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Amos 7 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 7:1 - Thus the Lord GOD showed me: and, behold, he formed locusts in the beginning of the shooting up of the latter growth; and, behold, it was the latter growth after the king's harvest.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 7:2 - It happened that, when they made an end of eating the grass of the land, then I said, "Lord GOD, forgive, I beg you! How could Ya`akov stand? For he is small."
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 7:3 - The LORD relented concerning this. "It shall not be," says the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 7:4 - Thus the Lord GOD showed me and, behold, the Lord GOD called for judgment by fire; and it dried up the great deep, and would have devoured the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 7:5 - Then I said, "Lord GOD, stop, I beg you! How could Ya`akov stand? For he is small."
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 7:6 - The LORD relented concerning this. "This also shall not be," says the Lord GOD.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 7:7 - Thus he showed me and, behold, the Lord stood beside a wall made by a plumb line, with a plumb line in his hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 7:8 - The LORD said to me, "`Amos, what do you see?" I said, "A plumb line." Then the Lord said, "Behold, I will set a plumb line in the midst of my people Yisra'el. I will not again pass by them any more.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 7:9 - The high places of Yitzchak will be desolate, the sanctuaries of Yisra'el will be laid waste; and I will rise against the house of Yarov`am with the sword."

Amos Accused, Answers

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 7:10 - Then Amatzyah the Kohen of Beit-El sent to Yarov`am king of Yisra'el, saying, "`Amos has conspired against you in the midst of the house of Yisra'el. The land is not able to bear all his words.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 7:11 - For `Amos says, 'Yarov`am will die by the sword, and Yisra'el shall surely be led away captive out of his land.'"
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 7:12 - Amatzyah also said to `Amos, "You seer, go, flee away into the land of Yehudah, and there eat bread, and prophesy there:
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 7:13 - but don't prophesy again any more at Beit-El; for it is the king's sanctuary, and it is a royal house!"
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 7:14 - Then `Amos answered Amatzyah, "I was no prophet, neither was I a prophet's son; but I was a herdsman, and a farmer of sycamore trees;
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 7:15 - and the LORD took me from following the flock, and the LORD said to me, 'Go, prophesy to my people Yisra'el.'
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 7:16 - Now therefore listen to the word of the LORD: 'You say, Don't prophesy against Yisra'el, and don't preach against the house of Yitzchak.'
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 7:17 - Therefore thus says the LORD: 'Your wife shall be a prostitute in the city, and your sons and your daughters shall fall by the sword, and your land shall be divided by line; and you yourself shall die in a land that is unclean, and Yisra'el shall surely be led away captive out of his land.'"

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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