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Amos 5:12

Context
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Certainly 1  I am aware of 2  your many rebellious acts 3  and your numerous sins. You 4  torment the innocent, you take bribes, and you deny justice to 5  the needy at the city gate. 6 

XREF

De 16:18; De 31:21; Ru 4:1; 1Sa 8:3; 2Ki 17:7-17; Job 29:7-25; Job 31:21; Ps 26:9,10; Pr 22:22; Isa 1:23; Isa 10:2; Isa 29:21; Isa 33:15; Isa 47:9; Isa 66:18; Jer 29:23; La 3:34; Am 2:6,7,16; Am 2:7; Am 5:10; Mic 3:11; Mic 7:3; Mal 3:5; Ac 3:13,14; Ac 7:52; Heb 4:12,13; Jas 5:4,6

NET © Notes

tn Or “for.”

tn Or “I know” (so most English versions).

tn Or “transgressions,” “sins.” See the note on the word “crimes” in 1:3 and on the phrase “covenant violations” in 2:4.

tn Heb “Those who.”

tn Heb “turn aside.” They “turn aside” the needy by denying them the justice they deserve at the city gate (where legal decisions were made, and therefore where justice should be done).

sn Legal disputes were resolved in the city gate, where the town elders met.



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