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Amos 5:8 DBY

8 [seek him] that made the Pleiades and Orion, and turneth the shadow of death into the morning, and maketh the day dark with night; that calleth for the waters of the sea, and poureth them out upon the face of the earth: Jehovah is his name.

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  • 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.