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Amos 9:5 NLT

5 The Lord, the LORD of Heaven’s Armies, touches the land and it melts, and all its people mourn. The ground rises like the Nile River at floodtime, and then it sinks again.

Study tools for Amos 9:5

  • a 9:2 - Hebrew to Sheol.
  • b 9:7 - Hebrew the Cushites?
  • c 9:7 - Hebrew Caphtor.
  • d 9:8 - Hebrew the house of Jacob. See note on 3:13 .
  • e 9:11 - Or kingdom; Hebrew reads tent.
  • f 9:12 - Greek version reads and restore its former glory, / so that the rest of humanity, including the Gentiles— / all those I have called to be mine—might seek me. Compare Acts 15:16-17 .