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yet you hate what is good and you love what is evil. You skin my people alive and tear the flesh off their bones.
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And I said: Hear, O ye princes of Jacob, and ye chiefs of the house of Israel: Is it not your part to know judgment,
1 Kings 21:20 And Achab said to Elias: Hast thou found me thy enemy? He said: I have found thee because thou art sold, to do evil in the sight of the Lord.
1 Kings 22:6-8 Then the king of Israel assembled the prophets, about four hundred men, and he said to them: Shall I go to Ramoth Galaad to fight, or shall I forbear? They answered: Go up, and the Lord will deliver it into the hand of the king. . . .
Amos 5:10-14 They have hated him that rebuketh in the gate: and have abhorred him that speaketh perfectly. . . .
Luke 19:14 But his citizens hated him and they sent an embassage after him, saying: We will not have this man to reign over us.
John 7:7 The world cannot hate you: but me it hateth, because I give testimony of it, that the works thereof are evil,
John 15:18,19,23,24 If the world hate you, know ye that it hath hated me before you. . . .
Acts 7:51,52 You stiffnecked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, you always resist the Holy Ghost. As your fathers did, so do you also. . . .
Romans 12:9 Let love be without dissimulation. Hating that which is evil, cleaving to that which is good,
2 Timothy 3:3 Without affection, without peace, slanderers, incontinent, unmerciful, without kindness,
2 Chronicles 19:2 And Jehu the son of Hanani the seer met him, and said to him: Thou helpest the ungodly, and thou art joined in friendship with them that hate the Lord, and therefore thou didst deserve indeed the wrath of the Lord:
Psalm 15:4 In his sight the malignant is brought to nothing: but he glorifieth them that fear the Lord. He that sweareth to his neighbour, and deceiveth not;
Psalm 139:21,22 Have I not hated them, O Lord, that hated thee: and pined away because of thy enemies? . . .
Proverbs 28:4 They that forsake the law, praise the wicked man: they that keep it, are incensed against him.
John 18:40 Then cried they all again, saying: Not this man, but Barabbas. Now Barabbas was a robber.
Romans 1:32 Who, having known the justice of God, did not understand that they who do such things, are worthy of death: and not only they that do them, but they also that consent to them that do them.
Psalm 53:4 Shall not all the workers of iniquity know, who eat up my people as they eat bread?
Isaiah 3:15 Why do you consume my people, and grind the faces of the poor? saith the Lord the God of hosts.
Ezekiel 22:27 Her princes in the midst of her, are like wolves ravening the prey to shed blood, and to destroy souls, and to run after gains through covetousness.
Ezekiel 34:3 You ate the milk, and you clothed yourselves with the wool, and you killed that which was fat: but my flock you did not feed.
Amos 8:4-6 And the hinges of the temple shall screak in that day, saith the Lord God: many shall die: silence shall be cast in every place. . . .
Zephaniah 3:3 Her princes are in the midst of her as roaring lions: her judges are evening wolves, they left nothing for the morning.
Zechariah 11:4,5 Thus saith the Lord my God: Feed the flock of the slaughter, . . .
ContextRulers and Prophets Condemned
1For he shall go up that shall open the way before them: they shall divide and pass through the gate, and shall come in by it: and their king shall pass before them, and the Lord at the head of them. 2And I said: Hear, O ye princes of Jacob, and ye chiefs of the house of Israel: Is it not your part to know judgment,3You that hate good, and love evil: that violently pluck off their skins from them and their flesh from their bones?…
Shall not all the workers of iniquity know, who eat up my people as they eat bread?
I will declare thy justice, and thy works shall not profit thee.
Therefore thus saith the Lord God: Your slain, whom you have laid in the midst thereof, they are the flesh, all this is the caldron: and I will bring you forth out of the midst thereof.
Her princes in the midst of her, are like wolves ravening the prey to shed blood, and to destroy souls, and to run after gains through covetousness.
Heap together into it the pieces thereof, every good piece, the thigh and the shoulder, choice pieces and full of bones.
The house of Jacob saith: Is the Spirit of the Lord straitened or are these his thoughts? Are not my words good to him that walketh uprightly?
The holy man is perished out of the earth, and there is none upright among men: they all lie in wait for blood, every one hunteth his brother to death.
The evil of their hands they call good: the prince requireth, and the judge is for giving: and the great man hath uttered the desire of his soul, and they have troubled it.
Additional TranslationsYou hate good and love evil. You tear the skin from My people and strip the flesh from their bones.Who hate the good, and love the evil; who pluck off their skin from off them, and their flesh from off their bones;
ye who hate the good, and love the evil; who pluck off their skin from off them, and their flesh from off their bones;
who hate good, and seek evil; who tear their skins off them, and their flesh off their bones:
Ye who hate the good, and love evil; who pluck off their skin from them, and their flesh from off their bones;
who hate the good, and love the evil; who pluck off their skin from off them, and their flesh from off their bones;
Who hate the good, and love the evil; who pluck off their skin from them, and their flesh from off their bones;
You who hate the good, and love the evil; who tear off their skin, and their flesh from off their bones;
Ye who are hating good, and loving evil, Taking violently their skin from off them, And their flesh from off their bones,
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