Amos: An Essay in Exegesis

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Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1900 - Bible - 211 pages

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Page 46 - Then Amaziah the priest of Beth-el sent to Jeroboam king of Israel, saying, Amos hath conspired against thee in the midst of the house of Israel : the land is not able to bear all his words.
Page 36 - THE words of Amos, who was among the herdmen of Tekoa, which he saw concerning Israel in the days of Uzziah king of Judah, and in the days of Jeroboam the son of Joash king of Israel, two years before the earthquake.
Page 46 - Now therefore hear thou the word of the Lord: Thou sayest, Prophesy not against Israel, and drop not thy word against the house of Isaac. Therefore thus saith the Lord; Thy wife shall be an harlot in the city, and thy sons and thy daughters shall fall by the sword, and thy land shall be divided by line; and thou shalt die in a polluted land: and Israel shall surely go into captivity forth of his land.
Page 177 - Then the Lord rained upon Sodom and upon Gomorrah brimstone and fire from the Lord out of heaven ; and he overthrew those cities, and all the plain, and all the inhabitants of the cities, and that which grew upon the ground.
Page 79 - Moab for many days, because Chemosh was angry with his land. "And his son succeeded him ; and he also said, I will afflict Moab.
Page 41 - I have overthrown some of you as God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah, and ye were as a firebrand plucked out of the burning ; yet have ye not returned unto me saith the Lord.
Page 79 - Ataroth. And I fought against the city, and took it. And I slew all the [people of] the city, a gazing-stock unto Chemosh, and unto Moab.
Page 39 - You only have I known of all the families of the earth, therefore will I punish you for all your iniquities.
Page 79 - SHRN, and the men of 14. MHRTH. And Chemosh said unto me, Go, take Nebo against Israel. And I 15. went by night, and fought against it from the break of dawn until noon. And I too16.
Page 47 - And it shall come to pass in that day, saith the Lord God, that I will cause the sun to go down at noon, and I will darken the earth in the clear day: and I will turn your feasts into mourning, and all your songs into lamentation...

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