Parallel Bible results for Amos 3:9-15

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Amos 3:9-15

CEBA 9 Proclaim it to the palaces of Ashdod and to the palaces in the land of Egypt. Say, "Gather yourselves on Mount Samaria, and see the great turmoil in the city, and what violent deeds are inside it." NIV 9 Proclaim to the fortresses of Ashdod and to the fortresses of Egypt: "Assemble yourselves on the mountains of Samaria; see the great unrest within her and the oppression among her people." CEBA 10 They don't know how to do right, says the LORD— those who store up violence and robbery in their palaces. NIV 10 "They do not know how to do right," declares the LORD, "who hoard plunder and loot in their fortresses." CEBA 11 Therefore, the LORD my God proclaims: An enemy will surround the land; he will bring you down from your protected places, and your palaces will be robbed. NIV 11 Therefore this is what the Sovereign LORD says: "An enemy will overrun the land; he will pull down your strongholds and plunder your fortresses." CEBA 12 The LORD proclaims: Just as the shepherd rescues two legs or the piece of an ear from the mouth of the lion, so will the people of Israel be rescued. Those who live in Samaria will escape with the corner of a bed, and those in Damascus with a piece of a couch. NIV 12 This is what the LORD says: "As a shepherd saves from the lion's mouth only two leg bones or a piece of an ear, so will the Israelites be saved, those who sit in Samaria on the edge of their beds and in Damascus on their couches." CEBA 13 Hear this and speak against the house of Jacob, says the LORD God, the God of heavenly forces: NIV 13 "Hear this and testify against the house of Jacob," declares the Lord, the LORD God Almighty. CEBA 14 On the day I punish the crimes of Israel, I will also visit the altars of Bethel; the horns of the altar will be cut off and will fall to the ground. NIV 14 "On the day I punish Israel for her sins, I will destroy the altars of Bethel; the horns of the altar will be cut off and fall to the ground. CEBA 15 I will tear down the winter house as well as the summer house; the houses of ivory will perish; the great houses will be swept away, NIV 15 I will tear down the winter house along with the summer house; the houses adorned with ivory will be destroyed and the mansions will be demolished," declares the LORD.