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 saw for thee vanity and a foolish thing, and they uncovered not upon thine iniquity to turn back thy captivity; and they will see for thee burdens of falsehood and seductions.
Jeremiah 5:31
The prophets prophesied in falsehood, and the priests will spread out with their hands; and my people loved it thus: and what will ye do to its last part
Jeremiah 6:13
For from their little even to their great, every one plundering, plundered; and from the prophet and even to the priest every one did falsehood.
Jeremiah 14:14
And Jehovah will say to me, The prophets are prophesying a lie in my name: I sent them not, and I commanded them not, and I spake not to them: a vision of falsehood and a divination, and nought, and the deceit of their heart they are prophesying to you.
Jeremiah 23:11
For also the prophets, also the priests were polluted; also in my house I found their evil, says Jehovah.
Ezekiel 22:26
Her priests did violence to my law, and they will profane my holy place: between the holy to the profane they separated not, and they did not make known between the unclean to the clean, and from my Sabbath they hid their eyes, and I shall be profaned in the midst of them.
Micah 3:11
Her heads will judge for a gift, and her priests will teach for hire, and her prophets will divine for silver: and they will lean upon Jehovah, saying, Is not Jehovah in the midst of us? he will not bring evil upon us.
Zephaniah 3:3
Her chiefs in the midst of her are roaring lions; her judges evening wolves; they laid not up for the morning.

That

Jeremiah 2:20
For from of old I broke thy yoke, I burst thy bonds; and thou wilt say, I will not serve; for upon every high hill and under every green tree thou turnest one side, committing fornication:
Jeremiah 26:8
And it will be as Jeremiah finished to speak all which Jehovah commanded to speak to all the people, and the priests and the prophets and all the people will seize him, saying, Dying, thou shalt die.
Matthew 23:31
Wherefore ye bear testimony to yourselves, that ye are the sons of those having slain the prophets.
Luke 11:47
Woe to 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 drive out and they slew them announcing beforehand of the coming of the Just; of whom ye have now been traitors and murderers:
1 Thessalonians 2:15
They also having slain the Lord Jesus, and their own prophets, and having driven you out; and not pleasing God, and opposite to all men;

General references

Ezekiel 11:6
Ye multiplied your wounded in this city, and ye filled its streets with the wounded.
Malachi 2:1
And now to you this command, O ye priests.