New Living Translation
Don't worship at the pagan altars at Bethel; don't go to the shrines at Gilgal or Beersheba. For the people of Gilgal will be dragged off into exile, and the people of Bethel will be reduced to nothing."
King James Bible
But seek not Bethel, nor enter into Gilgal, and pass not to Beersheba: for Gilgal shall surely go into captivity, and Bethel shall come to nought.
Darby Bible Translation
And seek not Bethel, neither go to Gilgal, and pass not to Beer-sheba; for Gilgal shall surely go into captivity, and Bethel shall come to nought.
World English Bible
but don't seek Bethel, nor enter into Gilgal, and don't pass to Beersheba: for Gilgal shall surely go into captivity, and Bethel shall come to nothing.
Young's Literal Translation
And seek not Beth-El, and Gilgal enter not, And Beer-Sheba pass not through, For Gilgal doth utterly remove, And Beth-El doth become vanity.
Amos 5:5 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:5 Seek not - Consult not, worship not the idol at Bethel, Gilgal, or Beersheba.
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Then he named the place Beersheba (which means "well of the oath"), because that was where they had sworn the oath.
1 Samuel 7:16
Each year he traveled around, setting up his court first at Bethel, then at Gilgal, and then at Mizpah. He judged the people of Israel at each of these places.
1 Samuel 8:2
Joel and Abijah, his oldest sons, held court in Beersheba.
1 Samuel 11:14
Then Samuel said to the people, "Come, let us all go to Gilgal to renew the kingdom."
1 Kings 12:28
So on the advice of his counselors, the king made two gold calves. He said to the people, "It is too much trouble for you to worship in Jerusalem. Look, Israel, these are the gods who brought you out of Egypt!"
1 Kings 12:29
He placed these calf idols in Bethel and in Dan--at either end of his kingdom.
"On the very day I punish Israel for its sins, I will destroy the pagan altars at Bethel. The horns of the altar will be cut off and fall to the ground.
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