Amos 7:3
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So the LORD relented. "This will not happen," the LORD said.

King James Bible
The LORD repented for this: It shall not be, saith the LORD.

Darby Bible Translation
Jehovah repented for this: It shall not be, said Jehovah.

World English Bible
Yahweh relented concerning this. "It shall not be," says Yahweh.

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

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The Lord repented - Changed his purpose of destroying them by the locusts. See Amos 7:6.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Amos 7:6 The LORD repented for this: This also shall not be, said the Lord GOD.

Deuteronomy 32:36 For the LORD shall judge his people, and repent himself for his servants, when he sees that their power is gone...

1 Chronicles 21:15 And God sent an angel to Jerusalem to destroy it: and as he was destroying, the LORD beheld, and he repented him of the evil...

Psalm 106:45 And he remembered for them his covenant, and repented according to the multitude of his mercies.

Hosea 11:8 How shall I give you up, Ephraim? how shall I deliver you, Israel? how shall I make you as Admah? how shall I set you as Zeboim?...

Joel 2:14 Who knows if he will return and repent, and leave a blessing behind him...

Jonah 3:10 And God saw their works, that they turned from their evil way; and God repented of the evil, that he had said that he would do to them...

James 5:16 Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that you may be healed...

Library
Whether Irony is a Sin?
Objection 1: It seems that irony, which consists in belittling oneself, is not a sin. For no sin arises from one's being strengthened by God: and yet this leads one to belittle oneself, according to Prov. 30:1,2: "The vision which the man spoke, with whom is God, and who being strengthened by God, abiding with him, said, I am the most foolish of men." Also it is written (Amos 7:14): "Amos answered . . . I am not a prophet." Therefore irony, whereby a man belittles himself in words, is not a sin.
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

The River of Egypt, Rhinocorura. The Lake of Sirbon.
Pliny writes, "From Pelusium are the intrenchments of Chabrias: mount Casius: the temple of Jupiter Casius: the tomb of Pompey the Great: Ostracine: Arabia is bounded sixty-five miles from Pelusium: soon after begins Idumea and Palestine from the rising up of the Sirbon lake." Either my eyes deceive me, while I read these things,--or mount Casius lies nearer Pelusium, than the lake of Sirbon. The maps have ill placed the Sirbon between mount Casius and Pelusium. Sirbon implies burning; the name of
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica

Cross References
Genesis 6:7
So the LORD said, "I will wipe from the face of the earth the human race I have created--and with them the animals, the birds and the creatures that move along the ground--for I regret that I have made them."

Deuteronomy 32:36
The LORD will vindicate his people and relent concerning his servants when he sees their strength is gone and no one is left, slave or free.

Psalm 90:13
Relent, LORD! How long will it be? Have compassion on your servants.

Jeremiah 26:19
"Did Hezekiah king of Judah or anyone else in Judah put him to death? Did not Hezekiah fear the LORD and seek his favor? And did not the LORD relent, so that he did not bring the disaster he pronounced against them? We are about to bring a terrible disaster on ourselves!"

Jeremiah 42:10
If you stay in this land, I will build you up and not tear you down; I will plant you and not uproot you, for I have relented concerning the disaster I have inflicted on you.

Hosea 11:8
"How can I give you up, Ephraim? How can I hand you over, Israel? How can I treat you like Admah? How can I make you like Zeboyim? My heart is changed within me; all my compassion is aroused.

Joel 2:13
Rend your heart and not your garments. Return to the LORD your God, for he is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in love, and he relents from sending calamity.

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