Parallel Bible results for Amos 8:1-12

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Amos 8:1-12

CEB 1 This is what the LORD God showed me: a basket of summer fruit. NRS 1 This is what the Lord God showed me—a basket of summer fruit. CEB 2 He said, "Amos, what do you see?" I said, "A basket of summer fruit." Then the LORD said to me, "The end has come upon my people Israel; I will never again forgive them. NRS 2 He said, "Amos, what do you see?" And I said, "A basket of summer fruit." Then the Lord said to me, "The end has come upon my people Israel; I will never again pass them by. CEB 3 On that day, the people will wail the temple songs," says the LORD God; "there will be many corpses, thrown about everywhere. Silence." NRS 3 The songs of the temple shall become wailings in that day," says the Lord God; "the dead bodies shall be many, cast out in every place. Be silent!" CEB 4 Hear this, you who trample on the needy and destroy the poor of the land, NRS 4 Hear this, you that trample on the needy, and bring to ruin the poor of the land, CEB 5 saying, "When will the new moon be over so that we may sell grain, and the Sabbath so that we may offer wheat for sale, make the ephah smaller, enlarge the shekel, and deceive with false balances, NRS 5 saying, "When will the new moon be over so that we may sell grain; and the sabbath, so that we may offer wheat for sale? We will make the ephah small and the shekel great, and practice deceit with false balances, CEB 6 in order to buy the needy for silver and the helpless for sandals, and sell garbage as grain?" NRS 6 buying the poor for silver and the needy for a pair of sandals, and selling the sweepings of the wheat." CEB 7 The LORD has sworn by the pride of Jacob: Surely I will never forget what they have done. NRS 7 The Lord has sworn by the pride of Jacob: Surely I will never forget any of their deeds. CEB 8 Will not the land tremble on this account, and all who live in it mourn, as it rises and overflows like the Nile, and then falls again, like the River of Egypt? NRS 8 Shall not the land tremble on this account, and everyone mourn who lives in it, and all of it rise like the Nile, and be tossed about and sink again, like the Nile of Egypt? CEB 9 On that day, says the LORD God, I will make the sun go down at noon, and I will darken the earth in broad daylight. NRS 9 On that day, says the Lord God, I will make the sun go down at noon, and darken the earth in broad daylight. CEB 10 I will turn your feasts into sad affairs and all your singing into a funeral song; I will make people wear mourning clothes and shave their heads; I will make it like the loss of an only child, and the end of it like a bitter day. NRS 10 I will turn your feasts into mourning, and all your songs into lamentation; I will bring sackcloth on all loins, and baldness on every head; I will make it like the mourning for an only son, and the end of it like a bitter day. CEB 11 The days are surely coming, says the LORD God, when I will send hunger and thirst on the land; neither a hunger for bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the LORD 's words. NRS 11 The time is surely coming, says the Lord God, when I will send a famine on the land; not a famine of bread, or a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of the Lord. CEB 12 They will wander from sea to sea, and from north to east; they will roam all around, seeking the LORD's word, but they won't find it. NRS 12 They shall wander from sea to sea, and from north to east; they shall run to and fro, seeking the word of the Lord, but they shall not find it.