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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 Law of God: As Contained in the Ten Commandments Explained and Enforced

William Swan Plumer - Summary of the Law (Theology) - 1864 - 644 pages
...to dote on what he has. If he thought he could succeed in increasing his wealth, he would still sell the righteous for silver and the poor for a pair of shoes ; for he still pants after the dust of the earth on the head of the poor, and turn's aside the way...
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The victory over death, a practical exposition of the fifteenth chapter of ...

William Niven - Bible - 1864 - 210 pages
...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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The Law of God as Contained in the Ten Commandments

William S. Plumer - 1864
...to dote on what he has. If he thought he could succeed in increasing his wealth, he would still sell the righteous for silver and the poor for a pair of shoes ; for he still pants after the dust of the earth on the head of the poor, and turns aside the way of...
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The Works of Thomas Goodwin, Volume 10

Thomas Goodwin - Puritans - 1865
...Ezek. xiii. 19 ; they will leap like doge at a crust ; they will sin even for old shoes : Amos ii. 6, ' Thus saith the Lord, For three transgressions...righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes ;' that is, they will do wickedly for trifling pleasures, things of no worth in comparison, so the...
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Selections from the Old and New Testaments, by H. Jenkins

esq Henry Jenkins - 1865
...fathers have walked : But I will send a fire upon Judab, and it shall devour the palaces of Jerusalem. Thus saith the Lord ; For three transgressions of...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 History of the Hebrew Monarchy: From the Administration of Samuel to the ...

Francis William Newman - Jews - 1865 - 354 pages
...Beth-a (house of vanity). and often used their legal power to sell the debtor into slavery.1 " Ye have sold the righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes," is the prophet's reiterated complaint. We might almost believe that the wealthy creditors, whom he...
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View of the Merchants House of Glasgow: Containing Historical Notices of Its ...

Merchants House of Glasgow - Charities - 1866 - 672 pages
...Crucifixes, and the like, Thirdly, Do not buy Men for slaves, this the Lord reproves in Amos. 2. 6. They sold the righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes; and so in Dent. 27. Thou shalt not steal thy Brother and make merchandise of him : We should therefore...
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The Complete Works of Thomas Brooks, Volume 1

Thomas Brooks - Puritans - 1866
...wicked balances, and the bag of deceitful weights. It puts men upon ways of oppression, and 'selling the righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes,' &c., Amos ii. 6. I know not any sin in the world but this siu of self-seeking will put men upon it,...
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Bible illustrations: consisting of apophthegms [ &c.], grouped ..., Volume 4

James Lee (M.A.) - 1867
...have walked : 5 But I will send a fire upon Judah, and it shall devour the palaces of Jerusalem. 8Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Israel,...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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Minor Prophets: With Notes, Critical, Explanatory and Practical

Henry Cowles - Bible - 1867 - 424 pages
...this threatened doom. (See 2 Chron. 36 : 19 ; Jer. 52 : 13 ; Lam. 2 : 1-10.) 6. Thus saith the LOED ; 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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