Amos 7:17
Parallel Verses
New Living Translation
But this is what the LORD says: 'Your wife will become a prostitute in this city, and your sons and daughters will be killed. Your land will be divided up, and you yourself will die in a foreign land. And the people of Israel will certainly become captives in exile, far from their homeland.'"

King James Bible
Therefore thus saith the LORD; Thy wife shall be an harlot in the city, and thy sons and thy daughters shall fall by the sword, and thy land shall be divided by line; and thou shalt die in a polluted land: and Israel shall surely go into captivity forth of his land.

Darby Bible Translation
Therefore thus saith Jehovah: Thy wife shall be a harlot in the city, and thy sons and thy daughters shall fall by the sword, and thy land shall be divided with the line; and thou shalt die in a land that is unclean; and Israel shall certainly go into captivity, out of his land.

World English Bible
Therefore thus says Yahweh: 'Your wife shall be a prostitute in the city, and your sons and your daughters shall fall by the sword, and your land shall be divided by line; and you yourself shall die in a land that is unclean, and Israel shall surely be led away captive out of his land.'"

Young's Literal Translation
therefore thus said Jehovah: Thy wife in the city doth go a-whoring, And thy sons and thy daughters by sword do fall, And thy land by line is apportioned, And thou on an unclean land diest, And Israel certainly removeth from off its land.'

Amos 7:17 Parallel
Commentary
Wesley's Notes on the Bible

7:17 In a polluted land - Among the Heathen. Israel - The ten tribes.

Amos 7:17 Parallel Commentaries

Library
The Essay which Brings up the Rear in this Very Guilty Volume is from The...
The Essay which brings up the rear in this very guilty volume is from the pen of the "Rev. Benjamin Jowett, M.A., [Fellow and Tutor of Balliol College, and] Regius Professor of Greek in the University of Oxford,"--"a gentleman whose high personal character and general respectability seem to give a weight to his words, which assuredly they do not carry of themselves [143] ." His performance is entitled "On the Interpretation of Scripture:" being, in reality, nothing else but a laborious denial of
John William Burgon—Inspiration and Interpretation

The Assyrian Captivity
The closing years of the ill-fated kingdom of Israel were marked with violence and bloodshed such as had never been witnessed even in the worst periods of strife and unrest under the house of Ahab. For two centuries and more the rulers of the ten tribes had been sowing the wind; now they were reaping the whirlwind. King after king was assassinated to make way for others ambitious to rule. "They have set up kings," the Lord declared of these godless usurpers, "but not by Me: they have made princes,
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
2 Kings 17:6
Finally, in the ninth year of King Hoshea's reign, Samaria fell, and the people of Israel were exiled to Assyria. They were settled in colonies in Halah, along the banks of the Habor River in Gozan, and in the cities of the Medes.

Jeremiah 14:16
As for the people to whom they prophesy--their bodies will be thrown out into the streets of Jerusalem, victims of famine and war. There will be no one left to bury them. Husbands, wives, sons, and daughters--all will be gone. For I will pour out their own wickedness on them.

Ezekiel 4:13
Then the LORD said, "This is how Israel will eat defiled bread in the Gentile lands to which I will banish them!"

Hosea 4:13
They offer sacrifices to idols on the mountaintops. They go up into the hills to burn incense in the pleasant shade of oaks, poplars, and terebinth trees. "That is why your daughters turn to prostitution, and your daughters-in-law commit adultery.

Hosea 4:14
But why should I punish them for their prostitution and adultery? For your men are doing the same thing, sinning with whores and shrine prostitutes. O foolish people! You refuse to understand, so you will be destroyed.

Hosea 9:3
You may no longer stay here in the LORD's land. Instead, you will return to Egypt, and in Assyria you will eat food that is ceremonially unclean.

Amos 6:7
Therefore, you will be the first to be led away as captives. Suddenly, all your parties will end.

Jump to Previous
Captive Captivity City Daughters Die Divided Fall Harlot Israel Line Polluted Prostitute Surely Sword Unclean Wife
Jump to Next
Captive Captivity City Daughters Die Divided Fall Harlot Israel Line Polluted Prostitute Surely Sword Unclean Wife
Links
Amos 7:17 NIV
Amos 7:17 NLT
Amos 7:17 ESV
Amos 7:17 NASB
Amos 7:17 KJV

Amos 7:17 Bible Apps
Amos 7:17 Biblia Paralela
Amos 7:17 Chinese Bible
Amos 7:17 French Bible
Amos 7:17 German Bible

Amos 7:17 Commentaries

Bible Hub
Amos 7:16
Top of Page
Top of Page