Bible VersionsNASAmos 2:11; Amos 3:1; Amos 4:1; Amos 4:12; Amos 5:1; Amos 5:18; Amos 7:3; Amos 7:6; Amos 8:4; Amos 8:8; Amos 9:12
Amos 2:11; Amos 3:1; Amos 4:1; Amos 4:12; Amos 5:1; Amos 5:18; Amos 7:3; Amos 7:6; Amos 8:4; Amos 8:8; Amos 9:12 (New American Standard)
"Then I raised up some of your sons to be prophets And some of your young men to be Nazirites. Is this not so, O sons of Israel ?" declares the LORD.
Hear this word which the LORD has spoken against you, sons of Israel, against the entire family which He brought up from the land of Egypt :
Hear this word, you cows of Bashan who are on the mountain of Samaria, Who oppress the poor, who crush the needy, Who say to your husbands, "Bring now, that we may drink !"
"Therefore thus I will do to you, O Israel ; Because I will do this to you, Prepare to meet your God, O Israel."
Hear this word which I take up for you as a dirge, O house of Israel :
Alas, you who are longing for the day of the LORD, For what purpose will the day of the LORD be to you? It will be darkness and not light ;
The LORD changed His mind about this. "It shall not be," said the LORD.
The LORD changed His mind about this. "This too shall not be," said the Lord GOD.
Hear this, you who trample the needy, to do away with the humble of the land,
"Because of this will not the land quake And everyone who dwells in it mourn ? Indeed, all of it will rise up like the Nile, And it will be tossed about And subside like the Nile of Egypt.
That they may possess the remnant of Edom And all the nations who are called by My name," Declares the LORD who does this.
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