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And they shall eat, and not have enough. They shall play the harlot, and shall not increase, because they have left off taking heed to LORD.
Hear this, O ye priests, and hearken, O house of Israel, and give ear, O house of the king, for to you pertains the judgment. For ye have been a snare at Mizpah, and a net spread upon Tabor.
And as troops of robbers wait for a man, so the company of priests murder in the way toward Shechem. Yea, they have committed iniquity.
According to their pasture, so they were filled. They were filled, and their heart was exalted. Therefore they have forgotten me.
Since the days of our fathers we have been exceedingly guilty to this day. And for our iniquities have we, our kings, and our priests, been delivered into the hand of the kings of the lands, to the sword, to captivity, and to plund
1 Samuel 2:30
Therefore LORD, the God of Israel, says, I said indeed that thy house, and the house of thy father, should walk before me forever, but now LORD says, Be it far from me, for those who honor me I will honor, and those who despise me
As the thief is ashamed when he is found, so is the house of Israel ashamed, they, their kings, their rulers, and their priests, and their prophets,
Therefore I also have made you contemptible and base before all the people, according as ye have not kept my ways, but have had respect of persons in the law.
whose end is destruction, whose god is the belly, and the glory in their shame, who mind earthly things.
And I will bring an everlasting reproach upon you, and a perpetual shame, which shall not be forgotten.