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Amos 1:11

11 This is what the Lord says:

“For three sins of Edom,g

even for four, I will not relent.

Because he pursued his brother with a swordh

and slaughtered the women of the land,

because his anger raged continually

and his fury flamed unchecked,i

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Amos 1:11 — English Standard Version (ESV)

11 Thus says the Lord:

“For three transgressions of Edom,

and for four, I will not revoke the punishment,

because he pursued his brother with the sword

and cast off all pity,

and his anger tore perpetually,

and he kept his wrath forever.

Amos 1:11 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

11 Thus saith the Lord;

For three transgressions of Edom,

And for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof;

Because he did pursue his brother with the sword,

And did cast off all pity,

And his anger did tear perpetually,

And he kept his wrath for ever:

Amos 1:11 — New Living Translation (NLT)

11 This is what the Lord says:

“The people of Edom have sinned again and again,

and I will not let them go unpunished!

They chased down their relatives, the Israelites, with swords,

showing them no mercy.

In their rage, they slashed them continually

and were unrelenting in their anger.

Amos 1:11 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

11 Thus says the Lord:

“For three transgressions of Edom, and for four,

I will not turn away its punishment,

Because he pursued his brother with the sword,

And cast off all pity;

His anger tore perpetually,

And he kept his wrath forever.

Amos 1:11 — New Century Version (NCV)

11 This is what the Lord says:

“For the many crimes of Edom,

I will punish them.

They hunted down their relatives, the Israelites, with the sword,

showing them no mercy.

They were angry all the time

and kept on being very angry.

Amos 1:11 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

11 Thus saith Jehovah: For three transgressions of Edom, yea, for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because he did pursue his brother with the sword, and did cast off all pity, and his anger did tear perpetually, and he kept his wrath for ever.

Amos 1:11 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

11 Thus saith Jehovah: For three transgressions of Edom, and for four, I will not revoke its sentence; because he pursued his brother with the sword, and cast off all pity; and his anger did tear continually, and he kept his wrath for ever.

Amos 1:11 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

11 This is what the Lord says:

Because Edom has committed three crimes, and now a fourth crime,

I will not change my plans.

The Edomites pursued their relatives with swords.

They refused to show any compassion to them.

Their anger was unstoppable.

They refused to control their fury.

Amos 1:11 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

11 The Lord says:

I will not relent from punishing Edom

for three crimes, even four,

because he pursued his brother with the sword.

He stifled his compassion,

his anger tore at them continually,

and he harbored his rage incessantly.

Amos 1:11 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

11 Thus says the Lord:

For three transgressions of Edom,

and for four, I will not revoke the punishment;

because he pursued his brother with the sword

and cast off all pity;

he maintained his anger perpetually,

and kept his wrath forever.

Amos 1:11 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

11 Thus says Yahweh: “For three transgressions of Edom and for four I will not revoke the punishment, because he pursued his brother with the sword! He stifled his compassion and his anger tore them apart continually, and he kept his rage forever.

Amos 1:11 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

11 The Lord says,

“The people of Edom have sinned again and again.

So I will punish them.

They chased Israel with swords

that were ready to strike them down.

They did not show them any pity.

They were angry all the time.

Their anger blazed out.

It could not be stopped.

Amos 1:11 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

11 Thus says the Lord,

“For three transgressions of Edom and for four

I will not revoke its punishment,

Because he pursued his brother with the sword,

While he stifled his compassion;

His anger also tore continually,

And he maintained his fury forever.