King James Version
For thus Amos saith, Jeroboam shall die by the sword, and Israel shall surely be led away captive out of their own land.
Darby Bible Translation
For thus Amos saith: Jeroboam shall die by the sword, and Israel shall certainly go into captivity out of his land.
World English Bible
For Amos says, 'Jeroboam will die by the sword, and Israel shall surely be led away captive out of his land.'"
Young's Literal Translation
for thus said Amos: By sword die doth Jeroboam, And Israel certainly removeth from off its land.'
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CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
For thus Amos saith, Jeroboam shall die by the sword, and Israel shall surely be led away captive out of their own land.Amos 7:11 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryThe History of the Prophetic Sermons, Epistles, and Apocalypses
[Sidenote: Real character and aims of the prophets] To understand and rightly interpret the prophetic writings of the Old Testament it is necessary to cast aside a false impression as to the character of the prophets which is widely prevalent. They were not foretellers, but forth-tellers. Instead of being vague dreamers, in imagination living far in the distant future, they were most emphatically men of their own times, enlightened and devoted patriots, social and ethical reformers, and spiritual …
Charles Foster Kent—The Origin & Permanent Value of the Old Testament
The River of Egypt, Rhinocorura. The Lake of Sirbon.
The Prophet Hosea.
Now it came to pass, when they had heard all the words, they were afraid both one and other, and said unto Baruch, We will surely tell the king of all these words.
The words of Amos, who was among the herdmen of Tekoa, which he saw concerning Israel in the days of Uzziah king of Judah, and in the days of Jeroboam the son of Joash king of Israel, two years before the earthquake.
Therefore now shall they go captive with the first that go captive, and the banquet of them that stretched themselves shall be removed.
And the high places of Isaac shall be desolate, and the sanctuaries of Israel shall be laid waste; and I will rise against the house of Jeroboam with the sword.
Then Amaziah the priest of Bethel sent to Jeroboam king of Israel, saying, Amos hath conspired against thee in the midst of the house of Israel: the land is not able to bear all his words.
Also Amaziah said unto Amos, O thou seer, go, flee thee away into the land of Judah, and there eat bread, and prophesy there:
Make thee bald, and poll thee for thy delicate children; enlarge thy baldness as the eagle; for they are gone into captivity from thee.
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