Amos 5:19 NIV

19 It will be as though a man fled from a lion only to meet a bear, as though he entered his house and rested his hand on the wall only to have a snake bite him.

References for Amos 5:19

Study tools for Amos 5:19

  • 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"