Amos 3:13
New International Version
"Hear this and testify against the descendants of Jacob," declares the Lord, the LORD God Almighty.

New Living Translation
“Now listen to this, and announce it throughout all Israel,” says the Lord, the LORD God of Heaven’s Armies.

English Standard Version
“Hear, and testify against the house of Jacob,” declares the Lord GOD, the God of hosts,

Berean Study Bible
Hear and testify against the house of Jacob, declares the Lord GOD, the God of Hosts.

New American Standard Bible
"Hear and testify against the house of Jacob," Declares the Lord GOD, the God of hosts.

New King James Version
Hear and testify against the house of Jacob,” Says the Lord GOD, the God of hosts,

King James Bible
Hear ye, and testify in the house of Jacob, saith the Lord GOD, the God of hosts,

Christian Standard Bible
Listen and testify against the house of Jacob--this is the declaration of the Lord GOD, the God of Armies.

Contemporary English Version
The LORD God All-Powerful told me to speak this message against Jacob's descendants:

Good News Translation
Listen now, and warn the descendants of Jacob," says the Sovereign LORD Almighty.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Listen and testify against the house of Jacob-- this is the declaration of the Lord GOD, the God of Hosts.

International Standard Version
"Listen and testify against the house of Jacob," declares the Lord GOD, the God of the Heavenly Armies,

NET Bible
Listen and warn the family of Jacob! The sovereign LORD, the God who commands armies, is speaking!

New Heart English Bible
"Listen, and testify against the house of Jacob," says the Lord GOD, the God of hosts.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Listen, and testify against the descendants of Jacob, declares the Almighty LORD, the God of Armies.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Hear ye, and testify against the house of Jacob, Saith the Lord GOD, the God of hosts.

New American Standard 1977
“Hear and testify against the house of Jacob,” Declares the Lord GOD, the God of hosts.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Hear ye, and protest in the house of Jacob, said the Lord GOD, the God of the hosts,

King James 2000 Bible
Hear you, and testify in the house of Jacob, says the Lord GOD, the God of hosts,

American King James Version
Hear you, and testify in the house of Jacob, said the Lord GOD, the God of hosts,

American Standard Version
Hear ye, and testify against the house of Jacob, saith the Lord Jehovah, the God of hosts.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Hear, O ye priests, and testify to the house of Jacob, saith the Lord God Almighty.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Hear ye, and testify in the house of Jacob, saith the Lord the God of hosts:

Darby Bible Translation
Hear ye, and testify in the house of Jacob, saith the Lord Jehovah, the God of hosts,

English Revised Version
Hear ye, and testify against the house of Jacob, saith the Lord GOD, the God of hosts.

Webster's Bible Translation
Hear ye, and testify in the house of Jacob, saith the Lord GOD, the God of hosts,

World English Bible
"Listen, and testify against the house of Jacob," says the Lord Yahweh, the God of Armies.

Young's Literal Translation
Hear ye and testify to the house of Jacob, An affirmation of the Lord Jehovah, God of Hosts.
Study Bible
Witnesses Against Israel
12This is what the LORD says: “As the shepherd snatches from the mouth of the lion two legs or a piece of an ear, so the Israelites dwelling in Samaria will be rescued having just the corner of a bed or the cushion of a couch. 13Hear and testify against the house of Jacob, declares the Lord GOD, the God of Hosts. 14On the day I punish Israel for their transgressions, I will visit destruction on the altars of Bethel; the horns of the altar will be cut off, and they will fall to the ground.…
Cross References
Ezekiel 2:7
But speak My words to them, whether they listen or refuse to listen, for they are rebellious.

Amos 3:14
On the day I punish Israel for their transgressions, I will visit destruction on the altars of Bethel; the horns of the altar will be cut off, and they will fall to the ground.

Treasury of Scripture

Hear you, and testify in the house of Jacob, said the Lord GOD, the God of hosts,

and testify.

Deuteronomy 8:19
And it shall be, if thou do at all forget the LORD thy God, and walk after other gods, and serve them, and worship them, I testify against you this day that ye shall surely perish.

Deuteronomy 30:18,19
I denounce unto you this day, that ye shall surely perish, and that ye shall not prolong your days upon the land, whither thou passest over Jordan to go to possess it…

2 Kings 17:13,15
Yet the LORD testified against Israel, and against Judah, by all the prophets, and by all the seers, saying, Turn ye from your evil ways, and keep my commandments and my statutes, according to all the law which I commanded your fathers, and which I sent to you by my servants the prophets…

the Lord.

Amos 5:27
Therefore will I cause you to go into captivity beyond Damascus, saith the LORD, whose name is The God of hosts.

Joshua 22:22
The LORD God of gods, the LORD God of gods, he knoweth, and Israel he shall know; if it be in rebellion, or if in transgression against the LORD, (save us not this day,)

Isaiah 1:24
Therefore saith the Lord, the LORD of hosts, the mighty One of Israel, Ah, I will ease me of mine adversaries, and avenge me of mine enemies:







Lexicon
Hear
שִׁמְע֥וּ (šim·‘ū)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 8085: To hear intelligently

and testify
וְהָעִ֖ידוּ (wə·hā·‘î·ḏū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5749: To duplicate, repeat, to protest, testify, to encompass, restore

against the house
בְּבֵ֣ית (bə·ḇêṯ)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 1004: A house

of Jacob,
יַֽעֲקֹ֑ב (ya·‘ă·qōḇ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3290: Jacob -- a son of Isaac, also his desc

declares
נְאֻם־ (nə·’um-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 5002: An oracle

the Lord
אֲדֹנָ֥י (’ă·ḏō·nāy)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 136: The Lord

GOD,
יְהוִ֖ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3069: YHWH

the God
אֱלֹהֵ֥י (’ĕ·lō·hê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

of Hosts.
הַצְּבָאֽוֹת׃ (haṣ·ṣə·ḇā·’ō·wṯ)
Article | Noun - common plural
Strong's Hebrew 6635: A mass of persons, reg, organized for, war, a campaign
(13) Hear ye.--Addressed to the foreign nations Egypt and Philistia referred to in Amos 3:9.

Verse 13. - Hear ye; Septuagint, Ἱερεῖς ἀκούσατε, "Hear, O ye priests." The address is to the heathen, already summoned (ver. 9) to witness the sins of Israel, and now called to witness her punishment, In the house; better, against the house of Jacob, the tribes of Israel (ver. 1). God of hosts. God of the powers of heaven and earth, and therefore able to execute his threats. Septuagint, ὁ Παντοκράτωρ, "the Almighty." 3:9-15 That power which is an instrument of unrighteousness, will justly be brought down and broken. What is got and kept wrongfully, will not be kept long. Some are at ease, but there will come a day of visitation, and in that day, all they are proud of, and put confidence in, shall fail them. God will inquire into the sins of which they have been guilty in their houses, the robbery they have stored up, and the luxury in which they lived. The pomp and pleasantness of men's houses, do not fortify against God's judgments, but make sufferings the more grievous and vexatious. Yet a remnant, according to the election of grace, will be secured by our great and good Shepherd, as from the jaws of destruction, in the worst times.
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