saying, 'When will the new moon be over, So that we may sell grain; And the Sabbath, so that we may open the wheat market,
To make the ephah smaller and the shekel bigger, And to cheat with dishonest scales,
So as to buy the helpless for money, And the needy for a pair of sandals, And that
we may sell the refuse of the wheat?'
The LORD has sworn by the pride of Jacob, 'Indeed, I will never forget any of their deeds.
Because of this will the land not quake, And everyone who lives in it mourn? Indeed, all of it will rise up like the Nile, And it will be tossed about And subside like the Nile of Egypt.
And it will come about on that day,' declares the Lord GOD, 'That I will make the sun go down at noon, And make the earth dark in broad daylight.