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    AMOS 7

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    1 The judgments of the grasshoppers, 4 and of the fire are diverted by the prayer of Amos. 7 By the wall of a plumbline is signified the rejection of Israel. 10 Amaziah complains of Amos. 14 Amos shews his calling; 16 and Amaziah's judgment. VERSE 1 - shewed. * :4,7; 8:1 Jer 1:11-16; 24:1 Eze 11:25 Zec 1:20 - he. * Am 4:9 Ex 10:12-16 Isa 33:4 Joe 1:4; 2:25 Na 3:15-17 - grasshoppers. or, green worms. {Govai,} in Arabic {gabee,} "locusts," probably in their caterpillar state, in which they are most destructive. This is supposed to have been an emblem of the first invasion of the Assyrians. - mowings. Or rather, feedings or grazings, as the people of the East make no hay. This was probably in the month of March, which is the only time of the year that the Arabs to this day feed their horses with grass. VERSE 2 - when. * Ex 10:15 Re 9:4 - O Lord. * :5 Ex 32:11,12; 34:9 Nu 14:17-19 Jer 14:7,20,21 Da 9:19 * Jas 15 5:15,16 - by whom shall Jacob arise. or, who of (or for) Jacob shall stand? * Isa 51:19 Eze 9:8; 11:13 - for. * Ps 12:1; 44:24-26 Isa 37:4 Jer 42:2 Zec 4:10 VERSE 3 * :6 De 32:36 1Ch 21:15 Ps 106:45 Ho 11:8 Joe 2:14 Jon 3:10 * Jas 16 5:16 VERSE 4 - shewed. * :1,7 Re 4:1 - called. This is supposed to denote the invasion of Tiglathpileser, which threatened entire destruction. * Am 1:4,7; 4:11; 5:6 Ex 9:23,24 Le 10:2 Nu 16:35 Isa 27:4; 66:15,16 * Jer 4:4; 21:12 Joe 2:30 Mic 1:4 Na 1:6 Heb 1:7 VERSE 5 - cease. * :2 Ps 85:4 Isa 10:25 - for. * :2,3 Isa 1:9 Jer 30:19 VERSE 6 * Jud 2:18; 10:16 Ps 90:13; 135:14 Jer 26:19 Jon 4:2 VERSE 7 - a wall. * 2Sa 8:2 2Ki 21:13 Isa 28:17; 34:11 La 2:8 Eze 40:3 Zec 2:1,2 * Re 11:1; 21:15 VERSE 8 - Amos. * Jer 1:11-13 Zec 5:2 - a plumbline. This was an emblem of strict justice; and intimated that God would now visit them according to their iniquities. - I will set. * La 2:8 - I will not. * Am 8:2 Jer 15:6 Eze 7:2-9 Mic 7:18 Na 1:8,9 VERSE 9 - the high. * Am 3:14; 5:5; 8:14 - Beer-sheba. * Ge 26:23-25; 46:1 Le 26:30,31 - I will. "Fulfilled," * 2Ki 15:8-10 VERSE 10 - the priest. * 1Ki 12:31,32; 13:33 2Ki 14:23,24 2Ch 13:8,9 Jer 20:1-3 * Jer 29:26,27 Mt 21:23 This was truly a lying prophet; there was not one word of truth in his message to Jeroboam. - hath. * 1Ki 18:17 Jer 26:8-11; 37:13-15; 38:4 Lu 23:2 Ac 5:28; 24:5 - not. * Ge 37:8 Jer 18:18 Ac 7:54 VERSE 11 - thus. * Jer 26:9; 28:10,11 Ac 6:14 - Jeroboam. * :9 Ps 56:5 Mt 26:61 - and Israel. * Am 6:7,8 2Ki 17:6 VERSE 12 - O thou. * 1Sa 9:9 2Ch 16:10 Isa 30:10 - go. * Am 2:12 Mt 8:34 Lu 8:37,38; 13:31 Ac 16:39 - eat. * 1Sa 2:36 Isa 56:11 Eze 13:19 Mal 1:10 Ro 16:18 1Co 2:14 * 1Pe 5:2 VERSE 13 - prophesy. * Am 2:12 Ac 4:17,18; 5:28,40 - for. * 1Ki 12:29,32; 13:1 - chapel. or, sanctuary. king's court. Heb. house of the kingdom. VERSE 14 - neither. * 1Ki 20:35 2Ki 2:3,5,7; 4:38; 6:1 2Ch 16:7; 19:2; 20:34 - an herdman. * Am 1:1 Zec 13:5 1Co 1:27 - a gatherer. Rather, as {bolais} is rendered by the LXX. and Vulgate, [knidzon,] {vellicans,} "a scraping," or a scraper of sycamores; for the fruit does not ripen till it is rubbed with iron combs. - sycamore fruit. or, wild figs. VERSE 15 - took. * 2Sa 7:8 Ps 78:70-72 Mt 4:18,19; 9:9 - as I followed. Heb. from behind. Go. * Jer 1:7 Eze 2:3,4 Lu 24:46-48 Ac 1:8; 4:20; 5:20,29-32 VERSE 16 - hear. * 1Sa 15:16 1Ki 22:19 Jer 28:15-17 - Prophesy. * :13 Isa 30:10 Mic 2:6 - and drop. * De 32:2 Eze 20:46; 21:2 VERSE 17 - Thy wife. * Isa 13:16 Jer 20:6; 28:12,16; 29:21,25,31,32 La 5:11 Ho 4:13,14 * Zec 14:2 - thy land. * Ps 78:55 - die. * 2Ki 17:6 Eze 4:13 Ho 9:3 - and Israel. * :11 Le 26:33-39 Jer 36:27-32 GOTO NEXT CHAPTER - TREASURY OF SCRIPTURE KNOWLEDGE INDEX

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