Amos 7:6
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New American Standard Bible
The LORD changed His mind about this. "This too shall not be," said the Lord GOD.

King James Bible
The LORD repented for this: This also shall not be, saith the Lord GOD.

Darby Bible Translation
Jehovah repented for this: This also shall not be, said the Lord Jehovah.

World English Bible
Yahweh relented concerning this. "This also shall not be," says the Lord Yahweh.

Young's Literal Translation
Jehovah hath repented of this, 'It also shall not be,' said the Lord Jehovah.

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Library
The 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

On the Interpretation of Scripture
IT is a strange, though familiar fact, that great differences of opinion exist respecting the Interpretation of Scripture. All Christians receive the Old and New Testament as sacred writings, but they are not agreed about the meaning which they attribute to them. The book itself remains as at the first; the commentators seem rather to reflect the changing atmosphere of the world or of the Church. Different individuals or bodies of Christians have a different point of view, to which their interpretation
Frederick Temple—Essays and Reviews: The Education of the World

Cross References
Genesis 6:7
The LORD said, "I will blot out man whom I have created from the face of the land, from man to animals to creeping things and to birds of the sky; for I am sorry that I have made them."

Psalm 90:13
Do return, O LORD; how long will it be? And be sorry for Your servants.

Psalm 106:45
And He remembered His covenant for their sake, And relented according to the greatness of His lovingkindness.

Jeremiah 42:10
'If you will indeed stay in this land, then I will build you up and not tear you down, and I will plant you and not uproot you; for I will relent concerning the calamity that I have inflicted on you.

Joel 2:13
And rend your heart and not your garments." Now return to the LORD your God, For He is gracious and compassionate, Slow to anger, abounding in lovingkindness And relenting of evil.

Amos 7:3
The LORD changed His mind about this. "It shall not be," said the LORD.

Amos 7:7
Thus He showed me, and behold, the Lord was standing by a vertical wall with a plumb line in His hand.

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