have profaned my holy things; they have made no difference between the holy and the profane, neither have they showed the difference between the unclean and the clean and have hid their eyes from my sabbaths, and I am profaned among them.
The priests that are sanctified of the sons of Zadok, which have kept my charge, which did not go astray when the sons of Israel went astray, as the Levites went astray.
2 Kings 23:8
And he brought all the priests out of the cities of Judah and defiled the high places where the priests had burned incense, from Geba to Beersheba, and broke down the high places of the gates that were in the entering in of the gate of Joshua, the governor of the city, which were on a man's left hand at the gate of the city.
2 Chronicles 29:4
And he brought in the priests and the Levites and gathered them together into the east plaza
neither have our kings, our princes, our priests, nor our fathers, kept thy law nor hearkened unto thy commandments and thy testimonies, with which thou didst testify against them.
For both prophet and priest are feigned; even in my house I have found their wickedness, said the LORD.
Her prophets are light and treacherous persons: her priests have polluted the sanctuary; they have falsified the law.
1 Timothy 5:22
Lay hands suddenly on no one, neither be partaker of the sins of others; keep thyself pure.
And Cain said unto the LORD, My iniquity is greater than I can bear.
and whoever eats it shall bear his iniquity because he has profaned the holiness of the LORD, and that person shall be cut off from among his people.
And that man shall be free from iniquity, and the woman shall bear her iniquity.
For my iniquities are gone over my head; as a heavy burden they are too heavy for me.
He shall see of the travail of his soul and shall be satisfied. And by his knowledge shall my righteous slave justify many, for he shall bear their iniquities.
neither shall the priests the Levites lack a man before me to offer burnt offerings and to kindle grain offerings and to do sacrifice continually.