All who came before me were 1 thieves and robbers, but the sheep did not listen to them. 2
Indeed, she lies in wait like a robber, 1 and increases the unfaithful 2 among men. 3
Which of these three do you think became a neighbor 1 to the man who fell into the hands of the robbers?”
and your poverty will come like a bandit, and your need like an armed robber.” 1
The 1 robbers who were crucified with him also spoke abusively to him. 2
I will turn my face away from them and they will desecrate my treasured place. 1 Vandals will enter it and desecrate it. 2
The company of priests is like a gang of robbers, lying in ambush to pounce on a victim. They commit murder on the road to Shechem; they have done heinous crimes!
“I tell you the solemn truth, 1 the one who does not enter the sheepfold 2 by the door, 3 but climbs in some other way, is a thief and a robber.
and your poverty will come like a robber, 1 and your need like an armed man. 2
“Suppose such a man has 1 a violent son who sheds blood and does any of these things 2 mentioned previously
Then two outlaws were crucified with him, one on his right and one on his left.
And they crucified two outlaws with him, one on his right and one on his left. 1
Then they shouted back, 1 “Not this man, 2 but Barabbas!” 3 (Now Barabbas was a revolutionary. 4 ) 5
For you have brought these men here who are neither temple robbers 1 nor blasphemers of our goddess. 2
But 1 the tents of robbers are peaceful, and those who provoke God are confident 2 – who carry their god in their hands. 3
Do you think this temple I have claimed as my own 1 is to be a hideout for robbers? 2 You had better take note! 3 I have seen for myself what you have done! says the Lord.
And he said to them, “It is written, ‘My house will be called a house of prayer,’ 1 but you are turning it into a den 2 of robbers!” 3
Then he began to teach 1 them and said, “Is it not written: ‘My house will be called a house of prayer for all nations’? 2 But you have turned it into a den 3 of robbers!” 4
saying to them, “It is written, ‘My house will be a house of prayer,’ 1 but you have turned it into a den 2 of robbers!” 3
Jesus replied, 1 “A man was going down 2 from Jerusalem 3 to Jericho, 4 and fell into the hands of robbers, who stripped him, beat 5 him up, and went off, leaving him half dead. 6