As shameful conduct is pleasure for a fool, so wisdom is for a man of understanding.
What [right] does My beloved have to be in My house, having carried out so many evil schemes? Can holy meatprevent your disaster so you can rejoice?
The Chaldeans pull them all up with a hook, catch them in their dragnet, and gather them in their fishing net; that is why they are glad and rejoice.
On that day you will not be put to shame because of everything you have done in rebelling against Me. For then I will remove your boastful braggarts from among you, and you will never again be haughty on My holy mountain.
finds no joy in unrighteousness, but rejoices in the truth;
They please the king with their evil, the princes with their lies.
He went away and discussed with the chief priests and temple police how he could hand Him over to them.
They were glad and agreed to give him silver.
Although they know full well God's just sentence-- that those who practice such things deserve to die-- they not only do them, but even applaud others who practice them.