|New International Version (© 2011)|
There are those who turn justice into bitterness and cast righteousness to the ground.
King James Bible
Ye who turn judgment to wormwood, and leave off righteousness in the earth,
American Standard Version
Ye who turn justice to wormwood, and cast down righteousness to the earth,
Young's Literal Translation
Ye who are turning to wormwood judgment, And righteousness to the earth have put down,
Amos 5:7 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Ye who turn judgment to wormwood - Who pervert judgment; causing him who obtains his suit to mourn sorely over the expenses he has incurred in gaining his right.
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Amos 5:11,12 For as much therefore as your treading is on the poor, and you take from him burdens of wheat: you have built houses of hewn stone...
Amos 6:12 Shall horses run on the rock? will one plow there with oxen? for you have turned judgment into gall...
Deuteronomy 29:18 Lest there should be among you man, or woman, or family, or tribe, whose heart turns away this day from the LORD our God...
Isaiah 1:23 Your princes are rebellious, and companions of thieves: every one loves gifts, and follows after rewards: they judge not the fatherless...
Isaiah 5:7 For the vineyard of the LORD of hosts is the house of Israel, and the men of Judah his pleasant plant: and he looked for judgment...
Isaiah 10:1 Woe to them that decree unrighteous decrees, and that write grievousness which they have prescribed;
Isaiah 59:13,14 In transgressing and lying against the LORD, and departing away from our God, speaking oppression and revolt...
Hosea 10:4 They have spoken words, swearing falsely in making a covenant: thus judgment springs up as hemlock in the furrows of the field.
Habakkuk 1:12-14 Are you not from everlasting, O LORD my God, my Holy One? we shall not die. O LORD, you have ordained them for judgment; and...
Psalm 36:3 The words of his mouth are iniquity and deceit: he has left off to be wise, and to do good.
Psalm 125:5 As for such as turn aside to their crooked ways, the LORD shall lead them forth with the workers of iniquity...
Ezekiel 3:20 Again, When a righteous man does turn from his righteousness, and commit iniquity, and I lay a stumbling-block before him, he shall die...
Ezekiel 18:24 But when the righteous turns away from his righteousness, and commits iniquity...
Ezekiel 33:12,13,18 Therefore, you son of man, say to the children of your people...
Zephaniah 1:6 And them that are turned back from the LORD; and those that have not sought the LORD, nor inquired for him.
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Proverbs 21:7 The violence of the wicked will drag them away, for they refuse to do what is right.
Isaiah 5:20 Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness, who put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter.
Hosea 10:4 They make many promises, take false oaths and make agreements; therefore lawsuits spring up like poisonous weeds in a plowed field.
Amos 2:3 I will destroy her ruler and kill all her officials with him," says the LORD.
Amos 3:10 "They do not know how to do right," declares the LORD, "who store up in their fortresses what they have plundered and looted."
Amos 5:12 For I know how many are your offenses and how great your sins. There are those who oppress the innocent and take bribes and deprive the poor of justice in the courts.
Amos 6:12 Do horses run on the rocky crags? Does one plow the sea with oxen? But you have turned justice into poison and the fruit of righteousness into bitterness--