You can skip to local navigation, content or closing (global) navigation.

King James Bible: Amos 5

Verse Navigation

add

1 Hear ye this word which I take up against you, even a lamentation, O house of Israel.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

2 The virgin of Israel is fallen; she shall no more rise: she is forsaken upon her land; there is none to raise her up.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

3 For thus saith the Lord GOD; The city that went out by a thousand shall leave an hundred, and that which went forth by an hundred shall leave ten, to the house of Israel.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

4 For thus saith the LORD unto the house of Israel, Seek ye me, and ye shall live:

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

5 But seek not Bethel, nor enter into Gilgal, and pass not to Beersheba: for Gilgal shall surely go into captivity, and Bethel shall come to nought.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

6 Seek the LORD, and ye shall live; lest he break out like fire in the house of Joseph, and devour it, and there be none to quench it in Bethel.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

7 Ye who turn judgment to wormwood, and leave off righteousness in the earth,

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

8 Seek him that maketh the seven stars and Orion, and turneth the shadow of death into the morning, and maketh the day dark with night: that calleth for the waters of the sea, and poureth them out upon the face of the earth: The LORD is his name:

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

9 That strengtheneth the spoiled against the strong, so that the spoiled shall come against the fortress.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

10 They hate him that rebuketh in the gate, and they abhor him that speaketh uprightly.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

11 Forasmuch therefore as your treading is upon the poor, and ye take from him burdens of wheat: ye have built houses of hewn stone, but ye shall not dwell in them; ye have planted pleasant vineyards, but ye shall not drink wine of them.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

12 For I know your manifold transgressions and your mighty sins: they afflict the just, they take a bribe, and they turn aside the poor in the gate from their right.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

13 Therefore the prudent shall keep silence in that time; for it is an evil time.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

14 Seek good, and not evil, that ye may live: and so the LORD, the God of hosts, shall be with you, as ye have spoken.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

15 Hate the evil, and love the good, and establish judgment in the gate: it may be that the LORD God of hosts will be gracious unto the remnant of Joseph.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

16 Therefore the LORD, the God of hosts, the Lord, saith thus; Wailing shall be in all streets; and they shall say in all the highways, Alas! alas! and they shall call the husbandman to mourning, and such as are skilful of lamentation to wailing.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

17 And in all vineyards shall be wailing: for I will pass through thee, saith the LORD.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

18 Woe unto you that desire the day of the LORD! to what end is it for you? the day of the LORD is darkness, and not light.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

19 As if a man did flee from a lion, and a bear met him; or went into the house, and leaned his hand on the wall, and a serpent bit him.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

20 Shall not the day of the LORD be darkness, and not light? even very dark, and no brightness in it?

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

21 I hate, I despise your feast days, and I will not smell in your solemn assemblies.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

22 Though ye offer me burnt offerings and your meat offerings, I will not accept them: neither will I regard the peace offerings of your fat beasts.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

23 Take thou away from me the noise of thy songs; for I will not hear the melody of thy viols.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

24 But let judgment run down as waters, and righteousness as a mighty stream.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

25 Have ye offered unto me sacrifices and offerings in the wilderness forty years, O house of Israel?

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

26 But ye have borne the tabernacle of your Moloch and Chiun your images, the star of your god, which ye made to yourselves.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

27 Therefore will I cause you to go into captivity beyond Damascus, saith the LORD, whose name is The God of hosts.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK