Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
That make a man an offender for a word, and lay a snare for him that reproveth in the gate, and turn aside the just for a thing of nought.
then they would say unto him, Now say Shibboleth. . And he would say Sibboleth; ; for he could not pronounce it the same. Then they would take him and slay him at the passages of the Jordan. And at that time forty-two thousand of those of Ephraim fell.
Then the Pharisees left and took counsel how they might entangle him in his word.
And as he said these things unto them, the scribes and the Pharisees began to urge him vehemently and to provoke him to speak of many things,
Then they said, Come, and let us devise devices against Jeremiah; for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet. Come, and let us smite him with the tongue, and let us not consider any of his words.
O LORD, thou hast seduced me, and I was seduced; thou wert stronger than I and hast overcome me; I am in derision daily; every one mocks me.
Thus hath the LORD said: Stand in the court of the LORD's house and speak unto all the cities of Judah, which come to worship in the LORD's house, all the words that I commanded thee to speak unto them; diminish not a word:
They hate him that rebukes in the gate, and they abhor him that speaks uprightly.
Then Amaziah the priest of Bethel sent to Jeroboam king of Israel, saying, Amos has conspired against thee in the midst of the house of Israel; the land is not able to bear all his words.
Do not prophesy, they say to those that prophesy: Do not prophesy unto them that they are to understand shame.
To have respect of persons in judgment is not good; even for a piece of bread, man will transgress.
And will ye profane me among my people for handfuls of barley and for pieces of bread, slaying the souls that should not die and giving life to the souls that should not live, by your lying to my people that listen to the lie?
Forasmuch therefore as your treading is upon the poor, and ye take from him burdens of wheat, ye have built houses of hewn stone, but ye shall not dwell in them; ye have planted pleasant vineyards, but ye shall not drink wine of them.
And I will come near unto you for judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers and against the adulterers and against false swearers and against those that oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the fatherless, and that turn aside the stranger from his right, and do not fear me, said the LORD of the hosts.
and said unto them, What will ye give me, and I will deliver him unto you? And they covenanted with him for thirty pieces of silver.
But ye denied the Holy One and the Just and desired a murderer to be granted unto you
Ye have condemned and murdered the just, and he does not resist you.
And they watched him, whether he would heal him on the sabbath day, that they might accuse him.