Amos 8:6-14 NIV

6 buying the poor1 with silver and the needy for a pair of sandals, selling even the sweepings with the wheat.2

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7 The LORD has sworn by the Pride of Jacob:3 "I will never forget4 anything they have done.5

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8 "Will not the land tremble6 for this, and all who live in it mourn? The whole land will rise like the Nile; it will be stirred up and then sink like the river of Egypt.7

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9 "In that day," declares the Sovereign LORD, "I will make the sun go down at noon and darken the earth in broad daylight.8

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10 I will turn your religious feasts9 into mourning and all your singing into weeping.10 I will make all of you wear sackcloth11 and shave12 your heads. I will make that time like mourning for an only son13 and the end of it like a bitter day.14

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11 "The days are coming,"15 declares the Sovereign LORD, "when I will send a famine through the land-- not a famine of food or a thirst for water, but a famine16 of hearing the words of the LORD.17

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12 Men will stagger from sea to sea and wander from north to east, searching for the word of the LORD, but they will not find it.18

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13 "In that day "the lovely young women and strong young men19 will faint because of thirst.20

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14 They who swear by the shamea of Samaria,21 or say, 'As surely as your god lives, O Dan,'22 or, 'As surely as the godb of Beersheba23 lives'-- they will fall,24 never to rise again.25"

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    • b 8:14 - Or "by Ashima"; or "by the idol"
    • c 8:14 - Or "power"