Lord, use your power to deliver me from these murderers, from the murderers of this world! They enjoy prosperity; you overwhelm them with the riches they desire. They have many children, and leave their wealth to their offspring.
2 Timothy 3:2
For people will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, arrogant, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, unholy,
Her priests abuse my law and have desecrated my holy things. They do not distinguish between the holy and the profane, or recognize any distinction between the unclean and the clean. They ignore my Sabbaths and I am profaned in their midst.
He measured it on all four sides. It had a wall around it, 875 feet long and 875 feet wide, to separate the holy and common places.
Many nations have now assembled against you. They say, "Jerusalem must be desecrated, so we can gloat over Zion!"
Her prophets are proud; they are deceitful men. Her priests defile what is holy; they break God's laws.
Or have you not read in the law that the priests in the temple desecrate the Sabbath and yet are not guilty?
And they saw that some of Jesus' disciples ate their bread with unclean hands, that is, unwashed.
The Pharisees and the experts in the law asked him, "Why do your disciples not live according to the tradition of the elders, but eat with unwashed hands?"
But Peter said, "Certainly not, Lord, for I have never eaten anything defiled and ritually unclean!"
The voice spoke to him again, a second time, "What God has made clean, you must not consider ritually unclean!"
He said to them, "You know that it is unlawful for a Jew to associate with or visit a Gentile, yet God has shown me that I should call no person defiled or ritually unclean.
But I said, 'Certainly not, Lord, for nothing defiled or ritually unclean has ever entered my mouth!'
But the voice replied a second time from heaven, 'What God has made clean, you must not consider ritually unclean!'
For you have brought these men here who are neither temple robbers nor blasphemers of our goddess.
He even tried to desecrate the temple, so we arrested him.
1 Timothy 1:9
realizing that law is not intended for a righteous person, but for lawless and rebellious people, for the ungodly and sinners, for the unholy and profane, for those who kill their fathers or mothers, for murderers,
If you make me an altar of stone, you must not build it of stones shaped with tools, for if you use your tool on it you have defiled it.
They set your sanctuary on fire; they desecrate your dwelling place by knocking it to the ground.
So you must keep the Sabbath, for it is holy for you. Everyone who defiles it must surely be put to death; indeed, if anyone does any work on it, then that person will be cut off from among his people.