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Amos 6:8 NIV

The LORD Abhors the Pride of Israel

8 The Sovereign LORD has sworn by himself—the LORD God Almighty declares: “I abhor the pride of Jacob and detest his fortresses; I will deliver up the city and everything in it.”

References for Amos 6:8

Study tools for Amos 6:8

  • a 6:10 - Or "to make a funeral fire in honor of the dead"
  • b 6:12 - With a different word division of the Hebrew; Masoretic Text "plow there"
  • c 6:13 - "Lo Debar" means "nothing."
  • d 6:13 - "Karnaim" means "horns" ; "horn" here symbolizes strength.