Amos 1

1 The words of Amos, who was among the shepherds of Tekoa, which he saw about Israel in the days of Uzziah king of Judah, and in the days of Jeroboam the son of Joash king of Israel, two years before the earthquake. 2 And he said: The Lord will roar from Zion, and from […]

Amos 2

1 Thus says the Lord: For three wicked deeds of Moab, and for four, I will not convert him, in so far as he has burned the bones of the king of Idumea, all the way to ashes. 2 And I will send a fire onto Moab, and it will devour the buildings of Kerioth. […]

Amos 3

1 Listen to the word which the Lord has spoken about you, sons of Israel, concerning the whole family that I led out of the land of Egypt, saying: 2 I have known only you in such a way, out of all the families of the earth. For this reason, I will visit upon you […]

Amos 4

1 Listen to this word, you fat cows that are on the mountain of Samaria, you who make false accusations against the destitute and crush the poor, who say to your nobles, “Bring, and we will drink.” 2 The Lord God has sworn in his holiness: behold, the days that will overcome you and that […]

Amos 5

1 Listen to this word, which I lift over you in lamentation. The house of Israel has fallen, and it will no longer rise again. 2 The virgin of Israel has been thrown onto her land, there is no one who can raise her up. 3 For thus says the Lord God: In the city […]

Amos 6

1 Woe to you who have been wealthy in Zion, and to you who have confidence in the mountain of Samaria: aristocrats, heads of the people, who advance with a retinue into the house of Israel. 2 Cross over to Calneh and see, and go from there into Hamath the great, and descend into Gath […]

Amos 7

1 These things the Lord God has revealed to me. And behold, the locust was formed at the beginning of the germination during the latter rains, and behold, the latter rains came after the thundering of the king. 2 And it happened, when they had finally eaten all the grass in the land, that I […]

Amos 8

1 These things the Lord has revealed to me. And behold, a hook to draw down fruit. 2 And he said, “What do you see, Amos?” And I said, “A hook to draw down fruit.” And the Lord said to me, “The end has come for my people Israel. I will no longer pass through […]

Amos 9

1 I saw the Lord standing over an altar, and he said: “Strike the hinges, and let the lintels be shaken. For there is avarice at the head of them all, and I will execute the very last of them with the sword. There will be no escape for them. They will flee, and he […]