Amos 8:7
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New Living Translation
Now the LORD has sworn this oath by his own name, the Pride of Israel: "I will never forget the wicked things you have done!

King James Bible
The LORD hath sworn by the excellency of Jacob, Surely I will never forget any of their works.

Darby Bible Translation
Jehovah hath sworn by the glory of Jacob, Certainly I will never forget any of their works.

World English Bible
Yahweh has sworn by the pride of Jacob, "Surely I will never forget any of their works.

Young's Literal Translation
Sworn hath Jehovah by the excellency of Jacob: 'I forget not for ever any of their works.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

8:7 Hath sworn - By himself. Forget - Suffer to pass unpunished.

Amos 8:7 Parallel Commentaries

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The Evening Light
This chapter is an article written by the author many years after she had received light on the unity of the church. It will acquaint the reader with what is meant by the expression "evening light." "At evening time it shall be light." "And it shall come to pass in that day, that the light shall not be clear, nor dark: but it shall be one day which shall be known to the Lord, not day, nor night: but it shall come to pass, that at evening time it shall be light" (Zechariah 14:6,7). The expression
Mary Cole—Trials and Triumphs of Faith

Second Great Group of Parables.
(Probably in Peræa.) Subdivision D. Parable of the Lost Son. ^C Luke XV. 11-32. ^c 11 And he said, A certain man had two sons [These two sons represent the professedly religious (the elder) and the openly irreligious (the younger). They have special reference to the two parties found in the first two verses of this chapter --the Pharisees, the publicans and sinners]: 12 and the younger of them [the more childish and easily deceived] said to his father, Father, give me the portion of thy substance
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

The Figurative Language of Scripture.
1. When the psalmist says: "The Lord God is a sun and shield" (Psa. 84:11), he means that God is to all his creatures the source of life and blessedness, and their almighty protector; but this meaning he conveys under the figure of a sun and a shield. When, again, the apostle James says that Moses is read in the synagogues every Sabbath-day (Acts 15:21), he signifies the writings of Moses under the figure of his name. In these examples the figure lies in particular words. But it may be embodied
E. P. Barrows—Companion to the Bible

Concerning Christian Liberty
CHRISTIAN faith has appeared to many an easy thing; nay, not a few even reckon it among the social virtues, as it were; and this they do, because they have not made proof of it experimentally, and have never tasted of what efficacy it is. For it is not possible for any man to write well about it, or to understand well what is rightly written, who has not at some time tasted of its spirit, under the pressure of tribulation. While he who has tasted of it, even to a very small extent, can never write,
Martin Luther—First Principles of the Reformation

Cross References
Deuteronomy 33:26
"There is no one like the God of Israel. He rides across the heavens to help you, across the skies in majestic splendor.

Deuteronomy 33:29
How blessed you are, O Israel! Who else is like you, a people saved by the LORD? He is your protecting shield and your triumphant sword! Your enemies will cringe before you, and you will stomp on their backs!"

Psalm 10:11
The wicked think, "God isn't watching us! He has closed his eyes and won't even see what we do!"

Psalm 47:4
He chose the Promised Land as our inheritance, the proud possession of Jacob's descendants, whom he loves. Interlude

Psalm 68:34
Tell everyone about God's power. His majesty shines down on Israel; his strength is mighty in the heavens.

Jeremiah 44:21
"Do you think the LORD did not know that you and your ancestors, your kings and officials, and all the people were burning incense to idols in the towns of Judah and in the streets of Jerusalem?

Hosea 7:2
Its people don't realize that I am watching them. Their sinful deeds are all around them, and I see them all.

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