Amos 7:1
Text Analysis
3541 [e]כֹּ֤ה
7200 [e]הִרְאַ֙נִי֙
showed meV-Hifil-Perf-3ms | 1cs
136 [e]אֲדֹנָ֣י
the LordN-proper-ms
3069 [e]יְהוִ֔ה
2009 [e]וְהִנֵּה֙
and beholdConj-w | Interjection
3335 [e]יוֹצֵ֣ר
He formedV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
1462 [e]גֹּבַ֔י
locust [swarms]N-mp
8462 [e]בִּתְחִלַּ֖ת
at the beginningPrep-b | N-fsc
5927 [e]עֲל֣וֹת
of the cropV-Qal-Inf
3954 [e]הַלָּ֑קֶשׁ
lateArt | N-ms
2009 [e]וְהִ֨נֵּה־
and indeedConj-w | Interjection
3954 [e]לֶ֔קֶשׁ
[it was] the late cropN-ms
310 [e]אַחַ֖ר
1488 [e]גִּזֵּ֥י
4428 [e]הַמֶּֽלֶךְ׃
of the kingArt | N-ms

Hebrew Texts
עמוס 7:1 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
כֹּ֤ה הִרְאַ֙נִי֙ אֲדֹנָ֣י יְהוִ֔ה וְהִנֵּה֙ יֹוצֵ֣ר גֹּבַ֔י בִּתְחִלַּ֖ת עֲלֹ֣ות הַלָּ֑קֶשׁ וְהִ֨נֵּה־לֶ֔קֶשׁ אַחַ֖ר גִּזֵּ֥י הַמֶּֽלֶךְ׃

עמוס 7:1 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
כה הראני אדני יהוה והנה יוצר גבי בתחלת עלות הלקש והנה־לקש אחר גזי המלך׃

עמוס 7:1 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
כה הראני אדני יהוה והנה יוצר גבי בתחלת עלות הלקש והנה־לקש אחר גזי המלך׃

עמוס 7:1 Hebrew Bible
כה הראני אדני יהוה והנה יוצר גבי בתחלת עלות הלקש והנה לקש אחר גזי המלך׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Thus the Lord GOD showed me, and behold, He was forming a locust-swarm when the spring crop began to sprout. And behold, the spring crop was after the king's mowing.

King James Bible
Thus hath the Lord GOD shewed unto me; and, behold, he formed grasshoppers in the beginning of the shooting up of the latter growth; and, lo, it was the latter growth after the king's mowings.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The Lord GOD showed me this: He was forming a swarm of locusts at the time the spring crop first began to sprout--after the cutting of the king's hay.
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grasshoppers. or, green worms. {Govai,} in Arabic {gabee,} locusts, probably in their caterpillar state, in which they are most destructive. This is supposed to have been an emblem of the first invasion of the Assyrians.

mowings. Or rather, feedings or grazings, as the people of the East make no hay. This was probably in the month of March, which is the only time of the year that the Arabs to this day feed their horses with grass.

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