Amos 1:4

“But I will send a fire into the house of Hazael, which shall devour the palaces of Benhadad.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But I will send a fire into the house of Hazael, which shall deuoure the palaces of Benhadad.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"So I will send fire upon the house of Hazael And it will consume the citadels of Ben-hadad.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

but I will send a fire into the house of Hazael, and it shall devour the palaces of Ben-hadad.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And I will send a fire into the house of Hazael, burning up the great houses of Ben-hadad.
- Basic English Bible

And I will send a fire into the house of Hazael, and it shall devour the palaces of Ben-Hadad.
- Darby Bible

But I will send a fire into the house of Hazael, which shall devour the palaces of Ben-hadad.
- Webster's Bible

but I will send a fire into the house of Hazael, and it will devour the palaces of Ben Hadad.
- World English Bible

And I have sent a fire against the house of Hazael, And it hath consumed the palaces of Ben-Hadad.
- Youngs Literal Bible

So will I send a fire into the house of Hazael, and it shall devour the palaces of Ben-hadad;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Amos 1:4


1:4 Ben - hadad - Ben - hadad was to the Syrian kings a common name, as Pharaoh to the Egyptian kings, and Caesar to the Roman emperors.


Discussion for Amos 1

  • 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.
  • Harold
    In Amos chapter 1 verse 3 what were the
    3 transgressions ?
  • 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.

Bible Options