Amos 2:13
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New International Version
"Now then, I will crush you as a cart crushes when loaded with grain.

King James Bible
Behold, I am pressed under you, as a cart is pressed that is full of sheaves.

Darby Bible Translation
Behold, I will press upon you, as a cart presseth that is full of sheaves.

World English Bible
Behold, I will crush you in your place, as a cart crushes that is full of grain.

Young's Literal Translation
Lo, I am pressing you under, As the full cart doth press for itself a sheaf.

Amos 2:13 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Behold, I am pressed under you - The marginal reading is better: "Behold, I will press your place, as a cart full of sheaves presseth." I will bring over you the wheel of destruction; and it shall grind your place - your city and temple, as the wheel of a cart laden with sheaves presses down the ground, gravel, and stones over which it rolls.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Behold.

Psalm 78:40 How oft did they provoke him in the wilderness, and grieve him in the desert!

Isaiah 1:14 Your new moons and your appointed feasts my soul hates: they are a trouble to me; I am weary to bear them.

Isaiah 7:13 And he said, Hear you now, O house of David; Is it a small thing for you to weary men, but will you weary my God also?

Isaiah 43:24 You have bought me no sweet cane with money, neither have you filled me with the fat of your sacrifices...

Ezekiel 6:9 And they that escape of you shall remember me among the nations where they shall be carried captives...

Ezekiel 16:43 Because you have not remembered the days of your youth, but have fretted me in all these things; behold...

Malachi 2:17 You have wearied the LORD with your words. Yet you say, Wherein have we wearied him? When you say...

I am pressed, etc. or, I will press your place, as a cart full of sheaves presseth.

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Ripe for Gathering
'Thus hath the Lord God shewed unto me: and behold a basket of summer fruit. 2. And He said, Amos, what seest thou? And I said, A basket of summer fruit. Then said the Lord unto me, The end is come upon My people of Israel; I will not again pass by them any more. 3. And the songs of the temple shall be howlings in that day, saith the Lord God: there shall be many dead bodies in every place; they shall cast them forth with silence. 4. Hear this, O ye that swallow up the needy, even to make the poor
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

To his Praise!
"They shall abundantly utter the memory of thy great goodness." THIS chapter is written more than seven years later than the foregoing, in further testimony and praise. Returning to Canada at the time of the Great War, we came face to face with a serious financial crisis. Only two ways seemed open to us. One was to lay our affairs frankly before the Board, showing that our salary was quite insufficient, with war conditions and prices, to meet our requirements. The other course was to just go forward,
Rosalind Goforth—How I Know God Answers Prayer

Cross References
Genesis 37:7
We were binding sheaves of grain out in the field when suddenly my sheaf rose and stood upright, while your sheaves gathered around mine and bowed down to it."

Numbers 7:3
They brought as their gifts before the LORD six covered carts and twelve oxen--an ox from each leader and a cart from every two. These they presented before the tabernacle.

Isaiah 1:14
Your New Moon feasts and your appointed festivals I hate with all my being. They have become a burden to me; I am weary of bearing them.

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