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Grind the faces of the poor into dust (Isaiah 3:14-15)



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Vision of Isaiah
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Bible Verse:
“The Lord enters into judgment against the elders and leaders of his people: "It is you who have ruined my vineyard; the plunder from the poor is in your houses. people and grinding the faces of the poor?" declares the Lord, the Lord Almighty.”
Meaning:
To grind the faces of the poor into dust is to ill treat the poor.
Origin and Application:
In the time when Isaiah became a prophet in the Old Testament, the leaders were ill-treating the poor in Judah, South of Jerusalem. It is against this background that God cried out against the elders and leaders.
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