Amos 5:22-27 NIV

22 Even though you bring me burnt offerings1 and grain offerings, I will not accept them.23 Though you bring choice fellowship offerings,a I will have no regard for them.45

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    • b 5:22 - Traditionally "peace offerings"
      23 Away with the noise of your songs! I will not listen to the music of your harps.6

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      24 But let justice7 roll on like a river, righteousness8 like a never-failing stream!9

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      25 "Did you bring me sacrifices10 and offerings forty years11 in the desert, O house of Israel?

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      26 You have lifted up the shrine of your king, the pedestal of your idols,12 the star of your godb-- which you made for yourselves.

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        • c 5:26 - Or "lifted up Sakkuth your king / and Kaiwan your idols, / your star-gods"; Septuagint "lifted up the shrine of Molech / and the star of your god Rephan, / their idols"
          27 Therefore I will send you into exile13 beyond Damascus," says the LORD, whose name is God Almighty.14

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