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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.