Amos 3:11
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New International Version
Therefore this is what the Sovereign LORD says: "An enemy will overrun your land, pull down your strongholds and plunder your fortresses."

King James Bible
Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; An adversary there shall be even round about the land; and he shall bring down thy strength from thee, and thy palaces shall be spoiled.

Darby Bible Translation
Therefore thus saith the Lord Jehovah: An adversary! -- even round about the land! And he shall bring down thy strength from thee, and thy palaces shall be pillaged.

World English Bible
Therefore thus says the Lord Yahweh: "An adversary will overrun the land; and he will pull down your strongholds, and your fortresses will be plundered."

Young's Literal Translation
Therefore, thus said the Lord Jehovah: An adversary -- and surrounding the land, And he hath brought down from thee thy strength, And spoiled have been thy palaces.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

An adversary, round about the land - Ye shall not be able to escape, wherever ye turn, ye shall meet a foe.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

An.

Amos 6:14 But, behold, I will raise up against you a nation, O house of Israel, said the LORD the God of hosts...

2 Kings 15:19,29 And Pul the king of Assyria came against the land: and Menahem gave Pul a thousand talents of silver...

2 Kings 17:3-6 Against him came up Shalmaneser king of Assyria; and Hoshea became his servant, and gave him presents...

2 Kings 18:9-11 And it came to pass in the fourth year of king Hezekiah, which was the seventh year of Hoshea son of Elah king of Israel...

Isaiah 7:17-25 The LORD shall bring on you, and on your people, and on your father's house, days that have not come...

Isaiah 8:7,8 Now therefore, behold, the Lord brings up on them the waters of the river, strong and many, even the king of Assyria, and all his glory...

Isaiah 10:5,6,9-11 O Assyrian, the rod of my anger, and the staff in their hand is my indignation...

Hosea 11:5,6 He shall not return into the land of Egypt, and the Assyrian shall be his king, because they refused to return...

and thy.

Amos 3:10,15 For they know not to do right, said the LORD, who store up violence and robbery in their palaces...

Amos 2:5 But I will send a fire on Judah, and it shall devour the palaces of Jerusalem.

Amos 6:8 The Lord GOD has sworn by himself, said the LORD the God of hosts, I abhor the excellency of Jacob, and hate his palaces...

2 Chronicles 36:19 And they burnt the house of God, and broke down the wall of Jerusalem, and burnt all the palaces thereof with fire...

Library
April 21 Evening
Enoch walked with God.--GEN. 5:22. Can two walk together, except they be agreed? Having made peace through the blood of his cross . . . You, that were sometimes alienated and enemies in your mind by wicked works, yet now hath he reconciled in the body of his flesh through death, to present you holy and unblameable and unreproveable in his sight.--In Christ Jesus ye who sometimes were far off are made nigh by the blood of Christ. If, when we were enemies, we were reconciled to God by the death of
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

Preparation for Revival
I trust that most of us who are here met in the name of Jesus, feel a deep, sincere, and constant agreement with God. We have been guilty of murmuring at his will; but yet our newborn nature evermore at its core and center knoweth that the will of the Lord is wise and good; and we therefore bow our heads with reverent agreement, and say, "Not as I will, but as thou wilt." "The will of the Lord be done." Our soul, when through infirmity she is tempted to rebellion, nevertheless struggles after complete
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 10: 1864

The Sovereignty of God in Reprobation
"Behold therefore the goodness and severity of God" (Rom. 11:22). In the last chapter when treating of the Sovereignty of God the Father in Salvation, we examined seven passages which represent Him as making a choice from among the children of men, and predestinating certain ones to be conformed to the image of His Son. The thoughtful reader will naturally ask, And what of those who were not "ordained to eternal life?" The answer which is usually returned to this question, even by those who profess
Arthur W. Pink—The Sovereignty of God

Letter xxxvi (Circa A. D. 1131) to the Same Hildebert, who had not yet Acknowledged the Lord Innocent as Pope.
To the Same Hildebert, Who Had Not Yet Acknowledged the Lord Innocent as Pope. He exhorts him to recognise Innocent, now an exile in France, owing to the schism of Peter Leonis, as the rightful Pontiff. To the great prelate, most exalted in renown, Hildebert, by the grace of God Archbishop of Tours, Bernard, called Abbot of Clairvaux, sends greeting, and prays that he may walk in the Spirit, and spiritually discern all things. 1. To address you in the words of the prophet, Consolation is hid from
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux—Some Letters of Saint Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux

Cross References
Genesis 34:27
The sons of Jacob came upon the dead bodies and looted the city where their sister had been defiled.

Amos 2:5
I will send fire on Judah that will consume the fortresses of Jerusalem."

Amos 6:8
The Sovereign LORD has sworn by himself--the LORD God Almighty declares: "I abhor the pride of Jacob and detest his fortresses; I will deliver up the city and everything in it."

Amos 6:14
For the LORD God Almighty declares, "I will stir up a nation against you, Israel, that will oppress you all the way from Lebo Hamath to the valley of the Arabah."

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