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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 Gospel Standard, Or, Feeble Christian's Support, Issue 6

Baptists - 1840
...to his riches in glory hy Jesus Christ our Lord." It shall not he as it ha;h heen aforetime, hen they sold the righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes; yea, they said, " When will the Sahhath he gone, that we may huy the poor for silver, and the needy...
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

1861
...wrath.as well as lose my own self-respect, for two hundred and fifty dollars. There were those of old "who sold the righteous for silver and the poor for a pair of shoes," but in studying their history I am satisfied they did not even make money by it; so I must decline...
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Trial of the Rev. Edward Smith: Before the Pittsburgh Annual Conference of ...

Edward Smith (Methodist minister.) - Clergy - 1841 - 80 pages
...calamities were brought upon them for their idolatries, and their oppression of the poor; they had "sold the righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes;" they had "turned judgment into wormwood, and left off righteousness in the earth." And while the Prophet...
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Visitor: Or Monthly Instructor

1844
...poor," Psa. cxl. 12. The prophet Amos, in the name of the Lord, denounces Israel, in a degenerate age, " because they sold the righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes," Amos ii. 6. Jeremiah, reproving Jehoiakim for his covetousness and oppression, thus commends his father,...
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A Condensed Anti-slavery Bible Argument

George Bourne - Slavery - 1845 - 91 pages
...shall hiss at thee; thou shalt be a terror, and never shalt be any more.—Eze. xxvii. 2,13, 26—36. 9 Thus saith the Lord; For three transgressions of Israel,...righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes; 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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A Condensed Anti-slavery Bible Argument

George Bourne - Slavery - 1845 - 91 pages
...Sabeans, to a people far off: for the Lord hath spoken it. — Joel iii. 3 — 8. 9 Thus saith the Lord j For three transgressions of Israel, and for four,...righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes ; 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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Manners and Customs Noticed in Various Passages of Holy Scripture ...

Mary Fawler Maude - Bible - 1845 - 452 pages
...and of the isles shall bring presents : the kings of Sheba and Seba shall offer gifts." AMOS ii. 6. " They sold the righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes." (viii 6.) Presenting gifts is one of the most general customs in the East ; they are pledges of mutual...
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A Debate on Slavery: Held on the First, Second, Third and Sixth Days of ...

Jonathan Blanchard - Esclavage - 1846 - 482 pages
...useth his neighbor's service without wages, and giveth him not for his work." — Jer. xxii. 13. " Thus saith the Lord, for three transgressions of Israel...righteous for silver and the poor for a pair of shoes." — Amos ii. 6. "And they have given a boy for an harlot, and a girl for wine that they might drink."...
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A Debate on Slavery: Held in the City of Cincinnati,on the First, Second ...

Jonathan Blanchard, Nathan Lewis Rice - Slavery - 1846 - 508 pages
...useth his neighbor's service without wages, and giveth him not for his work." — Jer. xxii. 13. " Thus saith the Lord, for three transgressions of Israel...righteous for silver and the poor for a pair of shoes." — Amos ii. 6. " And they h ave given a boy for an harlot, and a girl for wine that they might drink."...
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The Christian lady's magazine, ed. by Charlotte Elizabeth, Volume 28

Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna - 1848
...are described as sunk in sensual pleasures, oppressing the poor, and despising the service of God. " Because they sold the righteous for silver, And the poor for a pair of shoes : 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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