Amos 2:10

“Also I brought you up from the land of Egypt, and led you forty years through the wilderness, to possess the land of the Amorite.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Amos 2:10

Also I brought you vp from the land of Egypt, and ledde you fourtie yeeres through the wildernesse, to possesse the land of the Amorite.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"It was I who brought you up from the land of Egypt, And I led you in the wilderness forty years That you might take possession of the land of the Amorite.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Also I brought you up out of the land of Egypt, and led you forty years in the wilderness, to possess the land of the Amorite.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And I took you up out of the land of Egypt, guiding you for forty years in the waste land, so that you might take for your heritage the land of the Amorite.
- Basic English Bible

And I brought you up from the land of Egypt, and led you forty years in the wilderness, to possess the land of the Amorite.
- Darby Bible

Also I brought you from the land of Egypt, and led you forty years through the wilderness, to possess the land of the Amorite.
- Webster's Bible

Also I brought you up out of the land of Egypt, and led you forty years in the wilderness, to possess the land of the Amorite.
- World English Bible

And I -- I have brought you up from the land of Egypt, And cause you to go in a wilderness forty years, To possess the land of the Amorite.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Also I brought you up out of the land of Egypt, and led you forty years in the wilderness, to possess the land of the Amorites.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Amos 2:10

Wesley's Notes for Amos 2:10


2:8 Lay down - The Jews of old did not sit upright at their meals, but leaned on one side. Upon clothes - Of which the law had expressly said, none should detain them all night, #Deut 24:12|,13. Every altar - Of their idols. Drink the wine - They offer their drink - offerings in wine, which they bought with the fines laid on the innocent.

2:9 The Ammorite - The mightiest nation of all the Canaanites. As the oaks - Another proverbial speech denoting their great strength. His fruit - Their children. His roots - The old standards; that present generation.

2:11 Nazarites - Persons who bound themselves to a very sober and holy life; either for some certain time, or for their whole life.

2:12 Ye gave - Importuned them to drink wine, to violate their vow, and contemn God's law.


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