Bible ~~- Older Testament ~~- Amos ~~- chapter 4 of 9 (13 verses.)

Amos 4:7Wrench

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ā€œI withhold the down-pouring [rain] from you [frauds] while 3 months remain 'til harvest-time.
[So your crops die.] I bring rain upon one city, and deny rain to another city;
one field has rain, while another with no rain dries up.

Destroying the Earth

Note: Morality is tied to frequency and amount of rainfall.
Want rain? Celebrate Sukkot {Tent-Fest}.



Other English Bible translations of Amos 4:7:

Complete Jewish Bible (Sacred Name Version)CJB-SN"I withheld the rain from you three months before the harvest. I made it rain on one city and not on another ā€” one field had rain, while another with no rain dried up;
New International Version (Sacred Name)NIV-SR'I also withheld rain from you when the harvest was still three months away. I sent rain on one town, but withheld it from another. One field had rain; another had none and dried up.
New International Readers Version (Sacred Name)NIRV-SN'I also held rain back from you. The time to harvest crops was still three months away. I sent rain on one town. But I held it back from another. One field had rain. Another did not. So it dried up.
New Living Translation (Sacred Name Version)NLT-SN'I kept the rain from falling when you needed it the most, ruining all your crops. I sent rain on one town but withheld it from another. Rain fell on one field, while another field withered away.
New Revised Standard (Sacred Name Edition)NRSV-SNAnd I also withheld the rain from you when there were still three months to the harvest; I would send rain on one city, and send no rain on another city; one field would be rained upon, and the field on which it did not rain withered;
The Message (Sacred Name Version)MSG-SN'Yes, and I'm the One who stopped the rains three months short of harvest. I'd make it rain on one village but not on another. I'd make it rain on one field but not on another--and that one would dry up.
Good News Translation (Sacred Name)GNT-SNI kept it from raining when your crops needed it most. I sent rain on one city, but not on another. Rain fell on one field, but another field dried up.
New American Standard (Sacred Name Bible)NASB-SN'Furthermore, I withheld the rain from you While there were still three months until harvest Then I would send rain on one city And on another city I would not send rain; One part would be rained on, While the part not rained on would dry up.
King James Version (unedited)KJVAnd also I have withholden the rain from you, when there were yet three months to the harvest: and I caused it to rain upon one city, and caused it not to rain upon another city: one piece was rained upon, and the piece whereupon it rained not withered.