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10 Bible Verses about Deposed Priests

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1 Samuel 22:17-19

And the king said to the couriers that stood about him, Turn and put the priests of Jehovah to death; because their hand also is with David, and because they knew when he fled, and did not inform me. But the servants of the king were not willing to put forth their hand to fall on the priests of Jehovah. And the king said to Doeg, Turn thou, and fall on the priests. And Doeg the Edomite turned, and fell on the priests, and put to death that day eighty-five persons who wore the linen ephod. And Nob, the city of the priests, he smote with the edge of the sword, both men and women, infants and sucklings, and oxen, and asses, and sheep, with the edge of the sword.

1 Samuel 22:21

And Abiathar informed David that Saul had slain Jehovah's priests.

Psalm 78:64

Their priests fell by the sword, and their widows made no lamentation.

Lamentations 1:19

I called for my lovers, they have deceived me; my priests and mine elders have expired in the city, while they sought them food to revive their soul.

Lamentations 2:6

And he hath violently cast down his enclosure as a garden; he hath destroyed his place of assembly: Jehovah hath caused set feast and sabbath to be forgotten in Zion, and hath despised in the indignation of his anger king and priest.

Lamentations 4:16

The face of Jehovah hath divided them; he will no more regard them. They respected not the persons of the priests, they favoured not the aged.

1 Kings 2:27

And Solomon thrust out Abiathar from being priest to Jehovah, to fulfil the word of Jehovah, which he had spoken concerning the house of Eli in Shiloh.

Jeremiah 29:26

Jehovah hath made thee priest in the stead of Jehoiada the priest, that there should be officers in the house of Jehovah, over every madman and self-made prophet, that thou shouldest put him in the stocks and in the shackles.

Ezra 2:62

These sought their genealogical register, but they were not found; therefore were they, as polluted, removed from the priesthood.

Nehemiah 7:64

These sought their genealogical register, but it was not found; therefore were they, as polluted, removed from the priesthood.

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