Amos, 8

Amos, 8

A Vision of the End ● 14 verses ● 2 min

Amos sees a vision of the end, a time of famine and destruction, but also of hope and restoration.

Amos 8 is a powerful chapter that speaks to the consequences of sin and the need for repentance. The chapter begins with a vision of a basket of ripe fruit, which symbolizes the impending judgment of God on the people of Israel. The Lord declares that the time of judgment has come and that the people will be punished for their sins. He then goes on to describe the various forms of punishment that will befall the people, including famine, drought, and economic hardship. The Lord then speaks of the need for repentance, warning the people that if they do not turn from their wicked ways, they will suffer even greater consequences. He also speaks of the need for justice and righteousness, and warns that those who oppress the poor will be punished. The chapter ends with a call to repentance and a promise of restoration for those who turn from their wicked ways. This is a powerful reminder that God is a God of justice and mercy, and that He will forgive those who turn to Him in repentance. It is a reminder that God is always ready to forgive and restore those who turn to Him in faith.


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Amos, 8

A Vision of the End

Thus hath the Lord GOD shewed unto me: and behold a basket of summer fruit.

Amos, Chapter: 8, Verse: 1

And he said, Amos, what seest thou? And I said, A basket of summer fruit. Then said the LORD unto me, The end is come upon my people of Israel; I will not again pass by them any more.

Amos, Chapter: 8, Verse: 2

And the songs of the temple shall be howlings in that day, saith the Lord GOD: there shall be many dead bodies in every place; they shall cast them forth with silence.

Amos, Chapter: 8, Verse: 3

Hear this, O ye that swallow up the needy, even to make the poor of the land to fail,

Amos, Chapter: 8, Verse: 4

Saying, When will the new moon be gone, that we may sell corn? and the sabbath, that we may set forth wheat, making the ephah small, and the shekel great, and falsifying the balances by deceit?

Amos, Chapter: 8, Verse: 5

That we may buy the poor for silver, and the needy for a pair of shoes; yea, and sell the refuse of the wheat?

Amos, Chapter: 8, Verse: 6

The LORD hath sworn by the excellency of Jacob, Surely I will never forget any of their works.

Amos, Chapter: 8, Verse: 7

Shall not the land tremble for this, and every one mourn that dwelleth therein? and it shall rise up wholly as a flood; and it shall be cast out and drowned, as by the flood of Egypt.

Amos, Chapter: 8, Verse: 8

And it shall come to pass in that day, saith the Lord GOD, that I will cause the sun to go down at noon, and I will darken the earth in the clear day:

Amos, Chapter: 8, Verse: 9

And I will turn your feasts into mourning, and all your songs into lamentation; and I will bring up sackcloth upon all loins, and baldness upon every head; and I will make it as the mourning of an only son, and the end thereof as a bitter day.

Amos, Chapter: 8, Verse: 10

Behold, the days come, saith the Lord GOD, that I will send a famine in the land, not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of the LORD:

Amos, Chapter: 8, Verse: 11

And they shall wander from sea to sea, and from the north even to the east, they shall run to and fro to seek the word of the LORD, and shall not find it.

Amos, Chapter: 8, Verse: 12

In that day shall the fair virgins and young men faint for thirst.

Amos, Chapter: 8, Verse: 13

They that swear by the sin of Samaria, and say, Thy god, O Dan, liveth; and, The manner of Beersheba liveth; even they shall fall, and never rise up again.

Amos, Chapter: 8, Verse: 14


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How many verses does Amos, chapter 8 have?

There are 14 verses in the book of Amos.

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