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Amos 8:12 New English Translation (NET Bible)

12 People[a] will stagger from sea to sea,[b]
and from the north around to the east.
They will wander about looking for a message from the Lord,
but they will not find any.[c]


  1. Amos 8:12 tn Heb “they”; the referent (people) has been specified in the translation for clarity.
  2. Amos 8:12 tn That is, from the Mediterranean Sea in the west to the Dead Sea in the east—namely, across the whole land.
  3. Amos 8:12 tn It is not clear whether the speaker in this verse is the Lord or the prophet.
New English Translation (NET)

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Amos 8:12 New International Version (NIV)

12 People will stagger from sea to sea
    and wander from north to east,
searching for the word of the Lord,
    but they will not find it.

New International Version (NIV)

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