Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
As for my people, children are their oppressors, and women rule over them. O my people, they which lead thee cause thee to err, and destroy the way of thy paths.
And I will give children to be their princes, and young fools shall rule over them.
2 Kings 11:1
And Athaliah, the mother of Ahaziah, seeing that her son was dead, arose and destroyed all the royal seed.
Behold, thy people in the midst of thee shall be like women; the gates of thy land shall be set wide open unto thine enemies; the fire shall devour thy bars.
The ancient and venerable to look upon is the head; the prophet that teaches lies, he is the tail.
Speak unto Aaron and unto his sons, saying, Thus shall ye bless the sons of Israel, saying unto them,
The prophets prophesied falsely, and the priests bore rule by their hands; and my people love to have it so. What will ye do in the end thereof?
Let them alone; they are blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into a pit.
Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour widows' houses and for a pretence make long prayer; therefore, ye shall receive the greater judgment.
And if thou sell anything unto thy neighbour or buy anything of thy neighbour's hand, ye shall not oppress one another.