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Amos 2

Introduction

Overview

Amos 2:1, God’s judgments upon Moab, Amos 2:4, upon Judah, Amos 2:6, and upon Israel; Amos 2:9, God complains of their ingratitude.

Verse 1

For three: Amos 2:4, Amos 2:6, Amos 1:3, Amos 1:6, Amos 1:9, Amos 1:11, Amos 1:13, Numbers 22:1 - Numbers 25:18, Deuteronomy 23:4, Deuteronomy 23:5, Psalms 83:4-Judges :, Micah 6:5

of Moab: Isaiah 11:14, Isaiah 15:1 - Isaiah 16:14, Isaiah 25:10, Jeremiah 48:1-2 Corinthians :, Ezekiel 25:8, Ezekiel 25:9, Zephaniah 2:8, Zephaniah 2:9

because: 2 Kings 3:9, 2 Kings 3:26, Proverbs 15:3

Reciprocal: Nehemiah 13:1 - the Ammonite Proverbs 6:16 - six Proverbs 30:15 - There Isaiah 16:6 - have Isaiah 33:12 - the burnings Jeremiah 8:1 - General Jeremiah 25:21 - Moab Jeremiah 27:3 - Edom

Verse 2

Kirioth: Jeremiah 48:24, Jeremiah 48:41

with tumult: Amos 1:14, Isaiah 9:5, Jeremiah 48:34

Reciprocal: Exodus 32:17 - There is a noise Numbers 21:28 - a fire Jeremiah 17:27 - then Jeremiah 20:16 - let him Jeremiah 48:1 - Moab Jeremiah 48:45 - a fire Jeremiah 50:32 - kindle Ezekiel 28:18 - therefore Ezekiel 30:8 - when I Amos 1:4 - I will

Verse 3

Numbers 24:17, Jeremiah 48:7, Jeremiah 48:25

Reciprocal: Isaiah 3:2 - mighty Micah 5:1 - judge

Verse 4

For: Deuteronomy 31:16-Job :, Deuteronomy 32:15-Daniel :

Judah: Amos 3:2, 2 Kings 17:19, Jeremiah 9:25, Jeremiah 9:26, Hosea 5:12, Hosea 5:13, Hosea 6:11, Hosea 12:2

because: Leviticus 26:14, Leviticus 26:15, Judges 2:17-Proverbs :, 2 Samuel 12:9, 2 Samuel 12:10, 2 Kings 22:11-Esther :, 2 Chronicles 36:14-Esther :, Nehemiah 1:7, Nehemiah 9:26, Nehemiah 9:29, Nehemiah 9:30, Isaiah 5:24, Isaiah 5:25, Jeremiah 8:9, Ezekiel 16:1-2 John :, Ezekiel 20:13, Ezekiel 20:16, Ezekiel 20:24, Ezekiel 22:8, Ezekiel 23:11-Ecclesiastes :, Daniel 9:5-2 Kings :, 1 Thessalonians 4:8

and their: Isaiah 9:15, Isaiah 9:16, Isaiah 28:15, Isaiah 44:20, Jeremiah 16:19, Jeremiah 16:20, Jeremiah 23:13-Ezra :, Jeremiah 23:25-Jonah :, Jeremiah 28:15, Jeremiah 28:16, Ezekiel 13:6-Nehemiah :, Ezekiel 13:22, Ezekiel 22:28, Habakkuk 2:18, Romans 1:25

after: Judges 2:11-Esther :, Judges 10:6, 2 Chronicles 30:7, Jeremiah 8:2, Jeremiah 9:14, Ezekiel 20:13, Ezekiel 20:16, Ezekiel 20:18, Ezekiel 20:24, Ezekiel 20:30, 1 Peter 1:18

Reciprocal: Proverbs 6:16 - six Proverbs 30:15 - There Isaiah 30:12 - Because Jeremiah 17:27 - then Hosea 5:5 - Judah Amos 1:3 - For Amos 2:1 - For three Micah 1:1 - concerning Acts 14:15 - from

Verse 5

I will: Jeremiah 17:27, Jeremiah 21:10, Jeremiah 37:8-2 Samuel :, Jeremiah 39:8, Jeremiah 52:13, Hosea 8:14

Reciprocal: Numbers 21:28 - a fire 2 Kings 25:9 - the king's Isaiah 2:13 - General Jeremiah 6:5 - let us destroy Jeremiah 25:18 - Jerusalem Jeremiah 50:32 - kindle Lamentations 2:7 - given up Ezekiel 28:18 - therefore Ezekiel 30:8 - when I Hosea 5:5 - Judah Amos 1:4 - I will Amos 3:11 - and thy Micah 6:9 - Lord's

Verse 6

Thus saith: Amos, says Abp. Newcome, first prophesies against the Syrians, Philistines, Tyrians, Edomites, Ammonites, and Moabites, who dwelt in the neighbourhood of the twelve tribes, and had occasionally become their enemies and persecutors. Having thus taught his countrymen that the providence of God extended to other nations, he briefly mentions the idolatrous practices and consequent destruction of Judah, and then passes on to his proper subject, which was to exhort and reprove the kingdom of Israel, and to denounce against it the Divine judgments.

For three: Amos 6:3-Judges :, 2 Kings 17:7-Job :, 2 Kings 18:12, Ezekiel 23:5-1 Samuel :, Hosea 4:1, Hosea 4:2, Hosea 4:11-2 Chronicles :, Hosea 7:7-2 Samuel :, Hosea 8:4-Joshua :, Hosea 13:2, Hosea 13:3, Micah 6:10-Nehemiah :

because: Amos 5:11, Amos 5:12, Amos 8:4-Joshua :, Isaiah 5:22, Isaiah 5:23, Isaiah 29:21, Joel 3:3, Joel 3:6, Micah 3:2, Micah 3:3

Reciprocal: Exodus 20:17 - thy neighbour's house Esther 7:4 - But if we Psalms 10:9 - when Proverbs 6:16 - six Proverbs 22:7 - rich Isaiah 3:15 - ye beat Isaiah 17:3 - fortress Isaiah 32:6 - empty Jeremiah 34:14 - At the Ezekiel 18:7 - hath not Ezekiel 22:13 - thy dishonest Amos 1:3 - For Amos 2:1 - For three Amos 4:1 - which oppress Amos 8:6 - General Acts 24:26 - hoped Romans 7:14 - sold James 2:6 - Do Revelation 18:13 - slaves

Verse 7

pant: Amos 4:1, 1 Kings 21:4, Proverbs 28:21, Micah 2:2, Micah 2:9, Micah 7:2, Micah 7:3, Zephaniah 3:3

and turn: Amos 5:12, Isaiah 10:2

and a: Leviticus 18:8, Leviticus 18:15, Ezekiel 22:11, 1 Corinthians 5:1

maid: or, young woman

to profane: Leviticus 20:3, 2 Samuel 12:14, Ezekiel 36:20, Romans 2:24

Reciprocal: Exodus 20:17 - thy neighbour's house Leviticus 18:17 - a woman Leviticus 20:11 - General Leviticus 20:14 - a wife Deuteronomy 24:14 - General Deuteronomy 27:20 - General Job 24:4 - turn Job 24:10 - they take away Psalms 10:9 - when Proverbs 30:14 - to devour Isaiah 3:15 - ye beat Isaiah 32:6 - empty Isaiah 57:5 - Enflaming Ezekiel 22:10 - discovered Hosea 12:7 - he loveth Malachi 1:12 - ye have Luke 20:47 - devour Acts 24:26 - hoped James 2:6 - Do

Verse 8

laid: Exodus 22:26, Exodus 22:27, Deuteronomy 24:12-Esther :, Ezekiel 18:7, Ezekiel 18:12

by: Amos 6:4, Isaiah 57:7, Ezekiel 23:41, 1 Corinthians 8:10, 1 Corinthians 10:7, 1 Corinthians 10:21

they drink: Amos 6:6, Judges 9:27, Hosea 4:8

the condemned: or, such as have fined, or, mulcted

Reciprocal: Exodus 32:6 - sat down Deuteronomy 24:13 - deliver Esther 1:6 - the beds Job 22:6 - For thou Job 24:10 - they take away Isaiah 28:1 - drunkards Isaiah 57:5 - Enflaming Ezekiel 33:15 - restore Hosea 3:1 - love flagons Hosea 7:14 - assemble Amos 4:1 - Bring

Verse 9

I the: Genesis 15:16, Exodus 3:8, Exodus 34:11, Numbers 21:24, Deuteronomy 2:24-Micah :, Joshua 3:10, Joshua 24:8-2 Kings :, Judges 11:21-Isaiah :, Nehemiah 9:22-Jeremiah :, Psalms 135:10-2 Kings :, Psalms 136:17-Song of Solomon :

whose: Numbers 13:28, Numbers 13:29, Numbers 13:32, Numbers 13:33, Deuteronomy 1:28, Deuteronomy 2:10, Deuteronomy 2:11, Deuteronomy 3:11, Deuteronomy 9:1-Leviticus :

I destroyed: Joshua 11:21, Joshua 11:22, 2 Samuel 23:16-Song of Solomon :, Job 18:16, Isaiah 5:24, Malachi 4:1

Reciprocal: Genesis 48:22 - Amorite Deuteronomy 1:7 - the mount Joshua 5:1 - all the kings Joshua 24:17 - General 1 Samuel 17:4 - whose height 1 Kings 14:15 - root up Israel 1 Chronicles 1:14 - Amorite Psalms 92:12 - cedar Isaiah 10:33 - the high ones

Verse 10

I brought: Exodus 12:51, Nehemiah 9:8-2 Kings :, Psalms 105:42, Psalms 105:43, Psalms 136:10, Psalms 136:11, Jeremiah 32:20, Jeremiah 32:21, Ezekiel 20:10, Micah 6:4

and led: Numbers 14:34, Deuteronomy 2:7, Deuteronomy 8:2-Numbers :, Nehemiah 9:21, Psalms 95:10, Acts 7:42, Acts 13:18

to possess: Numbers 14:31-Habakkuk :, Deuteronomy 1:20, Deuteronomy 1:21, Deuteronomy 1:39

Reciprocal: Joshua 24:17 - General Amos 3:1 - which Amos 9:7 - Have not Matthew 2:23 - He shall Acts 13:17 - and with Hebrews 3:9 - forty

Verse 11

I raised: 1 Samuel 3:20, 1 Samuel 19:20, 1 Kings 17:1, 1 Kings 18:4, 1 Kings 19:16, 1 Kings 20:13, 1 Kings 20:35, 1 Kings 20:41, 1 Kings 22:8, 2 Kings 2:2-Deuteronomy :, 2 Kings 6:1, 2 Kings 17:13, 2 Chronicles 36:15, 2 Peter 1:20, 2 Peter 1:21

and: Amos 7:12, Amos 7:13, Isaiah 30:10, Isaiah 30:11, Jeremiah 11:21, Jeremiah 26:11, Micah 2:6, Matthew 21:34-Zechariah :, Acts 4:18, Acts 5:28, Acts 7:51, 1 Thessalonians 2:15, 1 Thessalonians 2:16

Nazarites: Numbers 6:2, Judges 13:4-:, Lamentations 4:7, Luke 1:3-Esther :

Is it: Isaiah 5:3, Isaiah 5:4, Jeremiah 2:5, Jeremiah 2:31, Micah 6:3, Micah 6:4

Reciprocal: Ezekiel 25:8 - Seir Hosea 12:13 - General Zechariah 9:13 - and raised

Verse 12

Reciprocal: Numbers 6:2 - to vow Numbers 6:3 - General Isaiah 28:1 - drunkards Isaiah 30:10 - say Jeremiah 11:21 - Prophesy Jeremiah 35:5 - Drink Lamentations 4:7 - Nazarites Ezekiel 25:8 - Seir Hosea 12:13 - General Amos 3:8 - who can Amos 7:12 - go Amos 7:13 - prophesy Micah 2:6 - Prophesy ye Acts 4:17 - let Acts 5:40 - they commanded

Verse 13

Behold: Psalms 78:40, Isaiah 1:14, Isaiah 7:13, Isaiah 43:24, Ezekiel 6:9, Ezekiel 16:43, Malachi 2:17

I am pressed: etc. or, I will press your place, as a cart full of sheaves presseth

Reciprocal: Job 39:12 - he Jeremiah 44:22 - could

Verse 14

the flight: Amos 9:1-Leviticus :, Job 11:20, *marg. Ecclesiastes 9:11, Isaiah 30:16, Jeremiah 9:23

himself: Heb. his soul, or life

Reciprocal: Joshua 8:20 - and they had Judges 8:12 - took 1 Samuel 31:3 - went sore 2 Samuel 2:18 - was as light 1 Kings 19:17 - him that escapeth 1 Kings 20:30 - a wall 2 Kings 7:7 - their horses 2 Kings 25:5 - and overtook 1 Chronicles 10:3 - went Job 27:22 - he would fain flee Psalms 50:22 - none Isaiah 9:14 - will cut Isaiah 40:30 - General Jeremiah 11:11 - which Jeremiah 25:35 - the shepherds Jeremiah 39:4 - when Jeremiah 46:6 - not Jeremiah 48:44 - that fleeth Jeremiah 52:8 - General Lamentations 4:19 - they pursued Hosea 5:14 - none Amos 4:12 - thus Micah 2:3 - from Micah 6:14 - and thou Hebrews 9:7 - errors

Verse 15

neither: Psalms 33:16, Psalms 33:17

himself: Heb. his soul, or life

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 20:30 - a wall Jeremiah 11:11 - which Jeremiah 46:6 - not Jeremiah 48:44 - that fleeth Jeremiah 52:8 - General Amos 9:1 - shall not flee

Verse 16

courageous: Heb. strong of his heart, Jeremiah 48:41

flee: Judges 4:17, 2 Kings 7:8-Proverbs :, Mark 14:52

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 12:18 - flee to Jerusalem Isaiah 34:2 - the indignation Isaiah 66:6 - a voice of the Lord Jeremiah 9:26 - Egypt Amos 5:12 - they afflict Obadiah 1:9 - thy

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Amos 2". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/amos-2.html.