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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 Complete Works of Thomas Brooks, Volume 6

Thomas Brooks - Puritans - 1867
...it was inflicted for some grievous sin, he sheweth that sin to be the same which Amos speaks of : ' For three transgressions of Israel, and for four,...righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes.' The selling of Joseph he makes the first sin ; the worshipping of the calf in Horeb, the second sin...
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The Complete Works of Thomas Brooks, Volume 5

Thomas Brooks - Puritans - 1867
...some grievous sin, he sheweth that sin to be the same which Amos speaks of. ' For three trangressions of Israel, and for four, I will not turn away the...righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes,' Amos ii. 6. The selling of Joseph he makes the first sin, the worshipping the calf in Horeb the second...
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Christus Consolator: The Pulpit in Relation to Social Life

Alexander MacLoed - Church and social problems - 1870 - 304 pages
...worth of man as man. One of the prophets made it a reproach against the men of his generation, that they sold the righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes. The price at which God values the poorest is the blood of His Son. He bought them with that blood....
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Bacchus Dethroned: The First Teare Prize Essay

Frederick Powell - Temperance - 1871 - 256 pages
...and to indicate the remedy. In the following passage the human and the Divine plan are contrasted. " Thus saith the Lord ; for three transgressions of...righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes. * * And they lay themselves down upon clothes laid to pledge by every altar, and they drink the wine...
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The Proper Psalms, and Lessons Proper for Sundays and Holy Days, Together ...

1871
...have walked: shut I will send a fire upon Judah, and it shall devour the palaces of Jerusalem. 6Thus of renown, and 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 History and Literature of the Israelites: According to the Old Testament ...

Lady Battersea (Constance) - Bible - 1871
...transgressions of Israel and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because they sell the righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes; they pant after the dust of the earth on the head of the poor, and pervert the cause of the lowly;...
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Proper Psalms and Lessons, According to the Use of the Church of England

1872
...have walked: 5 but I will send a fire upon Judah, and it shall devour the palaces of Jerusalem. 6Thus it : let the '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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Short Sermons for the People

William Swan Plumer - Presbyterian Church - 1872
...dust of the earth on the head of the poor, and turn aside the way of the meek ; yes, they will sell the righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes, Amos ii. 6. The number of kind and merciful creditors is not large. AVhen men are very poor their trials...
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Sermons Preached in Several Synagogues

Benjamin Artom - Jewish sermons - 1873 - 314 pages
...himself to be infected by the most contagious disease of the age. Amos preached against those who " sold the righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes."* f)D33 DI3D 1?y : D^OT -I13V3 JV3K1 p1 And dishonest actions are every day done for the sake of...
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Sermons Preached in Several Synagogues

Benjamin Artom - Jewish sermons - 1873 - 314 pages
...more, reputation than real merit can bestow. We see but too frequently in our time those, who "sell the righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes." Our sages repeatedly recommended that we should be responsible for each other, that the ties of brotherhood...
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