Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for you make clean the outside of the cup and of the platter, but within they are full of extortion and excess.
And advanced in the Jews' religion above many of my equals in my own nation, being more exceedingly zealous of the traditions of my fathers.
2 Timothy 3:5
Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.
Unto the pure all things are pure: but unto them that are defiled and unbelieving is nothing pure; but even their mind and conscience are defiled.
They gaped on me with their mouths, as a ravening and a roaring lion.
There is a conspiracy of her prophets in her midst, like a roaring lion tearing the prey; they have devoured souls; they have taken the treasure and precious things; they have made her many widows in her midst.
Her princes within her are roaring lions; her judges are evening wolves; they leave not a bone till the morning.
Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.