Amos Chapter 9
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1 The certeintie of the desolation. 11 The restoring of the Tabernacle of Dauid.
1 I saw the Lord standing vpon the altar, and he said, Smite the lintell of the doore, that the posts may shake: and cut them in the head all of them, and I will slay the last of them with the sword: hee that fleeth of them, shall not flee away, and he that escapeth of them, shall not be deliuered.1
3 And though they hide themselues in the top of Carmel, I will search and take them out thence, and though they be hid from my sight in the bottome of the Sea, thence will I commaund the serpent, and he shall bite them.
5 And the Lord God of hostes is he that toucheth the land, and it shall melt, and all that dwelleth therein shall mourne, and it shall rise vp wholly like a flood, and shall be drowned as by the flood of Egypt.
6 It is he that buildeth his stories in the heauen, and hath founded his troupe in the earth, he that calleth for the waters of the Sea, and powreth them out vpon the face of the earth: the Lord is his name.6
7 Are yee not as children of the Ethiopians vnto me, O children of Israel, saith the Lord ? haue not I brought vp Israel out of the land of Egypt? and the Philistines from Caphtor, and the Syrians from Kir?7
13 Behold, the daies come, saith the Lord, that the plowman shall ouertake the reaper, & the treader of grapes him that soweth seede, and the mountaines shall drop sweete wine, and all the hils shall melt.13
14 And I will bring againe the captiuitie of my people of Israel: and they shall build the waste cities, and inhabit them; and they shall plant vineyards, and drinke the wine thereof: they shall also make gardens, and eate the fruite of them.
Amos Chapter 9 Sidenote References (from Original 1611 KJV Bible):
1 Or, chapiter, or knop. , Or, wound them.
2 Psal. 139. 8. &c:
4 Ier.44. 11.
6 Or, spheares heb. ascensions. , Psal. 104. 3. , Or, bundell. , Chap. 5.8.
7 Ier.47. 4.
9 Heb. cease to moue. , Heb. stone.
11 Acts 15. 16. , Heb. hedge, or wall.
12 Heb. vpon whom my name is called.
13 Heb. draweth forth. , Or, new wine. , Ioel.3. 18.
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