Amos 5:1
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New International Version
Hear this word, Israel, this lament I take up concerning you:

King James Bible
Hear ye this word which I take up against you, even a lamentation, O house of Israel.

Darby Bible Translation
Hear this word, a lamentation, which I take up against you, O house of Israel.

World English Bible
Listen to this word which I take up for a lamentation over you, O house of Israel.

Young's Literal Translation
Hear this word that I am bearing to you, A lamentation, O house of Israel:

Amos 5:1 Parallel
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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Hear ye this word - Attend to this doleful song which I make for the house of Israel.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Hear.

Amos 3:1 Hear this word that the LORD has spoken against you, O children of Israel...

Amos 4:1 Hear this word, you cows of Bashan, that are in the mountain of Samaria, which oppress the poor, which crush the needy...

I take.

Amos 5:16 Therefore the LORD, the God of hosts, the LORD, said thus; Wailing shall be in all streets; and they shall say in all the highways...

Jeremiah 7:29 Cut off your hair, O Jerusalem, and cast it away, and take up a lamentation on high places...

Jeremiah 9:10,17,20 For the mountains will I take up a weeping and wailing, and for the habitations of the wilderness a lamentation...

Ezekiel 19:1,14 Moreover take you up a lamentation for the princes of Israel...

Ezekiel 26:17 And they shall take up a lamentation for you, and say to you, How are you destroyed, that were inhabited of seafaring men...

Ezekiel 27:2,27-32 Now, you son of man, take up a lamentation for Tyrus...

Ezekiel 28:12 Son of man, take up a lamentation on the king of Tyrus, and say to him, Thus said the Lord GOD; You seal up the sum, full of wisdom...

Ezekiel 32:2,16 Son of man, take up a lamentation for Pharaoh king of Egypt, and say to him, You are like a young lion of the nations...

Micah 2:4 In that day shall one take up a parable against you, and lament with a doleful lamentation, and say, We be utterly spoiled...

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April 15 Morning
Their Redeemer is strong.--JER. 50:34. I know your manifold transgressions and your mighty sins.--I have laid help upon one that is mighty.--The Lord. . . thy Saviour and thy Redeemer, the mighty one of Jacob.--Mighty to save.--Able to keep you from falling.--Where sin abounded, grace did much more abound. He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.--He is able . . . to save them
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

Whether, by Penance, Man is Restored to his Former Dignity?
Objection 1: It would seem that man is not restored by Penance to his former dignity: because a gloss on Amos 5:2, "The virgin of Israel is cast down," observes: "It is not said that she cannot rise up, but that the virgin of Israel shall not rise; because the sheep that has once strayed, although the shepherd bring it back on his shoulder, has not the same glory as if it had never strayed." Therefore man does not, through Penance, recover his former dignity. Objection 2: Further, Jerome says: "Whoever
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

Journey to Jerusalem. Ten Lepers. Concerning the Kingdom.
(Borders of Samaria and Galilee.) ^C Luke XVII. 11-37. ^c 11 And it came to pass, as they were on their way to Jerusalem, that he was passing along the borders of Samaria and Galilee. [If our chronology is correct, Jesus passed northward from Ephraim about forty miles, crossing Samaria (here mentioned first), and coming to the border of Galilee. He then turned eastward along that border down the wady Bethshean which separates the two provinces, and crossed the Jordan into Peræa, where we soon
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

The Prophecy of Obadiah.
We need not enter into details regarding the question as to the time when the prophet wrote. By a thorough argumentation, Caspari has proved, that he occupies his right position in the Canon, and hence belongs to the earliest age of written prophecy, i.e., to the time of Jeroboam II. and Uzziah. As bearing conclusively against those who would assign to him a far later date, viz., the time of the exile, there is not only the indirect testimony borne by the place which this prophecy occupies in
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament

Cross References
Jeremiah 7:29
"'Cut off your hair and throw it away; take up a lament on the barren heights, for the LORD has rejected and abandoned this generation that is under his wrath.

Jeremiah 9:10
I will weep and wail for the mountains and take up a lament concerning the wilderness grasslands. They are desolate and untraveled, and the lowing of cattle is not heard. The birds have all fled and the animals are gone.

Jeremiah 9:17
This is what the LORD Almighty says: "Consider now! Call for the wailing women to come; send for the most skillful of them.

Ezekiel 19:1
"Take up a lament concerning the princes of Israel

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