New International Version
"Both prophet and priest are godless; even in my temple I find their wickedness," declares the LORD.
King James Bible
For both prophet and priest are profane; yea, in my house have I 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.
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.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
In my house - They had even introduced idolatry into the Temple of God!
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryJehovah Tsidkenu: the Lord Our Righteousness
Having introduced the doctrine of imputed righteousness, I proofed to map out my subject. First, by way of affirmation; we say of the text--it is so--Christ is the Lord or righteousness; secondly, I shall exhort you to do him homage; let us call him so: for this is the name whereby he shall be called; and thirdly, I shall appeal to your gratitude; let us wonder at the reigning grace, which has caused us to fulfill the promise, for have been sweetly compelled to call him the Lord our righteousness. …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 7: 1861
A vision of Judgement and Cleansing
The Providence of God
"From the least to the greatest, all are greedy for gain; prophets and priests alike, all practice deceit.
"My people have been lost sheep; their shepherds have led them astray and caused them to roam on the mountains. They wandered over mountain and hill and forgot their own resting place.
"Look, LORD, and consider: Whom have you ever treated like this? Should women eat their offspring, the children they have cared for? Should priest and prophet be killed in the sanctuary of the Lord?
Her prophets are unprincipled; they are treacherous people. Her priests profane the sanctuary and do violence to the law.
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