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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 Christian Lady's Magazine, Volume 28

Christian life - 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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Letters to Professor Stowe and Dr. Bacon: On God's Real Method with Great ...

Amos Augustus Phelps - Slavery - 1848 - 168 pages
...fourth and crowning sin is a combination of oppression, lewdness, drunkenness, and idolatry—" selling the righteous for silver and the poor for a pair of shoes ; " " a man and his father going in unto the same maid ; " and " drinking the wine of the condemned...
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The treasury harmony of the four Evangelists, according to Grewell's ...

Robert Mimpriss - 1849
...see above, ver. 11, ' HE THAT HATH TWO COATS,' under ' by the prophet*.' — Am. ii. 6, ' Thus saiih may be 27 there for a witness against thee. For I...this day, ye have been rebellious against the LORD ; under the gotpel:— Mt. vii. 12, 19— 1 Co. vi. 7— 11. 7, 'Now therefore there is utterly a...
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The New World, in which Dwelleth Righteousness: With Some Views of the World ...

Austin Johnson - Millennium (Eschatology) - 1849 - 318 pages
...grinding the face of the poor — as having their spoil in their houses. It accuses them of selling the righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes. It says, they crushed the needy — that their treading was on the poor, that they took from them burdens...
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The Inheritance of Principles, Character, and Power Received from Our ...

George Barrell Cheever - Pilgrims (New Plymouth Colony) - 1851 - 32 pages
...kept his commandments, but their lies caused them to err, after the which their fathers have walked ; because they sold the righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes ; because they oppressed the poor, and crushed the needy, but said to their masters, Bring, and let...
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The Works of Samuel Hopkins, D.D. ...

Samuel Hopkins - 1852
...being bound, or liable to maintain them, if afterwards thry should be unable to support themselves. I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because...righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes." (Amos ii. 6.) " Thus speaketh the Lord of hosts, saying, Execute true judgment, and show mercy and...
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The Monthly Christian Spectator. 1851-1859

Religion - 1852
...herdman, who feared God that " made the seven stars and Orion," and so was bold to rebuke the men that sold " the righteous for silver and the poor for a pair of shoes ? " Opinions ! " What were the " opinions " of Christ's mother —of Simeon, to whose spiritual discernment...
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The Bible and the Working Classes

Alexander Wallace - Bible - 1853 - 304 pages
...herdsman of Tekoa, in language stern, abrupt, and rugged, denounces the judges of Israel in his day, " because they sold the righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes." On the other hand, the good king Josiah, for his faithfulness and impartiality in the administration...
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The prophets and kings of the Old Testament, sermons

John Frederick Denison Maurice - 1853
...with those which we heard of before ; only they are proclaimed with greater indignation. " They sell the righteous for silver and the poor for a pair of shoes ; they turn aside the way of the meek." Other gross moral abominations are attributed to them ; but...
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The Prophets and Kings of the Old Testament: A Series of Sermons

Frederick Denison Maurice - Bible - 1853 - 466 pages
...with those which we heard of before ; only they are proclaimed with greater indignation. " They sell the righteous for silver and the poor for a pair of shoes ; they turn aside the way of the meek." Other gross moral abominations are attributed to them ; but...
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