Amos 5:18 NIV

The Day of the LORD

18 Woe to you who long for the day of the LORD! Why do you long for the day of the LORD? That day will be darkness, not light.

References for Amos 5:18

Study tools for Amos 5:18

  • a 5:5 - Hebrew "aven," a reference to Beth Aven (a derogatory name for Bethel); see Hosea 4:15.
  • b 5:26 - Or "lifted up Sakkuth your king" / "and Kaiwan your idols," / "your star-gods" ; Septuagint "lifted up the shrine of Molek" / "and the star of your god Rephan," / "their idols"