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The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Chapter Overview
 
1The wantonness of Israel,
7shall be plagued with desolation;
12and their incorrigibleness shall end in affliction.
 
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Chapter 6

Verse 1
Woe to them that are at ease in Zion, and trust in the mountain of Samaria, which are named chief of the nations, to whom the house of Israel came!


to them
Judges 18:7; Isaiah 32:9-11; 33:14; Jeremiah 48:11; 49:31; Luke 6:24,25; Luke 12:17-20; James 5:5; 1 Peter 5:7
at ease
or, secure.
Jeremiah 7:4
and trust
4:1; 8:14; 1 Kings 16:24
named
Exodus 19:5,6; Lamentations 1:1
chief
or, firstfruits.
James 1:18

Verse 2
Pass ye unto Calneh, and see; and from thence go ye to Hamath the great: then go down to Gath of the Philistines: be they better than these kingdoms? or their border greater than your border?
Pass
Jeremiah 2:10,11; Nahum 3:8
Calneh
Genesis 10:10; Isaiah 10:9
Calno
Hamath
2 Kings 17:24,30; 18:34; 19:13
Gath
1 Samuel 17:4,23; 2 Chronicles 26:6
better
Isaiah 10:9-11; 36:18,19; 37:12,13; Ezekiel 31:2,3; Nahum 3:8

Verse 3
Ye that put far away the evil day, and cause the seat of violence to come near;
put
5:18; 9:10; Ecclesiastes 8:11; Isaiah 47:7; 56:12; Ezekiel 12:22,27; Matthew 24:48; 1 Thessalonians 5:3; 2 Peter 3:4; Revelation 18:17
and cause
12; 5:12; Psalms 94:20
seat
or, habitation.

Verse 4
That lie upon beds of ivory, and stretch themselves upon their couches, and eat the lambs out of the flock, and the calves out of the midst of the stall;
lie
Isaiah 5:11,12; 22:13; Luke 16:19; Romans 13:13,14; James 5:5
beds
Either sofas to recline on at table, or beds to sleep on; which among the ancients, were ornamented with ivory inlaid.
stretch themselves upon their couches
or, abound with superfluities.
1 Samuel 25:36-38; Psalms 73:7; Luke 12:19,20

Verse 5
That chant to the sound of the viol, and invent to themselves instruments of musick, like David;
chant
or, quaver. to the.
Genesis 31:27; Job 21:11,12; Ecclesiastes 2:8; Isaiah 5:12; 1 Peter 4:3; Revelation 18:22
like
5:23; 8:3; 1 Chronicles 23:5

Verse 6
That drink wine in bowls, and anoint themselves with the chief ointments: but they are not grieved for the affliction of Joseph.
drink
This probably refers to the costliness and magnificence of the drinking vessels, as well as to the quantity drank.
wine in bowls
or, in bowls of wine.
Hosea 3:1; 1 Timothy 5:23
chief
Matthew 26:7-9; John 12:3
but
Genesis 37:25-28; 42:21,22; 49:22; Esther 3:15; Romans 12:15; 1 Corinthians 12:26
affliction
or, breach.
2 Kings 15:29; 17:3-6; Jeremiah 30:7

Verse 7
Therefore now shall they go captive with the first that go captive, and the banquet of them that stretched themselves shall be removed.
shall they
5:5,27; 7:11; Deuteronomy 28:41; Luke 21:24
and the
1 Kings 20:16-20; Esther 5:8,12-14; 7:1,2,8-10; Isaiah 21:4; Daniel 5:4-6; Nahum 1:10

Verse 8
The Lord GOD hath sworn by himself, saith the LORD the God of hosts, I abhor the excellency of Jacob, and hate his palaces: therefore will I deliver up the city with all that is therein.
sworn
4:2; Jeremiah 51:14; Hebrews 6:13-17
I abhor
Leviticus 26:11; Psalms 78:59; 106:40; Zechariah 11:8
the excellency
8:7; Psalms 47:4; Ezekiel 24:21
and hate
3:11; Lamentations 2:5
therefore
Micah 1:6-9
all that is therein
Heb. the fulness thereof.
Psalms 50:12

Verse 9
And it shall come to pass, if there remain ten men in one house, that they shall die.
if
5:3; 1 Samuel 2:33; Esther 5:11; 9:10; Job 1:2,19; 20:28; Psalms 109:13; Isaiah 14:21

Verse 10
And a man's uncle shall take him up, and he that burneth him, to bring out the bones out of the house, and shall say unto him that is by the sides of the house, Is there yet any with thee? and he shall say, No. Then shall he say, Hold thy tongue: for we may not make mention of the name of the LORD.
And a
Abp. Newcome says that this obscure verse seems to describe the effects of the famine and pestilence during the siege of Samaria.
that burneth
8:3; 1 Samuel 31:12; 2 Kings 23:16; Jeremiah 16:6
Hold
5:13; Numbers 17:12; 2 Kings 6:33; Ezekiel 24:21
for
Jeremiah 44:26; Ezekiel 20:39
we may not make
or, they will not make, or, have not made.

Verse 11
For, behold, the LORD commandeth, and he will smite the great house with breaches, and the little house with clefts.
the Lord
3:6,7; 9:1,9; Psalms 105:16,31,34; Isaiah 10:5,6; 13:3; 46:10,11; 55:11; Ezekiel 29:18-20; Nahum 1:14
he will
8; 3:15; 2 Kings 25:9; Hosea 13:16; Zechariah 14:2; Luke 19:44
breaches
or, droppings.
Ecclesiastes 10:18

Verse 12
Shall horses run upon the rock? will one plow there with oxen? for ye have turned judgment into gall, and the fruit of righteousness into hemlock:
horses
Isaiah 48:4; Jeremiah 5:3; 6:29,30; Zechariah 7:11,12
for
5:7,11,12; 1 Kings 21:7-13; Psalms 94:20,21; Isaiah 59:13,14; Hosea 10:4,13; Micah 7:3; Habakkuk 1:3,4; Acts 7:51,52

Verse 13
Ye which rejoice in a thing of nought, which say, Have we not taken to us horns by our own strength?
which
Exodus 32:18,19; Judges 9:19,20,27; 16:23-25; 1 Samuel 4:5; Job 31:25,29; Ecclesiastes 11:9; Isaiah 8:6; Jeremiah 9:23; 50:11; Jonah 4:6; Habakkuk 1:15,16; Zephaniah 3:11; Luke 12:19,20; John 16:20; James 4:16; Revelation 11:10
Have
2 Kings 13:25; 14:12-14,25; 2 Chronicles 28:6-8; Isaiah 7:1,4; 17:3,4; 28:14,15; Daniel 4:30

Verse 14
But, behold, I will raise up against you a nation, O house of Israel, saith the LORD the God of hosts; and they shall afflict you from the entering in of Hemath unto the river of the wilderness.
I will
2 Kings 15:29; 17:6; Isaiah 7:20; 8:4-8; 10:5,6; Jeremiah 5:15-17; Hosea 10:5
from
Numbers 34:8; 1 Kings 8:65; Ezekiel 47:15-17
river
or, valley.


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Bibliography Information
Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Amos 6". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". <http://classic.studylight.org/com/tsk/view.cgi?book=am&chapter=006>.  

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