Lamentations 4:13
Good News Translation
But it happened, because her prophets sinned and her priests were guilty of causing the death of innocent people.

Contemporary English Version
Jerusalem was punished because her prophets and her priests had sinned and caused the death of innocent victims.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Mem. For the sins of her prophets, and the iniquities of her priests, that have shed the blood of the just in the midst of her.

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Mem. For the sins of her prophets, and the iniquities of her priests, that have shed the blood of the just in the midst of her.

the sins

Lamentations 2:14 Nun. Thy prophets have seen false and foolish things for thee: and they have not laid open thy iniquity, to excite thee to penance: but they have seen for thee false revelations and banishments.

Jeremiah 5:31 The prophets prophesied falsehood, and the priests clapped their hands: and my people loved such things: what then shall be done in the end thereof?

Jeremiah 6:13 For from the least of them even to the greatest, all are given to covetousness: and from the prophet even to the priest, all are guilty of deceit.

Jeremiah 14:14 And the Lord said to me: The prophets prophesy falsely in my name: I sent them not, neither have I commanded them, nor have I spoken to them: they prophesy unto you a lying vision, and divination and deceit, and the seduction of their own heart.

Jeremiah 23:11-21 For the prophet and the priest are defiled: and in my house I have found their wickedness, saith the Lord. . . .

Ezekiel 22:26-28 Her priests have despised my law, and have defiled my sanctuaries: they have put no difference between holy and profane: nor have distinguished between the polluted and the clean: and they have turned away their eyes from my sabbaths, and I was profaned in the midst of them. . . .

Micah 3:11,12 You that build up Sion with blood, and Jerusalem with iniquity. . . .

Zephaniah 3:3,4 Her princes are in the midst of her as roaring lions: her judges are evening wolves, they left nothing for the morning. . . .

that

Jeremiah 2:20 Of old time thou hast broken my yoke, thou hast burst my bands, and thou saidst: I will not serve. For on every high hill, and under every green tree thou didst prostitute thyself.

Jeremiah 26:8,9 And when Jeremiah had made an end of speaking all that the Lord had commanded him to speak to all the people, the priests, and the prophets, and all the people laid hold on him, saying: Let him be put to death. . . .

Matthew 23:31,33-37 Wherefore you are witnesses against yourselves, that you are the sons of them that killed the prophets. . . .

Luke 11:47-51 Woe to you who build the monuments of the prophets: and your fathers killed them. . . .

Acts 7:52 Which of the prophets have not your fathers persecuted? And they have slain them who foretold of the coming of the Just One: of whom you have been now the betrayers and murderers.

1 Thessalonians 2:15,16 Who both killed the Lord Jesus, and the prophets, and have persecuted us, and please not God, and are adversaries to all men; . . .

Context
The Distress of Zion
12Lamed. The kings of the earth, and all the inhabitants of the world would not have believed, that the adversary and the enemy should enter in by the gates of Jerusalem. 13Mem. For the sins of her prophets, and the iniquities of her priests, that have shed the blood of the just in the midst of her.14Nun. They have wandered as blind men in the streets, they were defiled with blood: and when they could not help walking in it, they held up their skirts.…
Cross References
Matthew 23:31
Wherefore you are witnesses against yourselves, that you are the sons of them that killed the prophets.

Jeremiah 2:30
In vain have I struck your children, they have not received correction: your sword hath devoured your prophets, your generation is like a ravaging lion.

Jeremiah 5:31
The prophets prophesied falsehood, and the priests clapped their hands: and my people loved such things: what then shall be done in the end thereof?

Jeremiah 6:13
For from the least of them even to the greatest, all are given to covetousness: and from the prophet even to the priest, all are guilty of deceit.

Jeremiah 26:8
And when Jeremiah had made an end of speaking all that the Lord had commanded him to speak to all the people, the priests, and the prophets, and all the people laid hold on him, saying: Let him be put to death.

Jeremiah 26:9
Why hath he prophesied in the name of the Lord, saying: This house shall be like Silo; and this city shall be made desolate, without an inhabitant? And all the people were gathered together against Jeremiah in the house of the Lord.

Lamentations 2:14
Nun. Thy prophets have seen false and foolish things for thee: and they have not laid open thy iniquity, to excite thee to penance: but they have seen for thee false revelations and banishments.

Ezekiel 22:26
Her priests have despised my law, and have defiled my sanctuaries: they have put no difference between holy and profane: nor have distinguished between the polluted and the clean: and they have turned away their eyes from my sabbaths, and I was profaned in the midst of them.

Additional Translations
But this was for the sins of her prophets and the guilt of her priests, who shed the blood of the righteous in her midst.For the sins of her prophets, and the iniquities of her priests, that have shed the blood of the just in the middle of her,

It is because of the sins of her prophets, and the iniquities of her priests, That have shed the blood of the just in the midst of her.

MEM. For the sins of her prophets, and iniquities of her priests, who shed righteous blood in the midst of her,

[It is] for the sins of her prophets, [and] the iniquities of her priests, who have shed the blood of the righteous in the midst of her.

It is because of the sins of her prophets, and the iniquities of her priests, that have shed the blood of the just in the midst of her.

For the sins of her prophets, and the iniquities of her priests, that have shed the blood of the just in the midst of her.

[It is] because of the sins of her prophets, [and] the iniquities of her priests, That have shed the blood of the just in the midst of her.

Because of the sins of her prophets, The iniquities of her priests, Who are shedding in her midst the blood of the righteous,
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