Amos 9:10
New International Version
All the sinners among my people will die by the sword, all those who say, ‘Disaster will not overtake or meet us.’

New Living Translation
But all the sinners will die by the sword— all those who say, ‘Nothing bad will happen to us.’

English Standard Version
All the sinners of my people shall die by the sword, who say, ‘Disaster shall not overtake or meet us.’

Berean Study Bible
All the sinners among My people will die by the sword—all those who say, ‘Disaster will never draw near or confront us.’ ”

King James Bible
All the sinners of my people shall die by the sword, which say, The evil shall not overtake nor prevent us.

New King James Version
All the sinners of My people shall die by the sword, Who say, ‘The calamity shall not overtake nor confront us.’

New American Standard Bible
“All the sinners of My people will die by the sword, Those who say, ‘The catastrophe will not overtake or confront us.’

NASB 1995
“All the sinners of My people will die by the sword, Those who say, ‘The calamity will not overtake or confront us.’

NASB 1977
“All the sinners of My people will die by the sword, Those who say, ‘The calamity will not overtake or confront us.’

Amplified Bible
“All the sinners among My people will die by the sword, Those who say [defiantly], ‘The disaster will not overtake or confront us.’

Christian Standard Bible
All the sinners among my people who say, “Disaster will never overtake or confront us,” will die by the sword.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
All the sinners among My people who say: “Disaster will never overtake or confront us,” will die by the sword.

American Standard Version
All the sinners of my people shall die by the sword, who say, The evil shall not overtake nor meet us.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
All the sinners of my people will fall by the sword who say: “Evil shall not come near and shall not meet us!”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
All the sinners of my people shall die by the sword, who say, Calamities shall certainly not draw near, nor come upon us.

Contemporary English Version
Some of you are evil, and you deny that you will ever get caught. But you will be killed.

Douay-Rheims Bible
All the sinners of my people shall fall by the sword: who say: The evils shall not approach, and shall not come upon us.

English Revised Version
All the sinners of my people shall die by the sword, which say, The evil shall not overtake nor prevent us.

Good News Translation
The sinners among my people will be killed in war--all those who say, 'God will not let any harm come near us.'"

GOD'S WORD® Translation
All the sinners among my people are thinking, "Destruction will not catch up to us or run into us." In spite of this, they will be killed with swords.

International Standard Version
All sinners among my people will die by the sword, especially all who are saying, 'Disaster will not come upon or conquer us!'"

JPS Tanakh 1917
All the sinners of My people shall die by the sword, That say: 'The evil shall not overtake nor confront us.'

Literal Standard Version
By sword all sinners of My people die, Who are saying, Evil does not overtake, or go before, For our sakes.

NET Bible
All the sinners among my people will die by the sword--the ones who say, 'Disaster will not come near, it will not confront us.'

New Heart English Bible
All the sinners of my people will die by the sword, who say, 'Evil won't overtake nor meet us.'

World English Bible
All the sinners of my people will die by the sword, who say, 'Evil won't overtake nor meet us.'

Young's Literal Translation
By sword die do all sinners of My people, Who are saying, 'Not overtake, or go before, For our sakes, doth evil.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Destruction of Israel
9“For surely I will give the command, and I will shake the house of Israel among all the nations as grain is sifted in a sieve; but not a pebble will reach the ground. 10All the sinners among My people will die by the sword— all those who say, ‘Disaster will never draw near or confront us.’”

Cross References
Isaiah 33:14
The sinners in Zion are afraid; trembling grips the ungodly: "Who of us can dwell with a consuming fire? Who of us can dwell with everlasting flames?"

Jeremiah 23:17
They keep saying to those who despise Me, 'The LORD says that you will have peace,' and to everyone who walks in the stubbornness of his own heart, 'No harm will come to you.'

Ezekiel 20:38
And I will purge you of those who rebel and transgress against Me. I will bring them out of the land in which they dwell, but they will not enter the land of Israel. Then you will know that I am the LORD.

Amos 6:3
You dismiss the day of calamity and bring near a reign of violence.

Amos 9:8
Surely the eyes of the Lord GOD are on the sinful kingdom, and I will destroy it from the face of the earth. Yet I will not utterly destroy the house of Jacob," declares the LORD.

Zechariah 1:6
But did not My words and My statutes, which I commanded My servants the prophets, overtake your fathers? They repented and said, 'Just as the LORD of Hosts purposed to do to us according to our ways and deeds, so He has done to us.'"

Zechariah 13:8
And in all the land, declares the LORD, two-thirds will be cut off and perish, but a third will be left in it.


Treasury of Scripture

All the sinners of my people shall die by the sword, which say, The evil shall not overtake nor prevent us.

the sinners.

Isaiah 33:14
The sinners in Zion are afraid; fearfulness hath surprised the hypocrites. Who among us shall dwell with the devouring fire? who among us shall dwell with everlasting burnings?

Ezekiel 20:38
And I will purge out from among you the rebels, and them that transgress against me: I will bring them forth out of the country where they sojourn, and they shall not enter into the land of Israel: and ye shall know that I am the LORD.

Ezekiel 34:16,17
I will seek that which was lost, and bring again that which was driven away, and will bind up that which was broken, and will strengthen that which was sick: but I will destroy the fat and the strong; I will feed them with judgment…

The evil.

Amos 6:1,3
Woe to them that are at ease in Zion, and trust in the mountain of Samaria, which are named chief of the nations, to whom the house of Israel came! …

Psalm 10:11
He hath said in his heart, God hath forgotten: he hideth his face; he will never see it.

Ecclesiastes 8:11
Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do evil.









Verse 10. - If any are to be saved, it will not be the sinners; they need not flatter themselves that their wilful blindness shall secure them. The evil shall not overtake. They lulled themselves into a false security, and shut their cars against the warnings of the prophets; but that would avail them nothing. Prevent; come upon suddenly, surprise.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
All
כֹּ֖ל (kōl)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

the sinners
חַטָּאֵ֣י (ḥaṭ·ṭā·’ê)
Adjective - masculine plural construct
Strong's 2400: A criminal, one accounted guilty

among My people
עַמִּ֑י (‘am·mî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 5971: A people, a tribe, troops, attendants, a flock

will die
יָמ֔וּתוּ (yā·mū·ṯū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 4191: To die, to kill

by the sword,
בַּחֶ֣רֶב (ba·ḥe·reḇ)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 2719: Drought, a cutting instrument, as a, knife, sword

all those who say,
הָאֹמְרִ֗ים (hā·’ō·mə·rîm)
Article | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's 559: To utter, say

‘Disaster
הָרָעָֽה׃ (hā·rā·‘āh)
Article | Adjective - feminine singular
Strong's 7451: Bad, evil

will never
לֹֽא־ (lō-)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

draw near
תַגִּ֧ישׁ (ṯag·gîš)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 5066: To draw near, approach

or confront
וְתַקְדִּ֛ים (wə·ṯaq·dîm)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Conjunctive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 6923: To project, precede, to anticipate, hasten, meet

us.’
בַּעֲדֵ֖ינוּ (ba·‘ă·ḏê·nū)
Preposition | first person common plural
Strong's 5704: As far as, even to, up to, until, while


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