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Amos Chapter 1  (1611 Bible)

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1 The wordes of Amos, who was among the heardmen of Tekoa, which hee sawe concerning Israel, in the daies of Uzziah King of Iudah, and in the dayes of Ieroboam the sonne of Ioash king of Israel, two yere before the earthquake.

2 And he said, The Lord will roare from Zion, and vtter his voice from Ierusalem: and the habitations of the shepheards shall mourne, and the top of Carmel shall wither.

3 Thus saith the Lord; For three transgressions of Damascus, and for foure I wil not turne away the punishment thereof, because they haue threshed Gilead, with threshing instruments of yron.

4 But I will send a fire into the house of Hazael, which shall deuoure the palaces of Benhadad.

5 I wil breake also the barre of Damascus, and cut off the inhabitant from the plaine of Auen: and him that holdeth the scepter from the house of Eden, and the people of Syria shall goe into captiuitie, vnto Kir, saith the Lord.

6 Thus saith the Lord, For three transgressions of Gaza, and for foure I will not turne away the punishment thereof: because they caried away captiue the whole captiuitie, to deliuer them vp to Edom.

7 But I wil send a fire on the wall of Gaza, which shall deuoure the palaces thereof.

8 And I wil cut off the inhabitant from Ashdod, and him that holdeth the scepter from Ashkelon, and I wil turne mine hand against Ekron; and the remnant of the Philistines shall perish, saith the Lord God.

9 Thus saith the Lord, For three transgressions of Tyrus, and for foure I wil not turne away the punishment thereof, because they deliuered vp the whole captiuitie to Edom, and remembred not the brotherly couenant.

10 But I wil send a fire on the wall of Tyrus, which shall deuoure the palaces thereof.

11 Thus saith the Lord, For three transgressions of Edom, and for foure, I will not turne away the punishment thereof, because he did pursue his brother with the sword, and did cast off all pitie, and his anger did teare perpetually, and kept his wrath for euer.

12 But I will send a fire vpon Teman, which shall deuoure the palaces of Bozrah.

13 Thus sayth the Lord, For three transgressions of the children of Ammon, and for foure, I wil not turne away the punishment thereof; because they haue ript vp the women with childe of Gilead, that they might enlarge their border.

14 But I will kindle a fire in the wall of Rabbah, and it shall deuoure the palaces thereof, with showting in the day of battell, with a tempest in the day of the whirlewinde.

15 And their king shall goe into captiuitie, hee, and his princes together, sayth the Lord.


 

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Paul masawa's Amos Chapter 1 comment on 4/02/2015, 4:33am...

Very intresting the word of God came to Amos when he was caring for the sheep not in an office carrying out business transuction,so what lesson can you learn from that as christian we are suppose to take care for oneanother also we should be against the oppression of the poor together misstreatment that may arise

 


Bob k.'s Amos Chapter 1 comment on 4/01/2015, 7:50pm...

Amos understood how the courts were supposed to protect the poor and administer true justice. Instead the courts were shamefully corrupt.

 


Bob k.'s Amos Chapter 1 comment on 3/31/2015, 9:01pm...

Amos also knew the history of Israel 's other enemies. He was using his historical knowledge to build a verbal bomb! That History was a type of the destruction coming upon modern Israel. most people don 't know who modern Israel is.

 


Maria's Amos Chapter 1 comment on 3/09/2015, 6:03pm...

I was never to aware as now as to the reading of amos it , is a sorrowful passage hopefully with understanding of the holy spirit , God has become so angry that Judgement is passing many during this time and going to destroy many people who have made a mockery of him ,let us hear and know that he is God , before judgment comes upon us now ,like the earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes more than ever , mudslides , it speaks of a earthquake in this passage, all our weather conditions are strange all around the world at this time.

 


Bernard mulenga kupa's Amos Chapter 1 comment on 9/13/2014, 9:27am...

chapter1 especially 8,10,11 this three verses are talking about the punishment for philistine,tyre and edom if they do not repent God wil send fire upon this nations,because in ezekiel25,27and28 were warned. Now to us when we hear such let us repent and draw close to God because God will drop fire on us if we not repent.israel or its neighbours are not withus now who will God send fire upon the answer is us.

 


Neena's Amos Chapter 1 comment on 8/30/2014, 5:01pm...

God 's warnings through Amos apply to America as well as Israel. Complacency by the churches and the citizens of this nation will bring God 's wrath down upon us. We 've allowed "POLITICAL CORRECTNESS " to be our bible instead of the Word of God.

 


Mitchell striggles's Amos Chapter 1 comment on 8/24/2014, 5:22am...

Amos like most prophets warned of gods coming punishment for sin and injustice, we in America must take noted lest we be judge with the same punishment

 


Harry Collins's Amos Chapter 1 comment on 7/11/2014, 2:45am...

God might seem to be silent for a long time over our wickedness but his judgements are inevitable, he knows the right time to execute it.

 


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