King James Version

Amos 1:1-15

1The words of Amos, who was among the herdmen of Tekoa, which he saw concerning 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. 2And he said, The LORD will roar from Zion, and utter his voice from Jerusalem; and the habitations of the shepherds shall mourn, and the top of Carmel shall wither.

3Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Damascus, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because they have threshed Gilead with threshing instruments of iron:1.3 and…: or, yea, for four1.3 turn…: or, convert it, or, let it be quiet 4But I will send a fire into the house of Hazael, which shall devour the palaces of Ben-hadad. 5I will break also the bar of Damascus, and cut off the inhabitant from the plain of Aven, and him that holdeth the sceptre from the house of Eden: and the people of Syria shall go into captivity unto Kir, saith the LORD.1.5 the plain…: or, Bikathaven1.5 the house…: or, Beth-eden

6¶ Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Gaza, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because they carried away captive the whole captivity, to deliver them up to Edom:1.6 away captive…: or, them away with an entire 7But I will send a fire on the wall of Gaza, which shall devour the palaces thereof: 8And I will cut off the inhabitant from Ashdod, and him that holdeth the sceptre from Ashkelon, and I will turn mine hand against Ekron: and the remnant of the Philistines shall perish, saith the Lord GOD.

9¶ Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Tyrus, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because they delivered up the whole captivity to Edom, and remembered not the brotherly covenant:1.9 the brotherly…: Heb. the covenant of brethren 10But I will send a fire on the wall of Tyrus, which shall devour the palaces thereof.

11¶ Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Edom, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because he did pursue his brother with the sword, and did cast off all pity, and his anger did tear perpetually, and he kept his wrath for ever:1.11 did cast…: Heb. corrupted his compassions 12But I will send a fire upon Teman, which shall devour the palaces of Bozrah.

13¶ Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of the children of Ammon, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because they have ripped up the women with child of Gilead, that they might enlarge their border:1.13 ripped…: or, divided the mountains 14But I will kindle a fire in the wall of Rabbah, and it shall devour the palaces thereof, with shouting in the day of battle, with a tempest in the day of the whirlwind: 15And their king shall go into captivity, he and his princes together, saith the LORD.

Akuapem Twi Contemporary Bible

Amos 1:1-15

1Amos, Tekoa nguanhwɛfo no mu baako nsɛm ni. Onyaa saa anisoadehu yi a ɛfa Israel ho mfe abien ansa na asase wosowee, bere a Usia di hene wɔ Yuda na Yoas babarima Yeroboam nso di hene wɔ Israel no.

2Ɔkae se,

Awurade bobɔ mu fi Sion bepɔw so

na ɔde aprannaa nnyigyei nso fi Yerusalem;

nguanhwɛfo mmoa adidibea rehyew

na Karmel atifi nso kisa.”

Atemmu A Ɛfa Amanamanmufo Ahorow Ho

3Nea Awurade se ni:

“Damasko ayɛ bɔne bebree ama no atra so

ɛno nti, merennan mʼabufuw.

Efisɛ ɔde awiporowbea ade a ɛwɔ dade se

dwerɛw Gilead.

4Mede ogya bɛto Hasael fi

na ahyew Ben-Hadad aban no.

5Mebubu Damasko apon,

na mɛsɛe ɔhene a ɔwɔ Awen bon no mu no

ne nea okura ahempema wɔ Bet Eden no.

Na Aramfo bɛkɔ nnommum mu wɔ Kir,”

sɛnea Awurade se ni.

6Nea Awurade se ni:

“Gasa ayɛ bɔne bebree ama no atra so,

ɛno nti, merennan mʼabufuw no.

Ɔfaa ɔman mu no nyinaa nnommum

na ɔtɔn wɔn maa Edomfo.

7Mede ogya bɛto Gasa afasu mu,

na ahyew nʼaban no.

8Mɛsɛe Asdod hene no

ne nea okura ahempema wɔ Askelon no.

Mɛdan me nsa atia Ekron,

kosi sɛ Filistini a otwa to no bewu,”

sɛnea Asafo Awurade se ni.

9Nea Awurade se ni:

“Tiro ayɛ bɔne bebree ama no atra so,

ɛno nti, merennan mʼabufuw.

Ɔfaa ɔmanmu no nnommum

na ɔtɔn wɔn maa Edomfo,

a wankae onuadɔ apam.

10Mede ogya bɛto Tiro afasu no mu,

na ahyew nʼaban.”

11Nea Awurade se ni:

“Edom ayɛ bɔne bebree ama no atra so,

ɛno nti, merennan mʼabufuw.

Ɔde afoa taataa ne nua,

a wannya ayamhyehye biara.

Efisɛ ne bo kɔɔ so fuwii,

na obiara antumi annwudwo nʼabufuw no ano.

12Mede ogya bɛto Teman mu,

na ahyew Bosra aban.”

13Sɛnea Awurade se ni:

“Amon ayɛ bɔne bebree ama no atra so,

ɛno nti, merennan mʼabufuw.

Ɔde afoa paapaee Gilead apemfo yafunu mu

de trɛw nʼahye mu.

14Mede ogya bɛto Raba afasu mu

na ahyew nʼaban

wɔ ɔko da mu nteɛteɛmu

ne ahum da mfɛtɛ mu.

15Na ne hene ne mmapɔmma

bɛbɔ mu akɔ nnommum mu,”

sɛnea Awurade se ni.