Amos 5:20 NIV

20 Will not the day of the LORD be darkness, not light— pitch-dark, without a ray of brightness?

References for Amos 5:20

Study tools for Amos 5:20

  • 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"