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Amos 5:12 DBY

12 For I know how manifold are your transgressions and your sins mighty: they afflict the just, they take a bribe, and they turn aside [the right of] the needy in the gate.

References for Amos 5:12

    • d 5:12 - 1Sam. 12.3.

      Study tools for Amos 5:12

      • a 5:3 - i.e. that contributed a thousand men for war: cf. Judg. 11.3 and Note.
      • b 5:5 - The Hebrew for 'nought' is here Aven, 'vanity,' 'iniquity:' see Hos. 4.15.
      • c 5:11 - Or 'excellent.'
      • d 5:12 - 1Sam. 12.3.
      • e 5:22 - Lev. 14.20.
      • f 5:26 - i.e. Milcom. Others render it 'your King.'
      • g 5:26 - Some understand Chiun as the 'stand of the idol.' The LXX reads, 'star of your god Remphan:' see Acts 7.43.