Try out the new BibleStudyTools.com. Click here!

Amos 2:8-16 NIV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
  Search
New International Version (NIV) New International Version (NIV)
8 They lie down beside every altar on garments taken in pledge. In the house of their god they drink wine taken as fines. 8 They lie down beside every altar on garments taken in pledge. In the house of their god they drink wine taken as fines.
9 "I destroyed the Amorite before them, though he was tall as the cedars and strong as the oaks. I destroyed his fruit above and his roots below. 9 "I destroyed the Amorite before them, though he was tall as the cedars and strong as the oaks. I destroyed his fruit above and his roots below.
10 "I brought you up out of Egypt, and I led you forty years in the desert to give you the land of the Amorites. 10 "I brought you up out of Egypt, and I led you forty years in the desert to give you the land of the Amorites.
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. 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 not to prophesy. 12 "But you made the Nazirites drink wine and commanded the prophets not to prophesy.
13 "Now then, I will crush you as a cart crushes when loaded with grain. 13 "Now then, I will crush you as a cart crushes when loaded with grain.
14 The swift will not escape, the strong will not muster their strength, and the warrior will not save his life. 14 The swift will not escape, the strong will not muster their strength, and the warrior will not save his life.
15 The archer will not stand his ground, the fleet-footed soldier will not get away, and the horseman will not save his life. 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 Even the bravest warriors will flee naked on that day," declares the LORD. 16 Even the bravest warriors will flee naked on that day," declares the LORD.