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Amos 5

NIV 1 Hear this word, O house of Israel, this lament I take up concerning you: NIV 1 Hear this word, O house of Israel, this lament I take up concerning you: NIV 2 "Fallen is Virgin Israel, never to rise again, deserted in her own land, with no one to lift her up." NIV 2 "Fallen is Virgin Israel, never to rise again, deserted in her own land, with no one to lift her up." NIV 3 This is what the Sovereign LORD says: "The city that marches out a thousand strong for Israel will have only a hundred left; the town that marches out a hundred strong will have only ten left." NIV 3 This is what the Sovereign LORD says: "The city that marches out a thousand strong for Israel will have only a hundred left; the town that marches out a hundred strong will have only ten left." NIV 4 This is what the LORD says to the house of Israel: "Seek me and live; NIV 4 This is what the LORD says to the house of Israel: "Seek me and live; NIV 5 do not seek Bethel, do not go to Gilgal, do not journey to Beersheba. For Gilgal will surely go into exile, and Bethel will be reduced to nothing." NIV 5 do not seek Bethel, do not go to Gilgal, do not journey to Beersheba. For Gilgal will surely go into exile, and Bethel will be reduced to nothing." NIV 6 Seek the LORD and live, or he will sweep through the house of Joseph like a fire; it will devour, and Bethel will have no one to quench it. NIV 6 Seek the LORD and live, or he will sweep through the house of Joseph like a fire; it will devour, and Bethel will have no one to quench it. NIV 7 You who turn justice into bitterness and cast righteousness to the ground NIV 7 You who turn justice into bitterness and cast righteousness to the ground NIV 8 (he who made the Pleiades and Orion, who turns blackness into dawn and darkens day into night, who calls for the waters of the sea and pours them out over the face of the land-- the LORD is his name-- NIV 8 (he who made the Pleiades and Orion, who turns blackness into dawn and darkens day into night, who calls for the waters of the sea and pours them out over the face of the land-- the LORD is his name-- NIV 9 he flashes destruction on the stronghold and brings the fortified city to ruin), NIV 9 he flashes destruction on the stronghold and brings the fortified city to ruin), NIV 10 you hate the one who reproves in court and despise him who tells the truth. NIV 10 you hate the one who reproves in court and despise him who tells the truth. NIV 11 You trample on the poor and force him to give you grain. Therefore, though you have built stone mansions, you will not live in them; though you have planted lush vineyards, you will not drink their wine. NIV 11 You trample on the poor and force him to give you grain. Therefore, though you have built stone mansions, you will not live in them; though you have planted lush vineyards, you will not drink their wine. NIV 12 For I know how many are your offenses and how great your sins. You oppress the righteous and take bribes and you deprive the poor of justice in the courts. NIV 12 For I know how many are your offenses and how great your sins. You oppress the righteous and take bribes and you deprive the poor of justice in the courts. NIV 13 Therefore the prudent man keeps quiet in such times, for the times are evil. NIV 13 Therefore the prudent man keeps quiet in such times, for the times are evil. NIV 14 Seek good, not evil, that you may live. Then the LORD God Almighty will be with you, just as you say he is. NIV 14 Seek good, not evil, that you may live. Then the LORD God Almighty will be with you, just as you say he is. NIV 15 Hate evil, love good; maintain justice in the courts. Perhaps the LORD God Almighty will have mercy on the remnant of Joseph. NIV 15 Hate evil, love good; maintain justice in the courts. Perhaps the LORD God Almighty will have mercy on the remnant of Joseph. NIV 16 Therefore this is what the Lord, the LORD God Almighty, says: "There will be wailing in all the streets and cries of anguish in every public square. The farmers will be summoned to weep and the mourners to wail. NIV 16 Therefore this is what the Lord, the LORD God Almighty, says: "There will be wailing in all the streets and cries of anguish in every public square. The farmers will be summoned to weep and the mourners to wail. NIV 17 There will be wailing in all the vineyards, for I will pass through your midst," says the LORD. NIV 17 There will be wailing in all the vineyards, for I will pass through your midst," says the LORD. NIV 18 Woe to you who long for the day of the LORD! Why do you long for the day of the LORD? That day will be darkness, not light. NIV 18 Woe to you who long for the day of the LORD! Why do you long for the day of the LORD? That day will be darkness, not light. NIV 19 It will be as though a man fled from a lion only to meet a bear, as though he entered his house and rested his hand on the wall only to have a snake bite him. NIV 19 It will be as though a man fled from a lion only to meet a bear, as though he entered his house and rested his hand on the wall only to have a snake bite him. NIV 20 Will not the day of the LORD be darkness, not light-- pitch-dark, without a ray of brightness? NIV 20 Will not the day of the LORD be darkness, not light-- pitch-dark, without a ray of brightness? NIV 21 "I hate, I despise your religious feasts; I cannot stand your assemblies. NIV 21 "I hate, I despise your religious feasts; I cannot stand your assemblies. NIV 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. NIV 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. NIV 23 Away with the noise of your songs! I will not listen to the music of your harps. NIV 23 Away with the noise of your songs! I will not listen to the music of your harps. NIV 24 But let justice roll on like a river, righteousness like a never-failing stream! NIV 24 But let justice roll on like a river, righteousness like a never-failing stream! NIV 25 "Did you bring me sacrifices and offerings forty years in the desert, O house of Israel? NIV 25 "Did you bring me sacrifices and offerings forty years in the desert, O house of Israel? NIV 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. NIV 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. NIV 27 Therefore I will send you into exile beyond Damascus," says the LORD, whose name is God Almighty. NIV 27 Therefore I will send you into exile beyond Damascus," says the LORD, whose name is God Almighty.