Amos 5:12
Parallel Strong's
Berean Study Bible
For I know that your transgressions are many and your sins are numerous. You oppress the righteous by taking bribes; you deprive the poor of justice in the gate.

Young's Literal Translation
For I have known—many [are] your transgressions, And mighty your sins, Adversaries of the righteous, taking ransoms, And the needy in the gate ye turned aside.

King James Bible
For I know your manifold transgressions and your mighty sins: they afflict the just, they take a bribe, and they turn aside the poor in the gate [from their right].

כִּ֤י (kî)
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

I know
יָדַ֙עְתִּי֙ (yā·ḏa‘·tî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 3045: To know

your transgressions
פִּשְׁעֵיכֶ֔ם (piš·‘ê·ḵem)
Noun - masculine plural construct | second person masculine plural
Strong's 6588: Transgression

are many
רַבִּ֣ים (rab·bîm)
Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's 7227: Much, many, great

and your sins
חַטֹּֽאתֵיכֶ֑ם (ḥaṭ·ṭō·ṯê·ḵem)
Noun - feminine plural construct | second person masculine plural
Strong's 2403: An offence, its penalty, occasion, sacrifice, expiation, an offender

are innumerable.
וַעֲצֻמִ֖ים (wa·‘ă·ṣu·mîm)
Conjunctive waw | Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's 6099: Powerful, numerous

You oppress
צֹרְרֵ֤י (ṣō·rə·rê)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural construct
Strong's 6887: To bind, tie up, be restricted, narrow, scant, or cramped

the righteous,
צַדִּיק֙ (ṣad·dîq)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 6662: Just, righteous

לֹ֣קְחֵי (lō·qə·ḥê)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural construct
Strong's 3947: To take

כֹ֔פֶר (ḵō·p̄er)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3724: A cover, a village, bitumen, the henna plant, a redemption-price

and depriving the poor
וְאֶבְיוֹנִ֖ים (wə·’eḇ·yō·w·nîm)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 34: In want, needy, poor

of justice
הִטּֽוּ׃ (hiṭ·ṭū)
Verb - Hifil - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 5186: To stretch out, spread out, extend, incline, bend

at the gates.
בַּשַּׁ֥עַר (baš·ša·‘ar)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 8179: An opening, door, gate


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