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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;
Inasmuch therefore as ye trample upon the poor, and take exactions of wheat from him. Ye have built houses of hewn stone, but ye shall not dwell in them. Ye have planted pleasant vineyards, but ye shall not drink the wine thereof.
Hear this, O ye who would swallow up a needy man, and cause the poor of the land to fail,
Woe to those who are mighty to drink wine, and men of strength to mingle strong drink,
who make a man an offender in [his] cause, and lay a snare for him who reproves in the gate, and turn aside the just with a thing of nothing.
and have cast lots for my people, and have given a boy for a harlot, and sold a girl for wine, that they may drink.
Ye who hate the good, and love the evil, who pluck off their skin from off them, and their flesh from off their bones,