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Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

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Amos 1 :: English Standard Version (ESV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:1 - The words of Amos, who was among the shepherds[fn] of Tekoa, which he saw concerning Israel in the days of Uzziah king of Judah and in the days of Jeroboam the son of Joash, king of Israel, two years[fn] before the earthquake.

Judgment on Israel’s Neighbors

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:2 - And he said:
“The LORD roars from Zion
and utters his voice from Jerusalem;
the pastures of the shepherds mourn,
and the top of Carmel withers.”

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:3 - Thus says the LORD:
“For three transgressions of Damascus,
and for four, I will not revoke the punishment,[fn]
because they have threshed Gilead
with threshing sledges of iron.

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:4 - So I will send a fire upon the house of Hazael,
and it shall devour the strongholds of Ben-hadad.

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:5 - I will break the gate-bar of Damascus,
and cut off the inhabitants from the Valley of Aven,[fn]
and him who holds the scepter from Beth-eden;
and the people of Syria shall go into exile to Kir,”
says the LORD.

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:6 - Thus says the LORD:
“For three transgressions of Gaza,
and for four, I will not revoke the punishment,
because they carried into exile a whole people
to deliver them up to Edom.

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:7 - So I will send a fire upon the wall of Gaza,
and it shall devour her strongholds.

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:8 - I will cut off the inhabitants from Ashdod,
and him 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.

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:9 - Thus says the LORD:
“For three transgressions of Tyre,
and for four, I will not revoke the punishment,
because they delivered up a whole people to Edom,
and did not remember the covenant of brotherhood.

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:10 - So I will send a fire upon the wall of Tyre,
and it shall devour her strongholds.”

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:11 - 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,
and his anger tore perpetually,
and he kept his wrath forever.

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:12 - So I will send a fire upon Teman,
and it shall devour the strongholds of Bozrah.”

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:13 - 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,
that they might enlarge their border.

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:14 - So I will kindle a fire in the wall of Rabbah,
and it shall devour her strongholds,
with shouting on the day of battle,
with a tempest in the day of the whirlwind;

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:15 - and their king shall go into exile,
he and his princes[fn] together,”
says the LORD.
ESV Footnotes
Or sheep breeders
Or during two years
Hebrew I will not turn it back; also verses 6, 9, 11, 13
Or On
Or officials
ESV

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