Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
"Woe to you, experts in the law and you Pharisees, hypocrites! You clean the outside of the cup and the dish, but inside they are full of greed and self-indulgence.
I was advancing in Judaism beyond many of my contemporaries in my nation, and was extremely zealous for the traditions of my ancestors.
2 Timothy 3:5
They will maintain the outward appearance of religion but will have repudiated its power. So avoid people like these.
All is pure to those who are pure. But to those who are corrupt and unbelieving, nothing is pure, but both their minds and consciences are corrupted.
They open their mouths to devour me like a roaring lion that rips its prey.
Her princes within her are like a roaring lion tearing its prey; they have devoured lives. They take away riches and valuable things; they have made many women widows within it.
Her princes are as fierce as roaring lions; her rulers are as hungry as wolves in the desert, who completely devour their prey by morning.
"Watch out for false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing but inwardly are voracious wolves.