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Hear this, O ye that swallow up the needy, even to make the anivvei aretz (poor of the land) to fail,

Saying, When will the Rosh Chodesh be over, that we may sell grain? And Shabbos, that we may market wheat, making the eifah (bushel) small, and the shekel great, and falsifying the balances by mirmah (deceit)?

That we may buy the poor for kesef, and the needy for a pair of sandals; yea, and sell the sweepings with the wheat?

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