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Amos 5:1 NIV

A Lament and Call to Repentance

1 Hear this word, Israel, this lament I take up concerning you:

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  • a 5:5 - Hebrew "aven," a reference to Beth Aven (a derogatory name for Bethel); see Hosea 4:15.
  • b 5:26 - Or "lifted up Sakkuth your king" / "and Kaiwan your idols," / "your star-gods" ; Septuagint "lifted up the shrine of Molek" / "and the star of your god Rephan," / "their idols"