Hear this, you who trample on the needy, who do away with the poor of the land,
Cross ReferencesJob 24:4
They push the needy off the road and force all the poor of the land into hiding.
Will the workers of iniquity never learn? They devour my people like bread; they refuse to call upon the LORD.
there is a generation whose teeth are swords and whose jaws are knives, devouring the oppressed from the earth, and the needy from among men.
You must use honest scales, a just ephah, and a just bath.
They trample on the heads of the poor as on the dust of the earth; they push the needy out of their way. A man and his father resort to the same girl and so profane My holy name.
Therefore, because you trample on the poor and exact from him a tax of grain, you will never live in the stone houses you have built; you will never drink the wine from the lush vineyards you have planted.
For I know your transgressions are many and your sins are innumerable. You oppress the righteous, taking bribes, and depriving the poor of justice at the gates.
They covet fields and seize them, and they take away houses. They deprive a man of his home, a fellow man of his inheritance.
Chapter Outline1. By a basket of summer fruit is shown the approach of Israel's end.
4. Oppression is reproved.
11. A famine of the word of God threatened.
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