What does Amos 8:3 mean?
ESV: The songs of the temple shall become wailings in that day,” declares the Lord GOD. “So many dead bodies!” “They are thrown everywhere!” “Silence!”
NIV: In that day,' declares the Sovereign LORD, 'the songs in the temple will turn to wailing. Many, many bodies--flung everywhere! Silence!'
NASB: The songs of the palace will turn to wailing on that day,' declares the Lord God. 'The corpses will be many; in every place they will throw them out. Hush!'
CSB: In that day the temple songs will become wailing"--this is the Lord God's declaration. "Many dead bodies, thrown everywhere! Silence! "
NLT: In that day the singing in the temple will turn to wailing. Dead bodies will be scattered everywhere. They will be carried out of the city in silence. I, the Sovereign Lord, have spoken!'
KJV: 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.
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