Amos 3:4

“Will a lion roar in the forest, when he hath no prey? will a young lion cry out of his den, if he have taken nothing?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Amos 3:4

Will a lyon roare in the forrest, when he hath no pray? will a young lyon cry out of his den, if he haue taken nothing?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Does a lion roar in the forest when he has no prey? Does a young lion growl from his den unless he has captured {something?}
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Will a lion roar in the forest, when he hath no prey? will a young lion cry out of his den, if he have taken nothing?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Will a lion give his loud cry in the woodland when no food is there? will the voice of the young lion be sounding from his hole if he has taken nothing?
- Basic English Bible

Will a lion roar in the forest when he hath no prey? Will a young lion cry out of his den if he have taken nothing?
- Darby Bible

Will a lion roar in the forest, when he hath no prey? will a young lion cry out of his den, if he hath taken nothing?
- Webster's Bible

Will a lion roar in the thicket, when he has no prey? Does a young lion cry out of his den, if he has caught nothing?
- World English Bible

Roar doth a lion in a forest and prey he hath none? Give out doth a young lion his voice from his habitation, If he hath not caught?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Will a lion roar in the forest, when he hath no prey? Will a young lion give forth his voice out of his den, if he have taken nothing?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Amos 3:4

Wesley's Notes for Amos 3:4


3:2 Know - Chosen, adopted to be my peculiar ones. Therefore - Because you have all these obligations and abused all these mercies.

3:3 Agreed - Can you have God's presence while you walk so contrary to him?

3:5 Can a bird fall - So here for your sins, God will cast the net over you. Shall one take up a snare - The fowler will not take up the snare, before the prey be taken in it.

3:6 Afraid - Affected with the danger. Evil - Such as plague or famine. Done it - Either immediately by his own hand, or by the hands of those he employs. Whoever are the instruments, God is the principal agent. Out of his mouth both good and evil proceed.


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