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" Forasmuch therefore as your treading is upon the poor, and ye take from him burdens of wheat : ye have built houses of hewn stone, but ye shall not dwell in them ; ye have planted pleasant vineyards, but ye shall not drink wine of them. For I know your... "
Cobbett's Weekly Register - Page 565
1833
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A paraphrase upon the hard texts of the whole divine scripture (continued)

Joseph Hall - Theology - 1863
...unpartially rebuke the wicked man upon the bench of justice; and they abhor him that speaketh justly. n. "Forasmuch therefore as your treading is upon the...houses of hewn stone, but ye shall not dwell in them."] — Forasmuch therefore as ye do grievously oppress the poor, and extort from him costly gifts ; howsoever...
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Sermons

Henry Theodore Perfect - 1864
...that He will take you away with hooks, and your posterity with fish-hooks." And again, " Forasmuch as your treading is upon the poor, and ye take from...planted pleasant vineyards, but ye shall not drink wine of them." It would be out of place for me to increase the number of these quotations on the present...
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Selections from the Old and New Testaments, by H. Jenkins

esq Henry Jenkins - 1865
...the fortress. They hate him that rebuketh in the gate, and they abhor him that speaketh uprightly. Forasmuch therefore as your treading is upon the poor,...planted pleasant vineyards, but ye shall not drink wme of them. For I know your manifold transgressions and your mighty sins: they afflict the just, they...
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Domestic Life in Palestine

Mary Eliza Rogers - Electronic book - 1865 - 436 pages
...portions of stately palaces and strongholds, erected by skillful Hebrew builders long ago. Amos said, " Ye have built houses of hewn stone, but ye shall not...pleasant vineyards, but ye shall not drink wine in them." The Arabs have a proverb in common use, which says, " The Jews built ; the Greeks planted ; and the...
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Bible illustrations: consisting of apophthegms [ &c.], grouped ..., Volume 4

James Lee (M.A.) - 1867
...fortress. i0 They hate him that rebuketh in the gate, and they abhor him that speaketh uprightly. n Forasmuch therefore as your treading is upon the poor,...planted pleasant vineyards, but ye shall not drink wine of them. ^For I know your manifold transgressions and your mighty sins : they aiflict the just, they...
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Minor Prophets: With Notes, Critical, Explanatory and Practical

Henry Cowles - Bible - 1867 - 424 pages
...people of Samaria hated the upright, honest judge, and whoever else should speak for righteousness. 11. Forasmuch therefore as your treading is upon the poor,...planted pleasant vineyards, but ye shall not drink wine of them. These "burdens of wheat " were cruel exactions in the form of rents or taxes, yet oppressive...
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The Complete Works of Thomas Brooks, Volume 6

Thomas Brooks - Puritans - 1867
...sin that brings desolating and destroying judgments both upon persons and places: Amos v. 11, 12, ' Forasmuch therefore as your treading is upon the poor,...him burdens of wheat : ye have built houses of hewn stones, but ye shall not dwell in them ; ye have planted pleasant vineyards, but ye shall not drink...
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The temperance Bible commentary, by F.R. Lees and D. Burns

Frederic Richard Lees - 1868
...saith the LORD. AND YOUR VINEYARDS] Hebrew, vt-harmaihem, ' and your vineyards.' CHAPTER V. VERSE n. Forasmuch therefore as your treading is upon the poor,...planted pleasant vineyards, but ye shall not drink wine of them. PLEASANT VINEYARDS] Hebrew, harmai hMmtd, 'vineyards of delight'; Lxx., ampelonas epithumeetous,...
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The Temperance Bible-commentary: Giving at One View Version, Criticism, and ...

Frederic Richard Lees, Dawson Burns - Bible - 1868 - 456 pages
...saith the LORD. AND YOUR VINEYARDS] Hebrew, vt-harmaihem, 'and your vineyards.' CHAPTER V. VERSE n. Forasmuch therefore as your treading is upon the poor,...planted pleasant vineyards, but ye shall not drink wine of them. PLEASANT VINEYARDS] Hebrew, harmai hhtmtd, 'vineyards of delight'; Lxx., ampelonas epithumeetous,...
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The book of Moses or the Pentateuch in its authorship, credibility, and ...

William Smith (of Inzievar.) - Bible - 1868 - 577 pages
...God.' The threatenings of Am. v. 11 : ; Ye have built houses of hewn stone, but ye shall not abide in them ; ye have planted pleasant vineyards, but ye shall not drink wine of them,' are the same as those of Deut. xxviii. 30 : * Thou shalt build a house, and thou shalt not...
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