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Amos 3:11-15

New American Standard Bible

Chapter 3

11 Therefore, this is what the Lord GOD says: 'An enemy, one surrounding the land, Will take down your fortifications from you, And your citadels will be looted.'
12 This is what the LORD says: 'Just as the shepherd snatches from the lion’s mouth a couple of legs or a piece of an ear, So will the sons of Israel living in Samaria be snatched away— With the corner of a bed and the cover of a couch! 13 Hear and testify against the house of Jacob,' Declares the Lord GOD, the God of armies. 14 'For on the day that I punish Israel’s offenses, I will also punish the altars of Bethel; The horns of the altar will be cut off, And will fall to the ground. 15 I will also strike the winter house together with the summer house; The houses of ivory will also perish, And the great houses will come to an end,' Declares the LORD.
King James Version

Chapter 3

11 Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; An adversary there shall be even round about the land; and he shall bring down thy strength from thee, and thy palaces shall be spoiled. 12 Thus saith the LORD; As the shepherd taketh out of the mouth of the lion two legs, or a piece of an ear; so shall the children of Israel be taken out that dwell in Samaria in the corner of a bed, and in Damascus in a couch. 13 Hear ye, and testify in the house of Jacob, saith the Lord GOD, the God of hosts, 14 That in the day that I shall visit the transgressions of Israel upon him I will also visit the altars of Bethel: and the horns of the altar shall be cut off, and fall to the ground. 15 And I will smite the winter house with the summer house; and the houses of ivory shall perish, and the great houses shall have an end, saith the LORD.
Christian Standard Bible

Chapter 3

11 Therefore, the Lord God says: An enemy will surround the land; he will destroy your strongholds and plunder your citadels.
12 The Lord says: As the shepherd snatches two legs or a piece of an ear from the lion's mouth, so the Israelites who live in Samaria will be rescued with only the corner of a bed or the cushion of a couch.
13 Listen and testify against the house of Jacob -- this is the declaration of the Lord God, the God of Armies. 14 I will punish the altars of Bethel on the day I punish Israel for its crimes; the horns of the altar will be cut off and fall to the ground.
15 I will demolish the winter house and the summer house; the houses inlaid with ivory will be destroyed, and the great houses will come to an end.This is the Lord's declaration.
New Living Translation

Chapter 3

11 Therefore,' says the Sovereign LORD, 'an enemy is coming! He will surround them and shatter their defenses. Then he will plunder all their fortresses.'
12 This is what the LORD says: 'A shepherd who tries to rescue a sheep from a lion's mouth will recover only two legs or a piece of an ear. So it will be for the Israelites in Samaria lying on luxurious beds, and for the people of Damascus reclining on couches.
13 'Now listen to this, and announce it throughout all Israel,' says the Lord, the LORD God of Heaven's Armies.
14 'On the very day I punish Israel for its sins, I will destroy the pagan altars at Bethel. The horns of the altar will be cut off and fall to the ground. 15 And I will destroy the beautiful homes of the wealthy--their winter mansions and their summer houses, too--all their palaces filled with ivory,' says the LORD.
English Standard Version

Chapter 3

11 Therefore thus says the Lord GOD: “An adversary shall surround the land and bring down your defenses from you, and your strongholds shall be plundered.”
12 Thus says the LORD: “As the shepherd rescues from the mouth of the lion two legs, or a piece of an ear, so shall the people of Israel who dwell in Samaria be rescued, with the corner of a couch and part of a bed.
13 “Hear, and testify against the house of Jacob,” declares the Lord GOD, the God of hosts, 14 “that on the day I punish Israel for his transgressions, I will punish the altars of Bethel, and the horns of the altar shall be cut off and fall to the ground. 15 I will strike the winter house along with the summer house, and the houses of ivory shall perish, and the great houses shall come to an end,” declares the LORD.
New International Version

Chapter 3

11 Therefore this is what the Sovereign LORD says: 'An enemy will overrun your land, pull down your strongholds and plunder your fortresses.'
12 This is what the LORD says: 'As a shepherd rescues from the lion's mouth only two leg bones or a piece of an ear, so will the Israelites living in Samaria be rescued, with only the head of a bed and a piece of fabric from a couch.'
13 Hear this and testify against the descendants of Jacob,' declares the Lord, the LORD God Almighty.
14 On the day I punish Israel for her sins, I will destroy the altars of Bethel; the horns of the altar will be cut off and fall to the ground. 15 I will tear down the winter house along with the summer house; the houses adorned with ivory will be destroyed and the mansions will be demolished,' declares the LORD.