Amos 5:22-27 RSV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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22 Even though you offer me your burnt offerings and cereal offerings, I will not accept them, and the peace offerings of your fatted beasts I will not look upon. 22 Even though you bring me burnt offerings and grain offerings, I will not accept them. Though you bring choice fellowship offerings, I will have no regard for them.
23 Take away from me the noise of your songs; to the melody of your harps I will not listen. 23 Away with the noise of your songs! I will not listen to the music of your harps.
24 But let justice roll down like waters, and righteousness like an ever-flowing stream. 24 But let justice roll on like a river, righteousness like a never-failing stream!
25 "Did you bring to me sacrifices and offerings the forty years in the wilderness, O house of Israel? 25 "Did you bring me sacrifices and offerings forty years in the desert, O house of Israel?
26 You shall take up Sakkuth your king, and Kaiwan your star-god, your images, which you made for yourselves; 26 You have lifted up the shrine of your king, the pedestal of your idols, the star of your god-- which you made for yourselves.
27 therefore I will take you into exile beyond Damascus," says the LORD, whose name is the God of hosts. 27 Therefore I will send you into exile beyond Damascus," says the LORD, whose name is God Almighty.