Amos 8:11-14 NIV

11 "The days are coming,"1 declares the Sovereign LORD, "when I will send a famine through the land-- not a famine of food or a thirst for water, but a famine2 of hearing the words of the LORD.3

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12 Men will stagger from sea to sea and wander from north to east, searching for the word of the LORD, but they will not find it.4

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13 "In that day "the lovely young women and strong young men5 will faint because of thirst.6

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14 They who swear by the shamea of Samaria,7 or say, 'As surely as your god lives, O Dan,'8 or, 'As surely as the godb of Beersheba9 lives'-- they will fall,10 never to rise again.11"

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    • b 8:14 - Or "by Ashima"; or "by the idol"
    • c 8:14 - Or "power"