Amos 2:4
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New International Version
This is what the LORD says: "For three sins of Judah, even for four, I will not relent. Because they have rejected the law of the LORD and have not kept his decrees, because they have been led astray by false gods, the gods their ancestors followed,


New American Standard Bible
Thus says the LORD, "For three transgressions of Judah and for four I will not revoke its punishment, Because they rejected the law of the LORD And have not kept His statutes; Their lies also have led them astray, Those after which their fathers walked.


King James Bible
Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Judah, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because they have despised the law of the LORD, and have not kept his commandments, and their lies caused them to err, after the which their fathers have walked:


Holman Christian Standard Bible
The LORD says: I will not relent from punishing Judah for three crimes, even four, because they have rejected the instruction of the LORD and have not kept His statutes. The lies that their ancestors followed have led them astray.


International Standard Version
This is what the LORD says: "For three transgressions of Judah —and now for a fourth— I will not turn away; because they rejected the Law of the LORD and did not keep his statutes. Their own lies made them wander off, following along the same path their ancestors walked.


American Standard Version
Thus saith Jehovah: For three transgressions of Judah, yea, for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because they have rejected the law of Jehovah, and have not kept his statutes, and their lies have caused them to err, after which their fathers did walk:


Douay-Rheims Bible
Thus saith the Lord: For three crimes of Juda, and for four I will not convert him: because he hath cast away the law of the Lord, and hath not kept his commandments: for their idols have caused them to err, after which their fathers have walked.


Darby Bible Translation
Thus saith Jehovah: For three transgressions of Judah, and for four, I will not revoke its sentence; because they have despised the law of Jehovah, and have not kept his statutes; and their lies have caused them to err, after which their fathers walked.


Young's Literal Translation
Thus said Jehovah: For three transgressions of Judah, And for four, I do not reserve it, Because of their loathing the law of Jehovah, And His statutes they have not kept, And their lies do cause them to err, After which their fathers did walk,
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Context
Judgment on Moab, Judah and Israel

1Thus said the LORD; For three transgressions of Moab, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because he burned the bones of the king of Edom into lime: 2But I will send a fire on Moab, and it shall devour the palaces of Kirioth: and Moab shall die with tumult, with shouting, and with the sound of the trumpet: 3And I will cut off the judge from the middle thereof, and will slay all the princes thereof with him, said the LORD. 4Thus said the LORD; For three transgressions of Judah, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because they have despised the law of the LORD, and have not kept his commandments, and their lies caused them to err, after the which their fathers have walked: 5But I will send a fire on Judah, and it shall devour the palaces of Jerusalem. 6Thus said the LORD; For three transgressions of Israel, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because they sold the righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes; 7That pant after the dust of the earth on the head of the poor, and turn aside the way of the meek: and a man and his father will go in to the same maid, to profane my holy name: 8And they lay themselves down on clothes laid to pledge by every altar, and they drink the wine of the condemned in the house of their god.
Cross References
Judges 2:17
And yet they would not listen to their judges, but they went a whoring after other gods, and bowed themselves to them: they turned quickly out of the way which their fathers walked in, obeying the commandments of the LORD; but they did not so.


2 Kings 17:19
Also Judah kept not the commandments of the LORD their God, but walked in the statutes of Israel which they made.


2 Kings 22:11
And it came to pass, when the king had heard the words of the book of the law, that he rent his clothes.


Isaiah 9:15
The ancient and honorable, he is the head; and the prophet that teaches lies, he is the tail.


Isaiah 9:16
For the leaders of this people cause them to err; and they that are led of them are destroyed.


Isaiah 28:15
Because you have said, We have made a covenant with death, and with hell are we at agreement; when the overflowing whip shall pass through, it shall not come to us: for we have made lies our refuge, and under falsehood have we hid ourselves:


Jeremiah 6:19
Hear, O earth: behold, I will bring evil on this people, even the fruit of their thoughts, because they have not listened to my words, nor to my law, but rejected it.


Jeremiah 8:9
The wise men are ashamed, they are dismayed and taken: see, they have rejected the word of the LORD; and what wisdom is in them?


Jeremiah 9:14
But have walked after the imagination of their own heart, and after Baalim, which their fathers taught them:


Jeremiah 16:11
Then shall you say to them, Because your fathers have forsaken me, said the LORD, and have walked after other gods, and have served them, and have worshipped them, and have forsaken me, and have not kept my law;


Treasury of Scripture

Thus said the LORD; For three transgressions of Judah, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because they have despised the law of the LORD, and have not kept his commandments, and their lies caused them to err, after the which their fathers have walked:

For.

Deuteronomy 31:16-18 And the LORD said to Moses, Behold, you shall sleep with your fathers; and this people will rise up...

Deuteronomy 32:15-27 But Jeshurun waxed fat, and kicked: you are waxen fat, you are grown thick, you are covered with fatness...

Judah.

Amos 3:2 You only have I known of all the families of the earth: therefore I will punish you for all your iniquities.

2 Kings 17:19 Also Judah kept not the commandments of the LORD their God, but walked in the statutes of Israel which they made.

Jeremiah 9:25,26 Behold, the days come, said the LORD, that I will punish all them which are circumcised with the uncircumcised...

Hosea 5:12,13 Therefore will I be to Ephraim as a moth, and to the house of Judah as rottenness...

Hosea 6:11 Also, O Judah, he has set an harvest for you, when I returned the captivity of my people.

Hosea 12:2 The LORD has also a controversy with Judah, and will punish Jacob according to his ways...

because.

Leviticus 26:14,15 But if you will not listen to me, and will not do all these commandments...

Judges 2:17-20 And yet they would not listen to their judges, but they went a whoring after other gods, and bowed themselves to them...

2 Samuel 12:9,10 Why have you despised the commandment of the LORD, to do evil in his sight? you have killed Uriah the Hittite with the sword...

2 Kings 22:11-17 And it came to pass, when the king had heard the words of the book of the law, that he rent his clothes...

2 Chronicles 36:14-17 Moreover all the chief of the priests, and the people, transgressed very much after all the abominations of the heathen...

Nehemiah 1:7 We have dealt very corruptly against you, and have not kept the commandments, nor the statutes, nor the judgments...

Nehemiah 9:26,29,30 Nevertheless they were disobedient, and rebelled against you, and cast your law behind their backs...

Isaiah 5:24,25 Therefore as the fire devours the stubble, and the flame consumes the chaff, so their root shall be as rottenness...

Jeremiah 8:9 The wise men are ashamed, they are dismayed and taken: see, they have rejected the word of the LORD; and what wisdom is in them?

Ezekiel 16:1-63 Again the word of the LORD came to me, saying...

Ezekiel 20:13,16,24 But the house of Israel rebelled against me in the wilderness: they walked not in my statutes, and they despised my judgments...

Ezekiel 22:8 You have despised my holy things, and have profaned my sabbaths.

Ezekiel 23:11-21 And when her sister Aholibah saw this, she was more corrupt in her inordinate love than she...

Daniel 9:5-12 We have sinned, and have committed iniquity, and have done wickedly, and have rebelled...

1 Thessalonians 4:8 He therefore that despises, despises not man, but God, who has also given to us his holy Spirit.

and their.

Isaiah 9:15,16 The ancient and honorable, he is the head; and the prophet that teaches lies, he is the tail...

Isaiah 28:15 Because you have said, We have made a covenant with death, and with hell are we at agreement...

Isaiah 44:20 He feeds on ashes: a deceived heart has turned him aside, that he cannot deliver his soul, nor say...

Jeremiah 16:19,20 O LORD, my strength, and my fortress, and my refuge in the day of affliction, the Gentiles shall come to you from the ends of the earth...

Jeremiah 23:13-15,25-32 And I have seen folly in the prophets of Samaria; they prophesied in Baal, and caused my people Israel to err...

Jeremiah 28:15,16 Then said the prophet Jeremiah to Hananiah the prophet, Hear now, Hananiah; The LORD has not sent you...

Ezekiel 13:6-16,22 They have seen vanity and lying divination, saying, The LORD said: and the LORD has not sent them...

Ezekiel 22:28 And her prophets have daubed them with untempered mortar, seeing vanity, and divining lies to them, saying, Thus said the Lord GOD...

Habakkuk 2:18 What profits the graven image that the maker thereof has graven it; the molten image, and a teacher of lies...

Romans 1:25 Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Amen.

after.

Judges 2:11-17 And the children of Israel did evil in the sight of the LORD, and served Baalim...

Judges 10:6 And the children of Israel did evil again in the sight of the LORD, and served Baalim, and Ashtaroth, and the gods of Syria...

2 Chronicles 30:7 And be not you like your fathers, and like your brothers, which trespassed against the LORD God of their fathers...

Jeremiah 8:2 And they shall spread them before the sun, and the moon, and all the host of heaven, whom they have loved, and whom they have served...

Jeremiah 9:14 But have walked after the imagination of their own heart, and after Baalim, which their fathers taught them:

Ezekiel 20:13,16,18,24,30 But the house of Israel rebelled against me in the wilderness: they walked not in my statutes, and they despised my judgments...

1 Peter 1:18 For as much as you know that you were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold...

Strong's Concordance
Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Judah, and for four, I will not turn away [the punishment] thereof; because they have despised the law of the LORD, and have not kept his commandments, and their lies caused them to err, after the which their fathers have walked:
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FALSE Astray Cause Caused Changed Commandments Crimes Decrees Despised Err Fate Fathers Followed Gods Judah Kept Law Led Lies Loathing Punishment Rejected Reserve Reverse Revoke Rules Says Sentence Sins Statutes Thereof Thus Transgressions Turn Walk Walked Wrath Yea Yes
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Amos Chapter 2 Verse 4

Alphabetical: FALSE also ancestors and astray back Because been by decrees even fathers followed For four gods have his I is its Judah kept law led lies LORD my not of punishment rejected revoke says sins statutes the their them they This Those three Thus transgressions turn walked what which will wrath

OT Prophets: Amos 2:4 Thus says Yahweh: For three transgressions (Amo. Am)
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