Then the Sovereign showed me another vision. In it I saw a basket filled with ripe fruit.
“What do you see, Amos?” he asked. I replied, “A basket full of ripe fruit.” Then the said, “Like this fruit, Israel is ripe for punishment! I will not delay their punishment again.
In that day the singing in the Temple will turn to wailing. Dead bodies will be scattered everywhere. They will be carried out of the city in silence. I, the Sovereign , have spoken!”