Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For from the least of them even unto the greatest of them every one is given to covetousness; and from the prophet even unto the priest every one dealeth falsely.

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Bible References

For

Jeremiah 8:10
Therefore I will give their wives to others, their fields to conquerors, because from [the] smallest to [the] greatest, all of them make profit [for] unlawful gain, from prophet to priest, all of them practice deceit.
Jeremiah 14:18
If I go out [into] the field, then look, those slain by [the] sword. And if I enter the city, then look, the sickness of [the] famine. For both prophet and priest wander around through the land, {they do not know what is going on}.'"
Jeremiah 22:17
"But there is nothing [in] your eyes and your heart {except} your unlawful gain, and on shedding the blood of the innocent, and on committing oppression and extortion."
Jeremiah 23:11
"For both prophet as well as priest are godless, even in my temple I have found their wickedness," {declares} Yahweh.
Isaiah 56:9
All wild animals [in the] field, come, to devour, all wild animals in the forest!
Isaiah 57:17
I was angry because of his sin of gain, and I struck him; I hid and I was angry, but he walked apostate, in the ways of his heart.
Ezekiel 22:12
They take a bribe among you in order to shed blood; and you take usury, and you make gain [from] your neighbors by extortion, and [so] you have forgotten me, {declares} the Lord Yahweh.
Ezekiel 33:31
And they come to you {as people do}, and they sit {before you}, and my people hear your words, and they do not do them, for they [are] showing passion in their mouth, but their heart [is] going after ill-gotten gain.
Micah 2:1
Woe [to] those who plan wickedness and evil deeds upon their beds! In the light of the morning they did it, because they have power in their hands.
Micah 3:2
[Those of you who are] haters of good and lovers of evil, [who] tear their skin from them and their flesh from their bones,
Zephaniah 3:3
Her officials in her midst [are] roaring lions; her judges [are] evening wolves; they leave nothing until the morning.
Luke 16:14
Now the Pharisees, who were lovers of money, heard all these [things], and they ridiculed him.
1 Timothy 3:3
not addicted to wine, not a violent person, but gentle, peaceable, not loving money,
2 Peter 2:3
And in greediness they will exploit you with false words, whose condemnation [from] long ago is not idle, and their destruction is not asleep.

And

Jeremiah 2:8
The priests did not say, 'Where [is] Yahweh?' and those who handle the law did not know me, and the shepherds have {rebelled against me}, and the prophets prophesied by Baal, and they went after [things which] do not profit.
Jeremiah 5:31
The prophets prophesy {falsely}, and the priests rule {by their own authority}, and my people love [it] so much. But what will you do {when the end comes}?
Jeremiah 23:11
"For both prophet as well as priest are godless, even in my temple I have found their wickedness," {declares} Yahweh.
Jeremiah 26:7
And the priests and the prophets and all the people heard Jeremiah speaking these words in the temple of Yahweh.
Jeremiah 32:32
because of all the evil of the people of Israel and the people of Judah that they did to provoke me to anger--they, their kings, their officials, their priests, and their prophets, and the men of Judah, and the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
Isaiah 28:7
And these also stagger because of wine and stagger because of strong drink; priest and prophet stagger because of strong drink; they are confused because of wine. They stagger because of strong drink; they err in vision. They stagger [in the] rendering of a decision,
Lamentations 4:13
Because of the sins of her prophets, the guilt of her priests, who shed blood in her midst, of righteous people.
Ezekiel 22:25
The conspiracy of its prophets in the midst of her [is] like a roaring lion [that] is tearing prey. They devour people, and they take wealth and treasure; they make its widows numerous in the midst of her.
Zephaniah 3:4
Her prophets [are] arrogant men of treachery; her priests have defiled [that which is] holy; they do violence to [the] law.

General references

Jeremiah 11:9
And Yahweh said to me, "A conspiracy is found among the {people} of Judah and among the inhabitants of Jerusalem.