Best Known Translations
Other Translations

Amos 9:8 GNT

8 I, the Sovereign Lord, am watching this sinful kingdom of Israel, and I will destroy it from the face of the earth. But I will not destroy all the descendants of Jacob.

Study tools for Amos 9:8

  • 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).]