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Amos 1

Overview

Amos 1:1, The time when Amos prophesied; Amos 1:3, He shews God’s judgment upon Syria, Amos 1:6, upon the Philistines, Amos 1:9, upon Tyrus, Amos 1:11. upon Edom, Amos 1:13. upon Ammon.

Verse 1

The words: Jeremiah 1:1, Jeremiah 7:27

who: Amos 7:14, Exodus 3:1, 1 Kings 19:19, Psalms 78:70-72, Matthew 4:18, 1 Corinthians 1:27

Tekoa: 2 Samuel 14:2, 2 Chronicles 11:6, 2 Chronicles 20:20, Jeremiah 6:1

he saw: Isaiah 1:1, Micah 1:1

in the: 2 Kings 14:21, 2 Kings 15:1, 2 Kings 15:2, Azariah, 2 Chronicles 26:1-23, Hosea 1:1, Matthew 1:8, Matthew 1:9

and in: Amos 7:9-11, 2 Kings 14:23-29

the earthquake: Zechariah 14:5

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 16:19 - with the sheep 2 Kings 14:16 - Jeroboam 1 Chronicles 2:24 - Tekoa 2 Chronicles 26:3 - Uzziah Nehemiah 3:5 - the Tekoites Isaiah 2:1 - saw Isaiah 34:2 - the indignation Jeremiah 2:31 - see ye Jeremiah 9:26 - Egypt Lamentations 1:21 - thou wilt Ezekiel 36:7 - the heathen Revelation 6:12 - there

Verse 2

The Lord: Amos 3:7, Amos 3:8, Proverbs 20:2, Isaiah 42:13, Jeremiah 25:30, Hosea 13:8, Joel 2:11, Joel 3:16

the habitations: Amos 4:7, Amos 4:8, Isaiah 33:9, Jeremiah 12:4, Jeremiah 14:2, Joel 1:9-13, Joel 1:16-18

Carmel: 1 Samuel 25:2, Isaiah 35:2, Jeremiah 50:19, Nahum 1:4

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 18:19 - mount Carmel Isaiah 66:6 - a voice of the Lord Jeremiah 12:14 - against Jeremiah 28:8 - prophesied Hosea 4:3 - the land Hosea 11:10 - he shall roar like Hosea 13:7 - General Amos 3:4 - a lion 1 Peter 5:8 - as Revelation 10:3 - loud

Verse 3

For: Amos 1:6, Amos 1:9, Amos 1:11, Amos 1:13, Amos 2:1, Amos 2:4, Amos 2:6, Job 5:19, Job 19:3, Proverbs 6:16, Ecclesiastes 11:2

Damascus: Isaiah 7:8, Isaiah 8:4, Isaiah 17:1, Jeremiah 49:23-27, Zechariah 9:1

and for four: or, yea

for four: turn away the punishment thereof, or, convert it, or, let it be quiet, and so, Amos 1:6, 9-2:16

because: 1 Kings 19:17, 2 Kings 8:12, 2 Kings 10:32, 2 Kings 10:33, 2 Kings 13:3, 2 Kings 13:7, Isaiah 41:15

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 30:7 - General 2 Samuel 12:31 - and put them 2 Kings 15:29 - Gilead 2 Kings 16:9 - went up Proverbs 30:15 - There Isaiah 28:27 - threshed Jeremiah 25:22 - isles which are beyond the sea Jeremiah 49:27 - I will Jeremiah 51:33 - is like Daniel 2:40 - forasmuch Micah 5:5 - seven Habakkuk 3:12 - thresh Zechariah 1:15 - and Zechariah 2:8 - the nations

Verse 4

I will: Amos 1:7, Amos 1:10, Amos 1:12, Amos 1:14, Amos 2:2, Amos 2:5, Judges 9:19, Judges 9:20, Judges 9:57, Jeremiah 17:27, Jeremiah 49:27, Ezekiel 30:8, Ezekiel 39:6, Hosea 8:14

Hazael: 1 Kings 19:15, 2 Kings 8:7-15

Benhadad: 1 Kings 20:1-22, 2 Kings 6:24, 2 Kings 13:3, 2 Kings 13:25, 2 Chronicles 16:2

Reciprocal: Numbers 21:28 - a fire 1 Kings 15:18 - Damascus 2 Kings 8:12 - the evil 2 Kings 10:33 - even Jeremiah 50:32 - kindle Amos 7:4 - called

Verse 5

break: Isaiah 43:14, Jeremiah 50:36, Jeremiah 51:30, Lamentations 2:9, Nahum 3:13

the plain of Aven: or, Bikath-aven, Probably Heliopolis, now Baalbek, situated between Libanus and Antilibanus, 56 miles nw of Damascus, according to Antoninus, and celebrated for its temple of the sun.

the house of Eden: or, Beth-eden, Probably the village of Eden, in Mount Lebanon, marks the site of this place. It is delightfully situated by the side of a most rich and cultivated valley, contains about 400 or 500 families, and is, according to modern authorities, about 20 miles se of Tripoli, and five miles from the cedars.

the people: Amos 9:7, 2 Kings 16:9

Reciprocal: Isaiah 22:6 - Kir Isaiah 37:12 - Eden Ezekiel 27:23 - Eden

Verse 6

three: Amos 1:3, Amos 1:9, Amos 1:11

Gaza: 1 Samuel 6:17, 2 Chronicles 28:18, Isaiah 14:29-31, Jeremiah 47:4, Jeremiah 47:5, Ezekiel 25:15, Ezekiel 25:16, Zephaniah 2:4-7, Zechariah 9:5, Acts 8:26

carried: etc. or, carried them away with an entire captivity, 2 Chronicles 21:16, 2 Chronicles 21:17, 2 Chronicles 28:18, Joel 3:6

to Edom: Amos 1:9, Amos 1:11, Ezekiel 35:5, Obadiah 1:11

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 30:7 - General Joshua 15:47 - Gaza Proverbs 6:16 - six Proverbs 30:15 - There Isaiah 14:30 - and I Isaiah 21:11 - me out Jeremiah 25:20 - Philistines Jeremiah 47:1 - against Joel 3:4 - O Tyre Amos 2:1 - For three Obadiah 1:14 - neither shouldest Micah 5:5 - seven

Verse 7

I will: Deuteronomy 32:35, Deuteronomy 32:41-43, Psalms 75:7, Psalms 75:8, Psalms 94:1-5, Zephaniah 2:4, Romans 12:19

a fire: Amos 1:4, 2 Kings 18:8, 2 Chronicles 26:6, Jeremiah 25:18-20, Jeremiah 47:1, Zechariah 9:5-7

Reciprocal: Numbers 21:28 - a fire Joshua 15:47 - Gaza 1 Samuel 6:17 - Gaza Jeremiah 17:27 - then Jeremiah 50:32 - kindle Ezekiel 30:8 - when I Ezekiel 39:6 - I will Amos 7:4 - called

Verse 8

I will cut: Isaiah 20:1, Jeremiah 47:5, Ezekiel 25:16

turn: Psalms 81:14, Isaiah 1:25, Zechariah 13:7

and the: Isaiah 14:29-31, Jeremiah 47:4, Jeremiah 47:5, Ezekiel 25:16, Zephaniah 2:4-7

Reciprocal: Joshua 15:45 - Ekron Joshua 15:46 - near Joshua 19:43 - Ekron 1 Samuel 5:10 - God to Ekron 1 Samuel 6:17 - Gaza Nehemiah 4:7 - Ashdodites Jeremiah 25:20 - remnant Ezekiel 38:12 - turn Amos 3:9 - Ashdod Obadiah 1:19 - the plain Zechariah 9:6 - General

Verse 9

Tyrus: Isaiah 23:1-18, Jeremiah 47:4, Ezekiel 26:1 - Ezekiel 28:26, Joel 3:4-8, Zechariah 9:2-4

because: Amos 1:6, Amos 1:11

brotherly covenant: Heb. covenant of brethren, 2 Samuel 5:11, 1 Kings 5:1-11, 1 Kings 9:11-14, 2 Chronicles 2:8-16

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 30:7 - General 1 Kings 5:12 - they two 1 Kings 9:13 - my brother Proverbs 6:16 - six Proverbs 30:15 - There Jeremiah 25:22 - Tyrus Jeremiah 27:3 - Edom Ezekiel 26:2 - Tyrus Ezekiel 28:18 - therefore Amos 1:3 - For Amos 2:1 - For three Obadiah 1:14 - neither shouldest Zechariah 2:8 - the nations Matthew 11:22 - Tyre

Verse 10

Amos 1:4, 7-2:16; Ezekiel 26:12, Zechariah 9:4

Reciprocal: Numbers 21:28 - a fire Isaiah 23:1 - burden Jeremiah 17:27 - then Jeremiah 25:22 - Tyrus Jeremiah 47:4 - Tyrus Jeremiah 50:32 - kindle Ezekiel 26:2 - Tyrus Ezekiel 26:4 - destroy Ezekiel 28:18 - therefore Ezekiel 30:8 - when I Ezekiel 39:6 - I will Hosea 8:14 - I will send Zechariah 9:2 - Tyrus Matthew 11:22 - Tyre

Verse 11

Edom: Isaiah 21:11, Isaiah 21:12, Isaiah 34:1-17, Isaiah 63:1-7, Jeremiah 49:7-22, Ezekiel 25:12-14, Ezekiel 35:1-15, Obadiah 1:1-14, Malachi 1:4

because: Genesis 27:40, Genesis 27:41, Numbers 20:14-21, Deuteronomy 2:4-8, Deuteronomy 23:7, 2 Chronicles 28:17, Psalms 83:3-8, Psalms 137:7, Lamentations 4:21, Lamentations 4:22, Ezekiel 25:12, Ezekiel 35:5, Ezekiel 35:6, Ezekiel 35:11, Joel 3:19, Obadiah 1:10-14, Malachi 1:2

did cast off all pity: Heb. corrupted his compassions

kept: Psalms 85:5, Ecclesiastes 7:9, Isaiah 57:16, Micah 7:18, Ephesians 4:26, Ephesians 4:27, Ephesians 5:1

Reciprocal: Genesis 25:23 - the elder Numbers 20:20 - Thou shalt Deuteronomy 30:7 - General Proverbs 6:16 - six Proverbs 30:15 - There Isaiah 34:5 - upon Idumea Jeremiah 25:21 - Edom Ezekiel 32:29 - Edom Ezekiel 35:2 - and prophesy Ezekiel 36:5 - against all Hosea 8:3 - cast Joel 3:2 - will plead Amos 1:3 - For Amos 1:6 - three Amos 1:9 - because Amos 2:1 - For three Zechariah 2:8 - the nations

Verse 12

Teman: Genesis 36:11, Jeremiah 49:7, Jeremiah 49:20, Obadiah 1:9, Obadiah 1:10

Bozrah: Genesis 36:33, Isaiah 34:6, Jeremiah 49:13, Jeremiah 49:22

Reciprocal: Genesis 25:23 - the elder Genesis 27:41 - hated Genesis 36:15 - duke Teman Numbers 21:28 - a fire 1 Chronicles 1:36 - Teman 1 Chronicles 1:44 - Bozrah 1 Chronicles 1:45 - Temanites Isaiah 21:11 - me out Isaiah 34:5 - upon Idumea Isaiah 63:1 - Bozrah Jeremiah 17:27 - then Jeremiah 25:21 - Edom Jeremiah 50:32 - kindle Ezekiel 25:12 - taking vengeance Ezekiel 30:8 - when I Ezekiel 32:29 - Edom Ezekiel 35:2 - and prophesy Ezekiel 36:5 - against all Hosea 8:14 - I will send Joel 3:4 - O Tyre Joel 3:19 - Edom Amos 1:4 - I will Micah 2:12 - Bozrah Habakkuk 3:3 - from

Verse 13

the children: Deuteronomy 2:19, Jeremiah 49:1-6, Ezekiel 25:2-7, Zephaniah 2:8

and for: Deuteronomy 23:3, Deuteronomy 23:4, Judges 10:7-9, Judges 11:15-28, 1 Samuel 11:1, 1 Samuel 11:2, 2 Samuel 10:1-8, 2 Kings 24:2, 2 Chronicles 20:1, 2 Chronicles 20:10, Nehemiah 2:19, Nehemiah 4:7-23, Psalms 83:7

because: Hosea 13:16

ripped up the women with child: or, divided the mountains, enlarge. Isaiah 5:8, Jeremiah 49:1, Ezekiel 35:10, Habakkuk 2:5, Habakkuk 2:6

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 30:7 - General 2 Kings 8:12 - dash 2 Kings 15:16 - all the women 2 Kings 15:29 - Gilead Nehemiah 13:1 - Moabite Psalms 104:20 - makest Proverbs 30:15 - There Jeremiah 25:21 - the Jeremiah 40:14 - Ammonites Ezekiel 21:28 - concerning the Hosea 9:11 - from the birth Amos 1:3 - For Amos 2:1 - For three Obadiah 1:19 - Benjamin Nahum 3:10 - her young Zephaniah 2:9 - Surely Zechariah 2:8 - the nations

Verse 14

Rabbah: Deuteronomy 3:11, 2 Samuel 12:26, Jeremiah 49:2, Ezekiel 25:5

with shouting: Amos 2:2, Job 39:25, Isaiah 9:5

with a: Psalms 83:15, Isaiah 30:30, Daniel 11:40, Zechariah 7:14

Reciprocal: Exodus 14:25 - Let us flee Exodus 32:17 - There is a noise Numbers 21:28 - a fire Joshua 13:25 - Rabbah 1 Chronicles 20:1 - Rabbah Jeremiah 17:27 - then Jeremiah 20:16 - let him Jeremiah 23:19 - General Jeremiah 50:32 - kindle Ezekiel 21:20 - Rabbath Ezekiel 25:7 - and will Ezekiel 28:18 - therefore Ezekiel 30:8 - when I Hosea 8:14 - I will send Amos 1:4 - I will

Verse 15

Jeremiah 49:3

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Amos 1". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/amos-1.html.