Saying, When will the new moon be gone, that we may sell grain? and the sabbath, that we may set forth wheat, making the ephah small, and the shekel great, and falsifying the balances by deceit?
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George Leo Haydock
Month: the first day was observed as a festival, Numbers x. 10. (Haydock)
At the expiration of the month usurers demanded their money. (Horace, i. sat. 3.; Aristophanes, Nub. ii. 1.)
Corn, to sell after the sabbatical year, when it was dearest. Sabbath also denotes all "festivals. "These misers think that there are too many.
Sicle. Having a large measure to buy, and a small one to sell again, Deuteronomy xxv. 13., and Proverbs xx. 10.