Amos 6:7
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New Living Translation
Therefore, you will be the first to be led away as captives. Suddenly, all your parties will end.

King James Bible
Therefore now shall they go captive with the first that go captive, and the banquet of them that stretched themselves shall be removed.

Darby Bible Translation
Therefore shall they now go captive, with the first that go captive, and the revelry of them that stretched themselves shall pass away.

World English Bible
Therefore they will now go captive with the first who go captive; and the feasting and lounging will end.

Young's Literal Translation
Therefore now they remove at the head of the captives, And turned aside is the mourning-feast of stretched-out ones.

Amos 6:7 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

6:7 The banquet - The feastings of voluptuous ones shall cease.

Amos 6:7 Parallel Commentaries

Library
The Prophet Amos.
GENERAL PRELIMINARY REMARKS. It will not be necessary to extend our preliminary remarks on the prophet Amos, since on the main point--viz., the circumstances under which he appeared as a prophet--the introduction to the prophecies of Hosea may be regarded as having been written for those of Amos also. For, according to the inscription, they belong to the same period at which Hosea's prophetic ministry began, viz., the latter part of the reign of Jeroboam II., and after Uzziah had ascended the
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament

Tiglath-Pileser iii. And the Organisation of the Assyrian Empire from 745 to 722 B. C.
TIGLATH-PILESER III. AND THE ORGANISATION OF THE ASSYRIAN EMPIRE FROM 745 to 722 B.C. FAILURE OF URARTU AND RE-CONQUEST Of SYRIA--EGYPT AGAIN UNITED UNDER ETHIOPIAN AUSPICES--PIONKHI--THE DOWNFALL OF DAMASCUS, OF BABYLON, AND OF ISRAEL. Assyria and its neighbours at the accession of Tiglath-pileser III.: progress of the Aramaeans in the basin of the Middle Tigris--Urartu and its expansion into the north of Syria--Damascus and Israel--Vengeance of Israel on Damascus--Jeroboam II.--Civilisation
G. Maspero—History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, V 7

The Wrath of God
What does every sin deserve? God's wrath and curse, both in this life, and in that which is to come. Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire.' Matt 25: 41. Man having sinned, is like a favourite turned out of the king's favour, and deserves the wrath and curse of God. He deserves God's curse. Gal 3: 10. As when Christ cursed the fig-tree, it withered; so, when God curses any, he withers in his soul. Matt 21: 19. God's curse blasts wherever it comes. He deserves also God's wrath, which is
Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments

Cross References
1 Kings 20:16
About noontime, as Ben-hadad and the thirty-two allied kings were still in their tents drinking themselves into a stupor,

Daniel 5:4
While they drank from them they praised their idols made of gold, silver, bronze, iron, wood, and stone.

Daniel 5:30
That very night Belshazzar, the Babylonian king, was killed.

Amos 7:11
He is saying, 'Jeroboam will soon be killed, and the people of Israel will be sent away into exile.'"

Amos 7:17
But this is what the LORD says: 'Your wife will become a prostitute in this city, and your sons and daughters will be killed. Your land will be divided up, and you yourself will die in a foreign land. And the people of Israel will certainly become captives in exile, far from their homeland.'"

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