Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye cleanse the outside of the cup and of the platter, but within they are full from extortion and excess.
and I advanced in the Jews religion beyond many of mine own age among my countrymen, being more exceedingly zealous for the traditions of my fathers.
2 Timothy 3:5
holding a form of godliness, but having denied the power therefore. From these also turn away.
To the pure all things are pure: but to them that are defiled and unbelieving nothing is pure; but both their mind and their conscience are defiled.
They gape upon me with their mouth, As a ravening and a roaring lion.
There is a conspiracy of her prophets in the midst thereof, like a roaring lion ravening the prey: they have devoured souls; they take treasure and precious things; they have made her widows many in the midst thereof.
Her princes in the midst of her are roaring lions; her judges are evening wolves; they leave nothing till the morrow.
Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly are ravening wolves.