Amos 1:7
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New Living Translation
So I will send down fire on the walls of Gaza, and all its fortresses will be destroyed.

King James Bible
But I will send a fire on the wall of Gaza, which shall devour the palaces thereof:

Darby Bible Translation
And I will send a fire on the wall of Gazah, and it shall devour the palaces thereof.

World English Bible
but I will send a fire on the wall of Gaza, and it will devour its palaces.

Young's Literal Translation
And I have sent a fire against the wall of Gaza, And it hath consumed her palaces;

Amos 1:7 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

1:7 A fire - Desolating judgments. Gaza - All the power and strength of Palestine is here included.

Amos 1:7 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Formation and History of the Hebrew Canon.
1. The Greek word canon (originally a straight rod or pole, measuring-rod, then rule) denotes that collection of books which the churches receive as given by inspiration of God, and therefore as constituting for them a divine rule of faith and practice. To the books included in it the term canonical is applied. The Canon of the Old Testament, considered in reference to its constituent parts, was formed gradually; formed under divine superintendence by a process of growth extending through
E. P. Barrows—Companion to the Bible

A Discourse of Mercifulness
Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy. Matthew 5:7 These verses, like the stairs of Solomon's temple, cause our ascent to the holy of holies. We are now mounting up a step higher. Blessed are the merciful . . '. There was never more need to preach of mercifulness than in these unmerciful times wherein we live. It is reported in the life of Chrysostom that he preached much on this subject of mercifulness, and for his much pressing Christians to mercy, he was called of many, the alms-preacher,
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12

Cross References
Jeremiah 47:5
Gaza will be humiliated, its head shaved bald; Ashkelon will lie silent. You remnant from the Mediterranean coast, how long will you lament and mourn?

Ezekiel 30:8
And the people of Egypt will know that I am the LORD when I have set Egypt on fire and destroyed all their allies.

Ezekiel 39:6
And I will rain down fire on Magog and on all your allies who live safely on the coasts. Then they will know that I am the LORD.

Amos 1:6
This is what the LORD says: "The people of Gaza have sinned again and again, and I will not let them go unpunished! They sent whole villages into exile, selling them as slaves to Edom.

Amos 1:8
I will slaughter the people of Ashdod and destroy the king of Ashkelon. Then I will turn to attack Ekron, and the few Philistines still left will be killed," says the Sovereign LORD.

Zephaniah 2:4
Gaza and Ashkelon will be abandoned, Ashdod and Ekron torn down.

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