The history of the Israelite people shows a very dynamic tension between the Levites' usurpation of the Mosaic contract and the prophets. It's helpful to view the prophets as the vehicle for the ongoing adjustment of the people's understanding.<quoted text>
snyper---non-levitical priorities and attitude ADJUSTMENTS taught by the prophets.
HughBe--- Whose prophets ADJUSTED the words of God?
"Ye shall not add unto the word which I command you, neither shall ye diminish ought from it, that ye may keep the commandments of the LORD your God which I command you. "
God's prophet said"To the law and to the testimony: if they speak NOT ACCORDING to this word, it is because there is NO light in them"