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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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Sermons by the late Rev. H. Angus ... Edited, with a memoir of his life, by ...

Henry ANGUS - 1861 - 238 pages
...distressing forms ? " What mean ye that ye beat my people to pieces, and grind the faces of the poor?" " Thus saith the Lord; For three transgressions of Israel,...righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes." But all that was, it may be said, in a very different state of society from ours — in the days of...
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Macphail's Edinburgh ecclesiastical journal and literary review, Volumes 29-30

1861
...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 the phrase was, they purchased their time and labour from themselves; but if they attempted to sell them, it could not be done without stealing them;...
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The Christian miscellany, and family visiter, Volumes 9-10

1861
...said, " From the least of them even to the greatest of them, every one is given to covetousness." " They sold the righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes." They "joined house to house, and laid field to field, until there was no place." They " enlarged their...
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The Ethics of American Slavery

L. Thompson - Electronic book - 1861 - 146 pages
...otherwise ill treating. See in lorn Scott, Henry , Pool and Clark. - In Amos ii. 6, the crime of having "sold the righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes," is represented as occasion for -wrath, yet this is but a picture of bribery and malfeasance in the...
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The classified Bible, an analysis of the sacred Scriptures, ed. by J. Eadie

John Eadie - 1862
...loins be loosed, nor the latchet of their shoes be broken. Amos 11, 6. Thus salththe LORD, For throe o hath gendered itf The waters aro hid не trti/ia...the laco of the deep is frozen. F. cxlvll, 17. ia Miitt/i. Ill, 11. I Indeed baptize you with water unto repentance; but he that coroeth after me is...
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The Primitive Methodist Juvenile Magazine, Volume 18

Christian literature for children
...DEAR EDITOR, — Will you please give an explanation to the following passage : — Amos ii. C. — " Thus saith the Lord, for three transgressions of Israel...righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes. An answer on the above will greatly oblige.— JPWB ANSWER : — The Jews in the time of Amos were...
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The Primitive Methodist Juvenile Magazine, Volumes 12-14

Christian literature for children
...able to untie, and if you will be so kind, you will much ] oblige—" Thus saith the Lord : Forthree transgressions of Israel, and for four, I will not...righteous for silver and the poor for a pair of shoes." An answer to the above when convenient will much oblige. A PUDDLER, This passage may be supposed to...
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A paraphrase upon the hard texts of the whole divine scripture (continued)

Joseph Hall - Theology - 1863
...city Kirioth ; and Moab shall die in much horror, in the midst of the tumults and shrieks of war. 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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Spiritual meditations

Thomas Goyder - 1863
...reverence and humility are lost amidst dirt and uncleanuess. This is what the prophet calls " selling the righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes." (Amos ii. 6.) Reader ! bring not with thee into the hallowed temple of pure religion, for it is holy...
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Church questions, historical and moral reviews

Joseph Parker - 1863
...longer interested in the affairs of man ? Is He not the same as when He punished Israel for selling the righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes? Our hope is in the Lord. Corruption in doctrine and practice shall not always go unpunished. The avenger...
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