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" A wonderful and horrible thing is committed in the land; 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 (Jer.5:22-31). "
A Walk about Zion: Revised and Enlarged - Page 36
by John Alonzo Clark - 1842 - 244 pages
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Martin Luther - 1826
...if he had said with Jeremiah, v. 30, 31, "A wonderful and horrible thing is committed in the land ; the prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests bear...by their means ; and my people love to have it so : and what will ye do in the end thereof? " For who can resist those who are defended by the voice...
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The Gospel magazine, and theological review. Ser. 5. Vol. 3, no. 1 ..., Volume 7

1847
...beam in ourselves. Moreover, it was a charge brought against Israel of old, " The prophets prophecy falsely, and the priests bear rule by their means ; and my people love to have it so " (Jer. v. 31). Oh, remember the fault is with the people no less than the prophet ; the charge is...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1826
...and the taught, in all religions not truly modelled upon the word of God : " The prophets prophecy falsely, and the priests bear rule by their means ; and my people love to have it so." A collection of correspondent texts would readily detect the causes and consequences of such combinations...
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The Christian Guide to a Right Understanding of the Sacred Scriptures ...

John Samuel Thompson - 1826 - 280 pages
...to carry into execution fraudulent purposes; and, in general, the complaint of the Prophetistootrne: "the Prophets prophesy falsely, and the Priests bear rule by their means; and the people love to have it so!" * But let all that would profit by reading, the holy Scriptures, show...
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Woodstock; Or, The Cavalier: A Tale of the Year Sixteen Hundred ..., Volume 3

Sir Walter Scott - 1826 - 370 pages
...day, in which he proved, to the conviction of many handicraftsmen, that the passage in Jeremiah, " The prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests bear rule by their means," was directly applicable to the Presbyterian system of church government. The clergyman dispatched an...
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Woodstock: Or, The Cavalier. A Tale of the Year Sixteen Hundred ..., Volume 2

Walter Scott - 1826
...day, in which he proved, to the conviction of many handicraftsmen, that the passage in Jeremiah, " The prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests bear rule by their means," was directly applicable to the Presbyterian system of church government. The clergyman dispatched an...
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Woodstock; Or, The Cavalier: A Tale of the Year Sixteen Hundred ..., Volume 3

Sir Walter Scott - 1826 - 370 pages
...day, in which he proved, to the conviction of many handicraftsmen, that the passage in Jeremiah, " The prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests bear rule by their means," was directly applicable to the Presbyterian system of church government. The clergyman dispatched an...
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The Old Testament: Arranged in Historical & Chronological Order, (on the ...

George Townsend - 1826
...such a nation as this ? AC6U. 31 The prophets prophesy * falsely, and the priests *bear tch XT |4i' rule by their means ; and my people love to have it so : and &xxiti.is,s& what will ye do in the end thereof? Eiek. xiii. 6. ' t Or, tat f into tharkands....
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A new self-interpreting Testament, containing thousands of various ..., Volume 1

John Platts - 1827
...leaders of this people cause them to err, and they that are led of them are destroyed. JER. v. 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? Hos. iv. 9 : There shall be, like people, like priest ; and...
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The Clergyman's Instructor; Or, a Collection of Tracts on the Ministerial Duties

1827 - 443 pages
...how bad soever they may be themselves, do generally hate evil priests, grew to be pleased with it. The prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests bear...rule by their means; and my people love to have it so : From the prophet even to the priest, every one dealt falsely a. And upon that, a woe is denounced...
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