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Amos 9

Overview

Amos 9:1, The certainty of the desolation; Amos 9:11, The restoring of the tabernacle of David.

Verse 1

I saw: 2 Chronicles 18:18, Isaiah 6:1, Ezekiel 1:28, John 1:18, John 1:32, Acts 26:13, Revelation 1:17

upon: Amos 3:14, Ezekiel 9:2, Ezekiel 10:4

Smite: Isaiah 6:3, Isaiah 6:4, Zechariah 11:1, Zechariah 11:2

lintel: or, chapiter, or knop

cut them: or, wound them, in the head. Psalms 68:21, Habakkuk 3:13

shall not flee: Amos 2:14, Amos 2:15, Isaiah 24:17, Isaiah 24:18, Isaiah 30:16, Jeremiah 48:44

Reciprocal: Exodus 14:25 - Let us flee Joshua 10:18 - General 1 Samuel 5:9 - the hand 2 Kings 18:10 - they took it Job 11:20 - they shall not escape Job 20:24 - flee from Job 27:22 - he would fain flee Isaiah 9:14 - will cut Isaiah 17:3 - fortress Jeremiah 4:29 - shall flee Jeremiah 11:11 - which Jeremiah 16:16 - every mountain Jeremiah 25:35 - the shepherds Jeremiah 42:16 - that the sword Jeremiah 46:6 - not Jeremiah 49:8 - dwell Jeremiah 52:8 - General Lamentations 1:3 - all Lamentations 2:22 - my terrors Lamentations 4:19 - they pursued Ezekiel 11:8 - General Ezekiel 15:7 - they shall Ezekiel 17:21 - all his fugitives Ezekiel 21:24 - ye shall Hosea 8:1 - the house Hosea 13:8 - as a Hosea 13:16 - Samaria Amos 4:12 - thus Amos 5:19 - As if Amos 6:11 - the Lord Micah 2:3 - from Micah 6:14 - and thou Zephaniah 1:12 - that I Zephaniah 2:14 - upper lintels Zechariah 5:8 - the weight Matthew 24:28 - General Luke 17:37 - wheresoever

Verse 2

Though: All these energetic expressions were intended to shew the utter impossibility of escape.

dig: Job 26:6, Psalms 139:7-10, Isaiah 2:19

climb: Job 20:6, Isaiah 14:13-16, Jeremiah 49:16, Jeremiah 51:53, Ezekiel 28:13-16, Obadiah 1:4, Luke 10:18

Reciprocal: Genesis 3:8 - hid Joshua 10:16 - and hid Job 11:8 - deeper Job 24:23 - yet his eyes Job 34:22 - no Psalms 16:10 - my Psalms 21:8 - General Psalms 139:8 - I ascend Jeremiah 22:23 - makest Jeremiah 23:24 - hide Ezekiel 5:2 - I will draw Ezekiel 8:8 - General Ezekiel 21:14 - entereth Amos 3:12 - so shall Amos 5:19 - As if Luke 10:15 - which

Verse 3

hide: Job 34:22, Jeremiah 23:23, Jeremiah 23:24

hid: Psalms 139:9-11, Jeremiah 16:16

the serpent: Isaiah 27:1

Reciprocal: Genesis 3:8 - hid Genesis 3:15 - enmity Exodus 7:10 - it became Numbers 21:6 - General Deuteronomy 32:24 - serpents 2 Samuel 17:14 - appointed 2 Samuel 22:46 - out 1 Kings 17:4 - I have commanded 1 Kings 18:19 - mount Carmel 1 Kings 20:30 - a wall Psalms 21:8 - General Proverbs 23:32 - biteth Ecclesiastes 10:8 - a serpent Jeremiah 8:17 - I will Jeremiah 49:10 - his secret Ezekiel 5:2 - I will draw Ezekiel 8:8 - General Amos 3:12 - so shall Nahum 3:11 - thou shalt be hid Luke 10:15 - which

Verse 4

go: Leviticus 26:33, Leviticus 26:36-39, Deuteronomy 28:64, Deuteronomy 28:65, Ezekiel 5:2, Ezekiel 5:12, Zechariah 13:8, Zechariah 13:9

set: Leviticus 17:10, Deuteronomy 28:63, 2 Chronicles 16:9, Psalms 34:15, Psalms 34:16, Jeremiah 24:6, Jeremiah 44:11

Reciprocal: Genesis 44:21 - that I may Numbers 21:6 - General 1 Kings 17:4 - I have commanded Jeremiah 12:12 - the sword Jeremiah 21:10 - I have Jeremiah 39:12 - look well to him Jeremiah 51:53 - mount Ezekiel 21:9 - A sword Amos 9:8 - the eyes Zechariah 8:10 - for

Verse 5

toucheth: Psalms 46:6, Psalms 144:5, Isaiah 64:1, Micah 1:3, Nahum 1:6, Habakkuk 3:10, Revelation 20:11

and all: Amos 8:8, Jeremiah 12:4, Hosea 4:3

shall rise: Psalms 32:6, Psalms 93:3, Psalms 93:4, Isaiah 8:7, Isaiah 8:8, Matthew 7:27

Reciprocal: Genesis 7:11 - all Isaiah 51:15 - that divided Jeremiah 47:2 - waters Daniel 9:26 - with Daniel 11:22 - with Hosea 10:14 - shall a Amos 9:13 - the hills Micah 1:4 - the mountains Nahum 1:8 - with 2 Peter 3:10 - melt

Verse 6

buildeth: Psalms 104:3, Psalms 104:13

stories: or, spheres, Heb. ascensions, Maaloth "upper chambers," which in eastern houses are the principal apartments. Perhaps there is a reference here to the various systems which God has created in illimitable space, transcending each other as the planets do in our system.

troop: or, bundle, Genesis 2:1, Aguddah probably is the same as the Arabic ijad "an arch, vault," and may here denote the vault of heaven, or atmosphere, which God "hath founded, or established, upon, or over, al the earth," and into which "he calleth the waters of the sea, and poureth them out upon the face of the earth."

calleth: Amos 5:8, Genesis 7:11-19, Jeremiah 5:22

The Lord: Amos 4:13, Exodus 3:14, Exodus 3:15

Reciprocal: Genesis 6:17 - bring Job 37:6 - great Psalms 135:6 - Whatsoever Psalms 148:5 - for he Isaiah 42:5 - he that created Isaiah 51:15 - that divided Jeremiah 33:2 - the Lord Jeremiah 47:2 - waters Nahum 1:8 - with Haggai 1:11 - I called

Verse 7

ye not: Jeremiah 9:25, Jeremiah 9:26, Jeremiah 13:23

Have not: Amos 2:10, Exodus 12:51, Hosea 12:13

the Philistines: Deuteronomy 2:23, Jeremiah 47:4

the Syrians: Amos 1:5, 2 Kings 16:9

Reciprocal: Genesis 10:14 - Caphtorim 1 Chronicles 1:12 - Caphthorim Psalms 59:5 - the heathen Isaiah 1:10 - Sodom Isaiah 22:6 - Kir Jeremiah 51:16 - there is

Verse 8

the eyes: Amos 9:4, Psalms 11:4-6, Proverbs 5:21, Proverbs 15:3, Jeremiah 44:27

and I: Genesis 6:7, Genesis 7:4, Deuteronomy 6:15, 1 Kings 13:34, Hosea 1:6, Hosea 9:11-17, Hosea 13:15, Hosea 13:16

saving: Deuteronomy 4:31, Isaiah 27:7, Isaiah 27:8, Jeremiah 5:10, Jeremiah 30:11, Jeremiah 31:35, Jeremiah 31:36, Jeremiah 33:24-26, Joel 2:32, Obadiah 1:16, Obadiah 1:17, Romans 11:1-7, Romans 11:28, Romans 11:29

Reciprocal: Esther 4:14 - then shall Job 34:21 - General Isaiah 43:2 - passest Isaiah 65:8 - General Jeremiah 4:27 - yet Jeremiah 18:7 - to pluck Jeremiah 28:16 - I will Jeremiah 29:11 - thoughts Jeremiah 31:17 - General Jeremiah 46:28 - but I will not Jeremiah 51:5 - Israel Ezekiel 12:16 - I will Habakkuk 1:12 - we Zechariah 13:8 - but

Verse 9

and I: Leviticus 26:33, Deuteronomy 28:64

sift: Heb. cause to move

grain: Heb. stone

Reciprocal: Numbers 23:9 - shall not Deuteronomy 28:65 - shalt thou Esther 4:14 - then shall Isaiah 27:12 - ye shall be Isaiah 28:28 - Bread Isaiah 30:28 - to sift Isaiah 43:2 - passest Isaiah 65:8 - General Jeremiah 3:16 - when Jeremiah 4:27 - yet Jeremiah 29:18 - will deliver Jeremiah 30:11 - though Jeremiah 31:17 - General Jeremiah 31:36 - cease Jeremiah 46:28 - but I will not Jeremiah 49:36 - scatter Jeremiah 51:5 - Israel Ezekiel 5:10 - the whole Ezekiel 12:16 - I will Ezekiel 17:21 - all his fugitives Ezekiel 20:34 - General Ezekiel 20:38 - I will purge Ezekiel 36:19 - I scattered Ezekiel 39:28 - and have Daniel 9:7 - near Hosea 9:17 - and Amos 6:11 - the Lord Habakkuk 1:12 - we Zechariah 2:6 - spread Zechariah 10:9 - sow Zechariah 13:8 - but Matthew 3:12 - and gather Luke 22:31 - sift Acts 27:44 - that Romans 11:1 - Hath God

Verse 10

the sinners: Isaiah 33:14, Ezekiel 20:38, Ezekiel 34:16, Ezekiel 34:17, Zephaniah 3:11-13, Zechariah 13:8, Zechariah 13:9, Malachi 3:2-5, Malachi 4:1, Matthew 3:10-12, Matthew 13:41, Matthew 13:42, Matthew 13:49, Matthew 13:50

The evil: Amos 6:1, Amos 6:3, Psalms 10:11, Ecclesiastes 8:11, Isaiah 5:19, Isaiah 28:14, Isaiah 28:15, Isaiah 56:12, Jeremiah 18:18, Malachi 3:15

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 28:65 - shalt thou 2 Chronicles 18:27 - If Isaiah 3:25 - Thy men Jeremiah 23:17 - No Ezekiel 17:21 - all his fugitives Ezekiel 20:34 - General Micah 3:11 - none evil can come Zechariah 1:6 - take hold of

Verse 11

that day: Acts 15:15-17

raise: Isaiah 9:6, Isaiah 9:7, Isaiah 11:1-10, Jeremiah 23:5, Jeremiah 23:6, Jeremiah 30:9, Jeremiah 33:14-16, Jeremiah 33:20-26, Ezekiel 17:24, Ezekiel 34:23, Ezekiel 34:24, Ezekiel 37:24, Ezekiel 37:25, Hosea 3:5, Micah 5:2, Luke 1:31-33, Luke 1:69, Luke 1:70, Acts 2:30-36

the tabernacle: Isaiah 16:5, Ezekiel 21:25-27

close: Heb. hedge, or wall, Job 1:10, Psalms 80:12, Psalms 89:40, Isaiah 5:5

as in: Psalms 143:5, Isaiah 63:11, Jeremiah 46:26, Lamentations 5:21, Ezekiel 36:11, Micah 7:14

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 23:5 - to grow 1 Kings 11:27 - repaired 1 Kings 11:36 - David 2 Chronicles 10:16 - David Psalms 48:13 - consider Isaiah 2:11 - in that day Isaiah 30:26 - bindeth Isaiah 58:12 - The repairer Isaiah 65:9 - I will Jeremiah 1:10 - to build Jeremiah 18:9 - to build Jeremiah 31:4 - build Jeremiah 31:28 - so Ezekiel 19:14 - she hath Ezekiel 21:27 - until Daniel 12:1 - thy people Hosea 2:14 - and speak Amos 5:2 - none Obadiah 1:17 - possess Micah 7:11 - the day Zechariah 1:13 - with good Matthew 1:1 - the son of David Matthew 11:3 - Art Matthew 22:42 - The Son Mark 4:31 - is less than Mark 11:10 - the kingdom Luke 1:32 - give Luke 1:52 - put Luke 24:44 - in the prophets Acts 1:6 - restore Acts 11:1 - the Gentiles Acts 13:23 - this Acts 13:34 - the sure Acts 15:16 - this Acts 26:6 - the promise Romans 1:3 - which 1 Corinthians 3:9 - ye are God's building Ephesians 1:10 - in the Revelation 11:15 - The kingdoms

Verse 12

possess: Isaiah 11:14, Isaiah 14:1, Isaiah 14:2, Joel 3:8, Obadiah 1:18-21

Edom: Genesis 27:29, Genesis 27:37, Numbers 24:17, Psalms 60:8, Malachi 1:4

which are called by my name: Heb. upon whom my name is called, Isaiah 43:7, Isaiah 63:19, Isaiah 65:1, Jeremiah 14:9, Jeremiah 15:16, Daniel 9:18, Daniel 9:19

Reciprocal: Genesis 48:16 - my name Numbers 24:18 - General 1 Kings 11:36 - David Isaiah 60:3 - the Gentiles Ezekiel 21:27 - until Obadiah 1:19 - the south Zechariah 8:20 - there Zechariah 14:9 - the Lord Malachi 1:11 - my name Matthew 11:3 - Art Mark 11:10 - the kingdom Luke 1:32 - give Acts 2:30 - he Acts 11:1 - the Gentiles Acts 13:47 - that thou Acts 15:16 - this Acts 26:6 - the promise 1 Corinthians 3:9 - ye are God's building Colossians 3:11 - there Revelation 11:15 - The kingdoms

Verse 13

plowman: Leviticus 26:5, Ezekiel 36:35, Hosea 2:21-23, John 4:35

soweth: Heb. draweth forth

the mountains: Isaiah 35:1, Isaiah 35:2, Isaiah 55:13, Joel 3:18, Joel 3:20

sweet wine: or, new wine

the hills: Amos 9:5, Judges 5:5, Psalms 97:5

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 28:3 - in the field Psalms 46:6 - earth Psalms 107:37 - sow Isaiah 64:1 - that the Jeremiah 31:31 - the days Ezekiel 28:26 - build Ezekiel 36:8 - ye shall Joel 2:19 - I will send Joel 2:24 - General Zechariah 8:12 - the seed Zechariah 9:17 - corn Mark 14:25 - new Acts 3:19 - when 2 Peter 3:10 - melt

Verse 14

I will bring: Psalms 53:6, Jeremiah 30:3, Jeremiah 30:18, Jeremiah 31:23, Ezekiel 16:53, Ezekiel 39:25, Joel 3:1, Joel 3:2

build: Isaiah 61:4, Isaiah 65:21, Jeremiah 30:18, Jeremiah 31:38-40, Ezekiel 36:33-36, Ezekiel 37:25-28

plant: Amos 5:11, Isaiah 62:8, Isaiah 62:9, Ezekiel 28:26, Zephaniah 1:13

Reciprocal: Genesis 48:4 - will give Deuteronomy 28:3 - in the field Isaiah 11:11 - set his hand Isaiah 44:26 - and I will Isaiah 58:12 - build Jeremiah 3:16 - when Jeremiah 12:14 - and pluck Jeremiah 16:15 - that brought Jeremiah 23:3 - General Jeremiah 23:8 - General Jeremiah 29:14 - and I will turn Jeremiah 31:5 - yet Jeremiah 32:15 - Houses Jeremiah 32:37 - I will gather Jeremiah 33:7 - and will Jeremiah 46:27 - I will save Jeremiah 49:39 - I will Jeremiah 50:19 - bring Ezekiel 11:17 - General Ezekiel 20:41 - I bring Ezekiel 28:25 - When Ezekiel 34:13 - I will bring Ezekiel 36:10 - the wastes Ezekiel 36:24 - General Ezekiel 37:12 - and bring Ezekiel 37:21 - General Ezekiel 38:8 - into the land Hosea 2:15 - I will Hosea 11:11 - and I Joel 2:19 - I will send Joel 2:22 - for the tree Joel 3:18 - the mountains Obadiah 1:20 - the captivity of this Zephaniah 2:7 - turn Zephaniah 3:20 - even Zechariah 1:17 - My cities Zechariah 8:7 - I Zechariah 8:8 - and they shall dwell Zechariah 9:17 - corn Mark 14:25 - new Romans 11:26 - all

Verse 15

they shall: As the Jews, after their return from Babylon, were driven from their land by the Romans, this can only refer to their future conversion and restoration, and to the security and peace of the church. Isaiah 60:21, Jeremiah 24:6, Jeremiah 32:41, Ezekiel 34:28, Ezekiel 37:25, Joel 3:20, Micah 4:4

Reciprocal: Genesis 48:4 - will give 2 Samuel 7:10 - plant them 1 Chronicles 17:9 - and shall be Isaiah 11:11 - set his hand Isaiah 61:4 - General Jeremiah 3:16 - when Jeremiah 3:18 - out Jeremiah 12:14 - and pluck Jeremiah 23:3 - General Jeremiah 23:8 - General Jeremiah 30:3 - that I Jeremiah 32:15 - Houses Jeremiah 32:37 - I will gather Jeremiah 33:7 - and will Jeremiah 50:19 - bring Ezekiel 11:17 - General Ezekiel 28:25 - When Ezekiel 36:11 - will do Ezekiel 36:14 - no more Ezekiel 36:24 - General Ezekiel 36:33 - wastes Ezekiel 37:12 - and bring Ezekiel 37:21 - General Ezekiel 38:8 - into the land Hosea 11:11 - and I Joel 2:22 - for the tree Obadiah 1:20 - the captivity of this Zephaniah 2:7 - turn Zephaniah 3:15 - thou Zechariah 8:7 - I Zechariah 8:8 - and they shall dwell Zechariah 9:8 - no Zechariah 14:11 - there Romans 11:26 - all

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Amos 9". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/amos-9.html.