Amos 8:4–7

Hear this, you who trample the needy

and do away with the poorh of the land,i


“When will the New Moonj be over

that we may sell grain,

and the Sabbath be ended

that we may marketk wheat?”l

skimping on the measure,

boosting the price

and cheatingm with dishonest scales,n

buying the pooro with silver

and the needy for a pair of sandals,

selling even the sweepings with the wheat.p

The Lord has sworn by himself, the Pride of Jacob:q “I will never forgetr anything they have done.s

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