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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Amos 3

Introduction

Overview

Amos 3:1, The necessity of God’s judgment against Israel; Amos 3:9, The publication of it, with the causes thereof.

Verse 1

Hear: 2 Chronicles 20:15, Isaiah 46:3, Isaiah 48:12, Hosea 4:1, Hosea 5:1, Micah 3:1, Revelation 2:29

against: Jeremiah 8:3, Jeremiah 31:1, Jeremiah 33:24-Ezekiel :, Ezekiel 37:16, Ezekiel 37:17

which: Amos 2:10

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 22:28 - Hearken Isaiah 1:2 - for the Lord Isaiah 1:10 - Hear Ezekiel 33:3 - he blow Joel 1:2 - Hear Amos 5:1 - Hear Micah 1:1 - concerning Micah 2:3 - this family Micah 6:1 - ye Zephaniah 2:5 - the word

Verse 2

only: Exodus 19:5, Exodus 19:6, Deuteronomy 7:6, Deuteronomy 10:15, Deuteronomy 26:18, Deuteronomy 32:9, Psalms 147:19, Isaiah 63:19

all: Genesis 10:32, Jeremiah 1:15, Jeremiah 10:25, Nahum 3:4, Zechariah 14:17, Zechariah 14:18, Acts 17:26

therefore: Ezekiel 9:6, Ezekiel 20:36-Zechariah :, Daniel 9:12, Matthew 11:20-Jeremiah :, Luke 12:47, Luke 12:48, Romans 2:9, 1 Peter 4:17

punish: Heb. visit upon, Jeremiah 9:25, Jeremiah 11:22, Jeremiah 13:21, *marg. Hosea 2:13, Hosea 8:13, Hosea 9:9

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 4:22 - General Deuteronomy 6:15 - is a jealous Deuteronomy 8:19 - I testify against Deuteronomy 32:19 - And when 2 Samuel 12:14 - the child 2 Kings 21:12 - whosoever Psalms 73:14 - For all Psalms 89:32 - General Psalms 94:10 - he correct Jeremiah 25:18 - Jerusalem Ezekiel 4:1 - even Ezekiel 5:9 - that which Ezekiel 7:5 - General Ezekiel 20:37 - I will Hosea 5:3 - know Hosea 9:1 - as Amos 2:4 - Judah Micah 1:1 - concerning Micah 2:3 - this family Luke 10:14 - General 1 Corinthians 11:30 - many

Verse 3

Genesis 5:22, Genesis 6:9, Genesis 17:1, 2 Corinthians 6:14-Nehemiah :

Reciprocal: Leviticus 11:44 - ye shall Leviticus 19:2 - Ye shall Deuteronomy 32:19 - And when Amos 5:14 - and so 1 Peter 1:16 - General 1 John 1:7 - we have

Verse 4

a lion: Amos 3:8, Amos 1:2, Psalms 104:21, Hosea 11:10

cry: Heb. give forth his voice

Reciprocal: Psalms 10:9 - secretly Jeremiah 2:15 - young lions Hosea 5:14 - as a lion Hosea 13:7 - General 1 Peter 5:8 - as

Verse 5

Ecclesiastes 9:12, Jeremiah 31:28, Daniel 9:14

Reciprocal: Numbers 28:11 - in the beginnings Psalms 91:3 - snare

Verse 6

a trumpet: Jeremiah 4:5, Jeremiah 6:1, Ezekiel 33:3, Hosea 5:8, Zephaniah 1:16

and the people: Jeremiah 5:22, Jeremiah 10:7, 2 Corinthians 5:11

be afraid: or, run together

shall there: That is, Shall there be any evil, or calamity - not moral evil inflicted on a wicked city, which does not proceed from me, as the effect of my wrath? These animated interrogatives were intended to convince the people that they had cause for alarm, as their monstrous iniquities called down the vengeance of God to punish them with these calamities. Genesis 50:20, Isaiah 14:24-Daniel :, Isaiah 45:7, Acts 2:23, Acts 4:28

the Lord hath not done it: or, and shall not the Lord do somewhat

Reciprocal: Genesis 19:20 - this Genesis 42:28 - What is Exodus 4:11 - General Leviticus 14:34 - I put the plague of leprosy Numbers 10:9 - then ye shall 1 Samuel 3:11 - I will do 1 Samuel 6:9 - he 1 Kings 12:15 - the cause 1 Kings 14:10 - I will bring 2 Kings 18:25 - Amos I now 2 Kings 24:3 - Surely 2 Chronicles 15:6 - God 2 Chronicles 21:16 - the Lord Job 1:21 - taken away Job 5:6 - trouble Psalms 105:16 - Moreover Isaiah 18:3 - see ye Isaiah 31:2 - will bring Isaiah 36:10 - General Isaiah 37:26 - how I Isaiah 42:24 - General Isaiah 48:6 - showed Jeremiah 4:19 - sound Jeremiah 6:17 - Hearken Jeremiah 29:4 - whom Jeremiah 34:22 - I will command Jeremiah 47:7 - the Lord Jeremiah 50:25 - this Jeremiah 51:1 - I will Jeremiah 51:27 - ye up Lamentations 3:38 - General Ezekiel 28:7 - I will Hosea 8:1 - the trumpet Joel 2:1 - and sound Amos 6:11 - the Lord Micah 1:12 - but Zechariah 8:10 - for 1 Corinthians 14:8 - General Revelation 8:2 - trumpets

Verse 7

but: Genesis 6:13, Genesis 18:17, 1 Kings 22:19-Isaiah :, 2 Kings 3:17-Proverbs :, 2 Kings 6:12, 2 Kings 22:13, 2 Kings 22:20, Psalms 25:14, Daniel 9:22-:, Daniel 10:21, Daniel 11:2, John 15:15, Revelation 1:1, Revelation 1:19, Revelation 4:1, Revelation 6:1 - Revelation 20:15

Reciprocal: Genesis 37:5 - dreamed Genesis 40:8 - Do not Genesis 41:25 - God Genesis 49:1 - Gather Leviticus 15:1 - Aaron Deuteronomy 29:29 - secret 1 Samuel 3:11 - I will do 1 Samuel 3:21 - appeared 1 Samuel 9:15 - the Lord 2 Samuel 7:4 - that night 1 Kings 14:5 - the Lord 2 Kings 3:11 - Is there not here 2 Kings 4:27 - hid it from me 2 Kings 6:9 - thither the Syrians 2 Kings 8:10 - the Lord 1 Chronicles 17:3 - word Job 15:8 - the secret Isaiah 5:9 - General Isaiah 22:14 - it was Isaiah 34:16 - Seek Jeremiah 1:10 - to root out Jeremiah 23:18 - counsel Jeremiah 24:1 - Lord Jeremiah 26:5 - my Jeremiah 33:3 - mighty Ezekiel 9:1 - cried Ezekiel 14:2 - General Ezekiel 29:21 - the opening Daniel 2:19 - was Daniel 2:23 - and hast Daniel 2:47 - a revealer Daniel 4:18 - but Daniel 7:1 - Daniel Hosea 5:9 - have Amos 1:2 - The Lord Amos 6:11 - the Lord Matthew 13:35 - I will utter Luke 2:26 - it Acts 27:10 - I perceive Romans 16:25 - which 1 Corinthians 2:10 - God 1 Peter 1:12 - it

Verse 8

lion: Amos 3:4, Amos 1:2, Revelation 5:5

who can: Amos 2:12, Amos 7:12-Esther :, Job 32:18, Job 32:19, Jeremiah 20:9, Acts 4:20, Acts 5:20, Acts 5:29, 1 Corinthians 9:16

Reciprocal: Numbers 23:24 - as a great Job 10:16 - Thou huntest Psalms 50:1 - hath spoken Proverbs 20:2 - fear Isaiah 1:10 - Hear Isaiah 5:29 - roaring Isaiah 31:4 - Like as Jeremiah 2:15 - young lions Jeremiah 4:5 - Blow Jeremiah 25:30 - roar Ezekiel 9:1 - cried Ezekiel 29:21 - the opening Hosea 10:14 - shall a Hosea 11:10 - he shall roar like Hosea 13:7 - General Joel 3:16 - roar Micah 6:9 - Lord's 1 Peter 5:8 - as Revelation 10:3 - loud

Verse 9

Publish: 2 Samuel 1:20, Jeremiah 2:10, Jeremiah 2:11, Jeremiah 31:7-1 Samuel :, Jeremiah 46:14, Jeremiah 50:2

Ashdod: Amos 1:8, 1 Samuel 5:1

the mountains: Amos 4:1, Amos 6:1, Jeremiah 31:5, Ezekiel 36:8, Ezekiel 37:22

and behold: Deuteronomy 29:24-Hosea :, Jeremiah 22:8, Jeremiah 22:9

oppressed: or, oppressions, Amos 4:1, Amos 8:6

Reciprocal: Nehemiah 4:7 - Ashdodites Isaiah 17:3 - fortress Ezekiel 28:16 - filled Hosea 12:7 - he loveth Hosea 13:16 - Samaria Zephaniah 3:1 - to the

Verse 10

they: Psalms 14:4, Jeremiah 4:22, Jeremiah 5:4, 2 Peter 3:5

who: Habakkuk 2:8-1 Kings :, Zephaniah 1:9, Zechariah 5:3, Zechariah 5:4, James 5:3, James 5:4

robbery: or, spoil

Reciprocal: Exodus 20:15 - General Leviticus 6:4 - which he Isaiah 59:6 - their works Jeremiah 6:5 - let us destroy Jeremiah 17:11 - he that Jeremiah 52:13 - the king's Ezekiel 7:11 - Violence Ezekiel 8:17 - for Ezekiel 18:7 - hath spoiled Ezekiel 22:13 - thy dishonest Ezekiel 22:29 - people Amos 3:11 - and thy Amos 4:1 - which oppress Micah 6:10 - the treasures Romans 2:5 - treasurest

Verse 11

An, Amos 6:14, 2 Kings 15:19, 2 Kings 15:29, 2 Kings 17:3-Joshua :, 2 Kings 18:9-1 Kings :, Isaiah 7:17-Lamentations :, Isaiah 8:7, Isaiah 8:8, Isaiah 10:5, Isaiah 10:6, Isaiah 10:9-1 Kings :, Hosea 11:5, Hosea 11:6

and thy: Amos 3:10, Amos 3:15, Amos 2:5, Amos 6:8, 2 Chronicles 36:19

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 18:10 - they took it Isaiah 17:9 - General Jeremiah 6:5 - let us destroy Jeremiah 52:13 - the king's

Verse 12

As the: 1 Samuel 17:34-Haggai :, Isaiah 31:4

taketh: Heb. delivereth

so shall: Amos 9:2, Amos 9:3, 1 Kings 20:30, 1 Kings 22:25, Isaiah 8:4, Isaiah 17:1-Numbers :, Romans 11:4, Romans 11:5

in Damascus in a couch: or, on the bed's feet, 1 Kings 20:34, 2 Kings 16:9

Reciprocal: Exodus 22:13 - torn in pieces 1 Samuel 17:35 - smote him Isaiah 9:14 - will cut Jeremiah 2:15 - young lions Zechariah 9:1 - Damascus Zechariah 9:7 - I will Revelation 13:2 - and his mouth

Verse 13

and testify: Deuteronomy 8:19, Deuteronomy 30:18, Deuteronomy 30:19, 2 Kings 17:13, 2 Kings 17:15, 2 Chronicles 24:19, Acts 2:40, Acts 18:5, Acts 18:6, Acts 20:21, Ephesians 4:17, 1 Thessalonians 4:6

the Lord: Amos 5:27, Joshua 22:22, Isaiah 1:24

Reciprocal: Exodus 33:3 - lest I Isaiah 7:13 - will ye Amos 4:13 - The Lord Amos 5:16 - the Lord

Verse 14

in the: Exodus 32:34

visit the transgressions of Israel upon him: or, punish Israel for his transgressions

I will: Amos 9:1, 1 Kings 13:2-Deuteronomy :, 2 Kings 23:15, 2 Chronicles 31:1, 2 Chronicles 34:6, 2 Chronicles 34:7, Hosea 10:5-Ruth :, Hosea 10:14, Hosea 10:15, Micah 1:6, Micah 1:7

Reciprocal: Exodus 33:3 - lest I 2 Kings 2:23 - Bethel Hosea 5:9 - Ephraim Amos 4:4 - Come Amos 7:9 - the high

Verse 15

the winter: Jeremiah 36:22

the summer: Judges 3:20

the houses: 1 Kings 22:39

the great: Amos 3:11, Amos 6:11, Isaiah 5:9

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 10:22 - ivory Psalms 45:8 - ivory Hosea 5:9 - Ephraim

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Amos 3". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/amos-3.html.