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" Saying, When will the new moon be gone, that we may sell corn? And the sabbath, that we may set forth wheat, Making the ephah small, and the shekel great, And falsifying the balances by deceit? That we may buy the poor for silver, And the needy for a... "
Cobbett's Weekly Register - Page 768
edited by - 1826
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Twelve sermons: on 1. Hypocrisy and cruelty. 2. Drunkenness. 3. Bribery. 4 ...

William Cobbett - Great Britain - 1828 - 295 pages
...labourer to beggary, and that would naturally be succeeded by his abject slavery ; they would soon " buy the poor for silver, and the needy for a pair " of shoe*." " Shall not the land tremble for this ?" Aye, and lustlv too. "With justice will the feasting*...
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On the principles of interpretation as applied to the prophecies of holy ...

John Pye Smith - History - 1829
...unto deep, at the noise of thy water-spouts : all thy waves and thy billows are gone over me.—Shall not the land tremble for this, and every one mourn that dwelleth therein ? Shall it not all swell up, like a stream ; and burst forth, and be submerged, like the stream of...
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Rural rides

William Cobbett - 1830
...we may set forth ' wheat, making the Ephah small and the Shekel great, and falsifying the balances by deceit ; that we may buy the poor for silver, and...every " one mourn that dwelleth therein ? I will turn your feasting into "'mourning, saith the Lord God, and your songs into lamentations/' —Amos, chap....
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A Harmony of the Kings and Prophets: Or, An Arrangement of the History ...

Stephen Merrill - Bible - 1832 - 463 pages
...forth wheat? making the ephah small, and the shekel great, and falsifying the balances by deceit. 6 That we may buy the poor for silver, and the needy...pair of shoes ; yea, and sell the refuse of the wheat ? 7 The LORD hath sworn by the excellency of Jacob, Surely I will never forget any of their works....
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Letters on Slavery: Addressed to the Cumberland Congregation, Virginia

John D. Paxton - Slavery - 1833 - 207 pages
...thereof. Hear this, O ye that swallow up the needy, even to make the poor of the land to fail ; saying — that we may buy the poor for silver, and the needy for a pair of shoes. The Lord hath sworn by the excellency of Jacob, Surely I will never forget any of their works." Jlmos...
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A New Translation of the Hebrew Prophets: Arranged in ..., Volume 1

George Rapall Noyes - Religion - 1833
...forth wheat, ' Making the ephah small, and the shekel heavy, And falsifying the balances for deceit ; a That we may buy the poor for silver, And the needy for a pair of shoes, And sell the refuse of the wheat. i Jehovah hath sworn by the glory of Jacob ; Surely I will never...
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The Christian examiner and Church of Ireland magazine

1834
...• Ducas quotes from Die Scptuagiut; we have followed the English version. falsifying the balances by deceit; that we may buy the poor for silver, and the needy for a pair ef shoes ; yea, and sell the refuse of the wheat. .... And it shall come to pass in that day, saitb...
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Thirteen sermons: on I. Hypocrisy and cruelty--II. Drunkenness--III. Bribery ...

William Cobbett - Great Britain - 1834 - 288 pages
...fail ; ye make the epfta/i, small and the shekel great, falsifying the balances by deceit, that ye may buy the poor for silver, and the needy for a pair of shoes." Oh ! how justly descriptive of their character and conduct ! What, then, shall we, disregarding the...
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The history of the overthrow of the Roman empire, and the foundation of the ...

William Cooke Taylor - Rome - 1836
...we may set forth wheat ; making the ephah small, and the shekel great, and falsifying the balances by deceit ; that we may buy the poor for silver, and...pair of shoes ; yea, and sell the refuse of the wheat And it shall come to pass in that day, saith the Lord God, that I will cause the sun to go down at...
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The Penny Sunday Reader

I.E.N. Molesworth - 1836
...(that is, selling by scanty measure and demanding an exorbitant price) and falsifying the balances by deceit ? That we may buy the poor for silver, and...pair of shoes ; yea, and sell the refuse of the wheat ? The Lord hath sworn by the excellency of Jacob,surely I will never forget any of their works.' "...
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