Amos 5:9 It is He who flashes forth with destruction upon the strong, So that destruction comes upon the fortress.


Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

It is He who flashes forth with destruction upon the strong, So that destruction comes upon the fortress.

King James Version

That strengtheneth the spoiled against the strong, so that the spoiled shall come against the fortress.

Holman Bible

He brings destruction on the strong, and it falls on the stronghold.

International Standard Version

It is he who is raining sudden destruction upon the strong like lightning, so that ruin comes upon the fortress.

A Conservative Version

who brings sudden destruction upon the strong, so that destruction comes upon the fortress.

American Standard Version

that bringeth sudden destruction upon the strong, so that destruction cometh upon the fortress.

Amplified

Who causes sudden destruction to flash forth upon the strong so that destruction comes upon the fortress.

Bible in Basic English

Who sends sudden destruction on the strong, so that destruction comes on the walled town.

Darby Translation

He causeth destruction to break forth suddenly upon the strong, and bringeth destruction upon the fortress.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

that strengthens the spoiler against the strong, so that the spoiler shall come against the fortress.

Julia Smith Translation

Causing desolation to shine forth upon the strong one and desolation shall come against the fortress.

King James 2000

That strengthens the plundered against the strong, so that the plundered shall come against the fortress.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The one who makes destruction flash upon [the] fierce, {so that} destruction comes upon [the] fortification.

Modern King James verseion

who causes destruction to flash out against the strong, and destruction comes against the fortress.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He raiseth destruction upon the mighty people, and bringeth down the stronghold.

NET Bible

He flashes destruction down upon the strong so that destruction overwhelms the fortified places.)

New Heart English Bible

who brings sudden destruction on the strong, so that destruction comes on the fortress.

The Emphasized Bible

Him who flasheth force on the strong, - and, force, on the fortress, alighteth!

Webster

That strengtheneth the spoiled against the strong, so that the spoiled shall come against the fortress.

World English Bible

who brings sudden destruction on the strong, so that destruction comes on the fortress.

Youngs Literal Translation

Who is brightening up the spoiled against the strong, And the spoiled against a fortress cometh.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּלג 
Balag 
Usage: 4

the spoiled
שׁוד שׁד 
Shod 
Usage: 25

עז 
`az 
Usage: 22

so that the spoiled
שׁוד שׁד 
Shod 
Usage: 25


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

Context Readings

A Lament And Call To Repentance

8 He who made the Pleiades and Orion And changes deep darkness into morning, Who also darkens day into night, Who calls for the waters of the sea And pours them out on the surface of the earth, The LORD is His name. 9 It is He who flashes forth with destruction upon the strong, So that destruction comes upon the fortress. 10 They hate him who reproves in the gate, And they abhor him who speaks with integrity.



Cross References

2 Kings 13:17

He said, "Open the window toward the east," and he opened it. Then Elisha said, "Shoot!" And he shot. And he said, "The LORD'S arrow of victory, even the arrow of victory over Aram; for you will defeat the Arameans at Aphek until you have destroyed them."

2 Kings 13:25

Then Jehoash the son of Jehoahaz took again from the hand of Ben-hadad the son of Hazael the cities which he had taken in war from the hand of Jehoahaz his father Three times Joash defeated him and recovered the cities of Israel.

Jeremiah 37:10

'For even if you had defeated the entire army of Chaldeans who were fighting against you, and there were only wounded men left among them, each man in his tent, they would rise up and burn this city with fire.'"

Micah 5:11

"I will also cut off the cities of your land And tear down all your fortifications.

Hebrews 11:34

quenched the power of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, from weakness were made strong, became mighty in war, put foreign armies to flight.



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