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" Thus saith the Lord ; For three transgressions of Israel, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because they sold the righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes... "
Bibliotheca Sacra and Theological Review - Page 362
1856
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The arguments of faith; or, Incontrovertible answers to Sophists and Epicureans

Hart Simonds - 1822
...IT stands in Amos, ii. 6. " Thus saith the LORD ; For three transgressions of Israel, and for foarj I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because...righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes." From this verse the Sophists lead a proof in favour of their Messiah ; for they assert, that the Prophet...
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The History of the Rise, Increase, and Progress of the Christian ..., Volume 1

William Sewel - Society of Friends - 1823
...from sacred writ ; as from Amos, ii. 6, where the judgments of God are denounced against those who sold the righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes ; and from Levit. xxv. 43, where the making the children of Israel bondmen, is expressly forhidden;...
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The select works of ... Thomas Brooks, Volume 1

Thomas Brooks - 1824
...wicked balances, and the bag of deceitful weights. It puts men upon ways of oppression, and selling the righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes. I know not any sin in the world, but this sin of self-seeking will put men upon it, though it be their...
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Seventeen sermons

Hugh McNeile - Sermons, English - 1825 - 80 pages
...accused of , the grossest injustice, the meanest covetousness, and the most revolting licentiousness. " Thus saith the Lord ; for three transgressions of...righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes : that pant after the dust of the earth upon the head of the poor, and turn aside the way of the meek...
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Illustrations of the holy Scriptures, Volume 3

George Paxton - 1825
...favour the cause of one of the parties in a law-suit : " They sold," says the indignant prophet, " the righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes." But though presents of very little value, as a pair of sandals or a flower, are sometimes received,...
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Select Works of Martin Luther: An Offering to the Church of God in "the Last ...

Martin Luther - Protestantism - 1826
...now practised in the examples, or rather, enormities of the Roman senate and bishops: Thus Amos ii, 6, " Thus saith the Lord; For three transgressions...righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes;" (that is, as the Hebrew has it, for money and for corn ;) Avho pant after the dust of the earth on...
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Select works, tr. by H. Cole

Martin Luther - 1826
...practised in the examples, or rather, enormities of the Roman senate and bishops. 76 Thus Amos ii. 6, " Thus saith the Lord; For three transgressions...righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes;" (that is, as the Hebrew has it, for money and for corn ;) who pant after the dust of the earth on the...
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A Harmony of the Kings and Prophets: Or, An Arrangement of the History ...

Stephen Merrill - Bible - 1832 - 463 pages
...have walked : 5 But I will send a fire upon Judah, and it shall devour the palaces of Jerusalem. 6 IT Thus saith the LORD, For three transgressions of Israel,...righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes; 7 That pant after the dust of the earth on the head of the poor, and turn aside the way of the meek...
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Letters on Slavery: Addressed to the Cumberland Congregation, Virginia

John D. Paxton - Esclavage - 1833 - 207 pages
...slavery. Slavery, as practised by Israel, is clearly represented as sinful, and deserving of punishment. "For three transgressions of Israel, and for four,...righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes. Assemble yourselves on the mountains of Samaria, and behold the great tumult and the oppression in...
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The history of the rise, increase and progress of the ... Quakers ..., Volume 6

Willem Sewel - 1833
...from sacred writ, as from Amos ii. 6. where the judgments of God are , denounced against those who sold the righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes ; and from Levit. xxv. 42, where the making the children of Israel bondmen, is expressly forbidden...
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