Amos 3 KJV

1 Hear this word that the LORD hath spoken against you, O children of Israel, against the whole family which I brought up from the land of Egypt, saying ,
2 You only have I known of all the families of the earth: therefore I will punisha you for all your iniquities.

References for Amos 3:2

    • h 3:2 - punish: Heb. visit upon
      3 Can two walk together, except they be agreed ?
      4 Will a lion roar in the forest, when he hath no prey? will a young lion cry out * of his den, if he have taken nothing?
      5 Can a bird fall in a snare upon the earth, where no gin is for him? shall one take up a snare from the earth, and have taken nothing at all ?
      6 Shall a trumpet be blown in the city, and the people not be afraid ? shall there be evil in a city, and the LORD hath not done it?
      7 Surely the Lord GOD will do nothing, but he revealeth his secret unto his servants the prophets.
      8 The lion hath roared , who will not fear ? the Lord GOD hath spoken , who can but prophesy ?
      9 Publish in the palaces at Ashdod, and in the palaces in the land of Egypt, and say , Assemble yourselves upon the mountains of Samaria, and behold the great tumults in the midst thereof, and the oppressedb in the midst thereof.

      References for Amos 3:9

        • j 3:9 - oppressed: or, oppressions
          10 For they know not to do right, saith the LORD, who store up violence and robberyc in their palaces.

          References for Amos 3:10

            • k 3:10 - robbery: or, spoil
              11 Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; An adversary there shall be even round about the land; and he shall bring down thy strength from thee, and thy palaces shall be spoiled .
              12 Thus saith the LORD; As the shepherd taketh out of the mouth of the lion two legs, or a piece of an ear; so shall the children of Israel be taken out that dwell in Samaria in the corner of a bed, and in Damascus in a couch.
              13 Hear ye, and testify in the house of Jacob, saith the Lord GOD, the God of hosts,
              14 That in the day that I shall visitd the transgressions of Israel upon him I will also visit the altars of Bethel: and the horns of the altar shall be cut off , and fall to the ground.

              References for Amos 3:14

                • l 3:14 - visit: or, punish Israel for
                  15 And I will smite the winter house with the summer house; and the houses of ivory shall perish , and the great houses shall have an end , saith the LORD.