Amos 6:8-14 CSB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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8 The Lord God has sworn by Himself-the declaration of Yahweh, the God of Hosts: I loathe Jacob's pride and hate his citadels, so I will hand over the city and everything in it. 8 The Sovereign LORD has sworn by himself--the LORD God Almighty declares: "I abhor the pride of Jacob and detest his fortresses; I will deliver up the city and everything in it."
9 And if there are 10 men left in one house, they will die. 9 If ten men are left in one house, they too will die.
10 A close relative and a burner,will remove his corpse from the house. He will call to someone in the inner recesses of the house, "Any more with you?" That person will reply, "None." Then he will say, "Silence, because Yahweh's name must not be invoked." 10 And if a relative who is to burn the bodies comes to carry them out of the house and asks anyone still hiding there, "Is anyone with you?" and he says, "No," then he will say, "Hush! We must not mention the name of the LORD."
11 For the Lord commands: The large house will be smashed to pieces, and the small house to rubble. 11 For the LORD has given the command, and he will smash the great house into pieces and the small house into bits.
12 Do horses run on rock, or does someone plow [it] with oxen? Yet you have turned justice into poison and the fruit of righteousness into wormwood- 12 Do horses run on the rocky crags? Does one plow there with oxen? But you have turned justice into poison and the fruit of righteousness into bitterness--
13 you who rejoice over Lo-debar and say, "Didn't we capture Karnaim for ourselves by our own strength?" 13 you who rejoice in the conquest of Lo Debar and say, "Did we not take Karnaim by our own strength?"
14 But look, I am raising up a nation against you, house of Israel- [this is]*The bracketed text has been added for clarity. the declaration of the Lord, the God of Hosts- and they will oppress you from the entrance of Hamath to the Brook of the Arabah. 14 For the LORD God Almighty declares, "I will stir up a nation against you, O house of Israel, that will oppress you all the way from Lebo Hamath to the valley of the Arabah."