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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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Picture of Slavery in the United States of America

George Bourne - Slavery - 1834 - 227 pages
...may drink." This is the constant practice among slaveholders. Amos 2; 6—8. "Thus saith the Lord; they sold the 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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Oriental Illustrations of the Sacred Scripture Collected from the Customs ...

Joseph Roberts - Bible - 1835 - 619 pages
...margin is applied to that condition. " In the tenth moon the child fell from the mountain." II. 6. — " They sold the righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes." (Ps. Ix. 8. " Over Edom will I cast out my shoe.") (Chap. viii. 6.) The shoes or rather SANDALS have...
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Oriental Illustrations of the Sacred Scriptures,: Collected from the Customs ...

Joseph Roberts - Bible - 1835 - 619 pages
...margin is applied to that condition. " In the tenth moon the child fell from the mountain." II. 6. — " They sold the righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes." (Ps. Ix. 8. " Over Edom will I cast out my shoe.") (Chap. viii. 6.) The shoes or rather SANDALS have...
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The Holy Bible: According to the Authorized Version, Containing ..., Volume 3

Bible - 1838
...will send a fire upon Judah, and it shall devour the palaces of Jerusalem. 6 f Thus saith the LORT> ; saith ; 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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The Doctrine of Modern Universalism: Considered in a Series of Essays ...

Jeremiah L. Lesslie - Universalism - 1836 - 252 pages
...especially those who oppress their fellow men, and, in the emphatic language of scripture metaphor, sell the righteous for silver and the poor for a pair of shoes. These afford incontrovertible evidence that the Almighty is an unjust and partial being, if there is...
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The Works of Joseph Hall: Paraphrases of hard texts

Joseph Hall - Bishops - 1837
...Kirioth ; and Moab shall die in much horror, in the midst of the tumults and shrieks of war. II. 6. Because they sold the righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes. For that, upon every base and worthless bribe, they have yielded so far to be corrupted, as to sell...
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Works: With Some Account of His Life and Sufferings, Volume 4

Joseph Hall - Brownists - 1837
...Kirioth; and Moab shall die in much horror, in the midst of the tumults and shrieks of war. II. 6. Because they sold the righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes. For that, upon every base and worthless bribe, they have yielded so far to be corrupted, as to sell...
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The Evangelical Register: A Magazine for Promoting the Spread of ..., Volume 13

1841
...transgressions of Israel, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because they have sold the righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes." " Forasmuch, therefore, as your treading is upon the poor, and ye take from him burdens of wheat ;...
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The Testimony of God Against Slavery

La Roy Sunderland - Antislavery movements - 1839 - 126 pages
...place whither ye have sold them, and will return vour recompense upon your own head. Joel iii, 6. 11. Thus saith the LORD, for three transgressions of Israel,...righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes ; and a man and his father will go in unto the same maid, to profane my holy name. Amos ii, 6. 12....
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A Treatise on Slavery: In which is Shown Forth the Evil of Slave Holding ...

James Duncan - Slavery - 1840 - 136 pages
...balance by deceit, that ye may buy the poor for silver, and the needy for a pair of shoes." Chap, ii, 6 : " Thus saith the Lord, for three transgressions...righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes." Eccl. iv. 1. "So I returned and considered all the oppressions that are done under the sun, and behold...
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