Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

What mean ye that ye beat my people to pieces, and grind the faces of the poor? saith the Lord GOD of hosts.

General references

Bible References

What mean

Ezekiel 18:2
What do you mean by using this proverb concerning the land of Israel, saying,
The fathers eat the sour grapes,
But the children’s teeth are set on edge’?
Jonah 1:6
So the captain approached him and said, “How is it that you are sleeping? Get up, call on your god. Perhaps your god will be concerned about us so that we will not perish.”

Ye beat

Isaiah 58:4
“Behold, you fast for contention and strife and to strike with a wicked fist.
You do not fast like you do today to make your voice heard on high.
Exodus 5:14
Moreover, the foremen of the sons of Israel, whom Pharaoh’s taskmasters had set over them, were beaten and were asked, “Why have you not completed your required amount either yesterday or today in making brick as previously?”
Amos 2:6
Thus says the Lord,
“For three transgressions of Israel and for four
I will not revoke its punishment,
Because they sell the righteous for money
And the needy for a pair of sandals.
Amos 8:4
Hear this, you who trample the needy, to do away with the humble of the land,
Micah 3:2
“You who hate good and love evil,
Who tear off their skin from them
And their flesh from their bones,

General references

Leviticus 25:14
If you make a sale, moreover, to your friend or buy from your friend’s hand, you shall not wrong one another.