Amos 8:9-14 NIV

9 "In that day," declares the Sovereign LORD, "I will make the sun go down at noon and darken the earth in broad daylight.1

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10 I will turn your religious feasts2 into mourning and all your singing into weeping.3 I will make all of you wear sackcloth4 and shave5 your heads. I will make that time like mourning for an only son6 and the end of it like a bitter day.7

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11 "The days are coming,"8 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 famine9 of hearing the words of the LORD.10

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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.11

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13 "In that day "the lovely young women and strong young men12 will faint because of thirst.13

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14 They who swear by the shamea of Samaria,14 or say, 'As surely as your god lives, O Dan,'15 or, 'As surely as the godb of Beersheba16 lives'-- they will fall,17 never to rise again.18"

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