Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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;

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Because

Amos 5:11
Therefore, because you trample on the poor
and exact a grain tax from him,
you will never live in the houses of cut stone
you have built;
you will never drink the wine
from the lush vineyards
you have planted.
Amos 8:4
Hear this, you who trample on the needy
and do away with the poor of the land,
Isaiah 5:22
Woe to those who are heroes at drinking wine,
who are fearless at mixing beer,
Isaiah 29:21
those who, with their speech,
accuse a person of wrongdoing,
who set a trap at the gate for the mediator,
and without cause deprive the righteous of justice.
Joel 3:3
They cast lots for My people;
they bartered a boy for a prostitute
and sold a girl for wine to drink.
Micah 3:2
You hate good and love evil.
You tear off people’s skin
and strip their flesh from their bones.

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Joel 3:3
They cast lots for My people;
they bartered a boy for a prostitute
and sold a girl for wine to drink.
Amos 8:6
We can buy the poor with silver
and the needy for a pair of sandals
and even sell the chaff!”

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