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.
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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Q-6. HOW MANY PERSONS ARE THERE IN THE GODHEAD? A: Three persons, yet but one God. 'There are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost, and these three are one.' I John 5:5. God is but one, yet are there three distinct persons subsisting in one Godhead. This is a sacred mystery, which the light within man could never have discovered. As the two natures in Christ, yet but one person, is a wonder; so three persons, yet but one Godhead. Here is a great deep, the Father …
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity
The Nature of Spiritual Hunger
A vision of the King.
"From the least to the greatest, their lives are ruled by greed. From prophets to priests, they are all frauds.
"My people have been lost sheep. Their shepherds have led them astray and turned them loose in the mountains. They have lost their way and can't remember how to get back to the sheepfold.
"O LORD, think about this! Should you treat your own people this way? Should mothers eat their own children, those they once bounced on their knees? Should priests and prophets be killed within the Lord's Temple?
Its prophets are arrogant liars seeking their own gain. Its priests defile the Temple by disobeying God's instructions.
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