Amos 6:7
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GOD'S WORD® Translation (© 1995)
That is why they will now be the first to go into exile. The celebrating of those sprawled around the banquet table will stop.

King James Bible
Therefore now shall they go captive with the first that go captive, and the banquet of them that stretched themselves shall be removed.

Darby Bible Translation
Therefore shall they now go captive, with the first that go captive, and the revelry of them that stretched themselves shall pass away.

World English Bible
Therefore they will now go captive with the first who go captive; and the feasting and lounging will end.

Young's Literal Translation
Therefore now they remove at the head of the captives, And turned aside is the mourning-feast of stretched-out ones.

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A Sermon for the Time Present
I am going to begin with the last verse of the text, and work my way upwards. The first; head is, a trying day for God's people. They are sorrowful because a cloud is upon their solemn assembly, and the reproach thereof is a burden. Secondly, we will note a glorious ground of consolation. We read in the seventeenth verse, "The Lord thy God in the midst of thee is mighty; he will save, he will rejoice over thee with joy; he will rest in his love, he will joy over thee with singing." And, thirdly,
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 33: 1887

Of Orders.
Of this sacrament the Church of Christ knows nothing; it was invented by the church of the Pope. It not only has no promise of grace, anywhere declared, but not a word is said about it in the whole of the New Testament. Now it is ridiculous to set up as a sacrament of God that which can nowhere be proved to have been instituted by God. Not that I consider that a rite practised for so many ages is to be condemned; but I would not have human inventions established in sacred things, nor should it be
Martin Luther—First Principles of the Reformation

Cross References
1 Kings 20:16
They attacked at noon, when Benhadad was in his tent getting drunk with the 32 kings who were his allies.

Daniel 5:4
They drank the wine and praised their gods made of gold, silver, bronze, iron, wood, or stone.

Daniel 5:30
That night King Belshazzar of Babylon was killed.

Amos 7:11
Amos says that Jeroboam will be killed with a sword and that Israel cannot avoid being taken from its land into exile."

Amos 7:17
"However, this is what the LORD says: Your wife will become a prostitute in the city, and your sons and daughters will be killed with swords. Your land will be surveyed and divided up, and you will die in an unclean land. Israel cannot avoid being taken from its land into exile."

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