Amos 5:23

“Take thou away from me the noise of thy songs; for I will not hear the melody of thy viols.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Take thou away from mee the noise of thy songs: for I will not heare the melodie of thy violes.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Take away from Me the noise of your songs; I will not even listen to the sound of your harps.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Take thou away from me the noise of thy songs; for I will not hear the melody of thy viols.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Take away from me the noise of your songs; my ears are shut to the melody of your instruments.
- Basic English Bible

Take away from me the noise of thy songs, and I will not hear the melody of thy lutes;
- Darby Bible

Take thou away from me the noise of thy songs; for I will not hear the melody of thy viols.
- Webster's Bible

Take away from me the noise of your songs! I will not listen to the music of your harps.
- World English Bible

Turn aside from Me the noise of thy songs, Yea, the praise of thy psaltery I hear not.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Take thou away from Me the noise of thy songs; and let Me not hear the melody of thy psalteries.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Amos 5:23


5:23 Thy songs - Used in their sacrifices, and solemn feasts; herein they imitated the temple - worship, but all was unpleasing to the Lord. Will not hear - Not with delight and acceptance. Thy viols - This one kind of musical instrument is put for all the rest.


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