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You people hate anyone who challenges injustice and speaks the whole truth in court.
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They have hated him that rebuketh in the gate: and have abhorred him that speaketh perfectly.
Amos 7:10-17 And the high places of the idol shall be thrown down, and the sanctuaries of Israel shall be laid waste: and I will rise up against the house of Jeroboam with the sword. . . .
1 Kings 18:17 And when he had seen him, he said: Art thou he that troublest Israel?
1 Kings 21:20 And Achab said to Elias: Hast thou found me thy enemy? He said: I have found thee because thou art sold, to do evil in the sight of the Lord.
1 Kings 22:8 And the king of Israel said to Josaphat. There is one man left, by whom we may inquire of the Lord; Micheas, the son of Jemla: but I hate him, for he doth not prophecy good to me, but evil. And Josaphat said: Speak not so, O king.
2 Chronicles 24:20-22 The spirit of God then came upon Zacharias the son of Joiada the priest, and he stood in the sight of the people, and said to them: Thus saith the Lord God: Why transgress you the commandment of the Lord which will not be for your good, and have forsaken the Lord, to make him forsake you? . . .
2 Chronicles 25:16 And when he spoke these things, he answered him: Art thou the king's counsellor? be quiet, lest I kill thee. And the prophet departing, said: I know that God is minded to kill thee, because thou hast done this evil, and moreover hast not hearkened to my counsel.
2 Chronicles 36:16 But they mocked the messengers of God, and despised his words, and misused the prophets, until the wrath of the Lord arose against his people, and there was no remedy.
Proverbs 9:7,8 Rebuke not a scorner, lest he hate thee. Rebuke a wise man, and he will love thee. . . .
Isaiah 29:21 That made men sin by word, and supplanted him that reproved them in the gate, and declined in vain from the just.
Jeremiah 20:7-10 Thou hast deceived me, O Lord, and I am deceived: thou hast been stronger than I, and thou hast prevailed. I am become a laughingstock all the day, all scoff at me. . . .
John 7:7 The world cannot hate you: but me it hateth, because I give testimony of it, that the works thereof are evil,
John 15:19,22-24 If you had been of the world, the world would love its own: but because you are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you. . . .
Revelation 11:10 And they that dwell upon the earth shall rejoice over them and make merry: and shall send gifts one to another, because these two prophets tormented them that dwelt upon the earth.
Jeremiah 17:16,17 And I am not troubled, following thee for my pastor, and I have not desired the day of man, thou knowest. That which went out of my lips, hath been right in thy sight. . . .
John 3:20 For every one that doth evil hateth the light and cometh not to the light, that his works may not be reproved.
John 8:45-47 But if I say the truth, you believe me not. . . .
ContextA Call to Repentance
…9He that with a smile bringeth destruction upon the strong, and waste upon the mighty. 10They have hated him that rebuketh in the gate: and have abhorred him that speaketh perfectly.11Therefore because you robbed the poor, and took the choice prey from him: you shall build houses with square stone, and shall not dwell in them: you shall plant most delightful vineyards, and shall not drink the wine of them.…
Am I then become your enemy, because I tell you the truth?
1 Kings 22:8
And the king of Israel said to Josaphat. There is one man left, by whom we may inquire of the Lord; Micheas, the son of Jemla: but I hate him, for he doth not prophecy good to me, but evil. And Josaphat said: Speak not so, O king.
A corrupt man loveth not one that reproveth him: nor will he go to the wise.
That made men sin by word, and supplanted him that reproved them in the gate, and declined in vain from the just.
And truth hath been forgotten: and he that departed from evil, lay open to be a prey: and the Lord saw, and it appeared evil in his eyes, because there is no judgment.
And I am not troubled, following thee for my pastor, and I have not desired the day of man, thou knowest. That which went out of my lips, hath been right in thy sight.
Now Abdemelech the Ethiopian, an eunuch that was in the king's house, heard that they had put Jeremiah in the dungeon: but the king was sitting in the gate of Benjamin.
But yet let not any man judge: and let not a man be rebuked: for thy people are as they that contradict the priest.
Hate evil, and love good, and establish judgment in the gate: it may be the Lord the God of hosts may have mercy on the remnant of Joseph.
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