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Amos 6

Overview

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

Verse 1

to them: Judges 18:7, Isaiah 32:9-11, Isaiah 33:14, Jeremiah 48:11, Jeremiah 49:31, Luke 6:24, Luke 6:25, Luke 12:17-20, James 5:5, 1 Peter 5:7

at ease: or, secure, Jeremiah 7:4

and trust: Amos 4:1, Amos 8:14, 1 Kings 16:24

named: Exodus 19:5, Exodus 19:6, Lamentations 1:1

chief: or, firstfruits, James 1:18

Reciprocal: Job 12:5 - of him Isaiah 10:9 - Calno Isaiah 10:13 - I have removed Isaiah 28:1 - whose Isaiah 33:10 - now will I be exalted Isaiah 59:8 - no Jeremiah 2:3 - the firstfruits Ezekiel 23:42 - a voice Ezekiel 33:3 - he blow Hosea 13:16 - Samaria Amos 3:9 - the mountains Amos 9:10 - The evil Micah 1:1 - concerning Micah 1:5 - is it Micah 6:9 - Lord's Micah 6:12 - the rich Zephaniah 1:12 - the men Zechariah 1:15 - General Zechariah 11:2 - Howl Revelation 14:4 - redeemed

Verse 2

Pass: Jeremiah 2:10, Jeremiah 2:11, Nahum 3:8

Calneh: Genesis 10:10, Isaiah 10:9, Calno

Hamath: 2 Kings 17:24, 2 Kings 17:30, 2 Kings 18:34, 2 Kings 19:13

Gath: 1 Samuel 17:4, 1 Samuel 17:23, 2 Chronicles 26:6

better: Isaiah 10:9-11, Isaiah 36:18, Isaiah 36:19, Isaiah 37:12, Isaiah 37:13, Ezekiel 31:2, Ezekiel 31:3, Nahum 3:8

Reciprocal: Numbers 13:21 - Hamath Joshua 13:5 - unto the 1 Samuel 5:8 - Gath 1 Samuel 6:17 - Gath 2 Samuel 8:9 - Hamath 1 Kings 19:4 - better Ecclesiastes 5:8 - regardeth Isaiah 10:13 - I have removed Ezekiel 27:23 - Canneh Malachi 1:4 - The border

Verse 3

put: Amos 5:18, Amos 9:10, Ecclesiastes 8:11, Isaiah 47:7, Isaiah 56:12, Ezekiel 12:22, Ezekiel 12:27, Matthew 24:48, 1 Thessalonians 5:3, 2 Peter 3:4, Revelation 18:17

and cause: Amos 6:12, Amos 5:12, Psalms 94:20

seat: or, habitation

Reciprocal: Judges 9:27 - merry 1 Samuel 4:5 - all Israel Proverbs 19:10 - Delight Ecclesiastes 2:2 - It is Ecclesiastes 7:2 - better Isaiah 14:11 - pomp Isaiah 22:2 - that art Isaiah 22:13 - behold Isaiah 59:6 - their works Lamentations 4:5 - that did Ezekiel 7:11 - Violence Ezekiel 8:17 - for Ezekiel 16:49 - fulness Ezekiel 18:7 - hath spoiled Ezekiel 21:10 - should Joel 1:5 - Awake Amos 2:6 - For three Matthew 24:38 - they Luke 12:19 - take Luke 15:13 - wasted Ephesians 6:13 - in the

Verse 4

lie: Isaiah 5:11, Isaiah 5:12, Isaiah 22:13, Luke 16:19, Romans 13:13, Romans 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, Luke 12:20

Reciprocal: Genesis 18:7 - General 1 Kings 10:18 - ivory 1 Kings 22:39 - the ivory house 2 Kings 9:34 - he did eat Esther 1:6 - the beds Esther 5:14 - go thou in Job 21:12 - General Jeremiah 16:8 - General Jeremiah 46:21 - fatted bullocks Lamentations 5:15 - our dance Ezekiel 23:41 - stately Ezekiel 26:13 - General Daniel 6:18 - and passed Amos 2:8 - by Amos 8:10 - I will turn

Verse 5

chant: or, quaver

to the: Genesis 31:27, Job 21:11, Job 21:12, Ecclesiastes 2:8, Isaiah 5:12, 1 Peter 4:3, Revelation 18:22

like: Amos 5:23, Amos 8:3, 1 Chronicles 23:5

Reciprocal: Genesis 4:21 - the harp 2 Samuel 6:5 - David 2 Samuel 23:1 - sweet psalmist 1 Chronicles 13:8 - with harps 2 Chronicles 7:6 - which David 2 Chronicles 29:26 - the instruments Nehemiah 12:36 - musical instruments Isaiah 24:9 - General Ezekiel 11:3 - It is not Daniel 3:10 - the cornet 1 Timothy 5:6 - she

Verse 6

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, Genesis 42:21, Genesis 42:22, Genesis 49:22, Esther 3:15, Romans 12:15, 1 Corinthians 12:26

affliction: or, breach, 2 Kings 15:29, 2 Kings 17:3-6, Jeremiah 30:7

Reciprocal: Genesis 40:23 - but forgat him Genesis 41:52 - the land 2 Samuel 1:12 - General Psalms 23:5 - thou anointest Psalms 81:5 - in Joseph Proverbs 23:30 - tarry Ecclesiastes 9:8 - let thy head Isaiah 28:1 - drunkards Hosea 9:1 - Rejoice Amos 2:8 - they drink Amos 5:6 - the house Obadiah 1:18 - the house of Joseph Matthew 25:42 - General Luke 7:46 - General Acts 18:17 - And Gallio 1 Timothy 5:6 - she James 5:1 - weep Revelation 18:13 - cinnamon

Verse 7

shall they: Amos 5:5, Amos 5:27, Amos 7:11, Deuteronomy 28:41, Luke 21:24

and the: 1 Kings 20:16-20, Esther 5:8, Esther 5:12-14, Esther 7:1, Esther 7:2, Esther 7:8-10, Isaiah 21:4, Daniel 5:4-6, Nahum 1:10

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 18:10 - they took it Isaiah 17:3 - fortress Hosea 9:1 - Rejoice James 5:1 - weep

Verse 8

sworn: Amos 4:2, Jeremiah 51:14, Hebrews 6:13-17

I abhor: Leviticus 26:11, Psalms 78:59, Psalms 106:40, Zechariah 11:8

the excellency: Amos 8:7, Psalms 47:4, Ezekiel 24:21

and hate: Amos 3:11, Lamentations 2:5

therefore: Micah 1:6-9

all that is therein: Heb. the fulness thereof, Psalms 50:12

Reciprocal: Genesis 22:16 - General Isaiah 45:23 - sworn Jeremiah 12:8 - therefore Jeremiah 14:21 - not abhor Jeremiah 22:5 - I Jeremiah 44:26 - I have sworn Jeremiah 49:13 - I have Ezekiel 19:7 - the fulness Ezekiel 23:18 - then Amos 4:13 - The Lord Amos 6:11 - he will Amos 7:11 - and Israel

Verse 9

if: Amos 5:3, 1 Samuel 2:33, Esther 5:11, Esther 9:10, Job 1:2, Job 1:19, Job 20:28, Psalms 109:13, Isaiah 14:21

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 16:4 - not Ezekiel 24:22 - General Amos 8:3 - they shall

Verse 10

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: Amos 8:3, 1 Samuel 31:12, 2 Kings 23:16, Jeremiah 16:6

Hold: Amos 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

Reciprocal: Job 15:4 - restrainest Isaiah 26:13 - by thee Jeremiah 8:14 - be silent Jeremiah 9:21 - General Jeremiah 16:4 - not Ezekiel 24:22 - General Hosea 4:4 - let Hosea 4:15 - nor Micah 1:10 - Declare Zephaniah 1:7 - thy

Verse 11

the Lord: Amos 3:6, Amos 3:7, Amos 9:1, Amos 9:9, Psalms 105:16, Psalms 105:31, Psalms 105:34, Isaiah 10:5, Isaiah 10:6, Isaiah 13:3, Isaiah 46:10, Isaiah 46:11, Isaiah 55:11, Ezekiel 29:18-20, Nahum 1:14

he will: Amos 6:8, Amos 3:15, 2 Kings 25:9, Hosea 13:16, Zechariah 14:2, Luke 19:44

breaches: or, droppings, Ecclesiastes 10:18

Reciprocal: Leviticus 14:34 - I put the plague of leprosy 1 Kings 13:33 - Jeroboam Isaiah 5:9 - Of a truth Isaiah 9:14 - will cut Jeremiah 9:21 - General Jeremiah 16:6 - the great Jeremiah 52:13 - the king's

Verse 12

horses: Isaiah 48:4, Jeremiah 5:3, Jeremiah 6:29, Jeremiah 6:30, Zechariah 7:11, Zechariah 7:12

for: Amos 5:7, Amos 5:11, Amos 5:12, 1 Kings 21:7-13, Psalms 94:20, Psalms 94:21, Isaiah 59:13, Isaiah 59:14, Hosea 10:4, Hosea 10:13, Micah 7:3, Habakkuk 1:3, Habakkuk 1:4, Acts 7:51, Acts 7:52

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 29:18 - among you a root Esther 5:9 - joyful Proverbs 16:10 - transgresseth Proverbs 17:15 - that justifieth Ecclesiastes 5:8 - regardeth Amos 5:15 - establish Amos 6:3 - and cause Matthew 13:5 - General Mark 4:5 - General Luke 8:6 - General John 8:15 - judge Acts 24:25 - righteousness Revelation 8:11 - Wormwood

Verse 13

which: Exodus 32:18, Exodus 32:19, Judges 9:19, Judges 9:20, Judges 9:27, Judges 16:23-25, 1 Samuel 4:5, Job 31:25, Job 31:29, Ecclesiastes 11:9, Isaiah 8:6, Jeremiah 9:23, Jeremiah 50:11, Jonah 4:6, Habakkuk 1:15, Habakkuk 1:16, Zephaniah 3:11, Luke 12:19, Luke 12:20, John 16:20, James 4:16, Revelation 11:10

Have: 2 Kings 13:25, 2 Kings 14:12-14, 2 Kings 14:25, 2 Chronicles 28:6-8, Isaiah 7:1, Isaiah 7:4, Isaiah 17:3, Isaiah 17:4, Isaiah 28:14, Isaiah 28:15, Daniel 4:30

Reciprocal: Esther 5:9 - joyful Isaiah 10:13 - For he saith Hosea 9:1 - Rejoice

Verse 14

I will: 2 Kings 15:29, 2 Kings 17:6, Isaiah 7:20, Isaiah 8:4-8, Isaiah 10:5, Isaiah 10:6, Jeremiah 5:15-17, Hosea 10:5

from: Numbers 34:8, 1 Kings 8:65, Ezekiel 47:15-17

river: or, valley

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 30:10 - the brook Besor 2 Kings 14:25 - from the entering 2 Chronicles 7:8 - from the entering Ezekiel 47:16 - Hamath Amos 3:11 - General Zechariah 9:2 - Hamath

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Amos 6". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/amos-6.html.