Ye who hate the good, and love evil; who pluck off their skin from them, and their flesh from off their bones;
2 Timothy 3:3
without natural affection, implacable, slanderers, of unsubdued passions, savage, having no love for what is good,
My soul hath long dwelt with them that hate peace.
How long, simple ones, will ye love simpleness, and scorners take pleasure in their scorning, and the foolish hate knowledge?
Because they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of Jehovah;
and thou say, How have I hated instruction, and my heart despised reproof!
Whoso loveth discipline loveth knowledge, but he that hateth reproof is brutish.
The desire accomplished is sweet to the soul; but it is abomination to the foolish to depart from evil.
Hear this, I pray you, ye heads of the house of Jacob, and princes of the house of Israel, that abhor judgment, and pervert all equity,