KJV AMO8 with Strong's Hebrew/GreekAMO7.htm AMO9.htm
8:1 Thus hath the Lord [H136] GOD [H3069] shewed [H7200] unto me: and behold a basket [H3619] of summer fruit [H7019] .
8:2 And he said [H559] , Amos [H5986] , what seest [H7200] thou? And I said [H559] , A basket [H3619] of summer fruit [H7019] . Then said [H559] the LORD [H3068] unto me, The end [H7093] is come [H935] upon my people [H5971] of Israel [H3478] ; I will not again [H3254] pass [H5674] by them any more.
8:3 And the songs [H7892] of the temple [H1964] shall be howlings [H3213] in that day [H3117] , saith [H5002] the Lord [H136] GOD [H3069] : [there shall be] many [H7227] dead bodies [H6297] in every place [H4725] ; they shall cast [them] forth [H7993] with silence [H2013] .(shall be howlings: Heb. shall howl)(with: Heb. be silent)
8:4 Hear [H8085] this, O ye that swallow up [H7602] the needy [H34] , even to make [H7673] the poor [H6041] [H6035] of the land [H776] to fail [H7673] ,
8:5 Saying [H559] , When will the new moon [H2320] be gone [H5674] , that we may sell [H7666] corn [H7668] ? and the sabbath [H7676] , that we may set forth [H6605] wheat [H1250] , making the ephah [H374] small [H6994] , and the shekel [H8255] great [H1431] , and falsifying [H5791] the balances [H3976] by deceit [H4820] ?(new: or, month)(set: Heb. open)(falsifying: Heb. perverting the balances of deceit)
8:6 That we may buy [H7069] the poor [H1800] for silver [H3701] , and the needy [H34] for a pair of shoes [H5275] ; [yea], and sell [H7666] the refuse [H4651] of the wheat [H1250] ?
8:7 The LORD [H3068] hath sworn [H7650] by the excellency [H1347] of Jacob [H3290] , Surely I will never [H5331] forget [H7911] any of their works [H4639] .
8:8 Shall not the land [H776] tremble [H7264] for this, and every one mourn [H56] that dwelleth [H3427] therein? and it shall rise up [H5927] wholly as a flood [H2975] ; and it shall be cast out [H1644] and drowned [H8257] [H8248] , as [by] the flood [H216] of Egypt [H4714] .
8:9 And it shall come to pass in that day [H3117] , saith [H5002] the Lord [H136] GOD [H3069] , that I will cause the sun [H8121] to go down [H935] at noon [H6672] , and I will darken [H2821] the earth [H776] in the clear [H216] day [H3117] :
8:10 And I will turn [H2015] your feasts [H2282] into mourning [H60] , and all your songs [H7892] into lamentation [H7015] ; and I will bring up [H5927] sackcloth [H8242] upon all loins [H4975] , and baldness [H7144] upon every head [H7218] ; and I will make [H7760] it as the mourning [H60] of an only [H3173] [son], and the end [H319] thereof as a bitter [H4751] day [H3117] .
8:11 Behold, the days [H3117] come [H935] , saith [H5002] the Lord [H136] GOD [H3069] , that I will send [H7971] a famine [H7458] in the land [H776] , not a famine [H7458] of bread [H3899] , nor a thirst [H6772] for water [H4325] , but of hearing [H8085] the words [H1697] of the LORD [H3068] :
8:12 And they shall wander [H5128] from sea [H3220] to sea [H3220] , and from the north [H6828] even to the east [H4217] , they shall run to and fro [H7751] to seek [H1245] the word [H1697] of the LORD [H3068] , and shall not find [H4672] [it].
8:13 In that day [H3117] shall the fair [H3303] virgins [H1330] and young men [H970] faint [H5968] for thirst [H6772] .
8:14 They that swear [H7650] by the sin [H819] of Samaria [H8111] , and say [H559] , Thy god [H430] , O Dan [H1835] , liveth [H2416] ; and, The manner [H1870] of Beersheba [H884] liveth [H2416] ; even they shall fall [H5307] , and never rise up [H6965] again.(manner: Heb. way)