Amos 2:16
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New International Version
Even the bravest warriors will flee naked on that day," declares the LORD.

King James Bible
And he that is courageous among the mighty shall flee away naked in that day, saith the LORD.

Darby Bible Translation
and he that is stout-hearted among the mighty shall flee away naked in that day, saith Jehovah.

World English Bible
and he who is courageous among the mighty will flee away naked on that day," says Yahweh.

Young's Literal Translation
And the courageous of heart among the mighty, Naked doth flee in that day, An affirmation of Jehovah!

Amos 2:16 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Shall flee away naked - In some cases the alarm shall be in the night; and even the most heroic shall start from his bed, and through terror not wait to put on his clothes.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

courageous. Heb. strong of his heart.

Jeremiah 48:41 Kerioth is taken, and the strong holds are surprised...

flee.

Judges 4:17 However, Sisera fled away on his feet to the tent of Jael the wife of Heber the Kenite...

2 Kings 7:8-20 And when these lepers came to the uttermost part of the camp, they went into one tent, and did eat and drink, and carried there silver...

Mark 14:52 And he left the linen cloth, and fled from them naked.

Library
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
Judges 4:17
Sisera, meanwhile, fled on foot to the tent of Jael, the wife of Heber the Kenite, because there was an alliance between Jabin king of Hazor and the family of Heber the Kenite.

Psalm 76:5
The valiant lie plundered, they sleep their last sleep; not one of the warriors can lift his hands.

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