Amos 8:7-14 NIV

7 The LORD has sworn by the Pride of Jacob:1 "I will never forget2 anything they have done.3

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8 "Will not the land tremble4 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.5

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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.6

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10 I will turn your religious feasts7 into mourning and all your singing into weeping.8 I will make all of you wear sackcloth9 and shave10 your heads. I will make that time like mourning for an only son11 and the end of it like a bitter day.12

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11 "The days are coming,"13 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 famine14 of hearing the words of the LORD.15

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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.16

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13 "In that day "the lovely young women and strong young men17 will faint because of thirst.18

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14 They who swear by the shamea of Samaria,19 or say, 'As surely as your god lives, O Dan,'20 or, 'As surely as the godb of Beersheba21 lives'-- they will fall,22 never to rise again.23"

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