Amos 5:7-13 NAS

7 For those who turn 1justice into wormwood And cast righteousness down to the earth."

References for Amos 5:7

    • e 5:7 - Lit "they have put down"
      8 He who made the 2Pleiades and Orion And 3changes deep darkness into morning, Who also 4darkens day into night, Who 5calls for the waters of the sea And pours them out on the surface of the earth, The 6LORD is His name.

      References for Amos 5:8

        • f 5:8 - Lit "And He darkened"
          9 It is He who 7flashes forth with destruction upon the strong, So that 8destruction comes upon the fortress.

          References for Amos 5:9

          10 They hate him who 9reproves in the gate, And they 10abhor him who speaks with integrity.

          References for Amos 5:10

            • g 5:10 - I.e. the place where court was held
              11 Therefore because you impose heavy rent on the poor And exact a tribute of grain from them, Though you have built 11houses of well-hewn stone, Yet you will not live in them; You have planted pleasant vineyards, yet you will 12not drink their wine.

              References for Amos 5:11

                • h 5:11 - Another reading is "trample upon"
                  12 For I know your transgressions are many and your sins are great, You who 13distress the righteous and accept bribes And turn aside the poor in the gate.

                  References for Amos 5:12

                    • i 5:12 - Lit "they turn"
                    • j 5:12 - I.e. the place where court was held
                      13 Therefore at such a time the prudent person 14keeps silent, for it is an evil time.

                      References for Amos 5:13

                        • k 5:13 - Lit "that time"