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Amos 4:1-8

NIV 1 Hear this word, you cows of Bashan on Mount Samaria, you women who oppress the poor and crush the needy and say to your husbands, "Bring us some drinks!" NIV 1 Hear this word, you cows of Bashan on Mount Samaria, you women who oppress the poor and crush the needy and say to your husbands, "Bring us some drinks!" NIV 2 The Sovereign LORD has sworn by his holiness: "The time will surely come when you will be taken away with hooks, the last of you with fishhooks. NIV 2 The Sovereign LORD has sworn by his holiness: "The time will surely come when you will be taken away with hooks, the last of you with fishhooks. NIV 3 You will each go straight out through breaks in the wall, and you will be cast out toward Harmon, " declares the LORD. NIV 3 You will each go straight out through breaks in the wall, and you will be cast out toward Harmon, " declares the LORD. NIV 4 "Go to Bethel and sin; go to Gilgal and sin yet more. Bring your sacrifices every morning, your tithes every three years. NIV 4 "Go to Bethel and sin; go to Gilgal and sin yet more. Bring your sacrifices every morning, your tithes every three years. NIV 5 Burn leavened bread as a thank offering and brag about your freewill offerings-- boast about them, you Israelites, for this is what you love to do," declares the Sovereign LORD. NIV 5 Burn leavened bread as a thank offering and brag about your freewill offerings-- boast about them, you Israelites, for this is what you love to do," declares the Sovereign LORD. NIV 6 "I gave you empty stomachs in every city and lack of bread in every town, yet you have not returned to me," declares the LORD. NIV 6 "I gave you empty stomachs in every city and lack of bread in every town, yet you have not returned to me," declares the LORD. NIV 7 "I also withheld rain from you when the harvest was still three months away. I sent rain on one town, but withheld it from another. One field had rain; another had none and dried up. NIV 7 "I also withheld rain from you when the harvest was still three months away. I sent rain on one town, but withheld it from another. One field had rain; another had none and dried up. NIV 8 People staggered from town to town for water but did not get enough to drink, yet you have not returned to me," declares the LORD. NIV 8 People staggered from town to town for water but did not get enough to drink, yet you have not returned to me," declares the LORD.