Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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,

General references

Bible References

The sins

Lamentations 2:14
Thy prophets have seen for thee false and foolish visions; And they have not uncovered thine iniquity, to bring back thy captivity, But have seen for thee false oracles and causes of banishment.
Jeremiah 5:31
the prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests bear rule by their means; and my people love to have it so: and what will ye do in the end thereof?
Jeremiah 6:13
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.
Jeremiah 14:14
Then Jehovah said unto me, The prophets prophesy lies in my name; I sent them not, neither have I commanded them, neither spake I unto them: they prophesy unto you a lying vision, and divination, and a thing of nought, and the deceit of their own heart.
Jeremiah 23:11
for both prophet and priest are profane; yea, in my house have I found their wickedness, saith Jehovah.
Ezekiel 22:26
Her priests have done violence to my law, and have profaned my holy things: they have made no distinction between the holy and the common, neither have they caused men to discern between the unclean and the clean, and have hid their eyes from my sabbaths, and I am profaned among them.
Micah 3:11
The heads thereof judge for reward, and the priests thereof teach for hire, and the prophets thereof divine for money: yet they lean upon Jehovah, and say, Is not Jehovah in the midst of us? no evil shall come upon us.
Zephaniah 3:3
Her princes in the midst of her are roaring lions; her judges are evening wolves; they leave nothing till the morrow.

That

Jeremiah 2:20
For of old time I have broken thy yoke, and burst thy bonds; and thou saidst, I will not serve; for upon every high hill and under every green tree thou didst bow thyself, playing the harlot.
Jeremiah 26:8
And it came to pass, when Jeremiah had made an end of speaking all that Jehovah had commanded him to speak unto all the people, that the priests and the prophets and all the people laid hold on him, saying, Thou shalt surely die.
Matthew 23:31
Wherefore ye witness to yourselves, that ye are sons of them that slew the prophets.
Luke 11:47
Woe unto you! for ye build the tombs of the prophets, and your fathers killed them.
Acts 7:52
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;
1 Thessalonians 2:15
who both killed the Lord Jesus and the prophets, and drove out us, and pleased not God, and are contrary to all men;

General references

Ezekiel 11:6
Ye have multiplied your slain in this city, and ye have filled the streets thereof with the slain.
Malachi 2:1
And now, O ye priests, this commandment is for you.