Ezekiel 22:26
New International Version
Her priests do violence to my law and profane my holy things; they do not distinguish between the holy and the common; they teach that there is no difference between the unclean and the clean; and they shut their eyes to the keeping of my Sabbaths, so that I am profaned among them.

New Living Translation
Your priests have violated my instructions and defiled my holy things. They make no distinction between what is holy and what is not. And they do not teach my people the difference between what is ceremonially clean and unclean. They disregard my Sabbath days so that I am dishonored among them.

English Standard Version
Her priests have done violence to my law and have profaned my holy things. They have made no distinction between the holy and the common, neither have they taught the difference between the unclean and the clean, and they have disregarded my Sabbaths, so that I am profaned among them.

Berean Study Bible
Her priests do violence to My law and profane My holy things. They make no distinction between the holy and the common, and they fail to distinguish between the clean and the unclean. They disregard My Sabbaths, so that I am profaned among them.

New American Standard Bible
"Her priests have done violence to My law and have profaned My holy things; they have made no distinction between the holy and the profane, and they have not taught the difference between the unclean and the clean; and they hide their eyes from My sabbaths, and I am profaned among them.

King James Bible
Her priests have violated my law, and have profaned mine holy things: they have put no difference between the holy and profane, neither have they shewed difference between the unclean and the clean, and have hid their eyes from my sabbaths, and I am profaned among them.

Christian Standard Bible
Her priests do violence to my instruction 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 close their eyes to my Sabbaths, and I am profaned among them.

Contemporary English Version
The priests of Israel ignore my Law! Not only do they refuse to respect any of my sacred things, but they don't even teach the difference between what is sacred and what is ordinary or between what is clean and what is unclean. They treat my Sabbath like any other day, and so my own people no longer honor me.

Good News Translation
The priests break my law and have no respect for what is holy. They make no distinction between what is holy and what is not. They do not teach the difference between clean and unclean things, and they ignore the Sabbath. As a result the people of Israel do not respect me.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Her priests do violence to My instruction 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."

International Standard Version
Her priests have violated my Law and profaned my sacred things. They didn't differentiate between what's sacred and what's common. They didn't instruct others to discern clean from unclean things. They refused to keep my Sabbaths. "'I'm constantly being profaned among them.

NET Bible
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.

New Heart English Bible
Her priests have done violence to my law, and have profaned my holy things: they have made no distinction between the holy and the common, neither have they caused men to discern between the unclean and the clean, and have hidden their eyes from my Sabbaths, and I am profaned among them.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Your priests violate my teachings and dishonor my holy things. They don't distinguish between what is holy and what is unholy. They don't teach the difference between what is clean and what is unclean. They ignore the days to worship me. So I am dishonored among the people.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Her priests have done violence to My law, and have profaned My holy things; they have put no difference between the holy and the common, neither have they taught difference between the unclean and the clean, and have hid their eyes from My sabbaths, and I am profaned among them.

New American Standard 1977
“Her priests have done violence to My law and have profaned My holy things; they have made no distinction between the holy and the profane, and they have not taught the difference between the unclean and the clean; and they hide their eyes from My sabbaths, and I am profaned among them.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Her priests have violated my law by force and have profaned my holy things; they have made no difference between the holy and the profane, neither have they showed the difference between the unclean and the clean and have hid their eyes from my sabbaths, and I am profaned among them.

King James 2000 Bible
Her priests have violated my law, and have profaned my holy things: they have put no difference between the holy and the common, neither have they shown difference between the unclean and the clean, and have hid their eyes from my sabbaths, and I am profaned among them.

American King James Version
Her priests have violated my law, and have profaned my holy things: they have put no difference between the holy and profane, neither have they showed difference between the unclean and the clean, and have hid their eyes from my sabbaths, and I am profaned among them.

American Standard Version
Her priests have done violence to my law, and have profaned my holy things: they have made no distinction between the holy and the common, neither have they caused men to discern between the unclean and the clean, and have hid their eyes from my sabbaths, and I am profaned among them.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Her priests also have set at nought my law, and profaned my holy things: they have not distinguished between the holy and profane, nor have they distinguished between the unclean and the clean, and have hid their eyes from my sabbaths, and I was profaned in the midst of them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
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.

Darby Bible Translation
her priests do violence to my law, and profane my holy things: they put no difference between the holy and profane, neither do they make known [the difference] between the unclean and the clean, and they hide their eyes from my sabbaths, and I am profaned among them.

English Revised Version
Her priests have done violence to my law, and have profaned mine holy things: they have put no difference between the holy and the common, neither have they caused men to discern between the unclean and the clean, and have hid their eyes from my sabbaths, and I am profaned among them.

Webster's Bible Translation
Her priests have violated my law, and have profaned my holy things: they have put no difference between the holy and profane, neither have they shown difference between the unclean and the clean, and have hid their eyes from my sabbaths, and I am profaned among them.

World English Bible
Her priests have done violence to my law, and have profaned my holy things: they have made no distinction between the holy and the common, neither have they caused men to discern between the unclean and the clean, and have hidden their eyes from my Sabbaths, and I am profaned among them.

Young's Literal Translation
Its priests have wronged My law, And they pollute My holy things, Between holy and common they have not made separation, And between the unclean and the clean they have not made known, And from my sabbaths they have hidden their eyes, And I am pierced in their midst.
Study Bible
The Sins of Prophets, Priests, Princes
25The conspiracy of the princes in her midst is like a roaring lion tearing its prey. They devour the people, seize the treasures and precious things, and multiply the widows within her. 26Her priests do violence to My law and profane My holy things. They make no distinction between the holy and the common, and they fail to distinguish between the clean and the unclean. They disregard My Sabbaths, so that I am profaned among them. 27Her officials within her are like wolves tearing their prey, shedding blood, and destroying lives for dishonest gain.…
Cross References
Leviticus 10:10
You must distinguish between the holy and the common, between the clean and the unclean,

Leviticus 11:47
You must distinguish between the unclean and the clean, between animals that may be eaten and those that may not.'"

Leviticus 13:43
The priest is to examine him, and if the swelling of the infection on his bald head or forehead is reddish-white like a skin disease,

1 Samuel 2:12
Now the sons of Eli were wicked men; they had no regard for the LORD

1 Samuel 2:22
Now Eli was very old, and he heard about everything his sons were doing to all Israel and how they were sleeping with the women who served at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting.

Jeremiah 2:8
The priests did not ask, 'Where is the LORD?' The experts in the law no longer knew Me, and the leaders rebelled against Me. The prophets prophesied by Baal and followed useless idols.

Jeremiah 2:26
As the thief is ashamed when he is caught, so the house of Israel is disgraced. They, their kings, their officials, their priests, and their prophets

Jeremiah 15:19
Therefore this is what the LORD says: "If you return, I will restore you; you will stand in My presence. And if you speak words that are noble instead of worthless, you will be My spokesman. It is they who must return to you, but you must not return to them.

Lamentations 4:13
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.

Ezekiel 7:26
Disaster upon disaster will come, and rumor after rumor. Then they will seek a vision from a prophet, but instruction from the priests and counsel from the ancients will perish.

Ezekiel 22:8
You have despised My holy things and profaned My Sabbaths.

Ezekiel 42:20
So he measured the area on all four sides. It had a wall all around, five hundred cubits long and five hundred cubits wide, to separate the holy from the common.

Ezekiel 44:10
Surely the Levites who wandered away from Me when Israel went astray, and who wandered away from Me after their idols, will bear the consequences of their iniquity.

Ezekiel 44:23
They are to teach My people the difference between the holy and the common, and show them how to discern between the clean and the unclean.

Zephaniah 3:4
Her prophets are reckless, faithless men. Her priests profane the sanctuary; they do violence to the law.

Haggai 2:11
"This is what the LORD of Hosts says: 'Ask the priests for a ruling.

Treasury of Scripture

Her priests have violated my law, and have profaned my holy things: they have put no difference between the holy and profane, neither have they showed difference between the unclean and the clean, and have hid their eyes from my sabbaths, and I am profaned among them.

priests

1 Samuel 2:12-17,22
Now the sons of Eli were sons of Belial; they knew not the LORD…

Jeremiah 2:8,26,27
The priests said not, Where is the LORD? and they that handle the law knew me not: the pastors also transgressed against me, and the prophets prophesied by Baal, and walked after things that do not profit…

Lamentations 4:13
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,

violated.

Leviticus 22:2
Speak unto Aaron and to his sons, that they separate themselves from the holy things of the children of Israel, and that they profane not my holy name in those things which they hallow unto me: I am the LORD.

1 Samuel 2:15,29
Also before they burnt the fat, the priest's servant came, and said to the man that sacrificed, Give flesh to roast for the priest; for he will not have sodden flesh of thee, but raw…

put no

Ezekiel 44:23
And they shall teach my people the difference between the holy and profane, and cause them to discern between the unclean and the clean.

Leviticus 10:1-3,10
And Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron, took either of them his censer, and put fire therein, and put incense thereon, and offered strange fire before the LORD, which he commanded them not…

Leviticus 11:47
To make a difference between the unclean and the clean, and between the beast that may be eaten and the beast that may not be eaten.

hid their

Ezekiel 22:8
Thou hast despised mine holy things, and hast profaned my sabbaths.

Ezekiel 20:12,13
Moreover also I gave them my sabbaths, to be a sign between me and them, that they might know that I am the LORD that sanctify them…

I am profaned

Ezekiel 36:20
And when they entered unto the heathen, whither they went, they profaned my holy name, when they said to them, These are the people of the LORD, and are gone forth out of his land.

Romans 2:24
For the name of God is blasphemed among the Gentiles through you, as it is written.







Lexicon
Her priests
כֹּהֲנֶ֜יהָ (kō·hă·ne·hā)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3548: Priest

do violence to
חָמְס֣וּ (ḥā·mə·sū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 2554: To treat violently or wrong

My law
תוֹרָתִי֮ (ṯō·w·rā·ṯî)
Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 8451: Direction, instruction, law

and profane
וַיְחַלְּל֣וּ (way·ḥal·lə·lū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 2490: To bore, to wound, to dissolve, to profane, to break, to begin, to play

My holy things.
קָדָשַׁי֒ (qā·ḏā·šay)
Noun - masculine plural construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 6944: A sacred place, thing, sanctity

They make no
לֹ֣א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

distinction
הִבְדִּ֔ילוּ (hiḇ·dî·lū)
Verb - Hifil - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 914: To be divided, separate

between
בֵּֽין־ (bên-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 996: An interval, space between

the holy
קֹ֤דֶשׁ (qō·ḏeš)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6944: A sacred place, thing, sanctity

and the common,
לְחֹל֙ (lə·ḥōl)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2455: Profaneness, commonness

and they fail
לֹ֣א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

to distinguish
הוֹדִ֑יעוּ (hō·w·ḏî·‘ū)
Verb - Hifil - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 3045: To know

between
וּבֵין־ (ū·ḇên-)
Conjunctive waw | Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 996: An interval, space between

the clean
לְטָה֖וֹר (lə·ṭā·hō·wr)
Preposition-l | Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2889: Clean, pure

and the unclean.
הַטָּמֵ֥א (haṭ·ṭā·mê)
Article | Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2931: Unclean

They disregard
הֶעְלִ֣ימוּ (he‘·lî·mū)
Verb - Hifil - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 5956: To veil from sight, conceal

My Sabbaths,
וּמִשַׁבְּתוֹתַי֙ (ū·mi·šab·bə·ṯō·w·ṯay)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-m | Noun - common plural construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 7676: Intermission, the Sabbath

so that I am profaned
וָאֵחַ֖ל (wā·’ê·ḥal)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Nifal - Consecutive imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 2490: To bore, to wound, to dissolve, to profane, to break, to begin, to play

among them.
בְּתוֹכָֽם׃ (bə·ṯō·w·ḵām)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 8432: A bisection, the centre
(26) Have violated my law.--The next class to be spoken of, as the next in influence, were the priests. It was their especial office to observe and to teach the distinction between the holy and the unholy (Leviticus 10:10), and to care for the Sabbath. In all they had been unfaithful. (Comp. Micah 3:11; Zephaniah 3:4.)

Verse 26. - The sins of the prophets are followed by these of the priests. Their guilt was that they blurred over the distinction between the holy and the profane (Revised Version, "common"), between the clean and the unclean (comp. Ezekiel 44:23; Leviticus 10:10, where the same terms are used), in what we have learnt to call the positive and ceremonial ordinances of the Law, and so blunted their keenness of perception in regard to analogous moral distinctions. Extremes meet, and in our Lord's time the same result was brought about by an exaggerated scrupulosity about the very things the neglect of which was, in Ezekiel's time, the root of the evils which he condemns. This was true generally, conspicuously true in the case of the sabbath. Its neglect was a crying evil in Ezekiel's time, just as its exaggeration was in the later development of Judaism. Though in itself positive rather than moral, to hide the eyes from its holiness was, for these to whom the commandment had been given, an act of immorality. 22:23-31 All orders and degrees of men had helped to fill the measure of the nation's guilt. The people that had any power abused it, and even the buyers and sellers find some way to oppress one another. It bodes ill to a people when judgments are breaking in upon them, and the spirit of prayer is restrained. Let all who fear God, unite to promote his truth and righteousness; as wicked men of every rank and profession plot together to run them down.
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