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Hear this, those who trample on the poor and who annihilate the afflicted of the land, saying, “When will the new moon be over, so that we can sell grain? And the Sabbath, so that we can open the grain bins, that we can make the ephah small and make the shekel large, and can practice deceit with a set of scales of deceit? That we can[a] buy the powerless with silver and the poor for the sake of a pair of sandals, and we can sell the waste of the grain?”

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  1. Amos 8:6 Literally “to buy”