Amos 5:1
Good News Translation
Listen, people of Israel, to this funeral song which I sing over you:

Contemporary English Version
Listen, nation of Israel, to my mournful message:

Douay-Rheims Bible
Hear ye this word, which I take up concerning you for a lamentation. The house of Israel is fallen, and it shall rise no more.

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Hear ye this word, which I take up concerning you for a lamentation. The house of Israel is fallen, and it shall rise no more.

Hear.

Amos 3:1 Hear the word that the Lord hath spoken concerning you, O ye children of Israel: concerning the whole family that I brought up out of the land of Egypt, saying:

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.

I take.

Amos 5:16 Therefore thus saith the Lord the God of hosts the sovereign Lord: In every street there shall be wailing: and in all places that are without, they shall say: Alas, alas! and they shall call the husbandman to mourning, and such as are skilful in lamentation to lament.

Jeremiah 7:29 Cut off thy hair, and cast it away: and take up a lamentation on high: for the Lord hath rejected, and forsaken the generation of his wrath,

Jeremiah 9:10,17,20 For the mountains I will take up weeping and lamentation, and for the beautiful places of the desert, mourning: because they are burnt up, for that there is not a man that passeth through them: and they have not heard the voice of the owner: from the fowl of the air to the beasts they are gone away and departed. . . .

Ezekiel 19:1,14 Moreover take thou up a lamentation for the princes of Israel, . . .

Ezekiel 26:17 And taking up a lamentation over thee, they shall say to thee: How art thou fallen, that dwellest in the sea, renowned city that wast strong in the sea, with thy inhabitants whom all did dread?

Ezekiel 27:2,27-32 Thou therefore, O son of man, take up a lamentation for Tyre: . . .

Ezekiel 28:12 And say to him: Thus saith the Lord God: Thou wast the seal of resemblance, full of wisdom, and perfect in beauty.

Ezekiel 32:2,16 Son of man, take up a lamentation for Pharao the king of Egypt, and say to him: Thou art like the lion of the nations, and the dragon that is in the sea: and thou didst push with the horn in thy rivers, and didst trouble the waters with thy feet, and didst trample upon their streams. . . .

Micah 2:4 Therefore thus saith the Lord: Behold I devise an evil against this family: from which you shall not withdraw your necks, and you shall not walk haughtily, for this is a very evil time.

Context
A Lamentation against Israel
1Hear ye this word, which I take up concerning you for a lamentation. The house of Israel is fallen, and it shall rise no more.2The virgin of Israel is cast down upon her land, there is none to raise her up.…
Cross References
Jeremiah 7:29
Cut off thy hair, and cast it away: and take up a lamentation on high: for the Lord hath rejected, and forsaken the generation of his wrath,

Jeremiah 9:10
For the mountains I will take up weeping and lamentation, and for the beautiful places of the desert, mourning: because they are burnt up, for that there is not a man that passeth through them: and they have not heard the voice of the owner: from the fowl of the air to the beasts they are gone away and departed.

Jeremiah 9:17
Thus saith the Lord of hosts the God of Israel: Consider ye, and call for the mourning women, and let them come: and send to them that are wise women, and let them make haste:

Ezekiel 19:1
Moreover take thou up a lamentation for the princes of Israel,

Additional Translations
Hear this word, O house of Israel, this lamentation I take up against you:Hear you this word which I take up against you, even a lamentation, O house of Israel.

Hear ye this word which I take up for a lamentation over you, O house of Israel.

Hear ye this word of the Lord, even a lamentation, which I take up against you. The house of Israel is fallen; it shall no more rise.

Hear this word, a lamentation, which I take up against you, O house of Israel.

Hear ye this word which I take up for a lamentation over you, O house of Israel.

Hear ye this word which I take up against you, even a lamentation, O house of Israel.

Listen to this word which I take up for a lamentation over you, O house of Israel.

Hear this word that I am bearing to you, A lamentation, O house of Israel:
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