my law, and have profaned mine holy things: they have put no
difference between the holy and profane, neither have they shewed [difference
] between the unclean and the clean, and have hid their
eyes from my sabbaths, and I am profaned
And that ye may put difference between holy and unholy, and between unclean and clean; ... And that ye may teach the children of Israel all the statutes which the LORD hath spoken unto them by the hand of Moses.
Deuteronomy 33:10 They shall teach
Jacob thy judgments, and Israel thy law: they shall put incense before thee
, and whole burnt sacrifice upon thine altar.
Hosea 4:6 My people
for lack of knowledge: because
thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject
thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing
thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I will also forget thy children.
Hear this, I pray
you, ye heads of the house of Jacob, and princes of the house of Israel, that
abhor judgment, and pervert all equity. ... The heads
thereof judge for reward, and the priests
thereof teach for hire, and the prophets
thereof divine for money: yet
will they lean upon the LORD, and say
] not the LORD among us? none evil can come upon us.
Her prophets [are
] treacherous persons: her priests
have polluted the sanctuary, they have done violence to the law.
Thus saith the LORD of hosts; Ask now the priests [concerning
] the law, saying, ... Then said Haggai, If [one that is
] unclean by a dead body touch any of these, shall it be unclean? And the priests answered and said, It shall be unclean.
of truth was in his mouth, and iniquity was not found in his lips: he walked
with me in peace and equity, and did
turn many away from iniquity. ... Therefore have I also made
you contemptible and base before
all the people, according as ye have not kept my ways, but have been partial in
2 Timothy 2:24
And the servant
of the Lord must
be gentle unto all [men
to teach, patient
, ... In
those that oppose themselves; if
will give them repentance
to the acknowledging of the truth;
-11 Holding fast
the faithful word as he hath been taught
, that he may be able by sound doctrine both to exhort and to convince
the gainsayers. ... Whose mouths
must be stopped, who subvert
whole houses, teaching things which they ought not, for filthy