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 Amos 6
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The New American Standard Bible
   Book of Amos
   Chapter 6  - Click for Chapter Audio
6:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Woe R177 to those who are at ease in Zion And to those who feel secure in the mountain of Samaria, The distinguished R178 men of the foremost of nations, To whom the house of Israel comes.
 
Study Resource List
ACC -> Commentary on 6:1
BCC -> Commentary on 6:1
GEB -> Study Notes on 6:1
GSB -> Study Notes on 6:1
JFB -> Commentary on 6:1
MHC-COM -> Commentary on 6:1
MHC-CON -> Commentary on 6:1
SRN -> Study Notes on 6:1
TSK -> Entry for 6:1
WEN -> Notes on 6:1
NTB -> Amusements And Worldly Pleasures; Church; Confidence; Conscience; Drunkenness; Happiness; Israel, Prophecies Concerning; Pleasure; Rich, The; Security
TCR -> Earnestness-Indifference; False; Indifference; Peace Invoked; Security-Insecurity; Trusts, False; Woes
TTT -> Amusements and Pleasures, Worldly; Happiness of the Wicked, The; Samaria, Ancient
BED -> Amos, Theology of
EBD -> Lees
HBD -> Amos; Archaeology And Biblical Study; Earth, Land; Remnant; Samaria, Samaritans; Zion


6:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Go over to Calneh R179 and look, And go from there to Hamath R180 the great, Then go down to Gath R181 of the Philistines. Are they F67 better than these kingdoms, Or is their territory greater than yours?
 
Study Resource List
ACC -> Commentary on 6:2
BCC -> Commentary on 6:2
GEB -> Study Notes on 6:2
GSB -> Study Notes on 6:2
JFB -> Commentary on 6:2
MHC-COM -> Commentary on 6:2
MHC-CON -> Commentary on 6:2
TSK -> Entry for 6:2
WEN -> Notes on 6:2
NTB -> Amusements And Worldly Pleasures; Calneh; Confidence; Gath; Hamath; Rich, The
TTT -> Amusements and Pleasures, Worldly; Philistines, The
EBD -> Calneh; Hamath
HBD -> Amos; Archaeology And Biblical Study; Calneh; Hamath; Remnant
SBD -> Calf; Gath; Haza-el


6:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Do you put R182 off the day of calamity, And would you bring R183 near the seat of violence?
 
Study Resource List
ACC -> Commentary on 6:3
BCC -> Commentary on 6:3
GEB -> Study Notes on 6:3
GSB -> Study Notes on 6:3
JFB -> Commentary on 6:3
MHC-COM -> Commentary on 6:3
MHC-CON -> Commentary on 6:3
TSK -> Entry for 6:3
WEN -> Notes on 6:3
NTB -> Amusements And Worldly Pleasures; Confidence; Conscience; Rich, The; Security; Worldliness
TCR -> Presuming Upon Time; Presumption; Prudence-Rashness; Time
TTT -> Amusements and Pleasures, Worldly; Day
BED -> Violence
HBD -> Amos; Archaeology And Biblical Study; Remnant


6:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Those who recline on beds of ivory And sprawl on their couches, R184 And eat R185 lambs from the flock And calves from the midst of the stall,
 
Study Resource List
ACC -> Commentary on 6:4
BCC -> Commentary on 6:4
GEB -> Study Notes on 6:4
GSB -> Study Notes on 6:4
JFB -> Commentary on 6:4
MHC-COM -> Commentary on 6:4
MHC-CON -> Commentary on 6:4
TSK -> Entry for 6:4
WEN -> Notes on 6:4
NTB -> Amusements And Worldly Pleasures; Bed; Confidence; Conscience; Eating; Feasts; Gluttony; Ivory; Rich, The; Worldliness
TCR -> Animals; Beds; Calves; Epicureans; Food, Physical-Spiritual; Food; Ivory; Luxury; Pleasure, Worldly; Self-indulgence-Self-denial; Worldly
TTT -> Amusements and Pleasures, Worldly; Beds; Calf, The; Diet of the Jews, The; Gluttony; Jews, The; Lamb, The; Ox, The
ATS -> Bed; Calf; Eating, Mode Of; Ivory
BED -> Amos, Theology of; Ethics; Funeral
EBD -> Calf; Dwellings; Meals; Music
HBD -> Amos; Archaeology And Biblical Study; Bed, Bedroom; Earth, Land; Furniture; Herd; Ivory; Palace; Remnant; Samaria, Samaritans
SBD -> Bed; Ivory


6:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Who improvise to the sound of the harp, And like David have composed F68 songs R186 for themselves,
 
Study Resource List
BCC -> Commentary on 6:5
GEB -> Study Notes on 6:5
GSB -> Study Notes on 6:5
JFB -> Commentary on 6:5
MHC-COM -> Commentary on 6:5
MHC-CON -> Commentary on 6:5
TSK -> Entry for 6:5
WEN -> Notes on 6:5
NTB -> Amusements And Worldly Pleasures; Confidence; Conscience; David; Feasts; Gluttony; Invention; Music; Rich, The; Worldliness
TCR -> Amusements; Idle Songs; Instruments, Chosen; Musical Instruments; Music; Singing; Songs; Viols
TTT -> Amusements and Pleasures, Worldly; Beds; Diet of the Jews, The; Entertainments; Music
ATS -> Feasts; Viol
BED -> Amos, Theology of; Ethics; Funeral; Psalms, Theology of
EBD -> Music; Pipe
HBD -> Amos; Archaeology And Biblical Study; Remnant


6:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Who drink R187 wine from sacrificial F69 bowls While they anoint themselves with the finest of oils, Yet they have not grieved R188 over the ruin of Joseph.
 
Study Resource List
ACC -> Commentary on 6:6
BCC -> Commentary on 6:6
GEB -> Study Notes on 6:6
GSB -> Study Notes on 6:6
JFB -> Commentary on 6:6
MHC-COM -> Commentary on 6:6
MHC-CON -> Commentary on 6:6
TSK -> Entry for 6:6
WEN -> Notes on 6:6
NTB -> Amusements And Worldly Pleasures; Anointing; Confidence; Conscience; Drunkenness; Gluttony; Ointment; Rich, The; Wine; Worldliness
TCR -> Anointing; Bowls; Pleasure, Worldly; Prodigality; Self-indulgence-Self-denial; Worldly
TTT -> Amusements and Pleasures, Worldly; Anointing; Beds; Drunkenness; Wine
ATS -> Ointments; Wine
BED -> Amos, Theology of; Anoint; Ethics; Funeral
EBD -> Basin; Jeroboam; Music; Ointment
HBD -> Acceptance; Amos; Archaeology And Biblical Study; Joseph; Remnant
SBD -> Psaltery


6:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Therefore, they will now go R189 into exile at the head of the exiles, And the sprawlers' R190 banqueting F70 will pass F71 away.
 
Study Resource List
ACC -> Commentary on 6:7
BCC -> Commentary on 6:7
GEB -> Study Notes on 6:7
GSB -> Study Notes on 6:7
JFB -> Commentary on 6:7
MHC-COM -> Commentary on 6:7
MHC-CON -> Commentary on 6:7
TSK -> Entry for 6:7
WEN -> Notes on 6:7
NTB -> Confidence; Eating; Feasts; Gluttony; Worldliness
TTT -> Drunkenness; Gluttony
BED -> Amos, Theology of; Funeral
EBD -> Meals
HBD -> Acceptance; Amos; Archaeology And Biblical Study; Remnant; Revelry


6:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
The Lord GOD has sworn R191 by Himself, the LORD God of hosts has declared: "I loathe R192 the arrogance of Jacob, And detest F73 his citadels; R193 Therefore I will deliver R194 up the city and all F74 it contains."
 
Study Resource List
ACC -> Commentary on 6:8
BCC -> Commentary on 6:8
GEB -> Study Notes on 6:8
GSB -> Study Notes on 6:8
JFB -> Commentary on 6:8
MHC-COM -> Commentary on 6:8
MHC-CON -> Commentary on 6:8
TSK -> Entry for 6:8
WEN -> Notes on 6:8
BED -> Amos, Theology of; Pride
EBD -> Amos
HBD -> Acceptance; Amos; Castle
SBD -> Pleiades


6:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
And it will be, if ten R195 men are left in one house, they will die.
 
Study Resource List
ACC -> Commentary on 6:9
BCC -> Commentary on 6:9
GEB -> Study Notes on 6:9
GSB -> Study Notes on 6:9
JFB -> Commentary on 6:9
MHC-COM -> Commentary on 6:9
MHC-CON -> Commentary on 6:9
TSK -> Entry for 6:9
WEN -> Notes on 6:9
NTB -> War
TTT -> Plague or Pestilence, The
BED -> Amos, Theology of
HBD -> Amos


6:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Then one's uncle, F75 or his undertaker, R196 F76 will lift him up to carry out his bones from the house, and he will say to the one who is in the innermost part of the house, "Is anyone else with you?" And that one will say, "No one." Then he will answer, F77 "Keep R197 quiet. For the F78 name of the LORD is not R198 to be mentioned."
 
Study Resource List
ACC -> Commentary on 6:10
BCC -> Commentary on 6:10
GEB -> Study Notes on 6:10
GSB -> Study Notes on 6:10
JFB -> Commentary on 6:10
MHC-COM -> Commentary on 6:10
MHC-CON -> Commentary on 6:10
TSK -> Entry for 6:10
WEN -> Notes on 6:10
NTB -> Cremation; War
TCR -> Cremation; Dead, The
TTT -> Plague or Pestilence, The
ATS -> Burial
BED -> Amos, Theology of
EBD -> Burial
HBD -> Amos; Burial


6:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
For behold, the LORD is going to command R199 that the great R200 house be smashed to pieces and the small house to fragments.
 
Study Resource List
ACC -> Commentary on 6:11
BCC -> Commentary on 6:11
GEB -> Study Notes on 6:11
GSB -> Study Notes on 6:11
JFB -> Commentary on 6:11
MHC-COM -> Commentary on 6:11
MHC-CON -> Commentary on 6:11
TSK -> Entry for 6:11
WEN -> Notes on 6:11
TTT -> Houses
HBD -> Amos; Furniture; Palace


6:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Do horses run on rocks? Or does one plow them F79 with oxen? Yet you have turned justice R201 into poison And the fruit of righteousness into wormwood, F80
 
Study Resource List
ACC -> Commentary on 6:12
BCC -> Commentary on 6:12
GEB -> Study Notes on 6:12
GSB -> Study Notes on 6:12
JFB -> Commentary on 6:12
MHC-COM -> Commentary on 6:12
MHC-CON -> Commentary on 6:12
TSK -> Entry for 6:12
WEN -> Notes on 6:12
NTB -> Hemlock; Rulers
TCR -> Gall
TTT -> Ox, The; Ploughing; Rocks
ATS -> Gall; Gall; Hemlock; Wormwood
EBD -> Hemlock; Poison; Wormwood
HBD -> Amos; Gall; Hemlock; Poison
SBD -> Hemlock


6:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
You who rejoice in Lodebar, R202 F81 And F82 say, "Have we not by R203 our own strength taken Karnaim F83 for ourselves?"
 
Study Resource List
ACC -> Commentary on 6:13
BCC -> Commentary on 6:13
GEB -> Study Notes on 6:13
GSB -> Study Notes on 6:13
JFB -> Commentary on 6:13
MHC-COM -> Commentary on 6:13
MHC-CON -> Commentary on 6:13
TSK -> Entry for 6:13
WEN -> Notes on 6:13
NTB -> Confidence; Horn; Rulers; Self-Righteousness
BED -> War, Holy War
HBD -> Amos; Debir; Karnaim; Lo-Debar; Transjordan


6:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"For behold, I R204 am going to raise up a nation against you, O house of Israel," declares the LORD God of hosts, "And they will afflict you from the entrance R205 of Hamath To the brook R205 of the Arabah."
 
Study Resource List
ACC -> Commentary on 6:14
BCC -> Commentary on 6:14
GEB -> Study Notes on 6:14
GSB -> Study Notes on 6:14
JFB -> Commentary on 6:14
MHC-COM -> Commentary on 6:14
MHC-CON -> Commentary on 6:14
TSK -> Entry for 6:14
WEN -> Notes on 6:14
NTB -> Hemath
BED -> Amos, Theology of; War, Holy War
EBD -> Amos; Arabah; Jeroboam; Zered
HBD -> Amos; Arabah; Brook Of The Arabah; Brook Of Zered


FOOTNOTES:
F67 Or you
F68 Or invented musical instruments
F69 Lit sprinkling basins
F70 Or cultic feasts
F71 Lit turn aside
F72 Heb YHWH, usually rendered LORD
F73 Lit hate
F74 Lit its fullness
F75 Or beloved one
F76 Lit one who burns him
F77 Lit say
F78 Lit not to make mention of the name of
F79 Another reading is the sea with oxen
F80 I.e. bitterness
F81 Lit a thing of nothing
F82 Lit Who
F83 Lit a pair of horns

 

CROSS REFERENCES:
R177 Isaiah 32:9-11; Zephaniah 1:12; Luke 6:24
R178 Exodus 19:5; Amos 3:2
R179 Genesis 10:10; Isaiah 10:9
R180 1 Kings 8:65; 2 Kings 18:34; Isaiah 10:9
R181 1 Samuel 5:8; 2 Chronicles 26:6
R182 Isaiah 56:12; Amos 9:10
R183 Amos 3:10
R184 Amos 3:12
R185 Ezekiel 34:2,3
R186 1 Chronicles 15:16; 23:5; Isaiah 5:12
R187 Amos 2:8;
R188 Ezekiel 9:4
R189 Amos 7:11,17
R190 1 Kings 20:16-21; Daniel 5:4-6,30
R191 Genesis 22:16; Jeremiah 22:5; 51:14; Amos 4:2;
R192 Leviticus 26:30; Deuteronomy 32:19; Psalms 106:40; Amos 5:21
R193 Amos 3:10,11
R194 Hosea 11:6
R195 Amos 5:3
R196 1 Samuel 31:12
R197 Amos 5:13;
R198 Jeremiah 44:26; Ezekiel 20:39
R199 Isaiah 55:11
R200 2 Kings 25:9; Amos 3:15; 5:11
R201 1 Kings 21:7-13; Isaiah 59:13,14; Hosea 10:4; Amos 5:7,11,12
R202 Job 8:14,15; Psalms 2:2-4; Luke 12:19,20
R203 Psalms 75:4,5; Isaiah 28:14,15
R204 Jeremiah 5:15
R205 Numbers 34:7,8; 1 Kings 8:65; 2 Kings 14:25

 
 

Abbreviations Legend:

ACC - Adam Clark Commentary; BCC - Burton Coffman; GEB - Gill's Exposition; GSB - Geneva Study Bible; JFB - Jamieson, Fausset, Brown; MHC-COM - Matthew Henry Complete; MHC-CON - Matthew Henry Concise; SRN - Scofield Reference Notes; TSK - Treasury of Scripture Knowledge; WEN - Wesley's Explanatory Notes; NTB - Nave's Topical Bible; TCR - Thompson Chain Reference; TSK - Treasury of Scripture Knowledge; TTT - Torrey's Topical Textbook; ATS - ATS Bible Dictionary; BED - Baker's Evangelical Dictionary; EBD - Easton's Bible Dictionary; HBD - Holman Bible Dictionary; SBD - Smith's Bible Dictionary;

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