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Amos 1

CEB 1 These are the words of Amos, one of the shepherds of Tekoa. He perceived these things concerning Israel two years before the earthquake, in the days of Judah's King Uzziah and in the days of Israel's King Jeroboam, Joash's son. NRS 1 The words of Amos, who was among the shepherds of Tekoa, which he saw concerning Israel in the days of King Uzziah of Judah and in the days of King Jeroboam son of Joash of Israel, two years before the earthquake. CEB 2 He said: The LORD roars from Zion. He shouts from Jerusalem; the pastures of the shepherds wither, and the top of Carmel dries up. NRS 2 And he said: The Lord roars from Zion, and utters his voice from Jerusalem; the pastures of the shepherds wither, and the top of Carmel dries up. CEB 3 The LORD proclaims: For three crimes of Damascus, and for four, I won't hold back the punishment, because they have harvested Gilead with sharp iron tools. NRS 3 Thus says the Lord: For three transgressions of Damascus, and for four, I will not revoke the punishment; because they have threshed Gilead with threshing sledges of iron. CEB 4 I will send down fire on the house of Hazael; it will devour the palaces of Ben-hadad. NRS 4 So I will send a fire on the house of Hazael, and it shall devour the strongholds of Ben-hadad. CEB 5 I will break the fortified gates of Damascus, and eliminate the people from the Aven Valley, including the one who rules from Beth-eden; the people of Aram will be forced to live in Kir, NRS 5 I will break the gate bars of Damascus, and cut off the inhabitants from the Valley of Aven, and the one who holds the scepter from Beth-eden; and the people of Aram shall go into exile to Kir, says the Lord. CEB 6 says the LORD. The LORD proclaims: For three crimes of Gaza, and for four, I won't hold back the punishment, because they rounded up entire communities, to hand them over to Edom. NRS 6 Thus says the Lord: For three transgressions of Gaza, and for four, I will not revoke the punishment; because they carried into exile entire communities, to hand them over to Edom. CEB 7 I will send down a fire on the wall of Gaza; it will devour Gaza's palaces. NRS 7 So I will send a fire on the wall of Gaza, fire that shall devour its strongholds. CEB 8 I will eliminate the people from Ashdod, the one who rules from Ashkelon. I will turn my hand against Ekron, and the Philistines who remain will perish, NRS 8 I will cut off the inhabitants from Ashdod, and the one who holds the scepter from Ashkelon; I will turn my hand against Ekron, and the remnant of the Philistines shall perish, says the Lord God. CEB 9 says the LORD God. The LORD proclaims: For three crimes of Tyre, and for four, I won't hold back the punishment, because they have delivered up entire communities over to Edom, and neglected their covenantal obligations. NRS 9 Thus says the Lord: For three transgressions of Tyre, and for four, I will not revoke the punishment; because they delivered entire communities over to Edom, and did not remember the covenant of kinship. CEB 10 So I will send a fire on the wall of Tyre; it will devour their palaces. NRS 10 So I will send a fire on the wall of Tyre, fire that shall devour its strongholds. CEB 11 The LORD proclaims: For three crimes of Edom, and for four, I won't hold back the punishment, because he chased after his brother with the sword, denied all compassion, kept his anger alive, and fueled his wrath forever. NRS 11 Thus says the Lord: For three transgressions of Edom, and for four, I will not revoke the punishment; because he pursued his brother with the sword and cast off all pity; he maintained his anger perpetually, and kept his wrath forever. CEB 12 So I will send a fire on Teman; it will devour the fortresses of Bozrah. NRS 12 So I will send a fire on Teman, and it shall devour the strongholds of Bozrah. CEB 13 The LORD proclaims: For three crimes of the Ammonites, and for four, I won't hold back the punishment, because they have ripped open pregnant women in Gilead in order to possess more land. NRS 13 Thus says the Lord: For three transgressions of the Ammonites, and for four, I will not revoke the punishment; because they have ripped open pregnant women in Gilead in order to enlarge their territory. CEB 14 So I will start a fire at the wall of Rabbah; the fire will devour its palaces, with a war cry on the day of battle, with strong wind on the day of the storm. NRS 14 So I will kindle a fire against the wall of Rabbah, fire that shall devour its strongholds, with shouting on the day of battle, with a storm on the day of the whirlwind; CEB 15 Then their king will be taken away, he and his officials together, NRS 15 then their king shall go into exile, he and his officials together, says the Lord.

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