“So! You peopo from da Israel ohana!
Dis one funeral song, yeah?
‘Da Israel ohana, jalike one young girl.
No matta she young,
Her wen fall down cuz dey wen kill her.
Her no goin stand up one mo time, eva.
Dey wen leave her body dea, inside her own country.
Cuz no mo nobody goin come fo her.
‘Cuz dis wat my boss Yahweh say
Bout da Israel ohana:
Dass my song!”
God Can Get Da Israel Ohana Outa Trouble
4Dis wat Yahweh wen tell da Israel ohana:
“Eh! Come back by me an be my guys,
No go by da Bethel peopo fo get help,
You rememba, Gilgal was da first place yoa peopo wen come inside dis land,
“Eh you guys! Go by Yahweh fo get help
But if you no like, God goin wipe out da Joseph ohana quick, jalike da fire,
“Auwe, fo you guys! You tell peopo
An bulai peopo so dey no mo dea rights!
“God, he da one wen make da stars --
He change da real dark time an make um come morning time,
He tell da watta fo come up outa da ocean,
Yahweh, Yahweh, dass his name, cuz dass who him!
Anybody dat talk strait in front da judge,
Cuz da peopo dat no mo notting,
Cuz a dat, no matta you guys build house
No matta you guys plant good looking kine grape farm --
Eh! I know how much stuff you guys do agains me.
You guys, you stay agains da peopo dat do da right ting.
You guys like make presha
“Fo shua, weneva tings stay lidat,
Da smart peopo dat you guys hate,
Dey goin say notting,
Cuz eryting stay bad awready.”
“Come back an do good kine stuff, not da bad kine,
Den Yahweh, da God Fo All Da Armies,
Right now you guys ony tell dat he stick wit you guys,
Go all out fo hate da bad kine stuff
Den, maybe Yahweh, da God Fo All Da Armies,
Dat goin stay alive still yet
God Goin Punish Da Israel Peopo
16“Cuz a wat you guys wen do, dis wat my God Yahweh say -- he my Boss, da God Fo All Da Armies:
‘Inside ery town, goin hear peopo crying fo you guys.
Dey even goin tell da farm worka guys
Da peopo dat know how fo sing da funeral songs,
Cuz wen I go thru da land wea you guys live,
Peopo goin cry plenny,
Dass wat Yahweh say.”
18One nodda time, Amos say dis:
“Auwe, fo you guys dat talk lidis:
Wat you guys tink goin happen to you
Wen he show up, eryting goin come hard fo you guys, not good!
Fo you guys, goin be jalike dis -- you go run away from da lion,
Den you go inside yoa house,
Dat time, wen Yahweh come back, no goin be good fo you!
Jalike wen get black nite an no can see notting.”
“Wen you guys make religious kine stuff,
Wen you guys stop work
Da kine guys like you guys,
Wen you guys kill da fat cow fo make da sacrifice,
Eh, latas, wit da noise from yoa religious kine songs.
I no like hear yoa guitar kine music
Mo betta, wen you judge da right way bout eryting,
You gotta do da right ting erytime,
Dat time yoa ancesta guys wen stay inside da boonies,
Dat time, you guys neva carry aroun da idol kine god you call yoa ‘King’,
You neva carry da Kiyyun statue wit you, da star god --
Dem, da idol kine gods you guys pray to,
Dass why now, I goin throw you guys outa dis land
Dass wat Yahweh say, da One dat stay da God Fo All Da Armies.