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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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A scriptural commentary on the Book of Genesis and the Gospel ..., Volume 1

Charles Lambert Coghlan - 1832
...shall be torn in pieces ; because their transgressions are many, and their backslidings are increased. 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? Jer. V. 1. 6. 31. But the chief priests and elders persuaded...
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Select Sermons: Delivered on Various Occasions from Important Passages of ...

Hosea Ballou - 1832 - 350 pages
...cent less will ever satisfy their thirst. " 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 l^ve to have it so : and what will ye do in the end thereof ?" GREAT GOD ! if nature, weak and frail,...
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Waverley Novels, Volume 40

Sir Walter Scott - 1832
...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 Biblical Repository and Classical Review, Volume 3

1833
...the synagogue of the Jews, when he says : " 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?" ' O 'eloquence, terrible and vehement, in proportion to thy...
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The New evangelical Church of England champion, by W. Bailey

William Bailey (A.B.)
...Jeremiah to the Prelacy of that period. " 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." Jer. v. 30 31. (Johannes Vitalis, " de Prcelatis et Sacerdotibus."). Nor can all this appear...
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Friends Library: Consisting Principally of Journals and Extracts ..., Volume 5

William Allen - 1833
...an example to all them that follow him. O people, see who follow Paul ! The prophet Jeremiah said, " The prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests bear rule by their means ;" but now the " priests bear rule by the means they get from the people :" take away their means,...
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The history of the rise, increase and progress of the ... Quakers ..., Volume 5

Willem Sewel - 1833
...an example to all them that follow him. O people, see who follow Paul ! The prophet Jeremiah said, " The prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests bear rule by their means ;" but now the "priests bear rule by the means they get from the people :" take away their means, and...
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Mirror of Calvinistic Fanatical Revivals: Or Jedediah Burchard & Co. During ...

Russell Streeter - 1835 - 120 pages
...following words are applicable in this case: "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?" (Jer. v. 30, 31.) PART THIRD. Mr. Burchard's discourses on...
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Rhantism Versus Baptism, Or Infant Sprinkling Against Christian Immersion ...

Seacome Ellison - 1835 - 611 pages
...a practice is commanded, or such a promise annexed thereto. But it verifies the words of Jeremiah; "The prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests bear...rule by their means ; and my people love to have it so."J You are aware, Gentlemen, that during the Testator's life he foresaw that the purport of his...
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Matthias and His Impostures: Or, The Progress of Fanaticism. Illustrated in ...

William Leete Stone - 1835 - 347 pages
...deceivers, from the days of Moses till the destruction of Jerusalem. " The prophets prophesy falsely ; the priests bear rule by their means; and my people love to have it so," was the testimony of Jeremiah. So likewise under the Christian dispensation, from the defection of...
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