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Amos 5:7-17

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.