Amos 2:8
Good News Translation
At every place of worship people sleep on clothing that they have taken from the poor as security for debts. In the temple of their God they drink wine which they have taken from those who owe them money.

Contemporary English Version
They lie down beside altars on clothes taken as security for loans. And they drink wine in my temple, wine bought with the money they received from fines.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they sat down upon garments laid to pledge by every altar: and drank the wine of the condemned in the house of their God.

New American Bible
Upon garments taken in pledge they recline beside any altar. Wine at treasury expense they drink in their temples.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And they sat down upon garments laid to pledge by every altar: and drank the wine of the condemned in the house of their God.

laid.

Exodus 22:26,27 If thou take of thy neighbour a garment in pledge, thou shalt give it him again before sunset. . . .

Deuteronomy 24:12-17 But if he be poor, the pledge shall not lodge with thee that night, . . .

Ezekiel 18:7,12 And hath not wronged any man: but hath restored the pledge to the debtor, hath taken nothing away by violence: hath given his bread to the hungry, and hath covered the naked with a garment: . . .

by.

Amos 6:4 You that sleep upon beds of ivory, and are wanton on your couches: that eat the lambs out of the flock, and the calves out of the midst of the herd;

Isaiah 57:7 Upon a high and lofty mountain thou hast laid thy bed, and hast gone up thither to offer victims.

Ezekiel 23:41 Thou sattest on a very fine bed, and a table was decked before thee: whereupon thou didst set my incense, and my ointment.

1 Corinthians 8:10 For if a man see him that hath knowledge sit at meat in the idol's temple, shall not his conscience, being weak, be emboldened to eat those things which are sacrificed to idols?

1 Corinthians 10:7,21 Neither become ye idolaters, as some of them, as it is written: The people sat down to eat and drink and rose up to play. . . .

they drink.

Amos 6:6 That drink wine in bowls, and anoint themselves with the best ointments: and they are not concerned for the affliction of Joseph.

Judges 9:27 Went out into the fields, wasting the vineyards, and treading down the grapes: and singing and dancing, they went into the temple of their god, and in their banquets and cups they cursed Abimelech.

Hosea 4:8 They shall eat the sins of my people, and shall lift up their souls to their iniquity.

the condemned.

Context
Judgment on Moab, Judah, and Israel
7They bruise the heads of the poor upon the dust of the earth, and turn aside the way of the humble: and the son and his father have gone to the same young woman, to profane my holy name. 8And they sat down upon garments laid to pledge by every altar: and drank the wine of the condemned in the house of their God.9Yet I cast out the Amorrhite before their face: whose height was like the height of cedars, and who was strong as an oak: and I destroyed his fruit from above, and his roots beneath.…
Cross References
Exodus 22:26
If thou take of thy neighbour a garment in pledge, thou shalt give it him again before sunset.

Ezekiel 18:7
And hath not wronged any man: but hath restored the pledge to the debtor, hath taken nothing away by violence: hath given his bread to the hungry, and hath covered the naked with a garment:

Hosea 7:14
And they have not cried to me with their heart, but they howled in their beds: they have thought upon wheat and wine, they are departed from me.

Amos 3:14
That in the day when I shall begin to visit the transgressions of Israel, I will visit upon him, and upon the altars of Bethel: and the horns of the altars shall be cut off, and shall fall to the ground.

Amos 4:1
Hear this word, ye fat kine that are in the mountains of Samaria: you that oppress the needy, and crush the poor: that say to your masters: Bring, and we will drink.

Amos 6:6
That drink wine in bowls, and anoint themselves with the best ointments: and they are not concerned for the affliction of Joseph.

Additional Translations
They lie down beside every altar on garments taken in pledge. And in the house of their God, they drink the wine of those who have been fined.And they lay themselves down on clothes laid to pledge by every altar, and they drink the wine of the condemned in the house of their god.

and they lay themselves down beside every altar upon clothes taken in pledge; and in the house of their God they drink the wine of such as have been fined.

And binding their clothes with cords they have made them curtains near the altar, and they have drunk wine gained by extortion in the house of their God.

And they lay [themselves] down by every altar upon clothes taken in pledge, and they drink [in] the house of their God the wine of the condemned.

and they lay themselves down beside every altar upon clothes taken in pledge, and in the house of their God they drink the wine of such as have been fined.

And they lay themselves down upon clothes laid to pledge by every altar, and they drink the wine of the condemned in the house of their god.

and they lay themselves down beside every altar on clothes taken in pledge; and in the house of their God they drink the wine of those who have been fined.

And on pledged garments they stretch themselves near every altar, And the wine of fined ones they drink in the house of their gods.
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