Amos 5:2
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New International Version
"Fallen is Virgin Israel, never to rise again, deserted in her own land, with no one to lift her up."

King James Bible
The virgin of Israel is fallen; she shall no more rise: she is forsaken upon her land; there is none to raise her up.

Darby Bible Translation
The virgin of Israel is fallen; she shall no more arise: she is cast down upon her land; there is none to raise her up.

World English Bible
"The virgin of Israel has fallen; She shall rise no more. She is cast down on her land; there is no one to raise her up."

Young's Literal Translation
'Fallen, not again to rise, hath the virgin of Israel, Left on her land -- she hath no raiser up.'

Amos 5:2 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The virgin of Israel - The kingdom of Israel, or the ten tribes, which were carried into captivity; and are now totally lost in the nations of the earth.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

virgin.

Isaiah 37:22 This is the word which the LORD has spoken concerning him; The virgin, the daughter of Zion, has despised you, and laughed you to scorn...

Jeremiah 14:17 Therefore you shall say this word to them; Let my eyes run down with tears night and day, and let them not cease...

Jeremiah 18:13 Therefore thus said the LORD; Ask you now among the heathen, who has heard such things...

Jeremiah 31:4 Again I will build you, and you shall be built, O virgin of Israel: you shall again be adorned with your tabrets...

Lamentations 2:13 What thing shall I take to witness for you? what thing shall I liken to you, O daughter of Jerusalem? what shall I equal to you...

is fallen.

2 Kings 15:29 In the days of Pekah king of Israel came Tiglathpileser king of Assyria, and took Ijon, and Abelbethmaachah, and Janoah, and Kedesh...

2 Kings 17:16 And they left all the commandments of the LORD their God, and made them molten images, even two calves, and made a grove...

Isaiah 3:8 For Jerusalem is ruined, and Judah is fallen: because their tongue and their doings are against the LORD...

Hosea 14:1 O Israel, return to the LORD your God; for you have fallen by your iniquity.

she shall.

Isaiah 14:21 Prepare slaughter for his children for the iniquity of their fathers; that they do not rise, nor possess the land...

Isaiah 24:20 The earth shall reel to and fro like a drunkard, and shall be removed like a cottage...

Isaiah 43:17 Which brings forth the chariot and horse, the army and the power; they shall lie down together, they shall not rise: they are extinct...

Jeremiah 51:64 And you shall say, Thus shall Babylon sink, and shall not rise from the evil that I will bring on her: and they shall be weary...

she is.

Jeremiah 4:20 Destruction on destruction is cried; for the whole land is spoiled: suddenly are my tents spoiled, and my curtains in a moment.

none.

Amos 7:2-5 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 you...

Amos 9:11 In that day will I raise up the tabernacle of David that is fallen, and close up the breaches thereof; and I will raise up his ruins...

Isaiah 51:17,18 Awake, awake, stand up, O Jerusalem, which have drunk at the hand of the LORD the cup of his fury...

Jeremiah 2:27 Saying to a stock, You are my father; and to a stone, You have brought me forth: for they have turned their back to me...

Jeremiah 30:12-14 For thus said the LORD, Your bruise is incurable, and your wound is grievous...

Lamentations 1:16-19 For these things I weep; my eye, my eye runs down with water, because the comforter that should relieve my soul is far from me...

Ezekiel 16:36,37 Thus said the Lord GOD; Because your filthiness was poured out...

Hosea 6:2 After two days will he revive us: in the third day he will raise us up, and we shall live in his sight.

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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
Isaiah 51:18
Among all the children she bore there was none to guide her; among all the children she reared there was none to take her by the hand.

Jeremiah 8:4
"Say to them, 'This is what the LORD says: "'When people fall down, do they not get up? When someone turns away, do they not return?

Jeremiah 14:17
"Speak this word to them: "'Let my eyes overflow with tears night and day without ceasing; for the Virgin Daughter, my people, has suffered a grievous wound, a crushing blow.

Jeremiah 50:32
The arrogant one will stumble and fall and no one will help her up; I will kindle a fire in her towns that will consume all who are around her."

Amos 8:14
Those who swear by the sin of Samaria-- who say, 'As surely as your god lives, Dan,' or, 'As surely as the god of Beersheba lives'-- they will fall, never to rise again."

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