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" For three transgressions of Israel, and for four, I will not revoke the punishment; because they sell the righteous • for silver, and the needy for a pair of shoes... "
Where All Hope Lies: Sermons for the Liturgical Year - Strona 186
autor: James R. Van Tholen, Susan Dykstra-Poel - 2003 - Liczba stron: 306
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Amos in Song and Book Culture

Joyce Rilett Wood - 2002 - Liczba stron: 260
...leads into another, and except for the third, each crime has two parts. The first is that 'they sold the righteous for silver and the needy for a pair of sandals' (2.6b).6 The second crime expands on the idea of the poor used for unjust profit. The image of sandals...
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Unfettered Hope: A Call to Faithful Living in an Affluent Society

Marva J. Dawn - 2003 - Liczba stron: 216
...Ammonites, Moab, and Judah for their idolatries and violences, YHWH vents justified wrath against Israel because they sell the righteous for silver, and the...trample the head of the poor into the dust of the eardi, and push the afflicted out of the way ... (Amos 2:6c-7b) The LORD'S strongest denunciations...
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Biblical Foundations of Spirituality: Touching a Finger to the Flame

Barbara Ellen Bowe - 2003 - Liczba stron: 221
...Amos's vehement critique spared no one: Thus says the LORD: For three transgressions of Israel, and tor four, I will not revoke the punishment; because they...for a pair of sandals — they who trample the head ot the poor into the dust of the earth, and push the afflicted out of the way; father and son go in...
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Citizenship: A Christian Calling

Lon Fendall - 2003 - Liczba stron: 173
...for the pot?" (Micah 3:1-3) "For three sins of Israel, even for four, I will not turn back my wrath. They sell the righteous for silver, and the needy for a pair of sandals. They trample on the heads of the poor as upon the dust of the ground and deny justice to the oppressed."...
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Ears to Hear

...cheating with dishonest scales" (8:5), making wider the gap between the very rich and the very poor. "They sell the righteous for silver, and the needy for a pair of sandals. They trample on the heads of the poor as upon the dust of the ground and deny justice to the oppressed"...
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The Living God: A Look at What the Bible Says About God

R. T. France - 2003 - Liczba stron: 132
...God as the implacable opponent of injustice and oppression among men. We know it well enough in Amos: "They sell the righteous for silver, and the needy for a pair of shoes they that trample the head of the poor into the dust of the earth, and turn aside the way of...
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The Revelation of Jesus Christ to the Church

Henry E. Meredith - 2003 - Liczba stron: 672
...walked: But I will send a fire upon Judah, and it shall devour the palaces of Jerusalem, 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...
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Bringing Out the Treasure: Inner Biblical Allusion in Zechariah 9-14

Mark J. Boda, Michael Floyd - 2003 - Liczba stron: 400
...147} the danger appeared to have been averted.19 Earlier still the prophet Amos had attacked those who 'sell the righteous for silver, and the needy for a pair of shoes' (2.6), a reference perhaps more to the merciless foreclosure by the wealthy on the freeholds...
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Imagining' Biblical Worlds: Studies in Spatial, Social and Historical ...

David M. Gunn, Paula McNutt - 2002 - Liczba stron: 354
...18. 10. The legal traditions behind Amos's indignance are shared with Torah. This is Thus says YHWH: For three transgressions of Israel, and for four I will not revoke it [the judgment], because they sell the righteous for silver, and the needy for a pair of sandals,...
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Freedom on My Mind: The Columbia Documentary History of the African American ...

Manning Marable - 2003 - Liczba stron: 640
...with the rich, who, as Amos says, "trample the head of the poor into the dust of the earth" (2:7) and "sell the righteous for silver, and the needy for a pair of shoes" (2:6). God unquestionably will vindicate the poor. And if we can trust the New Testament, God...
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