Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The heads thereof judge for reward, and the priests thereof teach for hire, and the prophets thereof divine for money: yet will they lean upon the LORD, and say, Is not the LORD among us? none evil can come upon us.
None evil can come
For doing evil with the hands to do well, the chief asking, and the judge, for peace; and the great one, he spake the mischief of his soul: and they will entangle it
And it will be kindled to Moses greatly, and he will say to Jehovah, Thou wilt not turn to their gift: not one ass did I take from them, and I did not evil to one of them.
1 Samuel 8:3
And his sons went not in his way, and they will incline after plunder, and they will take a gift, and they will turn away from judgment.
1 Samuel 12:3
Behold me: answer against me before Jehovah and before his Messiah, whose ox did I take? or whose ass did I take? and whom did I oppress? whom did I vex? and from whose hand did I take a ransom and hidden mine eyes with it? and I will turn back to you.
Thy chiefs turning away, and associates of thieves: every one loving a gift and following recompenses: the orphan they will not judge, and the cause of the widow will not come to them.
They took a gift in thee to pour out blood; thou tookest usury and interest, and thou wilt plunder thy neighbors by violence, and thou didst forget me, says the Lord Jehovah.
Their drinking bout departed: committing fornication, they committed fornication: they loved, give ye shame upon her shields.
Her chiefs in the midst of her are roaring lions; her judges evening wolves; they laid not up for the morning.
And the priests
For from their little even to their great, every one plundering, plundered; and from the prophet and even to the priest every one did falsehood.
For this I will give their wives to others; their fields to those inheriting them: for from small and even to great all plundering a plunder, from the prophet and even to the priest, all did falsehood.
Who also among you and he will shut the doors? and ye shall not make light mine altar gratuitously. Not to me delight in you, said Jehovah of armies, and I will not delight in the gift of your hand.
1 Timothy 3:3
Not intoxicated, not a quarrelsome person, not occupied in sordid gain; but equitable, without fighting, exempt from avarice;
Who must be restrained, who subvert whole houses, teaching what they ought not, for the sake of sordid gain.
1 Peter 5:2
Tend the flock of God which among you, inspecting, not by force, but voluntarily; neither occupied in sordid gain, but of a ready will;
And the prophets
Thus said Jehovah for the prophets causing my people to wander, and biting with their teeth, and they called, Peace; and who will not give upon their mouth and they consecrated war against him:
And dogs hard of soul, they knew not fulness; and they are evil, they know not understanding; they all looked to their way, a man to his plunder from his extremity.
And Simon having seen that by putting on of hands of the sent the Holy Spirit is given, he brought money to them,
2 Peter 2:1
And also were there false prophets among the people, as also among you shall be false teachers, who shall privately bring in doctrines of perdition, and denying the master having purchased them, having brought upon themselves swift destruction.
Woe to them for they went in the way of Cain, and were poured out in the error of Balaam for a reward, and they were destroyed in the controversy of Core.
1 Samuel 4:3
And the people will come to the camp, and the old men of Israel will, say, Wherefore did Jehovah smite us this day before Philisteim? We will take to us from Shiloh the ark of the covenant of Jehovah, and it shall come into the midst of us and save us from the hand of our enemies.
For they were called of the holy city, and rested themselves upon the God of Israel; Jehovah of armies his name.
Ye shall not trust to yourselves to words of falsehood, saving, The temple of Jehovah, the temple of Jehovah, the temple of Jehovah are they.
And think not to say in yourselves we have Abraham a father; for I say to you that God can of these stones raise up children to Abraham.
Behold, thou art named a Jew, and restest upon the law, and boastest thyself in God,
None evil can come
By the sword shall all sinning of my people die, saying, It shall not draw near, and the evil shall not cleave about us.
And when a man or woman there shall be in him a stroke upon the head, or in the beard;
Cursed he taking a gift to strike the soul of innocent blood: and all the people said, Amen.
1 Samuel 23:21
And Saul will say, Blessed ye, by Jehovah; for ye had pity upon me.
And judgment was turned away behind, and justice shall stand from far off: for truth fainted in the street, and right will not be able to come in.
And Jehovah will say to me, A conspiracy was found in the men of Judah, and in the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
And the priests and the prophets and all the people will hear Jeremiah speaking these words in the house of Jehovah.
And they shall point out to my people between the holy to the profane, and they shall cause them to know between the unclean to the clean.
Israel shall cry to me, My God, we knew thee.