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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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Works: With a Memoir of His Life and Character, Volume 2

Samuel Hopkins - Congregational churches - 1854
...being bound, or liable to maintain them, if afterwards they should be unable to support themselves. 1 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 compassions...
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The Present testimony, and original Christian witness revived, Volume 6

1854
...man to give way to the selfishness of his own heart, and to oppress those whom God regards. They sell the righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes. They care not for the sufferinga of the poor, but even at the altar — supposed at least to be that...
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The Bibliotheca Sacra and American Biblical Repository, Volume 13

Theology - 1856
...Bring business and wealth, and let us trade and drink together (Amos 4: 1. Compare also Amos 2: 6.) : " They sold the righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes." Scott's note on the first of these passages presents the case in a manner not improbable : " They crushed...
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God Against Slavery: And the Freedom and Duty of the Pulpit to Rebuke It, as ...

George Barrell Cheever - Slavery - 1857 - 272 pages
...as servant or slave. The only approximations to such a thing are treated and denounced as criminal. When they obtained servants, or purchased them, as...assuming, ownership in them ; it was MAN-STEALING. Accordingly, is the transaction of the selling of Joseph, which is described as the crime of stealing...
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A CONSIDERATION OF THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT

Major D. II. HILL - 1858
...that hardens all within, and stifles every generous emotion and kindly sympathy. The covetous "sells the righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes, and pants after the dust of the earth on the head of the poor." Amos ii. 6, 7. The covetous takes away...
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The Bible text cyclopedia: a classification by J. Inglis

rev James Inglis - 1861
...robbery, and have vexed the poor and needy ; yea, they have oppressed the stranger wrongfully. Amos 2.6. For three transgressions of Israel, and for four,...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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The Underground Railroad

William M. Mitchell - African Americans - 1860 - 172 pages
...has thundered forth His mighty voice, as "the voice of many waters," against this wicked traffic. " For three transgressions of Israel, and for four,...righteous for silver and the poor for a pair of shoes." — Amos ii., 6. God's retributive justice will not always remain silent, but ere long will be manifested...
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The Bible text cyclopedia: a classification by J. Inglis

rev James Inglis - 1860
...stranger wrongfully. Amos 2.6. For three transgressions of Israel, and for four, I will not turn away tht ith, him from Galilee to Jerusalem, who are his witnesses unto the people. 33. He hath raised up ; 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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A Compendium of Biblical Criticism on the Canonical Books of the Holy Scriptures

Frederick Sargent - Bible - 1860 - 432 pages
...'E\\rív(av, " sons of the Grecians." See margin. So also the Vulgate. AMOS. Chap. ii. ver. 6, 7. " 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." The Septuagint reads, KO═ TrÚvrjTa...
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The Guilt of Slavery and the Crime of Slaveholding: Demonstrated from the ...

George Barrell Cheever - Bible - 1860 - 472 pages
...business and wealth, and let us trade and drink together, Amos, iv. 1. Compare also Amos, ii. 6 : " They sold the righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes." Scott's note on the first of these passages presents the case in a manner not improbable : " They crushed...
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