New Living Translation
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."
King James Bible
And the high places of Isaac shall be desolate, and the sanctuaries of Israel shall be laid waste; and I will rise against the house of Jeroboam with the sword.
Darby Bible Translation
And the high places of Isaac shall be desolated, and the sanctuaries of Israel shall be laid waste; and I will arise against the house of Jeroboam with the sword.
World English Bible
The high places of Isaac will be desolate, the sanctuaries of Israel will be laid waste; and I will rise against the house of Jeroboam with the sword."
Young's Literal Translation
And desolated have been high places of Isaac, And sanctuaries of Israel are wasted, And I have risen against the house of Jeroboam with a sword.'
Amos 7:9 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
7:9 The high places - The temples on high mountains built to idols. Of Isaac - The seed of Isaac.
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The Assyrian Captivity
So Jacob set out for Egypt with all his possessions. And when he came to Beersheba, he offered sacrifices to the God of his father, Isaac.
I will destroy your pagan shrines and knock down your places of worship. I will leave your lifeless corpses piled on top of your lifeless idols, and I will despise you.
I will make your cities desolate and destroy your places of pagan worship. I will take no pleasure in your offerings that should be a pleasing aroma to me.
2 Kings 15:8
Zechariah son of Jeroboam II began to rule over Israel in the thirty-eighth year of King Uzziah's reign in Judah. He reigned in Samaria six months.
2 Kings 15:10
Then Shallum son of Jabesh conspired against Zechariah, assassinated him in public, and became the next king.
How briefly your holy people possessed your holy place, and now our enemies have destroyed it.
"We are ashamed," the people say. "We are insulted and disgraced because the LORD's Temple has been defiled by foreigners."
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