|New International Version (© 2011)|
Hear this, you who trample the needy and do away with the poor of the land,
King James Bible
Hear this, O ye that swallow up the needy, even to make the poor of the land to fail,
American Standard Version
Hear this, O ye that would swallow up the needy, and cause the poor of the land to fail,
Young's Literal Translation
Hear this, ye who are swallowing up the needy, To cause to cease the poor of the land,
Amos 8:4 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Hear this, O ye that swallow up the needy - Ye that bruise the poor; exact from them, and tread them under foot.
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Amos 7:16 Now therefore hear you the word of the LORD: You say, Prophesy not against Israel, and drop not your word against the house of Isaac.
1 Kings 22:19 And he said, Hear you therefore the word of the LORD: I saw the LORD sitting on his throne...
Isaiah 1:10 Hear the word of the LORD, you rulers of Sodom; give ear to the law of our God, you people of Gomorrah.
Isaiah 28:14 Why hear the word of the LORD, you scornful men, that rule this people which is in Jerusalem.
Jeremiah 5:21 Hear now this, O foolish people, and without understanding; which have eyes, and see not; which have ears, and hear not:
Jeremiah 28:15 Then said the prophet Jeremiah to Hananiah the prophet, Hear now, Hananiah; The LORD has not sent you...
Amos 2:6 Thus said the LORD; For three transgressions of Israel, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof...
Amos 5:11 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...
Psalm 12:5 For the oppression of the poor, for the sighing of the needy, now will I arise, said the LORD...
Psalm 14:4 Have all the workers of iniquity no knowledge? who eat up my people as they eat bread, and call not on the LORD.
Psalm 56:1 Be merciful to me, O God: for man would swallow me up; he fighting daily oppresses me.
Psalm 140:12 I know that the LORD will maintain the cause of the afflicted, and the right of the poor.
Proverbs 30:14 There is a generation, whose teeth are as swords, and their jaw teeth as knives, to devour the poor from off the earth...
Isaiah 32:6,7 For the vile person will speak villainy, and his heart will work iniquity, to practice hypocrisy, and to utter error against the LORD...
Matthew 23:14 Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for you devour widows' houses, and for a pretense make long prayer...
James 5:6 You have condemned and killed the just; and he does not resist you.
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Job 24:4 They thrust the needy from the path and force all the poor of the land into hiding.
Psalm 14:4 Do all these evildoers know nothing? They devour my people as though eating bread; they never call on the LORD.
Proverbs 30:14 those whose teeth are swords and whose jaws are set with knives to devour the poor from the earth and the needy from among mankind.
Ezekiel 45:10 You are to use accurate scales, an accurate ephah and an accurate bath.
Amos 2:7 They trample on the heads of the poor as on the dust of the ground and deny justice to the oppressed. Father and son use the same girl and so profane my holy name.
Amos 5:11 You levy a straw tax on the poor and impose a tax on their grain. Therefore, though you have built stone mansions, you will not live in them; though you have planted lush vineyards, you will not drink their wine.
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.