Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Lamentations 4:13 in English Standard Version "This was for the sins of her prophets and the iniquities of her priests, who shed in the midst of her the blood of the righteous." Jer 5:31 the prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests rule at their direction; my people love to have it so, but what will you do when the end comes? Jer 23:21 “I did not send the prophets, yet they ran; I did not speak to them, yet they prophesied. La 2:20 Look, O Lord, and see! With whom have you dealt thus? Should women eat the fruit of their womb, the children of their tender care? Should priest and prophet be killed in the sanctuary of the Lord?