New Living Translation
Then he showed me another vision. I saw the Lord standing beside a wall that had been built using a plumb line. He was using a plumb line to see if it was still straight.
King James Bible
Thus he shewed me: and, behold, the Lord stood upon a wall made by a plumbline, with a plumbline in his hand.
Darby Bible Translation
Thus did he shew unto me; and behold, the Lord stood upon a wall made by a plumb-line, with a plumb-line in his hand.
World English Bible
Thus he showed me and behold, the Lord stood beside a wall made by a plumb line, with a plumb line in his hand.
Young's Literal Translation
Thus hath He shewed me, and lo, the Lord is standing by a wall made according to a plumb-line, and in His hand a plumb-line;
Amos 7:7 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
7:7 By a plumb - line - Strongly and beautifully built.
LibraryThe Essay which Brings up the Rear in this Very Guilty Volume is from The...
The Essay which brings up the rear in this very guilty volume is from the pen of the "Rev. Benjamin Jowett, M.A., [Fellow and Tutor of Balliol College, and] Regius Professor of Greek in the University of Oxford,"--"a gentleman whose high personal character and general respectability seem to give a weight to his words, which assuredly they do not carry of themselves  ." His performance is entitled "On the Interpretation of Scripture:" being, in reality, nothing else but a laborious denial of …
John William Burgon—Inspiration and Interpretation
The Assyrian Captivity
At the top of the stairway stood the LORD, and he said, "I am the LORD, the God of your grandfather Abraham, and the God of your father, Isaac. The ground you are lying on belongs to you. I am giving it to you and your descendants.
2 Kings 21:13
I will judge Jerusalem by the same standard I used for Samaria and the same measure I used for the family of Ahab. I will wipe away the people of Jerusalem as one wipes a dish and turns it upside down.
I will test you with the measuring line of justice and the plumb line of righteousness. Since your refuge is made of lies, a hailstorm will knock it down. Since it is made of deception, a flood will sweep it away.
The LORD was determined to destroy the walls of beautiful Jerusalem. He made careful plans for their destruction, then did what he had planned. Therefore, the ramparts and walls have fallen down before him.
Then the LORD relented from this plan, too. "I will not do that either," said the Sovereign LORD.
And the LORD said to me, "Amos, what do you see?" I answered, "A plumb line." And the Lord replied, "I will test my people with this plumb line. I will no longer ignore all their sins.
Do not despise these small beginnings, for the LORD rejoices to see the work begin, to see the plumb line in Zerubbabel's hand." (The seven lamps represent the eyes of the LORD that search all around the world.)
Jump to PreviousBuilt Hand Line Plumb Plumbline Plumb-Line Shew Shewed Showed Standing Stationed Stood Straight True. Wall
Jump to NextBuilt Hand Line Plumb Plumbline Plumb-Line Shew Shewed Showed Standing Stationed Stood Straight True. Wall
LinksAmos 7:7 NIV
Amos 7:7 NLT
Amos 7:7 ESV
Amos 7:7 NASB
Amos 7:7 KJV
Amos 7:7 Bible Apps
Amos 7:7 Biblia Paralela
Amos 7:7 Chinese Bible
Amos 7:7 French Bible
Amos 7:7 German Bible
Amos 7:7 Commentaries