Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Now it came to pass, when Jeremiah had made an end of speaking all that the LORD had commanded him to speak unto all the people, that the priests and the prophets and all the people took him, saying, Thou shalt surely die.
In vain have I smitten your children; they received no correction: your own sword hath devoured your prophets, like a destroying lion.
But I was like a gentle lamb that is led to the slaughter; and I knew not that they had devised devices against me,'saying , Let us destroy the tree with the fruit thereof, and let us cut him off from the land of the living, that his name may be no more remembered.
If thou hast run with the footmen, and they have wearied thee, then how canst thou contend with horses? and though in a land of peace thou art secure, yet how wilt thou do in the pride of the Jordan?
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.
Now Pashhur, the son of Immer the priest, who was chief officer in the house of Jehovah, heard Jeremiah prophesying these things.
2 Chronicles 36:16
but they mocked the messengers of God, and despised his words, and scoffed at his prophets, until the wrath of Jehovah arose against his people, till there was no remedy.
It is because of the sins of her prophets, and the iniquities of her priests, That have shed the blood of the just in the midst of her.
And the husbandmen took his servants, and beat one, and killed another, and stoned another.
and the rest laid hold on his servants, and treated them shamefully, and killed them.
Wherefore ye witness to yourselves, that ye are sons of them that slew the prophets.
Then were gathered together the chief priests, and the elders of the people, unto the court of the high priest, who was called Caiaphas;
But they, when they heard this, were cut to the heart, and minded to slay them.
Which of the prophets did not your fathers persecute? and they killed them that showed before of the coming of the Righteous One; of whom ye have now become betrayers and murderers;
And in her was found the blood of prophets and of saints, and of all that have been slain upon the earth.
So that he forsook the tabernacle of Shiloh, The tent which he placed among men;