Amos 5:12

“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.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Amos 5:12

For I know your manifold transgressions, and your mighty sinnes: they afflict the iust, they take a bribe, and they turne aside the poore in the gate from their right.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For I know your transgressions are many and your sins are great, {You} who distress the righteous {and} accept bribes And turn aside the poor in the gate.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For I know how manifold are your transgressions, and how mighty are your sins-ye that afflict the just, that take a bribe, and that turn aside the needy in the gate `from their right'.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For I have seen how your evil-doing is increased and how strong are your sins, you troublers of the upright, who take rewards and do wrong to the cause of the poor in the public place.
- Basic English Bible

For I know how manifold are your transgressions and your sins mighty: they afflict the just, they take a bribe, and they turn aside [the right of] the needy in the gate.
- Darby 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.
- Webster's Bible

For I know how many your offenses, and how great are your sins-- you who afflict the just, who take a bribe, and who turn aside the needy in the courts.
- World English Bible

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.
- Youngs Literal Bible

For I know how manifold are your transgressions, and how mighty are your sins; ye that afflict the just, that take a ransom, and that turn aside the needy in the gate.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Amos 5:12

Wesley's Notes for Amos 5:12


5:12 In the gate - In their courts of justice.


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