Amos 2:2-12 NLT

2 So I will send down fire on the land of Moab, and all the fortresses in Kerioth will be destroyed. The people will fall in the noise of battle, as the warriors shout and the ram’s horn sounds.
3 And I will destroy their king and slaughter all their princes,” says the .
4 This is what the says: “The people of Judah have sinned again and again, and I will not let them go unpunished! They have rejected the instruction of the , refusing to obey his decrees. They have been led astray by the same lies that deceived their ancestors.
5 So I will send down fire on Judah, and all the fortresses of Jerusalem will be destroyed.”
6 This is what the says: “The people of Israel have sinned again and again, and I will not let them go unpunished! They sell honorable people for silver and poor people for a pair of sandals.
7 They trample helpless people in the dust and shove the oppressed out of the way. Both father and son sleep with the same woman, corrupting my holy name.
8 At their religious festivals, they lounge in clothing their debtors put up as security. In the house of their gods,a they drink wine bought with unjust fines.

References for Amos 2:8

    • 2:8 - Or their God.
      9 “But as my people watched, I destroyed the Amorites, though they were as tall as cedars and as strong as oaks. I destroyed the fruit on their branches and dug out their roots.
      10 It was I who rescued you from Egypt and led you through the desert for forty years, so you could possess the land of the Amorites.
      11 I chose some of your sons to be prophets and others to be Nazirites. Can you deny this, my people of Israel?” asks the .
      12 “But you caused the Nazirites to sin by making them drink wine, and you commanded the prophets, ‘Shut up!’