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For both prophet and priest are profane; yea, in my house have I found their wickedness, saith the LORD.
Therefore, Thus, saith Yahweh of hosts Concerning the prophets, - Behold me! Feeding them with wormwood, And I will cause them to drink poisoned water, - For from the prophets of Jerusalem, hath there gone forth profanity unto all the land.
The prophets, have prophesied, falsely, And the priests tread down by their means, And, my people, love it, so, - What then can ye do as to her latter end?
For, from the least of them, even unto the greatest of them, Every one, graspeth with greed, - And from the prophet even unto the priest, Every one, dealeth, falsely;
Therefore, will I give - Their wives to others, Their fields to such as shall take possession of them, For from the least, even unto the greatest, Every one, is, wholly given to extortion: From the prophet even unto the priest, Every one, dealeth, falsely.
Because her princes in her midst are like a roaring lion rending prey, - Life, have they devoured Wealth and precious things, have they been wont to take, Her widows, have they multiplied in her midst.
Her prophets, are reckless, treacherous men! her priests, have profaned the holy, done violence to law.
And will ye then come in and stand before me in this house whereon my Name hath been called, and say, - We have set ourselves free, - for the purpose of committing all these abominations?
Why hath the beloved in mine own house, done an abomination? Shall, vows and holy flesh, take away from thee thy wickednesses, or shalt thou by these, escape?
But have set their abominations in the house on which my name hath been called, to defile it;
2 Chronicles 33:5
Yea he built altars unto all the army of the heavens, - in the two courts of the house of Yahweh.
2 Chronicles 36:14
Also, all the rulers of the priests and of the people, abounded in committing treachery, according to all the abominable ways of the nations, - and polluted the house of Yahweh, which he had hallowed in Jerusalem.
While the beauty of his own ornament he had in majesty placed, Then the images, of their abominations. Their detestable things, Made they therein, - For this cause have I delivered it up to them for removal;
Then said he unto me, Son of man Lift up. I pray thee thine eyes, the way toward the north. So I lifted up mine eyes the way toward the north, and 1o! on the north by the gate of the altar, this Statue of Jealousy, in the entrance.
Yea when they had slaughtered their children to their manufactured gods, then entered they into my sanctuary, on the same day, to profane it,- And lo! thus have they done in the midst of mine own house.
And Jesus entered into the temple, and cast out all who were selling and buying in the temple, - and, the tables of the money-changers, he overthrew, and the seats of them who were selling doves;