Amos 4:7 DBY

7 And I also have withholden the rain from you, when there were yet three months to the harvest; and I caused it to rain upon one city, and caused it not to rain upon another city: one piece [of land] was rained upon, and the piece whereupon it rained not withered.

Study tools for Amos 4:7

  • a 4:3 - Some translate 'to the mountains,' others, 'to the [enemy's] fortress,' or 'to the palace,' as in ch. 1.4, &c.: the meaning is not ascertained.
  • b 4:4 - Perhaps 'years;' 'days' in Hebrew is used for 'years,' but here probably it is in irony.
  • c 4:5 - 'Burn as incense:' see Lev. 1.9.
  • d 4:9 - See Joel 1.4.