Amos 6:14



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"For behold, I am going to raise up a nation against you, O house of Israel," declares the LORD God of hosts, "And they will afflict you from the entrance of Hamath To the brook of the Arabah."

King James Version

But, behold, I will raise up against you a nation, O house of Israel, saith the LORD the God of hosts; and they shall afflict you from the entering in of Hemath unto the river of the wilderness.

International Standard Version

"So look, house of Israel! I will raise up a nation against you," declares the LORD, the God of the Heavenly Armies, "and they will harass you from the entrance of Hamath to the wadi of the wilderness."

A Conservative Version

For, behold, I will raise up against you a nation, O house of Israel, says LORD, the God of hosts, and they shall afflict you from the entrance of Hamath to the brook of the Arabah.

American Standard Version

For, behold, I will raise up against you a nation, O house of Israel, saith Jehovah, the God of hosts; and they shall afflict you from the entrance of Hamath unto the brook of the Arabah.

Amplified

For behold, I will raise up against you a nation, O house of Israel, says the Lord, the God of hosts; and they shall afflict and oppress you [to the entire limits of Israel] from the entrance of Hamath to the brook of the Arabah.

Bible in Basic English

For see, I will send against you a nation, O Israel, says the Lord, the God of armies, ruling you cruelly from the way into Hamath as far as the stream of the Arabah.

Darby Translation

For behold, O house of Israel, saith Jehovah the God of hosts, I will raise up against you a nation; and they shall afflict you from the entering in of Hamath unto the torrent of the Arabah.

Holman Bible

But look, I am raising up a nation against you, house of Israel- [this is]*The bracketed text has been added for clarity. the declaration of the Lord, the God of Hosts- and they will oppress you from the entrance of Hamath to the Brook of the Arabah.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But, behold, I will raise up against you Gentiles, O house of Israel, said the LORD God of the hosts, and they shall afflict you from the entering in of Hemath unto the river of the wilderness.

Julia Smith Translation

For behold, I raise up against you, O house of Israel, says Jehovah God of armies, a nation; and they pressed you from the entrance of Hamath, even to the torrent of the sterile region.

King James 2000

But, behold, I will raise up against you a nation, O house of Israel, says the LORD the God of hosts; and they shall afflict you from the entrance of Hamath unto the river of Arabah.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Indeed, I [am] going to raise up against you a nation, O house of Israel, {declares} Yahweh, the God of hosts. And they shall oppress you from Lebo-hamath up to the wadi of the Arabah.

Modern King James verseion

But behold, I will raise a nation up against you, O house of Israel, says the Lord, the God of Hosts. And they shall oppress you from the entrance to Hamath to the torrent of the Arabah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Well, take heed, O ye house of Israel,' sayeth the LORD God of hosts. 'I will bring a people upon you, which shall trouble you: from the way that goeth toward Hamath, unto the brook in the meadow.'"

NET Bible

"Look! I am about to bring a nation against you, family of Israel." The Lord, the God who commands armies, is speaking. "They will oppress you all the way from Lebo-Hamath to the Stream of the Arabah."

New Heart English Bible

For, behold, I will raise up against you a nation, house of Israel," says the LORD, the God of Hosts; "and they will afflict you from the entrance of Hamath to the brook of the Arabah."

New simplified Bible

For, behold, I will raise up against you a nation, O house of Israel, said Jehovah, the God of Hosts. They will afflict you from the entrance of Hamath to the brook of the Arabah.

The Emphasized Bible

For behold me! raising up against you, O house of Israel, Declareth Yahweh, the God of hosts - a nation! And they shall crush you, from the entering in of Hamath, unto the torrent-bed of the waste plain.

Webster

But behold, I will raise up against you a nation, O house of Israel, saith the LORD the God of hosts; and they shall afflict you from the entrance of Hamath to the river of the wilderness.

World English Bible

For, behold, I will raise up against you a nation, house of Israel," says Yahweh, the God of Armies; "and they will afflict you from the entrance of Hamath to the brook of the Arabah."

Youngs Literal Translation

Surely, lo, I am raising against you a nation, O house of Israel, An affirmation of Jehovah, God of Hosts, And they have oppressed you from the coming in to Hamath, Unto the stream of the desert.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But, behold, I will raise up
קוּם 
Quwm 
Usage: 629

גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558

בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

נאם 
N@'um 
Usage: 376

the Lord

Usage: 0

the God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

of hosts
צבאה צבא 
Tsaba' 
Usage: 483

לחץ 
Lachats 
Usage: 19

you from the entering in

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

of Hemath
חמת 
Chamath 
Usage: 36

unto the river
נחלה נחלה נחל 
Nachal 
Usage: 141

Context Readings

Yahweh Abhors Israel's Pride

13 You who rejoice in Lodebar, And say, "Have we not by our own strength taken Karnaim for ourselves?" 14 "For behold, I am going to raise up a nation against you, O house of Israel," declares the LORD God of hosts, "And they will afflict you from the entrance of Hamath To the brook of the Arabah."


Cross References

1 Kings 8:65

So Solomon observed the feast at that time, and all Israel with him, a great assembly from the entrance of Hamath to the brook of Egypt, before the LORD our God, for seven days and seven more days, even fourteen days.

2 Kings 14:25

He restored the border of Israel from the entrance of Hamath as far as the Sea of the Arabah, according to the word of the LORD, the God of Israel, which He spoke through His servant Jonah the son of Amittai, the prophet, who was of Gath-hepher.

Numbers 34:7-8

'And this shall be your north border: you shall draw your border line from the Great Sea to Mount Hor.

2 Kings 15:29

In the days of Pekah king of Israel, Tiglath-pileser king of Assyria came and captured Ijon and Abel-beth-maacah and Janoah and Kedesh and Hazor and Gilead and Galilee, all the land of Naphtali; and he carried them captive to Assyria.

2 Kings 17:6

In the ninth year of Hoshea, the king of Assyria captured Samaria and carried Israel away into exile to Assyria, and settled them in Halah and Habor, on the river of Gozan, and in the cities of the Medes.

Isaiah 7:20

In that day the Lord will shave with a razor, hired from regions beyond the Euphrates (that is, with the king of Assyria), the head and the hair of the legs; and it will also remove the beard.

Isaiah 8:4-8

for before the boy knows how to cry out 'My father' or 'My mother,' the wealth of Damascus and the spoil of Samaria will be carried away before the king of Assyria."

Isaiah 10:5-6

Woe to Assyria, the rod of My anger And the staff in whose hands is My indignation,

Jeremiah 5:15-17

"Behold, I am bringing a nation against you from afar, O house of Israel," declares the LORD "It is an enduring nation, It is an ancient nation, A nation whose language you do not know, Nor can you understand what they say.

Ezekiel 47:15-17

"This shall be the boundary of the land: on the north side, from the Great Sea by the way of Hethlon, to the entrance of Zedad;

Hosea 10:5

The inhabitants of Samaria will fear For the calf of Beth-aven Indeed, its people will mourn for it, And its idolatrous priests will cry out over it, Over its glory, since it has departed from it.



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