Amos 1:14

“But I will kindle a fire in the wall of Rabbah, and it shall devour the palaces thereof, with shouting in the day of battle, with a tempest in the day of the whirlwind:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

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.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"So I will kindle a fire on the wall of Rabbah And it will consume her citadels Amid war cries on the day of battle, And a storm on the day of tempest.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But I will kindle a fire in the wall of Rabbah, and it shall devour the palaces thereof, with shouting in the day of battle, with a tempest in the day of the whirlwind;
- American Standard Version (1901)

And I will make a fire in the wall of Rabbah, burning up its great houses, with loud cries in the days of war, with a storm in the day of the great wind:
- Basic English Bible

And I will kindle a fire in the wall of Rabbah, and it shall devour the palaces thereof, with shouting in the day of battle, with a tempest in the day of the whirlwind.
- Darby Bible

But I will kindle a fire in the wall of Rabbah, and it shall devour its palaces, with shouting in the day of battle, with a tempest in the day of the whirlwind:
- Webster's Bible

But I will kindle a fire in the wall of Rabbah, and it will devour its palaces, with shouting in the day of battle, with a storm in the day of the whirlwind;
- World English Bible

And I have kindled a fire against the wall of Rabbah, And it hath consumed her palaces, With a shout in a day of battle, With a whirlwind in a day of hurricane,
- Youngs Literal Bible

So will I kindle a fire in the wall of Rabbah, and it shall devour the palaces thereof, with shouting in the day of battle, with a tempest in the day of the whirlwind;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Amos 1:14


1:14 With a tempest - With irresistible force, and surprising swiftness.


Discussion for Amos 1

  • Yunana Amos Ambisa
    It is a blessing to obey the Word of God.
  • Maria Drummond
    A sure word of Prophecy that have already begun to be manifested, the words of God are true making wise the simple, and the judgements of the Lord are sure

    The persecution and continual oppression of Gods people will be vindicated by God

    Bless you all
  • Donnell Williams
    Amos 1:3 means that the nations have sinned again and again.
  • Jennifer
    God's word is clear concerning his judgement on this earth!
  • Paul masawa
    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.
    Amos understood how the courts were supposed to protect the poor and administer true justice. Instead the courts were shamefully corrupt.

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