King James Version
Then said I, O Lord GOD, cease, I beseech thee: by whom shall Jacob arise? for he is small.
Darby Bible Translation
Then said I, O Lord Jehovah, cease, I beseech thee! How shall Jacob arise? for he is small.
World English Bible
Then I said, "Lord Yahweh, stop, I beg you! How could Jacob stand? For he is small."
Young's Literal Translation
Lord Jehovah, cease, I pray Thee, How doth Jacob arise -- for he is small?'
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CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
by...: or, who of (or, for,) Jacob shall stand?
Then said I, O Lord GOD, cease, I beseech thee: by whom shall Jacob arise? for he is small.Amos 7:5 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.
Turn us, O God of our salvation, and cause thine anger toward us to cease.
Let the priests, the ministers of the LORD, weep between the porch and the altar, and let them say, Spare thy people, O LORD, and give not thine heritage to reproach, that the heathen should rule over them: wherefore should they say among the people, Where is their God?
And it came to pass, that when they had made an end of eating the grass of the land, then I said, O Lord GOD, forgive, I beseech thee: by whom shall Jacob arise? for he is small.
For who hath despised the day of small things? for they shall rejoice, and shall see the plummet in the hand of Zerubbabel with those seven; they are the eyes of the LORD, which run to and fro through the whole earth.
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