New International Version
Therefore I will send you into exile beyond Damascus," says the LORD, whose name is God Almighty.
King James Bible
Therefore will I cause you to go into captivity beyond Damascus, saith the LORD, whose name is The God of hosts.
Darby Bible Translation
and I will cause you to go into captivity beyond Damascus, saith Jehovah, whose name is the God of hosts.
World English Bible
Therefore will I cause you to go into captivity beyond Damascus," says Yahweh, whose name is the God of Armies.
Young's Literal Translation
And I removed you beyond Damascus, Said Jehovah, God of Hosts is His name.
Amos 5:27 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Will I cause you to go into captivity beyond Damascus - That is, into Assyria, the way to which, from Judea, was by Damascus.
But St. Stephen says, Acts 7:43, beyond Babylon; because the Holy Spirit that was in him chose to extend the meaning of the original text to that great and final captivity of the Jews in general, when Zedekiah, their last king, and the people of Judea, were carried into Mesopotamia, Armenia, and Media; see 2 Kings 17:7, 2 Kings 17:24. This captivity happened after the time of Amos.
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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 …
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The Prophecy of Obadiah.
You have taken up the tabernacle of Molek and the star of your god Rephan, the idols you made to worship. Therefore I will send you into exile' beyond Babylon.
Then Jeremiah said to Zedekiah, "This is what the LORD God Almighty, the God of Israel, says: 'If you surrender to the officers of the king of Babylon, your life will be spared and this city will not be burned down; you and your family will live.
He who forms the mountains, who creates the wind, and who reveals his thoughts to mankind, who turns dawn to darkness, and treads on the heights of the earth-- the LORD God Almighty is his name.
You have lifted up the shrine of your king, the pedestal of your idols, the star of your god -- which you made for yourselves.
Woe to you who are complacent in Zion, and to you who feel secure on Mount Samaria, you notable men of the foremost nation, to whom the people of Israel come!
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