For
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_24 8:10
Therefore, I will give their wives to other men, their fields to new occupants, for from the least to the greatest, everyone is gaining profit unjustly. From prophet to priest, everyone deals falsely.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_24 14:18
If I go out to the field, look-- those slain by the sword! If I enter the city, look-- those ill from famine! For both prophet and priest travel to a land they do not know.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_24 22:17
But you have eyes and heart for nothing except your own unjust gain, shedding innocent blood and committing extortion and oppression.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_24 23:11
because both prophet and priest are ungodly, even in My house I have found their evil. [This is] the LORD's declaration.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_23 56:9-12
9
All you animals of the field and forest, come and eat!
10
Israel's watchmen are blind, all of them, they know nothing; all of them are mute dogs, they cannot bark; they dream, lie down, and love to sleep.
11
These dogs have fierce appetites; they never have enough. And they are shepherds who have no discernment; all of them turn to their own way, every last one for his own gain.
12
"Come, let me get [some] wine, let's guzzle [some] beer; and tomorrow will be like today, only far better!"
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_23 57:17
Because of his sinful greed I was angry, so I struck him; I was angry and hid; but he went on turning back to the desires of his heart.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_26 22:12
People who [live] in you accept bribes in order to shed blood. You take interest and profit [on a loan] and brutally extort your neighbors. You have forgotten Me." [This is] the declaration of the Lord God.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_26 33:31
So My people come to you in crowds, sit in front of you, and hear your words, but they don't obey them. Although they express love with their mouths, their hearts pursue unjust gain.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_33 2:1
Woe to those who dream up wickedness and prepare evil [plans] on their beds! At morning light they accomplish it because the power is in their hands.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_33 2:2
They covet fields and seize them; they also take houses. They deprive a man of his home, a person of his inheritance.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_33 3:2
You hate good and love evil. You tear off the skin of people and [strip] their flesh from their bones.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_33 3:3
You eat the flesh of my people after you strip their skin from them and break their bones. You chop them up like flesh for the cooking pot, like meat in a caldron."
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_33 3:5
This is what the LORD says concerning the prophets who lead my people astray, who proclaim peace when they have [food] to sink their teeth into but declare war against the one who puts nothing in their mouths.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_33 3:11
Her leaders issue rulings for a bribe, her priests teach for payment, and her prophets practice divination for money. Yet they lean on the Lord, saying, "Isn't the LORD among us? No calamity will overtake us."
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_36 3:3
The princes within her are roaring lions; her judges are wolves of the night, which leave nothing for the morning.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_36 3:4
Her prophets are reckless-- treacherous men. Her priests profane the sanctuary; they do violence to instruction.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_42 16:14
The Pharisees, who were lovers of money, were listening to all these things and scoffing at Him.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_54 3:3
not addicted to wine, not a bully but gentle, not quarrelsome, not greedy--
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_61 2:3
In their greed they will exploit you with deceptive words. Their condemnation, [pronounced] long ago, is not idle, and their destruction does not sleep.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_61 2:14
having eyes full of adultery and always looking for sin, seducing unstable people, and with hearts trained in greed. Accursed children!
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_61 2:15
By abandoning the straight path, they have gone astray and have followed the path of Balaam, the son of Bosor, who loved the wages of unrighteousness,
and
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_24 2:8
The priests quit asking: Where is the LORD? The experts in the law no longer knew Me, and the rulers rebelled against Me. The prophets prophesied by Baal and followed useless idols.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_24 2:26
Like the shame of a thief when he is caught, so the house of Israel has been put to shame. They, their kings, their officials, their priests, and their prophets
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_24 5:31
The prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests rule by their own authority. My people love it like this. But what will you do at the end of it?
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_24 23:11
because both prophet and priest are ungodly, even in My house I have found their evil. [This is] the LORD's declaration.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_24 23:14
Among the prophets of Jerusalem also I saw a horrible thing: They commit adultery and walk in lies. They strengthen the hands of evildoers, and none turns his back on evil. They are all like Sodom to Me; Jerusalem's residents are like Gomorrah.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_24 23:15
Therefore, this is what the LORD of Hosts says concerning the prophets: I am about to feed them wormwood and give them poisoned water to drink, for from the prophets of Jerusalem ungodliness has spread throughout the land.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_24 26:7
The priests, the prophets, and all the people heard Jeremiah speaking these words in the temple of the LORD.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_24 26:8
He finished the address the LORD had commanded him to deliver to all the people. Then the priests, the prophets, and all the people took hold of him, yelling, "You must surely die!
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_24 32:32
because of all the evil the Israelites and Judeans have done to provoke Me to anger-- they, their kings, their officials, their priests, and their prophets, the men of Judah, and the residents of Jerusalem.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_23 28:7
These also stagger because of wine and stumble under the influence of beer: priest and prophet stagger because of beer, they are confused by wine. They stumble because of beer, they are muddled in [their] visions, they stumble in [their] judgments.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_25 4:13
[Yet it happened] because of the sins of her prophets and the guilt of her priests, who shed the blood of the righteous within her.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_26 22:25-28
25
The conspiracy of her prophets within her is like a roaring lion tearing [its] prey: they devour people, seize wealth and valuables, and multiply the widows within her.
26
Her priests do violence to My law and profane My holy things. They make no distinction between the holy and the common, and they do not explain the difference between the clean and the unclean. They disregard My Sabbaths, and I am profaned among them.
27
"Her officials within her are like wolves tearing [their] prey, shedding blood, and destroying lives in order to get unjust gain.
28
Her prophets plaster with whitewash for them by seeing false visions and lying divinations, and they say: This is what the Lord God says, when the LORD has not spoken.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_36 3:4
Her prophets are reckless-- treacherous men. Her priests profane the sanctuary; they do violence to instruction.