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.
I have smitten your children in vain; they have received no correction; your own sword has devoured your prophets, like a destroying lion.
But I was like a ram or an ox that is brought to the slaughter; for I did not understand that they had devised devices against me, saying, Let us destroy the tree with its fruit, and let us cut him off from the land of the living that his name may no longer be remembered.
If thou hast run with the footmen, and they have wearied thee then how canst thou contend with horses? and if in the land of peace, in which thou didst trust, they wearied thee, then how wilt thou do in the swelling of Jordan?
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.
And Pashur the priest, the son of Immer, who presided as prince in the house of the LORD, heard Jeremiah who prophesied these things.
2 Chronicles 36:16
But they mocked the messengers of God and despised his words and misused his prophets until the wrath of the LORD arose against his people, and there was no remedy.
Mem For 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 slaves and beat one and killed another and stoned another.
and the others took his slaves and entreated them spitefully and slew them.
Therefore ye are witnesses unto yourselves that ye are the sons of those who murdered the prophets.
Then the princes of the priests and the scribes and the elders of the people assembled together in the palace of the high priest, who was called Caiaphas,
When they heard that, they were divided and took counsel to slay them.
Who of the prophets have your fathers not persecuted? and they have slain those who announced before the coming of the Just One, of whom ye have now been the betrayers and murderers,
And in her was found the blood of prophets and of saints and of all that were slain upon the earth.
For this reason he forsook the tabernacle of Shiloh, the tent in which he dwelt among men