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Then said they, 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 give heed to any of his words.

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Jeremiah 18:11
Now, therefore, I pray thee, speak unto the men of Judah and concerning the inhabitants of Jerusalem saying, Thus, saith Yahweh, - Lo! I am fashioning against you calamity, and devising against you, a device, - Return I pray you every man from his wicked way, And amend your ways and your doings.
Jeremiah 11:19
But, I, was as a gentle lamb that is to be led to the slaughter, - and I knew not that against me, they had devised devices saying - Let us destroy the tree with its fruit Yea let us cut him off out of the land of the living, And, his name, shall be remembered no more!
Psalm 21:11
For they have held out, against thee, a wicked thing, They have devised a scheme they cannot accomplish.
Isaiah 32:7
Yea, a knave, his weapons are wicked, - He, base schemes, hath devised To ruin the oppressed with speeches of falsehood Even when the needy pleadeth, for justice.
Micah 2:1
Alas for them who devise iniquity and work wickedness upon their beds, - in the light of the morning, they will execute it, for it is in the power of their hand.

For the

Jeremiah 13:13
Then shalt thou say unto them - Thus, saith Yahweh - Behold me! filling all the inhabitants of this land Even the kings that are sitting for David upon his throne and the priests and the prophets, and all the inhabitants of Jerusalem - with drunkenness;
Jeremiah 14:14
So then Yahweh said unto me, Falsehood, are the prophets prophesying in my name, I have not sent them Neither have I commanded them, Neither have I spoken unto them, - A vision of falsehood, and A divination of worthlessness and A fraud of their own hearts, They, are prophesying unto you.
Jeremiah 29:25
Thus, speaketh Yahweh of hosts, God of Israel, saying, - Because, thou, hast sent in, thine own name, letters, unto all the people who are in Jerusalem, and unto Zephaniah son, of Maaseiah the priest, and unto all the priests saying:
Leviticus 10:11
And may teach the sons of Israel, - all the statutes which Yahweh hath spoken unto them, by the mediation of Moses.
1 Kings 22:24
Then drew near Zedekiah, son of Chenaanah, and smote Micaiah on the cheek, - and said - Where then passed the Spirit of Yahweh, from me, to speak unto thee?
Malachi 2:7
For, the lips of a priest, should keep knowledge, and, a deliverance, should men seek at his mouth, - for, the messenger of Yahweh of hosts, he is.
Luke 11:45
And, making answer, one of the Lawyers saith unto him, Teacher! these things, saying, us also, dost thou insult!
John 7:47
The Pharisees, therefore, answered them - Surely, ye also, have not been led astray?
John 9:40
They of the Pharisees who were with him, heard, these things, and said unto him - Are, we also, blind?


2 Samuel 15:31
And, unto David, it was told, saying, Ahithophel, is among the conspirators with Absolom. And David said, Turn to foolishness, I pray thee, the counsel of Ahithophel, O Yahweh.
2 Samuel 17:14
Then said Absolom and all the men of Israel, Better, is the counsel of Hushai the Archite, than the counsel of Ahithophel. Yahweh, indeed, had given charge to frustrate the wise counsel of Ahithophel, to the intent that Yahweh might bring upon Absolom, ruin.
Job 5:13
Who captureth the wise in their own craftiness, yea the headlong counsel of the crooked:

Come and let us smite

Jeremiah 26:11
Then spake the priests and the prophets unto the princes, and unto all the people, saying, - Worthy of death, is this man, because he hath prophesied against this city, as ye have heard with your own ears, Then spake Jeremiah, unto all the princes and unto all the people, saying, -
Psalm 52:2
Engulfing ruin, doth thy tongue devise, Like a whetted razor, working deceit;
Psalm 57:4
My soul, is in the midst of lions, I lie down amidst flames, As for the sons of men, Their teeth, are spear and arrows, And, their tongue, is a sharp sword.
Psalm 64:3
Who have sharpened, like a sword, their tongue, Have made ready their arrow - a bitter word;
Proverbs 18:21
Death and life, are in the power of the tongue, and, its friends, shall eat its fruits.

And let us not

Jeremiah 5:12
They have acted deceptively against Yahweh, And have said, Not He! Neither shall there come upon us, calamity, Nor sword nor famine, shall we see;
Jeremiah 43:2
then spake Azariah son of Hoshaiah, and Johanan son of Kareah, and all the proud men, - saying unto Jeremiah - Falsely, art thou speaking, Yahweh our God hath not sent thee to say, Ye shall not enter Egypt to sojourn there;
Jeremiah 44:17
but, we will certainly do, the whole thing that hath gone forth out of our own mouth, by burning incense to the queen of the heavens, and pouring out to her drink-offerings, just as we and our fathers, and our kings and our princes, did, in the cities of Judah and in the streets of Jerusalem, then were we filled with bread and became prosperous, and calamity, saw we none;

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Leviticus 10:11
And may teach the sons of Israel, - all the statutes which Yahweh hath spoken unto them, by the mediation of Moses.
Ezekiel 11:2
Then said he unto me, Son of man, These, are the men who are devising iniquity, and who are counselling wicked counsel in this city;