|New International Version (© 2011)|
Though they hide themselves on the top of Carmel, there I will hunt them down and seize them. Though they hide from my eyes at the bottom of the sea, there I will command the serpent to bite them.
King James Bible
And though they hide themselves in the top of Carmel, I will search and take them out thence; and though they be hid from my sight in the bottom of the sea, thence will I command the serpent, and he shall bite them:
American Standard Version
And though they hide themselves in the top of Carmel, I will search and take them out thence; and though they be hid from my sight in the bottom of the sea, thence will I command the serpent, and it shall bite them.
Young's Literal Translation
And if they be hid in the top of Carmel, From thence I search out, and have taken them, And if they be hid from Mine eyes in the bottom of the sea, From thence I command the serpent, And it hath bitten them.
Amos 9:3 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Though they hide themselves - All these are metaphorical expressions, to show the impossibility of escape.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Job 34:22 There is no darkness, nor shadow of death, where the workers of iniquity may hide themselves.
Jeremiah 23:23,24 Am I a God at hand, said the LORD, and not a God afar off...
Psalm 139:9-11 If I take the wings of the morning, and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea...
Jeremiah 16:16 Behold, I will send for many fishers, said the LORD, and they shall fish them; and after will I send for many hunters...
Isaiah 27:1 In that day the LORD with his sore and great and strong sword shall punish leviathan the piercing serpent...
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Genesis 3:8 Then the man and his wife heard the sound of the LORD God as he was walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and they hid from the LORD God among the trees of the garden.
Job 34:22 There is no deep shadow, no utter darkness, where evildoers can hide.
Psalm 139:9 If I rise on the wings of the dawn, if I settle on the far side of the sea,
Psalm 139:10 even there your hand will guide me, your right hand will hold me fast.
Isaiah 27:1 In that day, the LORD will punish with his sword-- his fierce, great and powerful sword-- Leviathan the gliding serpent, Leviathan the coiling serpent; he will slay the monster of the sea.
Jeremiah 16:16 "But now I will send for many fishermen," declares the LORD, "and they will catch them. After that I will send for many hunters, and they will hunt them down on every mountain and hill and from the crevices of the rocks.
Amos 1:2 He said: "The LORD roars from Zion and thunders from Jerusalem; the pastures of the shepherds dry up, and the top of Carmel withers."