“They cry, 1 ‘Harvest time has come and gone, and the summer is over, 2 and still we have not been delivered.’
ants are creatures with little strength, but they prepare 1 their food in the summer;
You set up all the boundaries 1 of the earth; you created the cycle of summer and winter. 2
yet it prepares its food in the summer; it gathers at the harvest what it will eat. 1
Like snow in summer or rain in harvest, so honor 1 is not fitting for a fool. 2
When they sprout leaves, you see 1 for yourselves and know that summer is now near.
The sovereign Lord showed me this: I saw 1 a basket of summer fruit. 2
“While the earth continues to exist, 1 planting time 2 and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, and day and night will not cease.”
They will all be left 1 for the birds of the hills and the wild animals; 2 the birds will eat them during the summer, and all the wild animals will eat them during the winter.
I will destroy both the winter and summer houses. 1 The houses filled with ivory 2 will be ruined, the great 3 houses will be swept away.” 4 The Lord is speaking!
Moreover, on that day living waters will flow out from Jerusalem, 1 half of them to the eastern sea 2 and half of them to the western sea; 3 it will happen both in summer and in winter.
“Learn 1 this parable from the fig tree: Whenever its branch becomes tender and puts out its leaves, you know that summer is near.
“Learn this parable from the fig tree: Whenever its branch becomes tender and puts out its leaves, you know that summer is near.
For day and night you tormented me; 1 you tried to destroy me 2 in the intense heat 3 of summer. 4 (Selah)
The one who gathers crops 1 in the summer is a wise 2 son, but the one who sleeps 3 during the harvest is a son who brings shame to himself. 4
So all these Judeans returned to the land of Judah from the places where they had been scattered. They came to Gedaliah at Mizpah. Thus they harvested a large amount of wine and dates and figs. 1
I will weep for the grapevines of Sibmah just like the town of Jazer weeps over them. 1 Their branches once spread as far as the Dead Sea. 2 They reached as far as the town of Jazer. 3 The destroyer will ravage her fig, date, 4 and grape crops.
I am depressed! 1 Indeed, 2 it is as if the summer fruit has been gathered, and the grapes have been harvested. 3 There is no grape cluster to eat, no fresh figs that I crave so much. 4
The king asked Ziba, “Why did you bring these things?” 1 Ziba replied, “The donkeys are for the king’s family to ride on, the loaves of bread 2 and the summer fruit are for the attendants to eat, and the wine is for those who get exhausted in the desert.” 3
He said, “What do you see, Amos?” I replied, “A basket of summer fruit.” Then the Lord said to me, “The end 1 has come for my people Israel! I will no longer overlook their sins. 2