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Amos 2

Amos 2:1  
Yahweh says: “For three transgressions of Moab, yes, for four, I will not turn away its punishment, because he burned the bones of the king of Edom into lime;

Amos 2:2  
but I will send a fire on Moab, and it will devour the palaces of Kerioth; and Moab will die with tumult, with shouting, and with the sound of the trumpet;

Amos 2:3  
and I will cut off the judge from among them, and will kill all its princes with him,” says Yahweh.

Amos 2:4  
Yahweh says: “For three transgressions of Judah, yes, for four, I will not turn away its punishment, because they have rejected Yahweh’s law, and have not kept his statutes, and their lies have led them astray, after which their fathers walked;

Amos 2:5  
but I will send a fire on Judah, and it will devour the palaces of Jerusalem.”

Amos 2:6  
Yahweh says: “For three transgressions of Israel, yes, for four, I will not turn away its punishment, because they have sold the righteous for silver, and the needy for a pair of sandals;

Amos 2:7  
They trample the heads of the poor into the dust of the earth and deny justice to the oppressed. A man and his father use the same maiden, to profane my holy name.

Amos 2:8  
They lay themselves down beside every altar on clothes taken in pledge. In the house of their God they drink the wine of those who have been fined.

Amos 2:9  
Yet I destroyed the Amorite before them, whose height was like the height of the cedars, and he was strong as the oaks; yet I destroyed his fruit from above, and his roots from beneath.

Amos 2:10  
Also I brought you up out of the land of Egypt and led you forty years in the wilderness, to possess the land of the Amorite.

Amos 2:11  
I raised up some of your sons for prophets, and some of your young men for Nazirites. Isn’t this true, you children of Israel?” says Yahweh.

Amos 2:12  
“But you gave the Nazirites wine to drink, and commanded the prophets, saying, ‘Don’t prophesy!’

Amos 2:13  
Behold, I will crush you in your place, as a cart crushes that is full of grain.

Amos 2:14  
Flight will perish from the swift. The strong won’t strengthen his force. The mighty won’t deliver himself.

Amos 2:15  
He who handles the bow won’t stand. He who is swift of foot won’t escape. He who rides the horse won’t deliver himself.

Amos 2:16  
He who is courageous among the mighty will flee away naked on that day,” says Yahweh.


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