Amos 9:6
Text Analysis
1129 [e]הַבּוֹנֶ֤ה
He who buildsArt | V-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
8064 [e]בַשָּׁמַ֙יִם֙
in the skyPrep-b, Art | N-mp
-Noun - feminine plural construct :: third person masculine singular N-fpc | 3ms
4609 [e](מַעֲלוֹתָ֔יו)
His layersN-fpc | 3ms
92 [e]וַאֲגֻדָּת֖וֹ
and His strataConj-w | N-fsc | 3ms
5921 [e]עַל־
776 [e]אֶ֣רֶץ
the earthN-fs
3245 [e]יְסָדָ֑הּ
has foundedV-Qal-Perf-3ms | 3fs
7121 [e]הַקֹּרֵ֣א
who callsArt | V-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
4325 [e]לְמֵֽי־
for the watersPrep-l | N-mpc
3220 [e]הַיָּ֗ם
of the seaArt | N-ms
8210 [e]וַֽיִּשְׁפְּכֵ֛ם
and pours them outConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms | 3mp
5921 [e]עַל־
6440 [e]פְּנֵ֥י
the faceN-cpc
776 [e]הָאָ֖רֶץ
of the earthArt | N-fs
3068 [e]יְהוָ֥ה
Yahweh [is]N-proper-ms
8034 [e]שְׁמֽוֹ׃
His nameN-msc | 3ms

Hebrew Texts
עמוס 9:6 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
הַבֹּונֶ֤ה בַשָּׁמַ֙יִם֙ [מַעֲלֹותֹו כ] (מַעֲלֹותָ֔יו ק) וַאֲגֻדָּתֹ֖ו עַל־אֶ֣רֶץ יְסָדָ֑הּ הַקֹּרֵ֣א לְמֵֽי־הַיָּ֗ם וַֽיִּשְׁפְּכֵ֛ם עַל־פְּנֵ֥י הָאָ֖רֶץ יְהוָ֥ה שְׁמֹֽו׃

עמוס 9:6 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
הבונה בשמים [מעלותו כ] (מעלותיו ק) ואגדתו על־ארץ יסדה הקרא למי־הים וישפכם על־פני הארץ יהוה שמו׃

עמוס 9:6 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
הבונה בשמים [מעלותו כ] (מעלותיו ק) ואגדתו על־ארץ יסדה הקרא למי־הים וישפכם על־פני הארץ יהוה שמו׃

עמוס 9:6 Hebrew Bible
הבונה בשמים מעלותו ואגדתו על ארץ יסדה הקרא למי הים וישפכם על פני הארץ יהוה שמו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The One who builds His upper chambers in the heavens And has founded His vaulted dome over the earth, He who calls for the waters of the sea And pours them out on the face of the earth, The LORD is His name.

King James Bible
It is he that buildeth his stories in the heaven, and hath founded his troop in the earth; he that calleth for the waters of the sea, and poureth them out upon the face of the earth: The LORD is his name.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He builds His upper chambers in the heavens and lays the foundation of His vault on the earth. He summons the waters of the sea and pours them out on the face of the earth. Yahweh is His name.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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stories. or, spheres. Heb. ascensions. {M??loth,} upper chambers, which in eastern houses are the principal apartments. Perhaps there is a reference here to the various systems which God has created in illimitable space, transcending each other as the planets do in our system.

troop. or, bundle.

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