New Living Translation
He is saying, 'Jeroboam will soon be killed, and the people of Israel will be sent away into exile.'"
King James Bible
For thus Amos saith, Jeroboam shall die by the sword, and Israel shall surely be led away captive out of their own land.
Darby Bible Translation
For thus Amos saith: Jeroboam shall die by the sword, and Israel shall certainly go into captivity out of his land.
World English Bible
For Amos says, 'Jeroboam will die by the sword, and Israel shall surely be led away captive out of his land.'"
Young's Literal Translation
for thus said Amos: By sword die doth Jeroboam, And Israel certainly removeth from off its land.'
Amos 7:11 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
7:11 Jeroboam shall die - He nowhere said so, but spake of his house distinguished from his person, as ver.9.
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The Assyrian Captivity
When they heard all the messages, they looked at one another in alarm. "We must tell the king what we have heard," they said to Baruch.
This message was given to Amos, a shepherd from the town of Tekoa in Judah. He received this message in visions two years before the earthquake, when Uzziah was king of Judah and Jeroboam II, the son of Jehoash, was king of Israel.
Therefore, you will be the first to be led away as captives. Suddenly, all your parties will end.
The pagan shrines of your ancestors will be ruined, and the temples of Israel will be destroyed; I will bring the dynasty of King Jeroboam to a sudden end."
Then Amaziah, the priest of Bethel, sent a message to Jeroboam, king of Israel: "Amos is hatching a plot against you right here on your very doorstep! What he is saying is intolerable.
Then Amaziah sent orders to Amos: "Get out of here, you prophet! Go on back to the land of Judah, and earn your living by prophesying there!
Oh, people of Judah, shave your heads in sorrow, for the children you love will be snatched away. Make yourselves as bald as a vulture, for your little ones will be exiled to distant lands.
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