Monthly Archives: January 2019

Bible Blog 2187

AMOS CHAPTER 7 Complete Jewish Bible Version altered by me Here is what Adonai God showed me: he was forming a swarm of locusts as the late crop was starting to come up, the late crop after the hay had been cut to pay the king’s tribute. 2 While they were finishing up eating all the vegetation in the […]

Bible blog 2186

AMOS CHAPTER 6 in the Complete Jewish Bible altered by me Trouble for those living at ease in Tziyonand for those who feel complacent on the hills of Shomron,the top men of the top nation,to whom the rest of Isra’el show respect.2 Travel to Kalneh and see;from there go on to Hamat the great;then go down […]

Bible blog 2185

AMOS CHAPTER 5 Complete Jewish Bible altered by me 5 Hear this word that I sing against youin lament, house of Isra’el: Virgin Israel has fallen downnever again to stand;Left lying on her own groundwith none to lend a hand.”3 For thus says Adonai God,“The city from which a thousand marchedwill be left with a hundred,and the one from […]

Bible blog 2184

AMOS 3: 10 Proclaim it on the palaces in Ashdodand on the palaces in the land of Egypt; say:‘Assemble yourselves on the hills of Shomron!See what great tumult is seething within it,how much oppression is being done there.’10 For they don’t know how to do right,” says Adonai.“They store up violence and robbery in their palaces.” 11 Therefore, […]

Bible blog 2183

Listen to this word which Adonai has spoken against you, people of Isra’el, against the entire family that I brought up from the land of Egypt: 2 “Of all the families on earth,only you have I intimately known.This is why I will punish youfor all your crimes.”3 Do two people travel togetherwithout having so agreed?4 Does a lion roar in […]

Bible blog 2182

AMOS 2:9 THE LORD says, I destroyed the Emori before them;though tall as cedars and strong as oaks,I destroyed their fruit aboveand their root below.10 More than that, I brought you up from Egypt,led you forty years in the desert,so that you could have the Emori’s land.11 I raised up some of your sons to be prophets,other […]

Bible blog 2181

My bible blog gets going again on the first day of the new year with a distinctive voice from the Hebrew Bible Amos 1:1-2:6 Complete Jewish Bible (CJB) I have used the Complete Jewish Bible version because it is Jewish, with Jewish spellings of biblical names, as a reminder that this is a Hebrew text, […]