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Amos 9:7 GNT

7 The Lord says, "People of Israel, I think as much of the people of Ethiopia as I do of you. I brought the Philistines from Crete and the Syrians from Kir, just as I brought you from Egypt.

References for Amos 9:7

    • b 9:7 - [Hebrew] Cush: [Cush is the ancient name of the extensive territory south of the First Cataract of the Nile River. This region was called Ethiopia in Graeco-Roman times, and included within its borders most of modern Sudan and some of present-day Ethiopia (Abyssinia).]

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      • 1 9:11 - 9.11, 12 Ac 15.16-18.
      • a 9:3 - sea monster: [It was believed that the sea was inhabited by a great monster. This creature, like all others, was regarded as under God's control.]
      • b 9:7 - [Hebrew] Cush: [Cush is the ancient name of the extensive territory south of the First Cataract of the Nile River. This region was called Ethiopia in Graeco-Roman times, and included within its borders most of modern Sudan and some of present-day Ethiopia (Abyssinia).]