Amos 2:10
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New International Version
I brought you up out of Egypt and led you forty years in the wilderness to give you the land of the Amorites.

King James Bible
Also I brought you up from the land of Egypt, and led you forty years through the wilderness, to possess the land of the Amorite.

Darby Bible Translation
And I brought you up from the land of Egypt, and led you forty years in the wilderness, to possess the land of the Amorite.

World English Bible
Also I brought you up out of the land of Egypt, and led you forty years in the wilderness, to possess the land of the Amorite.

Young's Literal Translation
And I -- I have brought you up from the land of Egypt, And cause you to go in a wilderness forty years, To possess the land of the Amorite.

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Yet destroyed I the Amorite - Here follow general heads of God's mercies to them, and the great things he had done for them.

1. Bringing them out of Egypt.

2. Miraculously sustaining them in the wilderness forty years.

3. Driving out the Canaanites before them, and giving them possession of the promised land.

4. Raising up prophets among them to declare the Divine will.

5. And forming the holy institution of the Nazarites among them, to show the spiritual nature of his holy religion, Amos 2:9-11.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

I bought.

Exodus 12:51 And it came to pass the selfsame day, that the LORD did bring the children of Israel out of the land of Egypt by their armies.

Nehemiah 9:8-12 And found his heart faithful before you, and made a covenant with him to give the land of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Amorites...

Psalm 105:42,43 For he remembered his holy promise, and Abraham his servant...

Psalm 136:10,11 To him that smote Egypt in their firstborn: for his mercy endures for ever...

Jeremiah 32:20,21 Which have set signs and wonders in the land of Egypt, even to this day, and in Israel, and among other men; and have made you a name...

Ezekiel 20:10 Why I caused them to go forth out of the land of Egypt, and brought them into the wilderness.

Micah 6:4 For I brought you up out of the land of Egypt, and redeemed you out of the house of servants; and I sent before you Moses, Aaron...

and led.

Numbers 14:34 After the number of the days in which you searched the land, even forty days, each day for a year, shall you bear your iniquities...

Deuteronomy 2:7 For the LORD your God has blessed you in all the works of your hand: he knows your walking through this great wilderness...

Deuteronomy 8:2-4 And you shall remember all the way which the LORD your God led you these forty years in the wilderness, to humble you, and to prove you...

Nehemiah 9:21 Yes, forty years did you sustain them in the wilderness, so that they lacked nothing; their clothes waxed not old...

Psalm 95:10 Forty years long was I grieved with this generation, and said, It is a people that do err in their heart...

Acts 7:42 Then God turned, and gave them up to worship the host of heaven; as it is written in the book of the prophets, O you house of Israel...

Acts 13:18 And about the time of forty years suffered he their manners in the wilderness.

to possess.

Numbers 14:31-35 But your little ones, which you said should be a prey, them will I bring in, and they shall know the land which you have despised...

Deuteronomy 1:20,21,39 And I said to you, You are come to the mountain of the Amorites, which the LORD our God does give to us...

Library
Ripe for Gathering
'Thus hath the Lord God shewed unto me: and behold a basket of summer fruit. 2. And He said, Amos, what seest thou? And I said, A basket of summer fruit. Then said the Lord unto me, The end is come upon My people of Israel; I will not again pass by them any more. 3. And the songs of the temple shall be howlings in that day, saith the Lord God: there shall be many dead bodies in every place; they shall cast them forth with silence. 4. Hear this, O ye that swallow up the needy, even to make the poor
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

To his Praise!
"They shall abundantly utter the memory of thy great goodness." THIS chapter is written more than seven years later than the foregoing, in further testimony and praise. Returning to Canada at the time of the Great War, we came face to face with a serious financial crisis. Only two ways seemed open to us. One was to lay our affairs frankly before the Board, showing that our salary was quite insufficient, with war conditions and prices, to meet our requirements. The other course was to just go forward,
Rosalind Goforth—How I Know God Answers Prayer

Cross References
Exodus 3:8
So I have come down to rescue them from the hand of the Egyptians and to bring them up out of that land into a good and spacious land, a land flowing with milk and honey--the home of the Canaanites, Hittites, Amorites, Perizzites, Hivites and Jebusites.

Exodus 12:51
And on that very day the LORD brought the Israelites out of Egypt by their divisions.

Exodus 20:2
"I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of Egypt, out of the land of slavery.

Numbers 21:25
Israel captured all the cities of the Amorites and occupied them, including Heshbon and all its surrounding settlements.

Deuteronomy 2:7
The LORD your God has blessed you in all the work of your hands. He has watched over your journey through this vast wilderness. These forty years the LORD your God has been with you, and you have not lacked anything.

Deuteronomy 8:2
Remember how the LORD your God led you all the way in the wilderness these forty years, to humble and test you in order to know what was in your heart, whether or not you would keep his commands.

Joshua 13:4
on the south; all the land of the Canaanites, from Arah of the Sidonians as far as Aphek and the border of the Amorites;

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