New Living Translation
When the LORD gives the command, homes both great and small will be smashed to pieces.
King James Bible
For, behold, the LORD commandeth, and he will smite the great house with breaches, and the little house with clefts.
Darby Bible Translation
For behold, Jehovah commandeth, and he will smite the great house with breaches, and the little house with clefts.
World English Bible
"For, behold, Yahweh commands, and the great house will be smashed to pieces, and the little house into bits.
Young's Literal Translation
For lo, Jehovah is commanding, And He hath smitten the great house with breaches, And the little house with clefts.
Amos 6:11 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
6:11 For behold - It seems to be the continued speech of him who took care of the dead, ver.10, God hath sent out war, famine, and pestilence. The great house - The palaces of great men shall have great breaches made in them, and the cottages of poor men shall, by lesser strokes, be ruined.
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The Wrath of God
2 Kings 25:9
He burned down the Temple of the LORD, the royal palace, and all the houses of Jerusalem. He destroyed all the important buildings in the city.
It is the same with my word. I send it out, and it always produces fruit. It will accomplish all I want it to, and it will prosper everywhere I send it.
And I will destroy the beautiful homes of the wealthy--their winter mansions and their summer houses, too--all their palaces filled with ivory," says the LORD.
You trample the poor, stealing their grain through taxes and unfair rent. Therefore, though you build beautiful stone houses, you will never live in them. Though you plant lush vineyards, you will never drink wine from them.
Esau's descendants in Edom may say, "We have been shattered, but we will rebuild the ruins." But the LORD of Heaven's Armies replies, "They may try to rebuild, but I will demolish them again. Their country will be known as 'The Land of Wickedness,' and their people will be called 'The People with Whom the LORD Is Forever Angry.'
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