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Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye make clean the outside of the cup or of the platter, but within they are full of extortion and incontinence.
And profited in Judaism above many of my equals in my own nation, being exceedingly more zealous of the traditions of my fathers.
2 Timothy 3:5
having the appearance of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.
For unto the pure all things are pure, but unto those that are defiled and unfaithful, nothing is pure, but even their soul and conscience is defiled.
They opened their mouth upon me 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 have taken treasures and honour; they have made her many widows in the midst thereof.
Her princes within her are roaring lions; her judges are evening wolves; they do not leave a bone for tomorrow.
Keep yourselves also from the false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.