The Book of Amos Chapter 3 – New King James Version (NKJV) – Audio Bible

Chapter 3. Hear this word that the Lord has spoken Against you o children of Israel Against the whole family which I brought Up from the land of Egypt Saying You only have I known of all the Families of the Earth Therefore I will punish you for all your Iniquities Can two walk together unless they are Agreed Will a lion roar in the forest when he Has no prey Will a young lion cry out of his den if He has caught nothing Will a bird fall into a snare on the Earth where there is no trap for it Will a snare spring up from the earth if It has caught nothing at all If a trumpet is blown in a city will not The people be afraid If there is Calamity in a city will not The Lord have done it Surely the Lord God does nothing unless He Reveals His secret to his servants The prophets A lion has roared who will not fear The Lord God has spoken Who can but prophesy Proclaim in the Palaces at ashdod and in The Palaces in the land of Egypt and say Assemble on the mountains of Samaria see Great tumults in her midst and the

Oppressed within her For they do not know to do right says The Lord Who store up violence and robbery in Their palaces Therefore thus says the Lord God An adversary shall be all around the Land He shall sap your strength from you and Your policies shall be plundered Thus says the Lord As a Shepherd takes from the mouth of a Lion two legs or a piece of an ear So shall the children of Israel be taken Out who dwell in Samaria In the corner of a bed and on the edge Of a couch Hear and testify against the house of Jacob says the Lord God the god of hosts But in the day I punish Israel for their Transgressions I will also visit destruction on the Altars of Bethel And the horns of the altar shall be cut Off and fall to the ground I will destroy the winter house along With the summer house The houses of ivory Shall Perish And the great houses shall have an end Says the Lord

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