Jeremiah 23:11
New International Version
"Both prophet and priest are godless; even in my temple I find their wickedness," declares the LORD.

New Living Translation
“Even the priests and prophets are ungodly, wicked men. I have seen their despicable acts right here in my own Temple,” says the LORD.

English Standard Version
“Both prophet and priest are ungodly; even in my house I have found their evil, declares the LORD.

Berean Study Bible
“For both prophet and priest are ungodly; even in My house I have found their wickedness,” declares the LORD.

New American Standard Bible
"For both prophet and priest are polluted; Even in My house I have found their wickedness," declares the LORD.

New King James Version
“For both prophet and priest are profane; Yes, in My house I have found their wickedness,” says the LORD.

King James Bible
For both prophet and priest are profane; yea, in my house have I found their wickedness, saith the LORD.

Christian Standard Bible
because both prophet and priest are ungodly, even in my house I have found their evil. This is the LORD's declaration.

Contemporary English Version
The LORD told me to say: You prophets and priests think so little of me, the LORD, that you even sin in my own temple!

Good News Translation
The LORD says, "The prophets and the priests are godless; I have caught them doing evil in the Temple itself.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
because both prophet and priest are ungodly, even in My house I have found their evil. This is the LORD's declaration.

International Standard Version
Indeed, both priest and prophet are ungodly. Even in my house I find evil," declares the LORD.

NET Bible
Moreover, the LORD says, "Both the prophets and priests are godless. I have even found them doing evil in my temple!

New Heart English Bible
for both prophet and priest are profane; yes, in my house have I found their wickedness," says the LORD.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The prophets and priests are godless. Even in my temple I've found them doing evil," declares the LORD.

JPS Tanakh 1917
For both prophet and priest are ungodly; Yea, in My house have I found their wickedness, Saith the LORD.

New American Standard 1977
“For both prophet and priest are polluted; Even in My house I have found their wickedness,” declares the LORD.

Jubilee Bible 2000
For both prophet and priest are feigned; even in my house I have found their wickedness, said the LORD.

King James 2000 Bible
For both prophet and priest are profane; yea, in my house have I found their wickedness, says the LORD.

American King James Version
For both prophet and priest are profane; yes, in my house have I found their wickedness, said the LORD.

American Standard Version
for both prophet and priest are profane; yea, in my house have I found their wickedness, saith Jehovah.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
For priest and prophet are defiled; and I have seen their iniquities in my house.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For the prophet and the priest are defiled: and in my house I have found their wickedness, saith the Lord.

Darby Bible Translation
For both prophet and priest are profane: even in my house have I found their wickedness, saith Jehovah.

English Revised Version
for both prophet and priest are profane; yea, in my house have I found their wickedness, saith the LORD.

Webster's Bible Translation
For both prophet and priest are profane; even in my house have I found their wickedness, saith the LORD.

World English Bible
for both prophet and priest are profane; yes, in my house have I found their wickedness, says Yahweh.

Young's Literal Translation
For both prophet and priest have been profane, Yea, in My house I found their wickedness, An affirmation of Jehovah.
Study Bible
Lying Prophets
10For the land is full of adulterers—because of the curse, the land mourns, and the pastures of the wilderness have dried up—their course is evil and their power is misused. 11“For both prophet and priest are ungodly; even in My house I have found their wickedness,” declares the LORD. 12“Therefore their path will become slick; they will be driven away into the gloom and fall into it. For I will bring disaster upon them in the year of their punishment,” declares the LORD.…
Cross References
Jeremiah 6:13
"For from the least of them to the greatest, all are greedy for gain. From prophet to priest, all practice deceit.

Jeremiah 50:6
My people are lost sheep; their shepherds have led them astray, causing them to roam the mountains. They have wandered from mountain to hill; they have forgotten their resting place.

Lamentations 2:20
Look, O LORD, and consider: Whom have You ever treated like this? Should women eat their offspring, the infants they have nurtured? Should priests and prophets be killed in the sanctuary of the Lord?

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

Treasury of Scripture

For both prophet and priest are profane; yes, in my house have I found their wickedness, said the LORD.

both.

Jeremiah 22:15
Shalt thou reign, because thou closest thyself in cedar? did not thy father eat and drink, and do judgment and justice, and then it was well with him?

Jeremiah 5:31
The prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests bear rule by their means; and my people love to have it so: and what will ye do in the end thereof?

Jeremiah 6:13
For from the least of them even unto the greatest of them every one is given to covetousness; and from the prophet even unto the priest every one dealeth falsely.

in.

Jeremiah 7:10,11,30
And come and stand before me in this house, which is called by my name, and say, We are delivered to do all these abominations? …

Jeremiah 11:15
What hath my beloved to do in mine house, seeing she hath wrought lewdness with many, and the holy flesh is passed from thee? when thou doest evil, then thou rejoicest.

Jeremiah 31:34
And they shall teach no more every man his neighbour, and every man his brother, saying, Know the LORD: for they shall all know me, from the least of them unto the greatest of them, saith the LORD: for I will forgive their iniquity, and I will remember their sin no more.







Lexicon
“For
כִּֽי־ (kî-)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 3588: A relative conjunction

both
גַם־ (ḡam-)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 1571: Assemblage, also, even, yea, though, both, and

prophet
נָבִ֥יא (nā·ḇî)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5030: A spokesman, speaker, prophet

and
גַם־ (ḡam-)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 1571: Assemblage, also, even, yea, though, both, and

priest
כֹּהֵ֖ן (kō·hên)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3548: Priest

are ungodly;
חָנֵ֑פוּ (ḥā·nê·p̄ū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 2610: To be polluted or profane

even
גַּם־ (gam-)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 1571: Assemblage, also, even, yea, though, both, and

in My house
בְּבֵיתִ֛י (bə·ḇê·ṯî)
Preposition | Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 1004: A house

I have found
מָצָ֥אתִי (mā·ṣā·ṯî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 4672: To come forth to, appear, exist, to attain, find, acquire, to occur, meet, be present

their wickedness,”
רָעָתָ֖ם (rā·‘ā·ṯām)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7451: Bad, evil

declares
נְאֻם־ (nə·’um-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 5002: An oracle

the LORD.
יְהוָֽה׃ (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel
(11) In my house have I found their wickedness.--Prophet and priest are joined, as before (Jeremiah 5:31; Jeremiah 6:13; Jeremiah 8:10), as playing into each other's hands. It seems probable, from Jeremiah 32:34, that the sins of Ahaz and Manasseh had been repeated under Jehoiakim, and that the worship of other gods had been carried on side by side with that of Jehovah. With this, almost as its natural accompaniment, there may have been sins of another kind--shameless greed or yet more shameless profligacy--like those of the sons of Eli (1Samuel 2:22).

Verse 11. - Both prophet and priest are profane; i.e. are unholy, disobeying the Divine commands (see on Jeremiah 5:7). The same two important classes specified as in Jeremiah 6:13. Yea, in my house, etc. Evidently some sin specially incongruous with its locality is referred to, either idolatry (comp. Jeremiah 7:30) or the totemistic worship of figures of animals (Ezekiel 8:10, 11). Comp. note on Jeremiah 5:7. 23:9-22 The false prophets of Samaria had deluded the Israelites into idolatries; yet the Lord considered the false prophets of Jerusalem as guilty of more horrible wickedness, by which the people were made bold in sin. These false teachers would be compelled to suffer the most bitter part of the Lord's indignation. They made themselves believe that there was no harm in sin, and practised accordingly; then they made others believe so. Those who are resolved to go on in evil ways, will justly be given up to believe strong delusions. But which of them had received any revelation of God, or understood any thing of his word? There was a time coming when they would reflect on their folly and unbelief with remorse. The teaching and example of the true prophets led men to repentance, faith, and righteousness. The false prophets led men to rest in forms and notions, and to be quiet in their sins. Let us take heed that we do not follow unrighteousness.
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