A Basket of Summer Fruit

Religious music and homosexual: signs of the end and God will not pass this way again.

Some of these links have been switched on me: I will try to fix them.
When God showed Amos a basket of summer fruit, this is a common motive that people have filled up the cup of Wrath and great judgment is impending.  He says that the end has come and the singing in the temple would be howling and people would be led into captivity and death.

Stephen confirms the rest of the Bible that because of musical idolatry at Mount Sinai God turned them over to worship the starry host.  This was the worship of various gods including Dionysus whose worship was common and well documented in the Greek literature.  This "play" or musical idolatry included sexual and homosexual practices which never ceased withing the Civil-Clergy-Militry complex quite identical to that of all national systems.
Aristophanes Archarnians
Peace, profane men! Let the basket-bearer come forward, and thou Xanthias, hold the phallus well upright.
  1. The maiden who carried the basket filled with fruits at the Dionysia in honour of Bacchus.
    kanêphoros [pherô] carrying a basket:-- Kanêphoroi, hai, Basket-bearers, at Athens, maidens who carried on their heads baskets containing the sacred things used at the feasts of Demeter, Bacchus and Athena, Ar. 
  2. The emblem of the fecundity of nature; it consisted of a representation, generally grotesquely exaggerated, of the male genital organs; the phallophori crowned with violets and ivy and their faces shaded with green foliage, sang improvised airs, call `Phallics,' full of obscenity and suggestive `double entendres.'
        Daughter, set down the basket and let us begin the sacrifice.
        Mother, hand me the ladle, that I may spread the sauce on the cake.
        It is well! Oh, mighty Bacchus, it is with joy that, freed from military duty, I and all mine perform this solemn rite and offer thee this sacrifice; grant that I may keep the rural Dionysia without hindrance and that this truce of thirty years may be propitious for me.
        Come, my child, carry the basket gracefully and with a grave, demure face. Happy he, who shall be your possessor and embrace you so firmly at dawn, that you belch wind like a weasel. Go forward, and have a care they don't snatch your jewels in the crowd.
        Xanthias, walk behind the basket-bearer and hold the phallus well erect; I will follow, singing the Phallic hymn; thou, wife, look on from the top of the terrace.Forward!

Oh, Phales, [god of generation, worshipped in the form of a phallus]  companion of the orgies of Bacchus, night reveller, god of adultery, friend of young men, these past six years I have not been able to invoke thee.


Here is a man truly happy. See how everything succeeds to his wish. Peacefully seated in his market, he will earn his living; ....without being accosted on the public place by any importunate fellow,

neither by Cratinus, shaven in the fashion of the debauchees, nor by this musician, who plagues us with his silly improvisations, Artemo, with his arm-pits stinking as foul as a goat, like his father before him. You will not be the butt of the villainous Pauson's jeers, nor of Lysistratus, the disgrace of the Cholargian deme, who is the incarnation of all the vices, and endures cold and hunger more than thirty days in the month.

A BOEOTIAN By Heracles! my shoulder is quite black and blue. Ismenias, put the penny-royal down there very gently, and all of you, musicians from Thebes, pipe with your bone flutes 

I am posting these quick notes for interested persons and I will clean it up soon. Notice the play on words:
End H7093 qêts kates Contracted from H7112 ; an extremity; adverbially (with prepositional prefix) after:-- + after, (utmost) border, end, [in-] finite, X process.
H7019 qayits kah'-yits From H6972 ; harvest (as the crop), whether the product (grain or fruit) or the (dry) season:—summer (fruit, house).
Summer fruits may be infested with bugs and flies and the beautiful fig filledwith grubs.

In Revelation, 14 which used the SOUNDS LIKE harps John wrote:
Rev 14:10 The same shall drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is poured out without mixture into the cup of his indignation; and he shall be tormented with fire and brimstone in the presence of the holy angels, and in the presence of the Lamb: 
God's Wrath is: G2372 thumos thoo-mos' From G2380 ; passion (as if breathing hard):—fierceness, indignation, wrath. Compare G5590 .

However, the wrath Paul warned about when the women wave unholy ARMS and wrathe, orge or orgy breaks out it is proof that the "summer fruits" are ripe for plucking:

Org-aô , I.to be getting ready to bear, growing ripe for something, and of fruit, swell as it ripens, II. of men, like Sphrigaô, swell with lust, wax wanton, be rampant, 2. generally, to be eager or ready, to be excited,
3. metaph., full-blooded, swollen with passion or pride, sphrigônta thumon A.Pr.382 ; muthon E.Supp.478 . 4.swell with desire, be at heat,

II. of men, like sphrigaô, swell with lust, wax wanton, to be in heat, desire sexual intercourse, 2. generally, to be eager or ready, to be excited peiraô , Il.8.8, etc. : impf.

Aphrodisiois mainomenos . .
Aphrodisios [From Aphroditê]
I.  belonging to Aphrodite,

II. Aphrodisia, ta, sexual pleasures, .

2. a festival of Aphrodite, 

Aphrodisiois mainomenos . .  
Mainomai  I. to rage, be furious, Hom.; ho maneis the madman, Soph.: to be mad with wine, Od.:--of Bacchic frenzy, Il., Soph.; hupo tou theou m. to be driven mad by the god, Hdt.; to mainesthai madness, Soph.; plein ê mainomai more than madness, Ar.:--c. acc. cogn., memênôs ou smikran noson mad with no slight disease,  

Orgi-azô , A. celebrate orgia, E.Ba.415 (lyr.),; thusias, pompas, choreias Plu.Num.8 : c. dat., pay ritual service to a god or goddess, tautêi Str.10.3.12 :--so in Med., orgiazesthai daimosi, orgia Mousôn

E.Ba.415 Would that I could go to Cyprus, the island of Aphrodite, where the Loves, who soothe [405]  mortals' hearts, dwell, and to Paphos, fertilized without rain by the streams of a foreign river flowing with a hundred mouths. Lead me there, Bromius, Bromius, god of joy who leads the Bacchae, [410]  to Pieria, beautiful seat of the Muses, the holy slope of Olympus. There are the Graces, there is Desire; there it is [415]  lawful for the Bacchae to celebrate their rites.

Orgia  with erdô, rhezô, cf. ergon, orgeôn.)

Alalazo 2. generally, cry, shout aloud, Pi.l.c., E.El.855; esp. in orgiastic rites, A.Fr.57; of Bacchus and Bacchae, E.Ba.593 sound loudly, psalmos d'alalazei A.Fr.57 ; kumbalon alalazon1 Ep.Cor.13.1

THUS hath the Lord God shewed unto me: and behold a basket of summer fruit. Amos 8:1

And he said, Amos, what seest thou? And I said, A basket of summer fruit. Then said the Lord unto me, The end is come upon my people of Israel; I will not again pass by them any more. Amos 8:2

A basket:

Keluwb (h3619) kel-oob'; from the same as 3611; a bird-trap (as furnished with a clap-stick or treadle to spring it); hence a basket (as resembling a wicker cage): - basket, cage.

As a cage is full of birds, so are their houses full of deceit: therefore they are become great, and waxen rich. Je.5:27

Keleb (h3611) keh'leb; from an unused root mean. to yelp, or else to attack; a dog; hence (by euphemism) a male prostitute: - dog.

For dogs have compassed me: the assembly [multitude, swarm] of the wicked have inclosed me: they pierced my hands and my feet. Ps.22:16

Yea, they are greedy dogs which can never have enough, and they are shepherds that cannot understand: they all look to their own way, every one for his gain, from his quarter. Is.56:11

And I will appoint over them four kinds, saith the Lord: the sword to slay, and the dogs to tear, and the fowls of the heaven, and the beasts of the earth, to devour and destroy. Je.15:3

Aeschylus, Suppliant Women

Therefore I would have you bring no shame upon me, now when your youthful loveliness attracts men's gaze. The tender ripeness of summer fruit is in no way easy to protect; beasts despoil it--and men, why not?-- [1000] and brutes that fly and those that walk the earth. Love's goddess spreads news abroad of fruit bursting ripe. . . . So all men, as they pass, [1005] mastered by desire, shoot an alluring arrow of the eye at the delicate beauty of virgins. See to it, therefore, that we do not suffer that in fear for which we have endured great toil and ploughed the great waters with our ship; and that we bring no shame to ourselves and exultation to our enemies. Housing of two kinds is at our disposition, [1010] the one Pelasgus offers, the other, the city, and to occupy free of cost. These terms are easy. Only pay heed to these behests of your father, and count your chastity more precious than your life.


May the Olympian gods grant us good fortune in all the rest! [1015] But, concerning the bloom of my virginity, father, be of good cheer, for, unless some evil has been devised of Heaven, I will not swerve from the former pathway of my thoughts.

Aresko or Hedone is forbidden by Paul as self-pleasure in Romans 15. This is to silence the "diet" sects in Romans 14 which were all highly addicted to the sexual pleasure induced by music.

Hedone A. enjoyment, pleasure, sensual pleasure, Terpis
Terpsis , eôs, hê, also ios Orph.Fr.11: ( [terpô]):--enjoyment, delight, tinos from or in a thing, terpsis aoidês Hes.Th.917 enjoyment, delight, tinos from or in a thing, terpsis aoidês, Pi.P.9.19
Aoidê [aeidô]1. song, a singing, whether the art of song, Hom.; or the act of singing, song, Il.

Hes.Th.917. Hesoid Theogony [915] And again, he loved Mnemosyne with the beautiful hair: and of her the nine gold-crowned Muses were born who delight in feasts and the pleasures of song.

And Leto was joined in love with Zeus who holds the aegis, [920] and bore Apollo and Artemis delighting in arrows, children lovely above all the sons of Heaven.

Pi.P.9.19 Pindar Pithian 9.[1] With the help of the deep-waisted Graces I want to shout aloud proclaiming the Pythian victory with the bronze shield of Telesicrates, a prosperous man, the crowning glory of chariot-driving Cyrene; [5] the long-haired son of Leto once snatched her from the wind-echoing glens of Mt. Pelion, and carried the girl of the wilds in his golden chariot to a place where he made her mistress of a land rich in flocks and most rich in fruits, to live and flourish on the root of the third continent. [9] Silver-footed Aphrodite welcomed [10] the Delian guest from his chariot, touching him with a light hand, and she cast lovely modesty on their sweet union, joining together in a common bond of marriage the god and the daughter of wide-ruling Hypseus. He was at that time king of the proud Lapiths, a hero of the second generation from Oceanus; [15] in the renowned glens of Mt. Pindus a Naiad bore him, Creusa the daughter of Gaia, delighting in the bed of the river-god Peneius. [17] And Hypseus raised his lovely-armed daughter Cyrene. She did not care for pacing back and forth at the loom, nor for the delights of luncheons with her stay-at-home companions; [20] instead, fighting with bronze javelins and with a sword, she killed wild beasts, providing great restful peace for her father's cattle; but as for her sweet bed-fellow, sleep, [25] she spent only a little of it on her eyelids as it fell on them towards dawn. [26] Once the god of the broad quiver, Apollo who works from afar, came upon her wrestling alone and without spears with a terrible lion.
Let us jump ahead to Revelation 17 when the Babylonian Mother of harlots USES the lusted after fruits. In Revelation 18 John includes all of the professional religious operatives including singers and all of the INSTRUMENTS which Lucifer is said to have carried into the Garden of Eden to wholly seduce both Adam and Eve in a sexual sense.  This includes the craftsment or 'techne' which includes "theater builders and stage managers."  John identifies them as sorcerers who HAD deceived the whole world.  In Revelation the "serpent" was a musical enchanter.
And the fruits that thy soul lusted after are departed from thee, and all things which were dainty and goodly are departed from thee, and thou shalt find them no more at all. Rev 18:14
G3703 opōra op-o'-rah Apparently from the base of G3796 and G5610 ; properly even tide of the (summer) season (dog days), that is, (by implication) ripe fruit: fruit.

The Horae

Yet another version of Aphrodite as Triple Goddess,
        Agape 'love feast,'
        Irene 'peace,' and
        Chione 'snow queen.'
Irene was also a Goddess in her own right, and she had an attendant named Opora 'autumn.' The Horae who 'greeted' Aphrodite on the shores of Kyprus were her three high priestesses who carried her statue through the shallows, clothing it on the beach during her bathing and purification festival.
Irene was the Crone, bringer of the peace of death,
Agape the ruler of sacred sexual rites, and
Chione was the new year, born at Winter Solstice, unapproachable and serene.

Regarding the cultic associations and the Love-Feast, Rudolph comments:
...the ceremony only
superficially resembles the Christian eucharist,
rather continues older Greek and Hellenistic secret cults (like that of Eleusis and that of the god Sabazios,

in which the snake was worshipped as a symbol of the chthonic deity and fertility). For the Ophites or Nassene gnostics the snake was a medium of revelation and mouthpiece of the most sublime... Resource GNOSIS: The Nature & History of Gnosticism by Kurt Rudolf p. 242

Opôr-a includes the following words and relationships.
Bakchias A. of or belonging to Bacchus and his rites rhuthmos X.Smp.9.3 , etc.: hence, frenzied, rapt,
Nomos , ho, ( [nemô] ) can mean "the Law of God" without respect to MOSES.
A. that which is in habitual practice
, use or possession, not in Hom. (cf. J.Ap.2.15), though read by Zenod. in Od.1.3.
I. usage, custom, [Mousai
] melpontai pantôn te nomous kai êthea kedna Hes.Th.66n. archaios aristos

Mousa 1 [*maô]

I. the Muse, in pl. the Muses, goddesses of song, music, poetry, dancing, the drama, and all fine arts, Hom.: the names of the nine were Clio, Euterpe, Thalia, Melpomene, Terpsichore, Erato, Polymnia or Polyhymnia, Urania, and Calliope, Hes.,

II. mousa, as appellat., music, song, Pind., Trag.:--also eloquence, Eur.:--in pl. arts, accomplishments, Ar., Plat.

Melpô to sing or CELEBRATE. This "arousal singing" was always associated with Phoibos who was the BRIGHT ONE who is also Lucifer and Zoe. He competed with the Pythian spirit Paul cast out of the little TRAFFICING girl USED by men.

II. melody, strain, oida d' ornichôn nomôs pantôn Alcm.67 ; n. hippios Pi.O. 1.101 ; Apollôn hageito pantoiôn n. Id.N.5.25 ; n. polemikoi Th.5.69 ; epêlalaxan Arai ton oxun n. A.Th.952 (lyr.); krektoi n. S.Fr. 463 , cf. AP9.584: metaph., tous Haidou n. S.Fr.861 .

This musical NOMOS is the meaning of perverted LEGALISM.

Rhuthmos 1 [rheô] I. measured motion, time, rhythm, Lat. numerus, Ar., Plat., etc.: --en rhuthmôi in time, Virgil's in numerum, Xen.; meta rhuthmou Thuc.; thattona rhuthmon epagein to play in quicker time,
2. esp. a type of early melody created by Terpander for the lyre as an accompaniment to Epic texts, n. orthios Hdt.1.24 ; n. Boiôtios S.Fr.966 ; n. kitharôidikoi Ar.Ra.1282 , cf. Pl.Lg.700d, Arist.Po.1447b26, Pr.918b13, etc.; also for the flute, n. aulôidikos Plu.2.1132d; without sung text, n. aulêtikos ib.1133d, cf. 138b, Poll.4.79; later, composition including both words and melody, 
This was stopped 400 years B.C.

Pindar, Odes 5. The most beautiful chorus of Muses sang gladly for the Aeacids on Mt. Pelion, and among them Apollo, sweeping the seven-tongued lyre with a golden plectrum, [25][25] led all types of strains. And the Muses began with a prelude to Zeus, then sang first of divine Thetis and of Peleus; how Hippolyte, the opulent daughter of Cretheus, wanted to trap him with deceit

[40] The fortune that is born along with a man decides in every deed. And you, Euthymenes from Aegina, have twice fallen into the arms of Victory [Nike as in Nicolaitains] and attained embroidered hymns.

III. metaph., life's summer, the time of youthful ripeness, Pi.I.2.5 ripe virginity,

Pindar, Isthmian 1.[1] The men of old, Thrasybulus, who mounted the chariot of the Muses with their golden headbands, joining the glorious lyre, lightly shot forth their honey-voiced songs for young men, if one was handsome and had [5] the sweetest ripenesssweet gentle-voiced odes did not go for sale that brings to mind Aphrodite on her lovely throne. [6] For in those days the Muse was not yet a lover of gain, nor did she work for hire. And, with silvered faces, from honey-voiced Terpsichore. But as things are now, she bids us heed [10] the saying of the Argive man, which comes closest to actual truth: [11] “Money, money makes the man,” he said, when he lost his wealth and his friends at the same time. But enough, for you are wise. I sing the Isthmian victory with horses, not unrecognized, which Poseidon granted to Xenocrates,

Pindar, Nemean 5 [1] I am not a sculptor, to make statues that stand motionless on the same pedestal. Sweet song, go on every merchant-ship and rowboat that leaves Aegina, and announce that Lampon's powerful son Pytheas [5] won the victory garland for the pancratium at the Nemean games, a boy whose cheeks do not yet show the tender season that is mother to the dark blossom.

Jesus said:

Let both grow together until the harvest: and in the time of harvest I will say to the reapers, Gather ye together first the tares, and bind them in bundles to burn them: but gather the wheat into my barn. Mt.13:30

And the voice of harpers, and musicians, and of pipers, and trumpeters, shall be heard no more at all in thee; and no craftsman, of whatsoever craft he be, shall be found any more in thee; and the sound of a millstone shall be heard no more at all in thee; Rev 18:22 

Amos 8:3 And the songs of the temple shall be howlings in that day
        saith the Lord GOD: there shall be many dead bodies in every place; they shall cast them forth with silence.

Amos 8:4 Hear this, O ye that swallow up the needy, even to make the poor of the land to fail,

Amos 8:5 Saying, When will the new moon be gone, that we may sell corn?
        and the sabbath, that we may set forth wheat, making the ephah small, and the shekel great,
        and falsifying the balances by deceit?

Amos 8:6 That we may buy the poor for silver,
        and the needy for a pair of shoes; yea, and sell the refuse of the wheat?

Amos 8:7 The LORD hath sworn by the excellency of Jacob,
        Surely I will never forget any of their works.

Amos 8:8 Shall not the land tremble for this, and every one mourn that dwelleth therein?
        and it shall rise up wholly as a flood;
        and it shall be cast out and drowned, as by the flood of Egypt.

Amos 8:9 And it shall come to pass in that day, saith the Lord GOD,
        that I will cause the sun to go down at noon,
        and I will darken the earth in the clear day:

Amos 8:10 And I will turn your feasts into mourning, and all your songs into lamentation;
        and I will bring up sackcloth upon all loins, and baldness upon every head;
        and I will make it as the mourning of an only son, and the end thereof as a bitter day.


Iamblichus They accordingly not only turn aside from evil action, but through the words, it is manifest in its forms and changes the impulse to a contrary direction. 6

6. These opinions were anciently entertained, the universe itself being regarded not as a fabric but as a birth, a creation or genesis, and evolution. But the philosophers generally disapproved of the doleful rites and immodest speech. Plutarch enumerates the various practices, such as the eating of raw flesh, the days of fasting and mourning for the slain divinity, (Matthew XI, 16; Amos VIII, 10) and the uttering of filthy and unseemly language. He explains that they were "not in honor of the gods, but rather to avert, mollify and appease the wrath of evil dæmons." The Emperor Julian, however, forbade the using of words that should not be spoken or heard.

Matthew 15 hypocrites  

Amos 8:11 Behold, the days come, saith the Lord GOD,  
        that I will send a famine in the land, not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water,
        but of hearing the words of the LORD:

Amos 8:12 And they shall wander from sea to sea, and from the north even to the east,
        they shall run to and fro to seek the word of the LORD, and shall not find it.

Amos 8:13 In that day shall the fair virgins and young men faint for thirst.

Amos 8:14 They that swear by the sin of Samaria, and say,
        Thy god, O Dan, liveth; and, The manner of Beersheba liveth;
        even they shall fall, and never rise up again.

Rev 14:9 And the third angel followed them, saying with a loud voice,
        If any man worship the beast and his image, and receive his mark in his forehead, or in his hand,

Rev 14:10 The same shall drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is poured out without mixture into the cup of his indignation; and he shall be tormented with fire and brimstone in the presence of the holy angels, and in the presence of the Lamb:

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