and should begin to beat the fellow bondmen, and to eat and drink with the drunken,
And the custom of the priests with the people was, that, when any man offered sacrifice, the priest's servant came, while the flesh was boiling, with a flesh-hook of three teeth in his hand,
Why do ye kick at my sacrifice and at my offering, which I have commanded in [my] habitation, and honor thy sons above me, to make yourselves fat with the chief of all the offerings of Israel my people?
Come ye, [they say], I will fetch wine, and we will fill ourselves with strong drink. And tomorrow shall be as this day, great beyond measure.
Hear the word of LORD, ye who tremble at his word: Your brothers who hate you, who cast you out for my name's sake, have said, Let LORD be glorified, that we may see your joy. But it is those who shall be put to shame.
Ye eat the fat, and ye clothe yourselves with the wool. Ye kill the fatlings, but ye do not feed the sheep.
Thus says LORD concerning the prophets who make my people to err, who bite with their teeth, and cry, Peace. And he who does not put into their mouths, they even prepare war against him.
But beware of FALSE prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly are predatory wolves.
For such kind serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly. And by their smooth words and elegant speech they deceive the hearts of the naive.
For ye tolerate it if some man enslaves you, if some man devours you, if some man seizes you, if some man lifts himself up, if some man strikes you on the face.
whose end is destruction, whose god is the belly, and the glory in their shame, who mind earthly things.
who must be muzzled, men who subvert whole houses, teaching things that they ought not, for sake of ugly profit.
getting back a wage of unrighteousness. Men who consider soft living in the daytime to be pleasure, spots and blemishes reveling in their deceitfulness, feasting together with you,
I wrote to the congregation, but Diotrephes, who loves to be first of them, did not accept us.
These are reefs in your love-feasts, feasting together, fearlessly tending to themselves, waterless clouds carried along by winds, autumn trees without fruit, who died twice having being uprooted,
And it was given it to make war with the sanctified, and to overcome them. And authority over every tribe and people and tongue and nation was given to it.
Because they poured out the blood of the sanctified and prophets, and thou have given them blood to drink--they are deserving.