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o drink; and commanded the pro
God's wrath against Moab. AMOS, II, III. God's judgment against Israel. the punishment thereof; because B. C. 787. punishment thereof; because they they delivered up the whole cap-
sold the righteous for silver, and tivity to Edom, and remembered 6 renant of the poor for a pair of shoes; not the 6 brotherly covenant:
7 That pant after the dust of the 10 But I will send a fire on the Ki.5.1 earth on the head of the poor, and wall of Tyrus, which shall devour 9.11-14. turn aside the way of the meek; the palaces thereof.
and d a man and his father will go 11 T Thus saith the LORD: For Je.49.7. in unto the same 1 maid, to profante three transgressions of Edom, land
my holy name: for four, I will not tum away the 7 corrupted
18 And they lay themselves down punishment thereof; because he his com upon clothes laid to pledge of every did pursue his brother with the passions. altar, and they drink the wine of sword, and 7 did cast off all pity, ms
2 the condemned in the house of and his angerdid tear perpetually,m
m Eze:35.5. their god. and he kept his wrath for ever: in Je.49.1-6.19T Yet destroyed I the Amontes
12 Lut I will send a fire upon Te Eze.25.2, &c. before them, whose height to man, which shall devour the pa-8 or, divided
like the height of the cedars, and laces of Bozrah.
he was strong as the oaks; yeti 13 Thus saith the LORD; For
destroyed his fruit from above, and three transgressions of the children
his roots from beneath. of Aminon. 31 and for four, I will oHo.13.16. 10 Also I brought you up from the not turn away the punishment there
land of Egypt, and led you forts of; because they have 8 ripped
years through the wilderness, to up o the women with child of Gi-a Is. XV. XVI. possess the land of the And lead, that they might enlarge their Je.46.1.
11 And I raised up of your sons for border:
Eze. 25.8,&c. prophets, and of your young men 14 But I will kindle a fire in the
for Nazarites. Is it not even thus, wall of Rabbal, and it shall devour
Oye children of Israel? saith the the palaces thereof, with shouting c 2Ch.28.18.
LORD. in the day of battle, with a tempest
12 But ye gave the Nazarites wine in the day of the whirlwind : 15 And their king shall go into a Eze 22.11.
phets, saying, Prophesy not.g captivity, he and his princes to-luor
13 Behold, 3I am pressed under gether, saith the LORD.
you, as a cart is pressed that is full CHAPTER II.
of sheaves. 1 God's wrath against Moab, 4 upone Le.20.3.
14 Therefore the flight shall perish Judah, 6 and upon Israel. 9 God 2 or. such as
from the swift. and the strong complaincth of their unthankful have finid,
shall not strengthen his force, nelness. THUS saith the LORD; For three
self: transgressions of Moab, a and f Jos.24.8. for four, I will not turn away the 18.30.10. hana punishment thereof; because he
swift h of foot shall not deliver burned the bones of the king of 3 or, I will himsey:n Edom into lime:
press your the horse deliver himself. 2 But I will send a fire upon Moab,
place, as al 16 And he that is 5 courageous and it shall devour the palaces of
cart full of among the mighty shall fiee and! Kirioth: and Moab shall die with
shcavus naked in that day, saith tuult, with shouting, and with
presseth. the sound of the trumpet :
3 And I will cut off the judge from life. the midst thereof, and will slay all the princes thereof with him, saith
h h Ec.9.11. TTEAR this word the the LORD.
I hath spoken against you 4 T Thus saith the LORD; For
5 strong of
children of Israel, against the W three transgressions of Judah, bl.
family which I brought up from and for four, I will not turn away (CHAP. 3.)
land of Egypt, saying, the punishment thereof; because they have despised the law of the a Ps. 147.20. LORD, and have ot kept his commandments, and their lies caused visit u pon. quities. them to err, after the which their b2C0.6.14, 15. fathers have walked:
they be agreed !! 5 But I will send a fire upon c Ju-c Ps. 104.21.1 4 Will a lion roar dah, and it shall devour the palaces 2 give forth of Jerusalem. 6 T Thus saith the LORD; For
his voice. three transgressions of Israel, and a
Id Ec.9.12. for four, I will not turn away the
or, mulcted. ther shall the mighty deliver hulle
| 15 Neither shall he stand that handleth the bow: and he that is
naked in that day, saith the LORD.
CHAPTER III. the necessity of God's judgment against Israel: 9 The publicata of it, with the causes thereof.
AR this word that the LORD
2 You only a have I known of all the families of the earth: therefore I will l punish you for all your in
3 Can two walk together, except
Il a lion roar c in the forest, when he hath no prey will young lion ? cry out of his den, if be have taken nothing?
5 Can a bird fall in a snared upon - the earth, where no gin is for him!
AMOS, IV, V. for ompression and idolatry. shall one take up a snare from the B. C. 787. 14 Come to Beth-el,e and transearth, and have taken nothing at
gress; at Gilgalf multiply trans
gression; and bring your sacrifices g 6 Shall a trumpet be blown in the gether.
every morning, and your tithesh city, and the people not 3 be afraid? e Is. 45.7.
after three years: shalle there be evil in a city, 4 and
5 And offer 3 a sacrifice of thanksthe LORD hath not done it?
giving i with leaven, and proclaim 7 Surely the Lord God will do no-1
and publish the free-offerings : k for thing, but he revealeth s his secret
4 this liketh you, l ) ye children of unto his servants the prophets. f Ge.6.13
Israel, saith the Lord God. 8 The liong hath roared, who will . 18.17. 6 T Ånd I also have given you not fear? the Lord God hath spo- Ps.25.14. cleanness of teeth in all your cities, ken, h who can but prophesy?
Jno. 15.15. and want m of bread in all your 97 Publish in the palaces at Ash- Re.5.5. places: yet have ye not returned dod, and in the palaces in the land i Je, 20.9.
unto me, saith the LORD. of Egypt, and say, Assemble your- 1C0.9.16.
| 7 And also I have withholden the selves upon the mountains of Sa- oot, oppress rain from you, when there were yet maria, and behold the great tu
three months to the harvest : and I mults in the midst thereof, and the Goril caused it to rain upon one city, 5 oppressed in the midst thereof. & 2Ki. 17.3,6.
and caused it not to rain upon 10 For they know not i to do right, 18.9,11., another city: one piece was rained saith the LORD, who store up vio- delivereth. upon, and the piece whereupon it lence and 6 robbery in their palaces. 7 Ro.11.4,5. rained not withered.
11 Therefore thus saith the Lord 8 or, on the 1 8 So two or three cities wandered GOD; An adversary k there shall be bca' feel. Junto one city, to drink water; but even round about the land, and he "or, plinish they were not satisfied: yet have shall bring down thy strength from Israel jor. Ive
ye not returned unto me, saith the free, and thy palaces shall be m Ho.10.14,
| 9 I have smitten you with blast12 Thus saith the LORD, As the
, o Jo.3.20.
ingn and mildew: 5 when your shepherd 7 taketh out of the mouth 161.29.39. gardens and your vineyards, and of the lion two legs, or a piece of an
your fig-trees and your olive-trees ear: so l shall the children of Israeli (CHAR. 4.)
increased, the palmer-worm debe taken out that dwell in Samaria ,a Ps.22.12.
voured them: yet o have ye not rein the corner of a bed, and in Da- Ps. 89.35.
turned unto me, saith the LORD. mascus in a couch.
u c Je.16.16.
| 10 I have sent among you the pes13 Hear ye, and testify in the house
1 or, cast
**tilence 6 after p the manner of of Jacob, saith the Lord GOD, the away the Egypt: your young men have I God of hosts.
things of. slain with the sword, 6 and have 14 That in the day that I shall
taken away your horses; and 1 I visit the transgressions of Israel
have made the stink of your camps upon him I will also visit the altars
to come up unto your nostrils: yet of Beth-el;m and the horns of the
have ye not returned unto me, saith altar shall be cut off, and fall to the
no g Nu.28,3,4, the LORD, ground.
n De. 14.28. ll I have overthrown some of you. 15 And I will smite the winter- 2 years of as God overthrew Sodoma and honse n with the summer-house; days. Gomorrah, and ye were as a fire3ud the houses of ivory p shall 3 by burning. brandplucked out of the burnperish, and the great houses shall i Le.7.13. ing: yet have ye not returned unto have an end, saith the Lord.
1 Le.22.18,21.me, saith the LORD. CHAPTER IV.
| 12 Therefore thus will I do unto 1 Israel reproved for oppression, 4 for
nroevion a for Mai.23.23. thee. O Israel: and because I will idolatry, 6 and for their incorrigi
do this unto thee, prepares to meet
bn De.28.22. Weness.
5 or, the muliny God, O Israel. UEAR this word, ye kine o of Hude of 13 For, lo, he that formeth the 11 Bashan, that are in the moun- 30.5.3. mountains, and createth the 8 wind, Laun of Samaria, which oppress the cor, in the land declareth unto man what is his poor, which crush the needy, which way. thought, t that maketh the mornway to tbeir masters, Bring, and let p De.28.27,60. ing darkness, and treadeth upon US Owink.
with the coup- the high places of the earth, The 2 The Lord God hath sworn by tivity of, LORD, the God of hosts, is his his holiness, b that, lo, the days! 261.13. .. I name. shall come upon you, that he will Ge. 19.24,25.
CHAPTER V. take you away with hooks, c and"
Jude 23. 1
1 A lamentation for Israel. 4 An ecyour posterity with fish-hooks.
s Eze, 13.5. hortation to repentance. 21 God 3 And ye shall go out at the Maria rejecteth their hypocritical service. breaches, d every cow at that which 8 or spirit.
which 8 or, spirit. IDEAR ve this word which I take 7 before her, and ye shall cast i Da.2.28. II up against you, eve them into the palace, saith the LORD,
tation, house of Israel.
A lamentation for Israel.
Desolation in Israel. 2 The virgin c of Israel is fallen; B. C. 787. Wailing shall be in all streets; and she shall no more rise: she is for
they shall say in all the high ways, saken upon her land; there is none (CHAP. 5.) to raise her up. 14; mere is none (CHAP. 5.) Alas! alas! and they shall call the
husbandman to mourning, and 3 For thus saith the Lord God; a La.2.13. and such l as are skilful of lamellThe city that went out by a thou-,
tation to wailing. sand shall leave an hundred, and o
17 And in all vineyards shall be that which went forth by an hun-c ch.4.4. wailing: for I will pass through dred shall leave ten, to the house
thee, saith the LORD. of Israel.
se 1 spoil.
| 18 Wo unto you that desire the 4 T For thus saith the LORD untold Is. 29.21. day of the LORD! to what the the house of Israel, Seek b ye me,
for vou? the day m of the LORDS and ye shall live:
"? 2 vineyards
darkness, and not light. 5 But seek not Beth-el, c nor en- of desire.
| 19 As if a man did flee from a lion, ter into Gilgal, and pass not to le Ja.5.6.
and a bear meet him; or went into Beer-sheba : for Gilgal shall surely
the house, and leaned his hand on go into captivity, and Beth-el shat dor, ransom.
the wall, and a serpent bit him. come to nought.
f Ps.26.9, 10.
20 Shall not the day of the LORD 6 Seek the LORD, and ye shall
be darkness, and not light! eren live ; lest he break out like fire in & Is. 29.21.
very dark, and no brightness in it! the house of Joseph, and devour it, h ch.6.10.
21 T I hate, I despise your feas and there be none to quench it in Ec.3.7.
days, and I will not smell 4 in your Beth-el.
solemn assemblies. 7 Ye who turn judgment to worm- i Is.55.2.
22 Though ye offer me burnt-otierwood, and leave off righteousness k Ex.32.30.
ings and your meat-offerings, 18 in the earth,
will not accept them; neither will! 8 Seck him that maketh the seven Joel 2.14.
regard the 5 peace-offerings of your stars and Orion, and turneth the
fat beasts. shadow of death into the morning,
23 Take thou away from me the and maketh the day dark with 1 Je.9.17-19.
noise of thy songs for I will no night : that calleth for the waters
hear the melody of thy viols. of the sea, and poureth them out m Joel 2.2. 24 Buto let judgment of upon the face of the earth: The Zep. 1. 14, 15. as waters, and righteoustic LORD is his name:
* or, your holy
ou mighty stream. 9 That strengtheneth the 1 spoiled
1 days. against the strong, so that the spoiled shall come against the for- !'
nst the forn Is, 1.11-15. Iness forty years, 0 house tress.
Ho.8.13. 26 But we have borne 7 the fact 10 They hated him that rebuketh 5 or, thank. nacle of your in the grate, and they abhor him offerings. your images, the sun that speaketh uprightly.
which ye made to yourselves. 11 Forasmuch therefore as your
roMi.6.8. treading is upon the poor, and ye 6 roll. take from him burdens of wheat :
cus, saith the LORD, whose na ye have built houses of hewn stone, i?
19. is The God of hosts. but ye shall not dwell in them; ye
Eze.20.8,24. have planted ? pleasant vineyards, or, Siccuth but ye shall not drink wine of your king. them.
incorrigibleness. 12 For I know your manifold 925 transgressions, and your mighty (CHAP. 6.) sins; they afflict the just, e they
mountain of Samaria, which take a 3 bribe, f and they turn or, secure. aside g the poor in the gate from a I Pe.5.7. their right.
13 Therefore the prudent shall 2 or, firstkeep silence h in that time; for it
it fruits. is an evil time. 14 Seek good, i and not evil, that
3 or, habita-
llence to come near;
4 or, a bound 4 stretch themse LORD God of hosts will be gracious
with suunto the remnant of Joseph.
perfluities. 16 Therefore the LORD, the Godor, que
5 or, quaver. midst of the stall; of hosts, the Lord, saith thus; -
eye offered unto me sacriand offerings in the wilder
als, O house of Israel!
cle of your Moloch and China
Tages, the star of your god,
27 Therefore will I cause you go into captivity bevond g Damas
plagued with desolation. 12 1ACH
o to them that are 1 at eased VV in Zion, and trust in the
named 2 chief b of the nations, to whom the house of Israel came!
2 Pass ye unto Calneh,c and see and from thence go ye to la the great: then go down to Gall the Philistines: be they better than these kingdoms? or their borer greater than your border!
3 Ye that put far away d the day, and cause the 3 seat of 110
4 That lie upon beds of irory, and
couches, and eat the lambs ou the flock, and the calves out of the
5 That 5 chant to the sout
want to the sound of the
meu tion of the way the Lordlene a 12.9.19.
The judgments of grasshoppers.
Amaziah's judgment. viole and invent to themselves in-1 B. C. 787. Lord GOD called to contend by struments of music, like David,f
- fire, d and it devoured the great o That drink 6 wine in bowls, and e Is.5.12. deep, and did eat up a part. anomt themselves with the chief fiCh.23.5. 5 Then said I, O Lord GOD, cease,
S: but they are not grieved 6 or, in bow's I beseech thee; by whom shall Jufor the affliction of Josepha
of wine. cob arise ? for he is small. 71 Therefore now shall they go 7 breach.
6 The LORD repented for this : captive with the first that go cap- g Ge. 19.23.
This also shall not be, saith the tive, and the banquet of them that h Je.51.14.
Lord GOD. stretched themselves shall be re
17. Thus he showed me; and, moved.
i Ps. 106.40. behold, the Lord stood upon a wall O The Lord GOD hath sworn by Ps.47.4. made by a plumb-line, with a
mself, saith the LORD the Gods the fuese plumb-Ime in his hand. of hosts, I abhor i the excellency k thereof.
18 And the LORD said unto me, of Jacob, and hate his palaces : 1 ch.5.13.
Amos, what seest thou? And I therefore will I deliver up the city, 9 or, they will
said, A plumb-line. Then said the with all that is therein.
Lord, Behold, I will set a plumb9 And it shall come to pass, if
: not, or,
line e in the midst of my people there remain ten mien
Israel: I will not again pass by house, that they shall die.
10 And a man's uncle shall take m ch.5.7. | 9 And the high places g of Isaac nim up, and lie that burneth him, n Ho. 10.4. Sha I be desolate, and in
shall be desolate, and the sanctuato bring out the bones out of the Je.5.15.
ries of Israel shall be laid waste : house, and shall say unto him that , Nu.34.8.
and I will rise against the house of 18 by the sides of the house, Is there 1 Ki.8.65.
Jeroboam with the sword.h yet any with thee? and he shall
| 10 9 Then Amaziah, the priest i sayo. Then shall he say. Hold " or, valley. of Bethel, sent to Jeroboamk king way tongue; for we may not inake (CHAP. 7.) of Israel, saying, Amos hath conmention of the name of the LORD. 1 or, green spired against thee in the midst of
Il lor, behold, the LORD com- worons. the house of Israel : the land is not
or, for, Ja shall die by the sword, and Israel 12 4 Shall horses run upon the cob shall
shall surely be led away captive rock? will one plough there with stand?
out of their own land. oxen? for ye have turned judg. b Zec.4.10.
12 Also Amaziah said unto Amos, ment into gall, and the fruit of c De.32.36.
O tholl seer, go, flec the away into righteousness into hemlock in
the land of Judah, and there eai 13 Ye which rejoice in a thing of m e
bread, and prophesy there: nought, which say, Have we not d He, 1.7.
13 But propliesy not again any taken to us horns by our own
more at Beth-el: for l it is the strength?
king's 3 chapel, and it is the 4 king's 14 But, behold. I will raise o up J
court. against you a nation. O house of 8 Beer-sheba, 14 Then answered Amos, and Israel, saith the LORD, the God of Ge.20.20. said to Amaziah, I m was no prohosts; and they shall afflict you
phet, neither was I a prophet's son: from the entering in of Hamath un- h Fulfilled, but I was an herdman, n and a galop the river of the wilderness.
therer of 5 sycamore fruit. CHAPTER VII.
ilki. 12.32. 15 And the LORD took me 6 as The judgments of grasshopers, and of k 2Ki.14.23. (I followed the flock, and the LORD fire, are diverted by the prayer of 2 Ki. 12.32. said unto me, Go prophesy unto
13.1. mv people Israel. VEIS hath the Lord God show- 3 or. sanctu. 16 T Now therefore hear thou the I ed unto nie; and, behold, he ary. word of the LORD: Thou sayest, iormed grasshoppers in the be- 4 house of the Prophesy not o against Israel, and mning of the shooting up of the kingdom. drop p not thy word against the latter growth; and, lo, it was them Zec.13.5.
house of isaac. latter growth after the king's h after the king on ch.1.1,
| 17 Therefore thus saith the Mowings.
LORD; Thy wife shall be an harlot r 2 and it came to pass that whenor, wildfigs in the city, and thy sons and thy They had made an end of eating the from
daughters shall fall by the sword, grass of the land, then I said, O dihind, and thy land shall be divided by Lord God, forgive, I beseech thee;a o Mi.2.6. line: and thou shalt die in a polluted aby whom shall Jacob arise ? for p Eze.21.2. land : and Israel shall surely go into he is small.b
29.21,&c. captivity forth of his land. 3 The LORD repented c for this: It Je.28.12.&c.
CHAPTER VIII. shall not be, saith the LORD. r Ho.4.13.
1 By a basket of summer-fruit is + T Thus hath the Lord GOD Zec.14.2. showed Israel's end. 4 Oppression showed unto me; and, behold, the
of the poor reproved .
shall be with clefishes, and 2
Oppression is reproved. AMOS, VIII, IX. The tabernacle restored. THUS hath the Lord God showed/ B. C. 787.
CHAPTER IX. I unto me: and behold a basket
-1 The certainty of Israel's desolation. of summer-fruit.
11 The restoring of the tabernacle 2 And he said, Amos, what seest
of David. thou? And I said, A basket of sum- a Eze. 7.2. T SAW the LORD standing upon mer-fruit. Then said the LORD D ch.7.8. I the altar: and he said. Smite the unto me The end a is come uponach 892 1 lintle of the door, that the posts my people of Israel; Ib will not
may shake: and 2 cut them in the again pass by them any more.
1 shall howl.
head a all of them, and I will slay 3 And the songs c of the temple d ch.6.9, 10. the last of them with the sword: I shall be howlings in that day, 2 be silent. ne that fleeth of them shall not saith the Lord God: there d shall be
flee away, and he that escapeth many dead bodies in every place;
of thein shall not be delivered. they shall cast them forth 2 with Mal.1.13. 2 Though b they dig into hell, silence.
3 or, month. then shall mine hand take them; 4 Hear this, O ye that swallow eo Ne 13.15. though they climb up to heaven, up the needy, even to make the
thence will I bring them down. poor of the land to fail,
3 And though they hide them5 Saying. When f will the 3 new h De.25. 13, selves in the top of Carmel. I will moon be gone, that we may sell
search and take them out thence; corn? and the sabbath, o that wel.
and though they be hid from my may 4 set forth wheat, making the perverting sight in the bottom of the sea, ephah small,hand the shekel great,
thence will I command the serpent, and 5 falsifying the balances i by
and he shall bite them :
Ho. 12.7. deceit?
4 And though they go into capti6 That we may buy the poor for i Pr.20.23.
vity before their enemies, thenced silver, and the needy for a pair of k Je. 17.1. will I command the sword, and it shoes, yea, and sell the refuse of Ho.8.13. shall slay them: and I will se the wheat ?
1 H0.4.3. mine eyes upon them for evil, and 7 The LORD hath sworn by the
m Is.59.9, 10.
1o not for good. excellency of Jacob, Surely I will k
i 6 And the Lord God of hosts is he never forget any of their works. n Eze:1.10. that toucheth the land, and it shall
8 Shall not the land tremble for o Je.6.26. melt, e and all that dwell therem this, and every one mourn l that lp Ps.74.9. shall mourn: and it shall rise up dwelleth therein ? and it shall rise
wholly like a flood; and shall be up wholly as a flood; and it shall
IIs.41.17-20. drowned, as by the flood of Egypt. be cast out and drowned, as by the
| 6 It is he that buildeth his 3 stories fiood of Egypt.
in the heaven, and hath founded 9 And it shall come to pass in De.9.21.
his 4 troop in the earth; he that that day saith the Lord GOD, that I 6 way, calleth for the waters of the sea, will cause the sun to go down at Ac. 9.2.
and poureth them out upon the noon. m and I will darken the earth 19.9,23. face of the earth: The LORD IS S in the clear day:
It ch.5.5. name. 10 And I will turn your feasts in-lawwww 7 Are ye not as children of the to mourning, and all your songsCUADO Ethiopiansunto me, O children into lamentation; and I will bring
of Israel ? saith the LORD. Have upn sackcloth upon all loins, and 1 or,chapiter, not I brought up Israel out of me baldness upon every head ; and I or, knop land of Egypt? and the Philisties! will make it as the o mourning of 2 or, wound. from Caphtor, and the Syrians irom an only son, and the end thereof as a Ps.68.21. Kir? a bitter day.
Ps. 139.8,10. 8 Behold, the eves of the Lord 11 Behold, the days come, saith
GOD are upon the sinful kingon, the Lord God, that I will send a
and I will destroy it from off the famine in the land, not a famine of
face of the earth : saving that I bread, nor a thirst for water, but p
will not g utterly destroy the house of hearing the words of the LORD:
of Jacob, saith the LORD. 12 And they shall wander from 3 ascensions, 9 For, lo, I will command, and sea to sea, and from the north even or, spheres. will 5 sift the house of Israel amous to the east, they shall run to and 4 or, Lundle. all nations, like as corn is silteu in tio to seek the word of the LORD, Je. 47.4. a sieve, vet shall not the and shall not find it.
g De.4.31. 16 grain fall upon the earth. 13 In that day shall the fair virlay shall the fair is cause to
10 All the sinners of ms people gins and young men faint for a move.
shall die by the sword, which sat, thirst.
The evil shall not overtake por me 14 They that swear r by the sin sl.
vent us. of Samaria, and say, Thy god, ONA
11 In h that day will I rue 19 Dan, liveth; and, The 6 manner of 7 hedge, or, Beer-sheba liveth;t even they
the tabernacle of David that s
wall. shall fall, and never rise up again.
fallen, and 7 close up the breasts - thereof; and I will ta se aps