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Amos 2:11-16 NRS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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11 And I raised up some of your children to be prophets and some of your youths to be nazirites. Is it not indeed so, O people of Israel? says the Lord. 11 I also raised up prophets from among your sons and Nazirites from among your young men. Is this not true, people of Israel?" declares the LORD.
12 But you made the nazirites drink wine, and commanded the prophets, saying, "You shall not prophesy." 12 "But you made the Nazirites drink wine and commanded the prophets not to prophesy.
13 So, I will press you down in your place, just as a cart presses down when it is full of sheaves. 13 "Now then, I will crush you as a cart crushes when loaded with grain.
14 Flight shall perish from the swift, and the strong shall not retain their strength, nor shall the mighty save their lives; 14 The swift will not escape, the strong will not muster their strength, and the warrior will not save his life.
15 those who handle the bow shall not stand, and those who are swift of foot shall not save themselves, nor shall those who ride horses save their lives; 15 The archer will not stand his ground, the fleet-footed soldier will not get away, and the horseman will not save his life.
16 and those who are stout of heart among the mighty shall flee away naked in that day, says the Lord. 16 Even the bravest warriors will flee naked on that day," declares the LORD.