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Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:1 - Thus the Lord Jehovah showed me: and, behold, a basket of summer fruit.

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:2 - And he said, Amos, what seest thou? And I said, A basket of summer fruit. Then said Jehovah unto me, The end is come upon my people Israel; I will not again pass by them any more.

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:3 - And the songs of the temple shall be wailings in that day, saith the Lord Jehovah: the dead bodies shall be many; in every place shall they cast them forth with silence.

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:4 - Hear this, O ye that would swallow up the needy, and cause the poor of the land to fail,

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:5 - saying, When will the new moon be gone, that we may sell grain? and the sabbath, that we may set forth wheat, making the ephah small, and the shekel great, and dealing falsely with balances of deceit;

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:6 - that we may buy the poor for silver, and the needy for a pair of shoes, and sell the refuse of the wheat?

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:7 - Jehovah hath sworn by the excellency of Jacob, Surely I will never forget any of their works.

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:8 - Shall not the land tremble for this, and every one mourn that dwelleth therein? yea, it shall rise up wholly like the River; and it shall be troubled and sink again, like the River of Egypt.

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:9 - And it shall come to pass in that day, saith the Lord Jehovah, that I will cause the sun to go down at noon, and I will darken the earth in the clear day.

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:10 - And I will turn your feasts into mourning, and all your songs into lamentation; and I will bring sackcloth upon all loins, and baldness upon every head; and I will make it as the mourning for an only son, and the end thereof as a bitter day.

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:11 - Behold, the days come, saith the Lord Jehovah, that I will send a famine in the land, not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of Jehovah.

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:12 - And they shall wander from sea to sea, and from the north even to the east; they shall run to and fro to seek the word of Jehovah, and shall not find it.

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:13 - In that day shall the fair virgins and the young men faint for thirst.

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:14 - They that swear by the sin of Samaria, and say, As thy god, O Dan, liveth; and, As the way of Beer-sheba liveth; they shall fall, and never rise up again.

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