Ketab El Hayat

عاموس 2:1-16

1هَذَا مَا يَقُولُهُ الرَّبُّ: مِنْ أَجْلِ مَعَاصِي مُوآبَ الثَّلاثِ وَالأَرْبَعِ لَنْ أَرُدَّ عَنْهُمْ سَخَطِي، لأَنَّ مُوآبَ أَحْرَقَ عِظَامَ مَلِكِ أَدُومَ حَتَّى صَارَتْ كِلْساً. 2لِهَذَا أُرْسِلُ نَاراً عَلَى مُوآبَ فَتَلْتَهِمُ حُصُونَ قَرْيُوتَ، فَيَمُوتُ مُوآبُ فِي وَسَطِ الضَّجِيجِ وَصَيْحَاتِ الْمُحَارِبِينَ وَدَوِيِّ الأَبْوَاقِ. 3وَأَسْتَأْصِلُ الْحَاكِمَ مِنْ بَيْنِ الْمُوآبِيِّينَ، وَأَقْضِي عَلَى كُلِّ رُؤَسَائِهِمْ، يَقُولُ الرَّبُّ.

4هَذَا مَا يَقُولُهُ الرَّبُّ: مِنْ أَجْلِ مَعَاصِي يَهُوذَا الثَّلاثِ وَالأَرْبَعِ لَنْ أَرُدَّ عَنْهُمْ سَخَطِي، لأَنَّهُمْ رَفَضُوا شَرِيعَةَ الرَّبِّ وَلَمْ يُطِيعُوا فَرَائِضَهُ، فَأَضَلَّتْهُمْ أَكَاذِيبُهُمُ الَّتِي غَوَى وَرَاءَهَا آبَاؤُهُمْ. 5لِهَذَا أُرْسِلُ نَاراً عَلَى يَهُوذَا فَتَلْتَهِمُ حُصُونَ أُورُشَلِيمَ.

دينونةإسرائيل

6هَذَا مَا يَقُولُهُ الرَّبُّ: مِنْ أَجْلِ مَعَاصِي إِسْرَائِيلَ الثَّلاثِ وَالأَرْبَعِ لَنْ أَرُدَّ عَنْهُمْ سَخَطِي، لأَنَّهُمْ بَاعُوا الصِّدِّيقَ لِقَاءَ الْفِضَّةِ، وَالْبَائِسَ مُقَابِلَ نَعْلَيْنِ. 7الَّذِينَ يَسْحَقُونَ رَأْسَ الْمِسْكِينِ فِي التُّرَابِ، وَيَجُورُونَ عَلَى الْبَائِسِينَ، وَيُعَاشِرُ الرَّجُلُ وَابْنُهُ امْرَأَةً وَاحِدَةً، فَيَتَدَنَّسُ بِذَلِكَ اسْمِي الْمُقَدَّسُ. 8يَرْقُدُونَ إِلَى جُوَارِ الْمَذْبَحِ فَوْقَ ثِيَابٍ مَرْهُونَةٍ، وَيَشْرَبُونَ فِي هَيْكَلِ إِلَهِهِمْ خَمْرَ الْمُغَرَّمِينَ.

9مَعَ أَنِّي أَهْلَكْتُ مِنْ أَمَامِهِمِ الأَمُورِيِّينَ ذَوِي الْقَامَاتِ الطَّوِيلَةِ كَأَشْجَارِ الأَرْزِ، الأَقْوِيَاءَ كَأَشْجَارِ الْبَلُّوطِ، أَتْلَفْتُ أَثْمَارَهُمْ عَلَى أَغْصَانِهَا، وَجُذُورَ أَشْجَارِهِمْ مِنْ تَحْتِ الأَرْضِ. 10كَمَا أَخْرَجْتُكُمْ مِنْ دِيَارِ مِصْرَ وَقُدْتُ طَرِيقَكُمْ عَبْرَ الصَّحْرَاءِ طَوَالَ أَرْبَعِينَ سَنَةً لِتَرِثُوا أَرْضَ الأَمُورِيِّينَ. 11وَأَقَمْتُ مِنْ بَيْنِ أَبْنَائِكُمْ أَنْبِيَاءَ وَمِنْ فِتْيَانِكُمْ نَذِيرِينَ. أَلَيْسَ هَذَا صَحِيحاً يَا أَبْنَاءَ إِسْرَائِيلَ، يَقُولُ الرَّبُّ؟ 12وَلَكِنَّكُمْ سَقَيْتُمُ النَّذِيرِينَ خَمْراً، وَأَمَرْتُمُ الأَنْبِيَاءَ قَائِلِينَ: لَا تَتَنَبَّأُوا.

13هَأَنَذَا أَسْحَقُكُمْ فِي مَوَاضِعِكُمْ فَتَئِنُّونَ كَمَا تَئِنُّ عَرَبَةٌ تَحْتَ وَطْأَةِ ثِقْلِ أَكْدَاسِهَا. 14فَلا يُتَاحُ الْهَرَبُ لِلسَّرِيعِ، وَتَتَلاشَى قُوَّةُ الْجَبَّارِ، وَيَعْجِزُ الْقَوِيُّ عَنْ إِنْقَاذِ نَفْسِهِ. 15وَلا يَصْمُدُ رَامِي الْقَوْسِ وَلا يُصِيبُ الْهَدَفَ، وَلا يَسْلَمُ سَرِيعُ الْعَدْوِ، وَلا يَنْجُو رَاكِبُ الْفَرَسِ بِحَيَاتِهِ. 16وَالثَّابِتُ الْجَنَانِ بَيْنَ أَقْرَانِهِ الأَبْطَالِ يَفِرُّ عُرْيَاناً فِي ذَلِكَ الْيَوْمِ، يَقُولُ الرَّبُّ.

New International Reader's Version

Amos 2:1-16

1The Lord says,

“The people of Moab have sinned again and again.

So I will judge them.

They burned the bones

of Edom’s king to ashes.

2So I will send fire to destroy Moab.

It will burn up Kerioth’s forts.

Moab will come crashing down with a loud noise.

War cries will be heard.

So will the blast of trumpets.

3I will kill Moab’s ruler.

I will also kill all its officials,”

says the Lord.

4The Lord says,

“The people of Judah have sinned again and again.

So I will judge them.

They have refused to obey my law.

They have not kept my rules.

Other gods have led them astray.

Their people of long ago

worshiped those gods.

5So I will send fire to destroy Judah.

It will burn up Jerusalem’s forts.”

The Lord Judges Israel

6The Lord says,

“The people of Israel have sinned again and again.

So I will judge them.

They sell into slavery those who have done no wrong.

They trade needy people

for a mere pair of sandals.

7They grind the heads of the poor

into the dust of the ground.

They refuse to be fair to those who are crushed.

A father and his son have sex with the same girl.

They treat my name as if it were not holy.

8They lie down beside every altar on clothes they have taken.

They lie on those clothes

until the owner pays back what is owed.

In the house of their God

they drink wine that was paid as fines.

9“Yet I destroyed the Amorites

to make room in the land for my people.

The Amorites were as tall as cedar trees.

They were as strong as oak trees.

But I cut off their fruit above the ground

and their roots below it.

10“People of Israel, I brought you up out of Egypt.

I led you in the desert for 40 years.

I gave you the land of the Amorites.

11I raised up prophets from among your children.

I also set apart for myself some of your young people to be Nazirites.

Isn’t that true, people of Israel?”

announces the Lord.

12“But you made the Nazirites drink wine.

You commanded the prophets not to prophesy.

13“A cart that is loaded with grain

crushes anything it runs over.

In the same way, I will crush you.

14Your fastest runners will not escape.

The strongest people will not get away.

Even soldiers will not be able

to save their own lives.

15Men who are armed with bows will lose the battle.

Soldiers who are quick on their feet will not escape.

Horsemen will not be able

to save their own lives.

16Even your bravest soldiers

will run away naked on that day,”

announces the Lord.