Amos 6:3
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New International Version
You put off the day of disaster and bring near a reign of terror.

New Living Translation
You push away every thought of coming disaster, but your actions only bring the day of judgment closer.

English Standard Version
O you who put far away the day of disaster and bring near the seat of violence?

New American Standard Bible
Do you put off the day of calamity, And would you bring near the seat of violence?

King James Bible
Ye that put far away the evil day, and cause the seat of violence to come near;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You dismiss any thought of the evil day and bring in a reign of violence.

International Standard Version
"Disbelieving that a day of evil will come, embracing opportunities to commit violence,

NET Bible
You refuse to believe a day of disaster will come, but you establish a reign of violence.

New Heart English Bible
Those who put far away the evil day, and cause the seat of violence to come near;

GOD'S WORD® Translation
How horrible it will be for those who think that a day of disaster is far away. They bring the reign of violence closer.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Ye that put far away the evil day, And cause the seat of violence to come near;

New American Standard 1977
Do you put off the day of calamity,
            And would you bring near the seat of violence?

Jubilee Bible 2000
Ye that put far away the evil day and cause the seat of violence to come near;

King James 2000 Bible
You that put far away the evil day, and cause the seat of violence to come near;

American King James Version
You that put far away the evil day, and cause the seat of violence to come near;

American Standard Version
-ye that put far away the evil day, and cause the seat of violence to come near;

Douay-Rheims Bible
You that are separated unto the evil day: and that approach to the throne of iniquity;

Darby Bible Translation
Ye that put far away the evil day, and cause the seat of violence to come near;

English Revised Version
Ye that put far away the evil day, and cause the seat of violence to come near;

Webster's Bible Translation
Ye that put far away the evil day, and cause the seat of violence to come near;

World English Bible
Those who put far away the evil day, and cause the seat of violence to come near;

Young's Literal Translation
Who are putting away the day of evil, And ye bring nigh the seat of violence,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
6:1-7 Those are looked upon as doing well for themselves, who do well for their bodies; but we are here told what their ease is, and what their woe is. Here is a description of the pride, security, and sensuality, for which God would reckon. Careless sinners are every where in danger; but those at ease in Zion, who are stupid, vainly confident, and abusing their privileges, are in the greatest danger. Yet many fancy themselves the people of God, who are living in sin, and in conformity to the world. But the examples of others' ruin forbid us to be secure. Those who are set upon their pleasures are commonly careless of the troubles of others, but this is great offence to God. Those who placed their happiness in the pleasures of sense, and set their hearts upon them, shall be deprived of those pleasures. Those who try to put the evil day far from them, find it nearest to them.
Study Bible
Woe to the Complacent in Zion
2Go over to Calneh and look, And go from there to Hamath the great, Then go down to Gath of the Philistines. Are they better than these kingdoms, Or is their territory greater than yours? 3Do you put off the day of calamity, And would you bring near the seat of violence? 4Those who recline on beds of ivory And sprawl on their couches, And eat lambs from the flock And calves from the midst of the stall,…
Cross References
Psalm 94:20
Can a throne of destruction be allied with You, One which devises mischief by decree?

Isaiah 56:12
"Come," they say, "let us get wine, and let us drink heavily of strong drink; And tomorrow will be like today, only more so."

Lamentations 4:5
Those who ate delicacies Are desolate in the streets; Those reared in purple Embrace ash pits.

Ezekiel 12:22
"Son of man, what is this proverb you people have concerning the land of Israel, saying, 'The days are long and every vision fails '?

Ezekiel 23:42
"The sound of a carefree multitude was with her; and drunkards were brought from the wilderness with men of the common sort. And they put bracelets on the hands of the women and beautiful crowns on their heads.

Amos 3:10
"But they do not know how to do what is right," declares the LORD, "these who hoard up violence and devastation in their citadels."

Amos 9:10
"All the sinners of My people will die by the sword, Those who say, 'The calamity will not overtake or confront us.'

Micah 6:12
"For the rich men of the city are full of violence, Her residents speak lies, And their tongue is deceitful in their mouth.
Treasury of Scripture

You that put far away the evil day, and cause the seat of violence to come near;

put.

Amos 5:18 Woe to you that desire the day of the LORD! to what end is it for …

Amos 9:10 All the sinners of my people shall die by the sword, which say, The …

Ecclesiastes 8:11 Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore …

Isaiah 47:7 And you said, I shall be a lady for ever: so that you did not lay …

Isaiah 56:12 Come you, say they, I will fetch wine, and we will fill ourselves …

Ezekiel 12:22,27 Son of man, what is that proverb that you have in the land of Israel, …

Matthew 24:48 But and if that evil servant shall say in his heart, My lord delays his coming;

1 Thessalonians 5:3 For when they shall say, Peace and safety; then sudden destruction …

2 Peter 3:4 And saying, Where is the promise of his coming? for since the fathers …

Revelation 18:17 For in one hour so great riches is come to nothing. And every shipmaster, …

and cause.

Amos 6:12 Shall horses run on the rock? will one plow there with oxen? for …

Amos 5:12 For I know your manifold transgressions and your mighty sins: they …

Psalm 94:20 Shall the throne of iniquity have fellowship with you, which frames …

seat. or, habitation.

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