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Amos 5:16 NIV

16 Therefore this is what the Lord, the LORD God Almighty, says: “There will be wailing in all the streets and cries of anguish in every public square. The farmers will be summoned to weep and the mourners to wail.

References for Amos 5:16

Study tools for Amos 5:16

  • 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"