Amos 7:7 {6}
Good News Translation
I had another vision from the LORD. In it I saw him standing beside a wall that had been built with the use of a plumb line, and there was a plumb line in his hand.

Contemporary English Version
The LORD showed me a vision of himself standing beside a wall and holding a string with a weight tied to the end of it. The string and weight had been used to measure the straightness of the wall.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The Lord had pity upon this. Yea this also shall not be, said the Lord God.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

The Lord had pity upon this. Yea this also shall not be, said the Lord God.

a wall.

2 Samuel 8:2 And he defeated Moab, and measured them with a line, casting them down to the earth: and he measured with two lines, one to put to death, and one to save alive: and Moab was made to serve David under tribute.

2 Kings 21:13 And I will stretch over Jerusalem the line of Samaria, and the weight of the house of Achab: and I will efface Jerusalem, as writings tables are wont to be effaced, and I will erase and turn it, and draw the pencil often over the face thereof.

Isaiah 28:17 And I will set judgment in weight, and justice in measure: and hail shall overturn the hope of falsehood: and waters shall overflow its protection.

Isaiah 34:11 The bittern and ericius shall possess it: and the ibis and the raven shall dwell in it: and a line shall be stretched out upon it, to bring it to nothing, and a plummet, unto desolation.

Lamentations 2:8 Heth. The Lord hath purposed to destroy the wall of the daughter of Sion: he hath stretched out his line, and hath not withdrawn his hand from destroying: and the bulwark hath mourned, and the wall hath been destroyed together.

Ezekiel 40:3 And he brought me in thither, and behold a man, whose appearance was like the appearance of brass, with a line of flax in his hand, and a measuring reed in his hand, and he stood in the gate.

Zechariah 2:1,2 And I lifted up my eyes, and saw, and behold a man, with a measuring line in his hand. . . .

Revelation 11:1 And there was given me a reed, like unto a rod. And it was said to me: Arise, and measure the temple of God and the altar and them that adore therein.

Revelation 21:15 And he that spoke with me had a measure of a reed of gold, to measure the city and the gates thereof and the wall.

Context
The Locusts, Fire, and Plumb Line
6And I said: O Lord God, cease, I beseech thee, who shall raise up Jacob, for he is a little one? 7The Lord had pity upon this. Yea this also shall not be, said the Lord God.8These things the Lord shewed to me: and behold the Lord was standing upon a plastered wall, and in his hand a mason's trowel.…
Cross References
Genesis 28:13
And the Lord leaning upon the ladder saying to him: I am the Lord God of Abraham thy father, and the God of Isaac: The land, wherein thou sleepest, I will give to thee and to thy seed.

2 Kings 21:13
And I will stretch over Jerusalem the line of Samaria, and the weight of the house of Achab: and I will efface Jerusalem, as writings tables are wont to be effaced, and I will erase and turn it, and draw the pencil often over the face thereof.

Isaiah 28:17
And I will set judgment in weight, and justice in measure: and hail shall overturn the hope of falsehood: and waters shall overflow its protection.

Lamentations 2:8
Heth. The Lord hath purposed to destroy the wall of the daughter of Sion: he hath stretched out his line, and hath not withdrawn his hand from destroying: and the bulwark hath mourned, and the wall hath been destroyed together.

Amos 7:6
And I said: O Lord God, cease, I beseech thee, who shall raise up Jacob, for he is a little one?

Amos 7:8
These things the Lord shewed to me: and behold the Lord was standing upon a plastered wall, and in his hand a mason's trowel.

Zechariah 4:10
For who hath despised little days? and they shall rejoice, and shall see the tin plummet in the hand of Zorobabel. These are the seven eyes of the Lord, that run to and fro through the whole earth.

Additional Translations
This is what He showed me: Behold, the Lord was standing by a wall true to plumb, with a plumb line in His hand.Thus he showed me: and, behold, the LORD stood on a wall made by a plumb line, with a plumb line in his hand.

Thus he showed me: and, behold, the Lord stood beside a wall made by a plumb-line, with a plumb-line in his hand.

Thus the Lord shewed me; and behold, he stood upon a wall of adamant, and in his hand was an adamant.

Thus did he shew unto me; and behold, the Lord stood upon a wall [made] by a plumb-line, with a plumb-line in his hand.

Thus he shewed me: and, behold, the Lord stood beside a wall made by a plumbline, with a plumbline in his hand.

Thus he showed me: and behold, the Lord stood upon a wall made by a plumb-line, with a plumb-line in his hand.

Thus he showed me and behold, the Lord stood beside a wall made by a plumb line, with a plumb line in his hand.

Thus hath He shewed me, and lo, the Lord is standing by a wall made according to a plumb-line, and in His hand a plumb-line;
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