Amos 5:18-27 NAS

18 Alas, you who are longing for the 1day of the LORD, For what purpose will the day of the LORD be to you? It will be 2darkness and not light;

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19 As when a man 3flees from a lion And a bear meets him, Or goes home, leans his hand against the wall And a snake bites him.

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20 Will not the day of the LORD be 4darkness instead of light, Even gloom with no brightness in it?

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21 "I hate, I 5reject your festivals, Nor do I 6delight in your solemn assemblies.

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22 "Even though you 7offer up to Me burnt offerings and your grain offerings, I will not accept them; And I will not even look at the 8peace offerings of your fatlings.

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23 "Take away from Me the noise of your songs; I will not even listen to the sound of your harps.
24 "But let 9justice roll down like waters And righteousness like an ever-flowing stream.

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25 "10Did you present Me with sacrifices and grain offerings in the wilderness for forty years, O house of Israel?

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    • p 5:25 - Or "You presented Me with the sacrifices and a grain offering"
      26 "11You also carried along Sikkuth your king and Kiyyun, your images, the star of your gods which you made for yourselves.

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        • q 5:26 - Or "Sakkuth (Saturn)" or "shrine of your Moloch"
        • r 5:26 - Or "Kaiwan (Saturn)" or "stands of"
        • s 5:26 - Or "your star gods"
          27 "Therefore, I will make you go into exile beyond * Damascus," says the LORD, whose name is the God of hosts.