New International Version - UK
A basket of ripe fruit
8 This is what the Sovereign Lord showed me: a basket of ripe fruit. 2 ‘What do you see, Amos?’ he asked.
‘A basket of ripe fruit,’ I answered.
Then the Lord said to me, ‘The time is ripe for my people Israel; I will spare them no longer.
3 ‘In that day,’ declares the Sovereign Lord, ‘the songs in the temple will turn to wailing.[a] Many, many bodies – flung everywhere! Silence!’Read full chapter
- Amos 8:3 Or ‘the temple singers will wail