Ezekiel 22:27
Good News Translation
The government officials are like wolves tearing apart the animals they have killed. They commit murder in order to get rich.

Contemporary English Version
Israel's officials are like ferocious wolves, ripping their victims apart. They make a dishonest living by injuring and killing people.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Her princes in the midst of her, are like wolves ravening the prey to shed blood, and to destroy souls, and to run after gains through covetousness.

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Her princes in the midst of her, are like wolves ravening the prey to shed blood, and to destroy souls, and to run after gains through covetousness.

princes

Ezekiel 22:6 Behold the princes of Israel, every one hath employed his arm in thee to shed blood.

Ezekiel 19:3-6 And she brought out one of her whelps, and he became a lion: and he learned to catch the prey, and to devour men. . . .

Ezekiel 22:6 Behold the princes of Israel, every one hath employed his arm in thee to shed blood.

Ezekiel 45:9 Thus saith the Lord God: Let it suffice you, O princes of Israel: cease from iniquity and robberies, and execute judgment and justice, separate your confines from my people, saith the Lord God.

Isaiah 1:23 Thy princes are faithless, companions of thieves: they all love bribes, they run after rewards. They judge not for the fatherless: and the widow's cause cometh not in to them.

Hosea 7:1-7 When I would have healed Israel, the iniquity of Ephraim was discovered, and the wickedness of Samaria, for they have committed falsehood, and the thief is come in to steal, the robber is without. . . .

Micah 3:2,3,9-11 And I said: Hear, O ye princes of Jacob, and ye chiefs of the house of Israel: Is it not your part to know judgment, . . .

Micah 7:8 Rejoice not, thou my enemy, over me, because I am fallen: I shall arise, when I sit in darkness, the Lord is my light.

Zephaniah 3:3 Her princes are in the midst of her as roaring lions: her judges are evening wolves, they left nothing for the morning.

James 2:6,7 But you have dishonoured the poor man. Do not the rich oppress you by might? And do not they draw you before the judgment seats? . . .

to get

Ezekiel 22:13 Behold, I have clapped my hands at thy covetousness, which thou hast exercised: and at the blood that hath been shed in the midst of thee.

Matthew 21:13 And he saith to them: It is written, My house shall be called the house of prayer; but you have made it a den of thieves.

James 5:1-4 Go to now, ye rich men: weep and howl in your miseries, which shall come upon you. . . .

Context
The Sins of Prophets, Priests, Princes
26Her priests have despised my law, and have defiled my sanctuaries: they have put no difference between holy and profane: nor have distinguished between the polluted and the clean: and they have turned away their eyes from my sabbaths, and I was profaned in the midst of them. 27Her princes in the midst of her, are like wolves ravening the prey to shed blood, and to destroy souls, and to run after gains through covetousness.28And her prophets have daubed them without tempering the mortar, seeing vain things, and divining lies unto them, saying: Thus saith the Lord God: when the Lord hath not spoken.…
Cross References
Matthew 7:15
Beware of false prophets, who come to you in the clothing of sheep, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.

Acts 20:29
I know that after my departure ravening wolves will enter in among you, not sparing the flock.

Jeremiah 5:6
Wherefore a lion out of the wood hath slain them, a wolf in the evening hath spoiled them, a leopard watcheth for their cities: every one that shall go out thence shall be taken, because their transgressions are multiplied, their rebellions are strengthened.

Jeremiah 34:19
The princes of Juda, and the princes of Jerusalem, the eunuchs, and the priests, and all the people of the land that passed between the parts of the calf:

Jeremiah 41:7
And when they were come to the midst of the city, Ismahel the son of Nathanias, slew them, and cast them into the midst of the pit, he and the men that were with him.

Ezekiel 22:3
And thou shalt shew her all her abominations, and shalt say: Thus saith the Lord God: This is the city that sheddeth blood in the midst of her, that her time may come: and that hath made idols against herself, to defile herself.

Ezekiel 22:6
Behold the princes of Israel, every one hath employed his arm in thee to shed blood.

Ezekiel 22:13
Behold, I have clapped my hands at thy covetousness, which thou hast exercised: and at the blood that hath been shed in the midst of thee.

Ezekiel 22:25
There is a conspiracy of prophets in the midst thereof: like a lion that roareth and catcheth the prey, they have devoured souls, they have taken riches and hire, they have made many widows in the midst thereof.

Ezekiel 33:31
And they come to thee, as if people were coming in, and my people sit before thee: and hear thy words, and do them not: for they turn them into a song of their mouth, and their heart goeth after their covetousness.

Ezekiel 34:3
You ate the milk, and you clothed yourselves with the wool, and you killed that which was fat: but my flock you did not feed.

Ezekiel 36:12
And I will bring men upon you, my people Israel, and they shall possess thee for their inheritance: and thou shalt be their inheritance, and shalt no more henceforth be without them.

Ezekiel 45:8
He shall have a portion of the land in Israel: and the princes shall no more rob my people: but they shall give the land to the house of Israel according to their tribes:

Ezekiel 46:18
And the prince shall not take of the people's inheritance by violence, nor of their possession: but out of his own possession he shall give an inheritance to his sons: that my people be not dispersed every man from his possession.

Micah 3:2
And I said: Hear, O ye princes of Jacob, and ye chiefs of the house of Israel: Is it not your part to know judgment,

Habakkuk 2:9
Woe to him that gathereth together an evil covetousness to his house, that his nest may be on high, and thinketh he may be delivered out of the hand of evil.

Zephaniah 3:3
Her princes are in the midst of her as roaring lions: her judges are evening wolves, they left nothing for the morning.

Additional Translations
Her officials within her are like wolves tearing their prey, shedding blood, and destroying lives for dishonest gain.Her princes in the middle thereof are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood, and to destroy souls, to get dishonest gain.

Her princes in the midst thereof are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood, and to destroy souls, that they may get dishonest gain.

Her princes in the midst of her are as wolves ravening to shed blood, that they may get dishonest gain.

Her princes in the midst of her are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood, to destroy souls, to get dishonest gain.

Her princes in the midst thereof are like wolves ravening the prey; to shed blood, and to destroy souls, that they may get dishonest gain.

Her princes in the midst of her are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood, and to destroy souls, to get dishonest gain.

Her princes in its midst are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood, [and] to destroy souls, that they may get dishonest gain.

Its princes in its midst are as wolves, Tearing prey, to shed blood, to destroy souls, For the sake of gaining dishonest gain.
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