Amos 9:2

“Though they digge into hell, thence shall mine hand take them: though they clime vp to heauen, thence will I bring them downe.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

Though they dig into hell, thence shall mine hand take them; though they climb up to heaven, thence will I bring them down:
- King James Version

"Though they dig into Sheol, From there will My hand take them; And though they ascend to heaven, From there will I bring them down.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Though they dig into Sheol, thence shall my hand take them; and though they climb up to heaven, thence will I bring them down.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Even if they go deep into the underworld, my hand will take them up from there; if they go up to heaven, I will get them down:
- Basic English Bible

Though they dig into Sheol, thence shall my hand take them; and though they climb up to the heavens, thence will I bring them down;
- Darby Bible

Though they dig into the place of the dead, thence shall my hand take them; though they climb up to heaven, thence will I bring them down:
- Webster's Bible

Though they dig into Sheol, there my hand will take them; and though they climb up to heaven, there I will bring them down.
- World English Bible

If they dig through into sheol, From thence doth My hand take them, And if they go up the heavens, From thence I cause them to come down.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Though they dig into the nether-world, thence shall My hand take them; and though they climb up to heaven, thence will I bring them down.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Amos 9:2


9:2 Hell - The center of the earth, or the depth of hell.


Discussion for Amos 9

  • Kevin
    Only the Lord saves, run to Him not away from him.
  • Jackie
    That God is Lord over all people and that in the last days he will still be God. let Jesus be the Lord of your life while you still have time to repent of all our sin .help me I Lord to do your will .
  • JB
    If sinners that have not repented for their sins and accept the lord as their Lord and Savior,and think that running and hiding from God's judgement,trying to save their lives,they will surely die. There is no where to hide!
  • Tribe of Juduah
    We_ so called blacks will possess the remnant of Edom-The so called white man... Edom is the so called white man. Mohab is the Chinese, Hamites are Africans, Ismaelites are Arabs.. The so called white man is from the seed of Esau, hence the term redneck... The Most High clearly states that in Obadiah, Isaiah, 14:21, 60:1-16, Psalm 149:8 that all of you are going into slavery for 1000 years...
  • Obbie Beal

    But know that the LORD hath set apart him that is godly for himself; the LORD will hear when I call unto him. Stand in awe, and sin not; commune with 'your own heart' upon your bed, and be still. Offer the sacrifices of righteousness, and put your trust in the LORD.
  • Mel
    Jehovah God is a God of Mercy. Even when we sin and stray away for him he remembers us. Praise Jehovah god.

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