Amos 6:7
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English Standard Version
Therefore they shall now be the first of those who go into exile, and the revelry of those who stretch themselves out shall pass away.”

King James Bible
Therefore now shall they go captive with the first that go captive, and the banquet of them that stretched themselves shall be removed.

American Standard Version
Therefore shall they now go captive with the first that go captive; and the revelry of them that stretched themselves shall pass away.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Wherefore now they shall go captive at the head of them that go into captivity: and the faction of the luxurious ones shall be taken away.

English Revised Version
Therefore now shall they go captive with the first that go captive, and the revelry of them that stretched themselves shall pass away.

Webster's Bible Translation
Therefore now shall they go captive with the first that go captive, and the banquet of them that stretched themselves shall be removed.

Amos 6:7 Parallel
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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

"Is not the food destroyed before our eyes, joy and exulting from the house of our God? Joel 1:17. The grains have mouldered under their clods, the storehouses are desolate, the barns have fallen down; because the corn is destroyed. Joel 1:18. How the cattle groan! the herds of oxen are bewildered, for no pasture was left for them; even the flocks of sheep suffer." As a proof that the day of the Lord is coming like a devastation from the Almighty, the prophet points in Joel 1:16 to the fact that the food is taken away before their eyes, and therewith all joy and exulting from the house of God. "The food of the sinners perishes before their eyes, since the crops they looked for are snatched away from their hands, and the locust anticipates the reaper" (Jerome). אכל, food as the means of sustenance; according to Joel 1:19, corn, new wine, and oil. The joy is thereby taken from the house of Jehovah, inasmuch as, when the crops are destroyed, neither first-fruits nor thank-offerings can be brought to the sanctuary to be eaten there at joyful meals (Deuteronomy 12:6-7; Deuteronomy 16:10-11). And the calamity became all the more lamentable, from the fact that, in consequence of a terrible drought, the seed perished in the earth, and consequently the prospect of a crop the following year entirely disappeared. The prophet refers to this in Joel 1:17, which has been rendered in extremely different ways by the lxx, Chald., and Vulg., on account of the ̔απ. λεγ. עבשׁוּ, פּרדות, and מגרפות (compare Pococke, ad h. l.). עבשׁ signifies to moulder away, or, as the injury was caused by dryness and heat, to dry up; it is used here of grains of corn which lose their germinating power, from the Arabic ‛bs, to become dry or withered, and the Chaldee עפשׁ, to get mouldy. Perudōth, in Syriac, grains of corn sowed broadcast, probably from pârad, to scatter about. Megrâphōth, according to Ab. Esr., clods of earth (compare Arab. jurf, gleba terrai), from gâraph, to wash away (Judges 5:21) a detached piece of earth. If the seed-corn loses its germinating power beneath the clod, no corn-harvest can be looked for. The storehouses ('ōtsârōth; cf. 2 Chronicles 32:27) moulder away, and the barns (mammegurâh with dag. dirim. equals megūrâh in Haggai 2:19) fall, tumble to pieces, because being useless they are not kept in proper condition. The drought also deprives the cattle of their pasture, so that the herds of oxen and flocks of sheep groan and suffer with the rest from the calamity. בּוּך, niphal, to be bewildered with fear. 'Ashēm, to expiate, to suffer the consequences of men's sin.

The fact, that even irrational creatures suffer along with men, impels the prophet to pray for help to the Lord, who helps both man and beast (Psalm 36:7). Joel 1:19. "To Thee, O Jehovah, do I:cry: for fire has devoured the pastures of the wilderness, and flame has consumed all the trees of the field. Joel 1:20. Even the beasts of the field cry unto Thee; for the water-brooks are dried up, and fire has devoured the pastures of the wilderness." Fire and flame are the terms used by the prophet to denote the burning heat of the drought, which consumes the meadows, and even scorches up the trees. This is very obvious from the drying up of the water-brooks (in Joel 1:20). For Joel 1:20, compare Jeremiah 14:5-6. In Jeremiah 14:20 the address is rhetorically rounded off by the repetition of ואשׁ אכלה וגו from Jeremiah 14:19.

Amos 6:7 Parallel Commentaries

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shall they.

Amos 5:5,27 But seek not Bethel, nor enter into Gilgal, and pass not to Beersheba: for Gilgal shall surely go into captivity...

Amos 7:11 For thus Amos said, Jeroboam shall die by the sword, and Israel shall surely be led away captive out of their own land.

Deuteronomy 28:41 You shall beget sons and daughters, but you shall not enjoy them; for they shall go into captivity.

Luke 21:24 And they shall fall by the edge of the sword, and shall be led away captive into all nations...

and the.

1 Kings 20:16-20 And they went out at noon. But Benhadad was drinking himself drunk in the pavilions, he and the kings...

Esther 5:8,12-14 If I have found favor in the sight of the king, and if it please the king to grant my petition, and to perform my request...

Esther 7:1,2,8-10 So the king and Haman came to banquet with Esther the queen...

Isaiah 21:4 My heart panted, fearfulness affrighted me: the night of my pleasure has he turned into fear to me.

Daniel 5:4-6 They drank wine, and praised the gods of gold, and of silver, of brass, of iron, of wood, and of stone...

Nahum 1:10 For while they be entwined together as thorns, and while they are drunken as drunkards, they shall be devoured as stubble fully dry.

Cross References
1 Kings 20:16
And they went out at noon, while Ben-hadad was drinking himself drunk in the booths, he and the thirty-two kings who helped him.

Daniel 5:4
They drank wine and praised the gods of gold and silver, bronze, iron, wood, and stone.

Daniel 5:30
That very night Belshazzar the Chaldean king was killed.

Amos 7:11
For thus Amos has said, "'Jeroboam shall die by the sword, and Israel must go into exile away from his land.'"

Amos 7:17
Therefore thus says the LORD: "'Your wife shall be a prostitute in the city, and your sons and your daughters shall fall by the sword, and your land shall be divided up with a measuring line; you yourself shall die in an unclean land, and Israel shall surely go into exile away from its land.'"

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