Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Amos 8:6


We’re eager to trade silver for the poor, 1  a pair of sandals 2  for the needy! We want to mix in some chaff with the grain!” 3 


Le 25:39-42; Ne 5:1-5,8; Joe 3:3,6; Am 2:6; Am 8:4

NET © Notes

tn Heb “to buy the poor for silver.”

sn The expression trade silver for the poor refers to the slave trade.

tn See the note on the word “sandals” in 2:6.

tn Heb “The chaff of the grain we will sell.”

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