Amos 5:10
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New International Version
There are those who hate the one who upholds justice in court and detest the one who tells the truth.

King James Bible
They hate him that rebuketh in the gate, and they abhor him that speaketh uprightly.

Darby Bible Translation
They hate him that reproveth in the gate, and they abhor him that speaketh uprightly.

World English Bible
They hate him who reproves in the gate, and they abhor him who speaks blamelessly.

Young's Literal Translation
They have hated a reprover in the gate, And a plain speaker they abominate.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

They hate him that rebuketh in the gate - They cannot bear an upright magistrate, and will not have righteous laws executed.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

hate.

Amos 7:10-17 Then Amaziah the priest of Bethel sent to Jeroboam king of Israel, saying...

1 Kings 18:17 And it came to pass, when Ahab saw Elijah, that Ahab said to him, Are you he that troubles Israel?

1 Kings 21:20 And Ahab said to Elijah, Have you found me, O my enemy? And he answered, I have found you...

1 Kings 22:8 And the king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, There is yet one man, Micaiah the son of Imlah, by whom we may inquire of the LORD...

2 Chronicles 24:20-22 And the Spirit of God came on Zechariah the son of Jehoiada the priest, which stood above the people, and said to them, Thus said God...

2 Chronicles 25:16 And it came to pass, as he talked with him, that the king said to him, Are you made of the king's counsel? forbear...

2 Chronicles 36:16 But they mocked the messengers of God, and despised his words, and misused his prophets...

Proverbs 9:7,8 He that reproves a scorner gets to himself shame: and he that rebukes a wicked man gets himself a blot...

Isaiah 29:21 That make a man an offender for a word, and lay a snare for him that reproves in the gate...

Jeremiah 20:7-10 O LORD, you have deceived me, and I was deceived; you are stronger than I, and have prevailed: I am in derision daily...

John 7:7 The world cannot hate you; but me it hates, because I testify of it, that the works thereof are evil.

John 15:19,22-24 If you were of the world, the world would love his own: but because you are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world...

Revelation 11:10 And they that dwell on the earth shall rejoice over them, and make merry, and shall send gifts one to another...

abhor.

Jeremiah 17:16,17 As for me, I have not hastened from being a pastor to follow you: neither have I desired the woeful day; you know...

John 3:20 For every one that does evil hates the light, neither comes to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved.

John 8:45-47 And because I tell you the truth, you believe me not...

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April 15 Morning
Their Redeemer is strong.--JER. 50:34. I know your manifold transgressions and your mighty sins.--I have laid help upon one that is mighty.--The Lord. . . thy Saviour and thy Redeemer, the mighty one of Jacob.--Mighty to save.--Able to keep you from falling.--Where sin abounded, grace did much more abound. He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.--He is able . . . to save them
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

Whether, by Penance, Man is Restored to his Former Dignity?
Objection 1: It would seem that man is not restored by Penance to his former dignity: because a gloss on Amos 5:2, "The virgin of Israel is cast down," observes: "It is not said that she cannot rise up, but that the virgin of Israel shall not rise; because the sheep that has once strayed, although the shepherd bring it back on his shoulder, has not the same glory as if it had never strayed." Therefore man does not, through Penance, recover his former dignity. Objection 2: Further, Jerome says: "Whoever
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

Journey to Jerusalem. Ten Lepers. Concerning the Kingdom.
(Borders of Samaria and Galilee.) ^C Luke XVII. 11-37. ^c 11 And it came to pass, as they were on their way to Jerusalem, that he was passing along the borders of Samaria and Galilee. [If our chronology is correct, Jesus passed northward from Ephraim about forty miles, crossing Samaria (here mentioned first), and coming to the border of Galilee. He then turned eastward along that border down the wady Bethshean which separates the two provinces, and crossed the Jordan into Peræa, where we soon
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

The Prophecy of Obadiah.
We need not enter into details regarding the question as to the time when the prophet wrote. By a thorough argumentation, Caspari has proved, that he occupies his right position in the Canon, and hence belongs to the earliest age of written prophecy, i.e., to the time of Jeroboam II. and Uzziah. As bearing conclusively against those who would assign to him a far later date, viz., the time of the exile, there is not only the indirect testimony borne by the place which this prophecy occupies in
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament

Cross References
Galatians 4:16
Have I now become your enemy by telling you the truth?

1 Kings 22:8
The king of Israel answered Jehoshaphat, "There is still one prophet through whom we can inquire of the LORD, but I hate him because he never prophesies anything good about me, but always bad. He is Micaiah son of Imlah." "The king should not say such a thing," Jehoshaphat replied.

Proverbs 15:12
Mockers resent correction, so they avoid the wise.

Isaiah 29:21
those who with a word make someone out to be guilty, who ensnare the defender in court and with false testimony deprive the innocent of justice.

Isaiah 59:15
Truth is nowhere to be found, and whoever shuns evil becomes a prey. The LORD looked and was displeased that there was no justice.

Jeremiah 17:16
I have not run away from being your shepherd; you know I have not desired the day of despair. What passes my lips is open before you.

Jeremiah 38:7
But Ebed-Melek, a Cushite, an official in the royal palace, heard that they had put Jeremiah into the cistern. While the king was sitting in the Benjamin Gate,

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