Amos 8:4 {3}
Good News Translation
Listen to this, you that trample on the needy and try to destroy the poor of the country.

Contemporary English Version
You people crush those in need and wipe out the poor.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the hinges of the temple shall screak in that day, saith the Lord God: many shall die: silence shall be cast in every place.

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And the hinges of the temple shall screak in that day, saith the Lord God: many shall die: silence shall be cast in every place.

Hear.

Amos 7:16 And the Lord took me when I followed the flock, and the Lord said to me: Go, prophesy to my people Israel.

1 Kings 22:19 And he added and said: Hear thou, therefore, the word of the Lord: I saw the Lord sitting on his throne, and all the army of heaven standing by him on the right hand and on the left:

Isaiah 1:10 Hear the word of the Lord, ye rulers of Sodom, give ear to the law of our God, ye people of Gomorrha.

Isaiah 28:14 Wherefore hear the word of the Lord, ye scornful men, who rule over my people that is in Jerusalem.

Jeremiah 5:21 Hear, O foolish people, and without understanding: who have eyes, and see not: and ears, and hear not.

Jeremiah 28:15 And Jeremiah the prophet said to Hananias the prophet: Hear now, Hananias: the Lord hath not sent thee, and thou hast made this people to trust in a lie.

swallow.

Amos 2:6 Thus saith the Lord: For three crimes of Israel, and for four I will not convert him: because he hath sold the just man for silver, and the poor man for a pair of shoes.

Amos 5:11 Therefore because you robbed the poor, and took the choice prey from him: you shall build houses with square stone, and shall not dwell in them: you shall plant most delightful vineyards, and shall not drink the wine of them.

Psalm 12:5 By reason of the misery of the needy, and the groans of the poor, now will I arise, saith the Lord. I will set him in safety: I will deal confidently in his regard.

Psalm 14:4 Shall not all they know that work iniquity, who devour my people as they eat bread?

Psalm 56:1 Unto the end, for a people that is removed at a distance from the sanctuary: for David, for an inscription of a title (or pillar) when the Philistines held him in Geth. [2] Have mercy on me, O God, for man hath trodden me under foot; all the day long he hath afflicted me fighting against me.

Psalm 140:12 I know that the Lord will do justice to the needy, and will revenge the poor.

Proverbs 30:14 A generation that for teeth hath swords, and grindeth with their jaw teeth, to devour the needy from off the earth, and the poor from among men.

Isaiah 32:6,7 For the fool will speak foolish things, and his heart will work iniquity, to practise hypocrisy, and speak to the Lord deceitfully, and to make empty the soul of the hungry, and take away drink from the thirsty. . . .

Matthew 23:14 Woe to you scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you devour the houses of widows, praying long prayers. For this you shall receive the greater judgment.

James 5:6 You have condemned and put to death the Just One: and he resisted you not.

Context
The Basket of Ripe Fruit
3And 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. 4And the hinges of the temple shall screak in that day, saith the Lord God: many shall die: silence shall be cast in every place.5Hear this, you that crush the poor, and make the needy of the land to fail,…
Cross References
Job 24:4
They have overturned the way of the poor, and have oppressed together the meek of the earth.

Psalm 14:4
Shall not all they know that work iniquity, who devour my people as they eat bread?

Proverbs 30:14
A generation that for teeth hath swords, and grindeth with their jaw teeth, to devour the needy from off the earth, and the poor from among men.

Ezekiel 45:10
You shall have just balances, and a just ephi, and a just bate.

Amos 2:7
They 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.

Amos 5:11
Therefore because you robbed the poor, and took the choice prey from him: you shall build houses with square stone, and shall not dwell in them: you shall plant most delightful vineyards, and shall not drink the wine of them.

Amos 5:12
Because I know your manifold crimes, and your grievous sins: enemies of the just, taking bribes, and oppressing the poor in the gate.

Micah 2:2
Woe to you that devise that which is unprofitable, and work evil in your beds: in the morning light they execute it, because their hand is against God.

Additional Translations
Hear this, you who trample on the needy, who do away with the poor of the land,Hear this, O you that swallow up the needy, even to make the poor of the land to fail,

Hear this, O ye that would swallow up the needy, and cause the poor of the land to fail,

Hear now this, ye that oppress the poor in the morning, and drive the needy ones by tyranny from the earth,

Hear this, ye that pant after the needy, even to cause to fail the poor of the land,

Hear this, O ye that would swallow up the needy, and cause the poor of the land to fail,

Hear this, O ye that swallow up the needy, even to make the poor of the land to fail,

Hear this, you who desire to swallow up the needy, and cause the poor of the land to fail,

Hear this, ye who are swallowing up the needy, To cause to cease the poor of the land,
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