Amos 1:1; Amos 2:4; Amos 3:1; Amos 4:1; Amos 5:1; Amos 5:26; Amos 6:10; Amos 9:12; Amos 9:15
The words of Amos, who was among the sheepherders from Tekoa, which he envisioned in visions concerning Israel in the days of Uzziah king of Judah, and in the days of Jeroboam son of Joash, king of Israel, two years before the earthquake.
Thus says the LORD , "For three transgressions of Judah and for four I will not revoke its punishment, Because they rejected the law of the LORD And have not kept His statutes; Their lies also have led them astray, Those after which their fathers walked.
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!"
Hear this word which I take up for you as a dirge, O house of Israel:
"You also carried along Sikkuth your king and Kiyyun, your images, the star of your gods which you made for yourselves.
Then one's uncle, or his undertaker, will lift him up to carry out his bones from the house, and he will say to the one who is in the innermost part of the house, "Is anyone else with you?" And that one will say, "No one." Then he will answer, "Keep quiet. For the name of the LORD is not to be mentioned."
That they may possess the remnant of Edom And all the nations who are called by My name," Declares the LORD who does this.
"I will also plant them on their land, And they will not again be rooted out from their land Which I have given them," Says the LORD your God.