Amos 2:5
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
"So I will sendוְשִׁלַּ֥חְתִּי
(ve·shil·lach·ti)
7971: to senda prim. root
fireאֵ֖שׁ
(esh)
784: a firea prim. root
upon Judahבִּֽיהוּדָ֑ה
(bi·hu·dah;)
3063: probably "praised," a son of Jacob, also his desc., the S. kingdom, also four Isr.probably from yadah
And it will consumeוְאָכְלָ֖ה
(ve·'a·che·lah)
398: to eata prim. root
the citadelsאַרְמְנֹ֥ות
(ar·me·no·vt)
759: a citadelof uncertain derivation
of Jerusalem."יְרוּשָׁלִָֽם׃
(ye·ru·sha·lim.)
3389: probably "foundation of peace," capital city of all Isr.from yarah and shalem







KJV Lexicon
But I will send
shalach  (shaw-lakh')
to send away, for, or out (in a great variety of applications)
a fire
'esh  (aysh)
fire -- burning, fiery, fire, flaming, hot.
upon Judah
Yhuwdah  (yeh-hoo-daw')
celebrated; Jehudah (or Judah), the name of five Israelites; also of the tribe descended from the first, and of its territory -- Judah.
and it shall devour
'akal  (aw-kal')
to eat -- at all, burn up, consume, devour(-er, up), dine, eat(-er, up), feed (with), food, freely, in...wise(-deed, plenty), (lay) meat, quite.
the palaces
'armown  (ar-mone')
a citadel (from its height) -- castle, palace.
of Jerusalem
Yruwshalaim  (yer-oo-shaw-lah'-im)
founded peaceful; Jerushalaim or Jerushalem, the capital city of Palestine -- Jerusalem.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"So I will send fire upon Judah And it will consume the citadels of Jerusalem."

King James Bible
But I will send a fire upon Judah, and it shall devour the palaces of Jerusalem.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Therefore, I will send fire against Judah, and it will consume the citadels of Jerusalem.

International Standard Version
So I will send down fire upon Judah, and it will devour the fortified citadels of Jerusalem."

NET Bible
So I will set Judah on fire, and it will consume Jerusalem's fortresses."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I will send a fire on Judah and burn down the palaces of Jerusalem.

King James 2000 Bible
But I will send a fire upon Judah, and it shall devour the palaces of Jerusalem.
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