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11 (A)Therefore, because you [a]tread down the poor
And take grain [b]taxes from him,
Though (B)you have built houses of hewn stone,
Yet you shall not dwell in them;
You have planted [c]pleasant vineyards,
But you shall not drink wine from them.
12 For I (C)know your manifold transgressions
And your mighty sins:
(D)Afflicting the just and taking bribes;
(E)Diverting the poor from justice at the gate.
13 Therefore (F)the prudent keep silent at that time,
For it is an evil time.

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  1. Amos 5:11 trample
  2. Amos 5:11 Or tribute
  3. Amos 5:11 desirable