Amos 1:4
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New Living Translation
So I will send down fire on King Hazael's palace, and the fortresses of King Ben-hadad will be destroyed.

King James Bible
But I will send a fire into the house of Hazael, which shall devour the palaces of Benhadad.

Darby Bible Translation
And I will send a fire into the house of Hazael, and it shall devour the palaces of Ben-Hadad.

World English Bible
but I will send a fire into the house of Hazael, and it will devour the palaces of Ben Hadad.

Young's Literal Translation
And I have sent a fire against the house of Hazael, And it hath consumed the palaces of Ben-Hadad.

Amos 1:4 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

1:4 Ben - hadad - Ben - hadad was to the Syrian kings a common name, as Pharaoh to the Egyptian kings, and Caesar to the Roman emperors.

Amos 1:4 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Formation and History of the Hebrew Canon.
1. The Greek word canon (originally a straight rod or pole, measuring-rod, then rule) denotes that collection of books which the churches receive as given by inspiration of God, and therefore as constituting for them a divine rule of faith and practice. To the books included in it the term canonical is applied. The Canon of the Old Testament, considered in reference to its constituent parts, was formed gradually; formed under divine superintendence by a process of growth extending through
E. P. Barrows—Companion to the Bible

A Discourse of Mercifulness
Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy. Matthew 5:7 These verses, like the stairs of Solomon's temple, cause our ascent to the holy of holies. We are now mounting up a step higher. Blessed are the merciful . . '. There was never more need to preach of mercifulness than in these unmerciful times wherein we live. It is reported in the life of Chrysostom that he preached much on this subject of mercifulness, and for his much pressing Christians to mercy, he was called of many, the alms-preacher,
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12

Cross References
1 Kings 20:1
About that time King Ben-hadad of Aram mobilized his army, supported by the chariots and horses of thirty-two allied kings. They went to besiege Samaria, the capital of Israel, and launched attacks against it.

2 Kings 6:24
Some time later, however, King Ben-hadad of Aram mustered his entire army and besieged Samaria.

Ezekiel 30:8
And the people of Egypt will know that I am the LORD when I have set Egypt on fire and destroyed all their allies.

Ezekiel 39:6
And I will rain down fire on Magog and on all your allies who live safely on the coasts. Then they will know that I am the LORD.

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