Bible: Amos 5:18-20

The Lord Demands Justice

5:18 Woe 1  to those who wish for the day of the Lord

Why do you want the Lord’s day of judgment to come?

It will bring darkness, not light.

5:19 Disaster will be inescapable, 2 

as if a man ran from a lion only to meet a bear,

then escaped 3  into a house,

leaned his hand against the wall,

and was bitten by a poisonous snake.

5:20 Don’t you realize the Lord’s day of judgment will bring 4  darkness, not light

gloomy blackness, not bright light?

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