Amos 6:4
Good News Translation
How terrible it will be for you that stretch out on your luxurious couches, feasting on veal and lamb!

Contemporary English Version
You rich people lounge around on beds with ivory posts, while dining on the meat of your lambs and calves.

Douay-Rheims Bible
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;

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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;

lie.

Isaiah 5:11,12 Woe to you that rise up early in the morning to follow drunkenness, and to drink in the evening, to be inflamed with wine. . . .

Isaiah 22:13 And behold joy and gladness, killing calves, and slaying rams, eating flesh, and drinking wine: Let us eat and drink; for to morrow we shall die.

Luke 16:19 There was a certain rich man who was clothed in purple and fine linen and feasted sumptuously every day.

Romans 13:13,14 Let us walk honestly, as in the day: not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and impurities, not in contention and envy. . . .

James 5:5 You have feasted upon earth: and in riotousness you have nourished your hearts, in the day of slaughter.

beds.

stretch themselves upon their couches.

1 Samuel 25:36-38 And Abigail came to Nabal: and behold he had a feast in his house, like the feast of a king: and Nabal's heart was merry, for he was very drunk: and she told him nothing less or more until morning. . . .

Psalm 73:7 Their iniquity hath come forth, as it were from fatness: they have passed into the affection of the heart.

Luke 12:19,20 And I will say to my soul: Soul, thou hast much goods laid up for many years. Take thy rest: eat, drink, make good cheer. . . .

Context
Woe to those at Ease in Zion
3You that are separated unto the evil day: and that approach to the throne of iniquity; 4You 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;5You that sing to the sound of the psaltery: they have thought themselves to have instruments of music like David;…
Cross References
Esther 1:6
And there were hung up on every side sky coloured, and green, and violet hangings, fastened with cords of silk, and of purple, which were put into rings of ivory, and were held up with marble pillars. The beds also were of gold and silver, placed in order upon a floor paved with porphyry and white marble: which was embellished with painting of wonderful variety.

Jeremiah 16:8
And do not thou go into the house of feasting, to sit with them, and to eat and drink:

Ezekiel 16:49
Behold this was the iniquity of Sodom thy sister, pride, fulness of bread, and abundance, and the idleness of her, and of her daughters: and they did not put forth their hand to the needy, and the poor.

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.

Ezekiel 34:2
Son of man, prophesy concerning the shepherds of Israel: prophesy, and say to the shepherds: Thus saith the Lord God: Woe to the shepherds of Israel, that fed themselves: should not the flocks be fed by the shepherds?

Ezekiel 34:3
You ate the milk, and you clothed yourselves with the wool, and you killed that which was fat: but my flock you did not feed.

Amos 3:12
Thus saith the Lord: As if a shepherd should get out of the lion's mouth two legs, or the tip of the ear: so shall the children of Israel be taken out that dwell in Samaria, in a place of a bed, and in the couch of Damascus.

Amos 8:3
And he said: What seest thou, Amos? And I said: A hook to draw down fruit. And the Lord said to me: The end is come upon my people Israel: I will not again pass by them any more.

Micah 6:12
By which her rich men were filled with iniquity, and the inhabitants thereof have spoken lies, and their tongue was deceitful in their mouth.

Additional Translations
You lie on beds inlaid with ivory, and lounge upon your couches. You dine on lambs from the flock and calves from the stall.That lie on beds of ivory, and stretch themselves on their couches, and eat the lambs out of the flock, and the calves out of the middle of the stall;

that lie upon beds of ivory, and stretch themselves upon their couches, and eat the lambs out of the flock, and the calves out of the midst of the stall;

who sleep upon beds of ivory, and live delicately on their couches, and eat kids out of the flocks, and sucking calves out of the midst of the stalls;

that lie upon beds of ivory, and stretch themselves upon their couches, and eat the lambs out of the flock, and the calves from the midst of the stall;

that lie upon beds of ivory, and stretch themselves upon their couches, and eat the lambs out of the flock, and the calves out of the midst of the stall;

That lie upon beds of ivory, and stretch themselves upon their couches, and eat lambs from the flock, and calves from the midst of the stall;

Who lie on beds of ivory, and stretch themselves on their couches, and eat the lambs out of the flock, and the calves out of the midst of the stall;

Who are lying down on beds of ivory, And are spread out on their couches, And are eating lambs from the flock, And calves from the midst of the stall,
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