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" Woe unto them that join house to house, that lay field to field, till there be no place, that they may be placed alone in the midst of the earth... "
Guy's Royal Victoria spelling book for very young children - Page 24
by Joseph Guy - 1850 - 139 pages
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Essays and Reviews: The 1860 Text and Its Reading

Victor Shea, Victoria Shea, William Whitla - History - 2000 - 1057 pages
...being shown the prospect of a magnificent estate to cry out 'Woe unto them that lay field to field that they may be placed alone in the midst of the earth.' Times have altered, we say, since these denunciations were uttered; what appeared to the Prophet or...
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Christina Rossetti: The Complete Poems

Christina Georgina Rossetti - Poetry - 2001 - 1221 pages
...Poor treasure see note for 1. 10 of 'O Lord, on Whom we gaze and dare not gaze'. add field to field 'Woe unto them that join house to house, that lay...they may be placed alone in the midst of the earth!' (Isa. 5:8). "His Banner over me was Love" Entry for 24 Nov. in TF (225). Title [untitled] 1885, 1886a....
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Pagans & Christians: The Personal Spiritual Experience

Gus DiZerega - Body, Mind & Spirit - 2001 - 242 pages
...Lord's and the fullness thereof; the world and they that dwell therein" (Psalm 24:1). Isaiah 5:8 warns, "Woe unto them that join house to house, that lay...they may be placed alone in the midst of the earth!" It seems clear that from His perspective there should remain parts of the earth where anyone who wished...
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Judaism and Human Rights

Milton Ridvas Konvitz - Religion - 1972 - 427 pages
...fish-hooks. . . ." (4:1-3) Isaiah brought severe charges against the oppressors of the common man: Woe unto them that join house to house, That lay field to field Till there be no room and you be made to dwell Alone in the midst of the land! (5:8) Just as Judaism posits the ideals...
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Heroes of History: A Brief History of Civilization from Ancient Times to the ...

Will Durant - History - 2002 - 351 pages
...in your homes. What mean ye that ye beat my people to pieces, and grind the faces of the poor? . . . Woe unto them that join house to house, that lay field to field! . . . Woe unto them that decree unrighteous decrees to turn aside the needy from judgment [justice],...
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The Biblical Guide to Wealth, Health, and Happiness

Ralph L. Stephenson - Religion - 2002 - 188 pages
...desolations, and they shall repair the waste cities, the desolations of many generations (Isa. 61;4)." "Woe unto them that join house to house, that lay...they may be placed alone in the midst of the earth! (Isa. 5:8)." Fair Wages for All One of the more common types of economic oppression of the masses is...
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Infinite Tropics: An Alfred Russel Wallace Anthology

Alfred Russel Wallace - Nature - 2003 - 430 pages
...which they considered themselves the special defenders. They read in what they call the Word of God, "Woe unto them that join house to house, that lay...they may be placed alone in the midst of the earth;" yet this is what they are constantly striving for, not by purchase only, but by robbery. Again they...
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Understanding O Pioneers! and My Antonia: A Student Casebook to Issues ...

Sheryl L. Meyering - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 223 pages
...injustice is the consolidation of landholding. It is one of the great evils the prophet Isaiah denounces: "Woe unto them that join house to house, that lay...they may be placed alone in the midst of the earth!" (Isaiah 5:8). With the disappearance of the family farm, Americans lost the institution that had been...
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Making Progress: Essays in Progress and Public Policy

C. Leigh Anderson, Janet W. Looney - Political Science - 2002 - 428 pages
...epidemic.6 However, the recent decline in growth rate is mainly due to family planning. Land and Water Use Woe unto them that join house to house, that lay field...they may be placed alone in the midst of the earth! Bible, Isaiah 5: In an environmentally sustainable society, land is managed to sustain both humanity...
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A Treasury of Biblical Quotations

Lester V. Berrey - Religion - 2002 - 264 pages
...saving the beholding of them with their eyes? —ECCL. 5:10, 11 Woe unto them that join house to bouse, that lay field to field, till there be no place, that...they may be placed alone in the midst of the earth! — ISA. 5:8 Yea, they are greedy dogs which can never have enough, and they are shepherds that cannot...
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