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Amos 6:6

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6:6 They drink wine from sacrificial bowls, 1 

and pour the very best oils on themselves. 2 

Yet they are not concerned over 3  the ruin 4  of Joseph.

1 sn Perhaps some religious rite is in view, or the size of the bowls is emphasized (i.e., bowls as large as sacrificial bowls).

2 tn Heb “with the best of oils they anoint [themselves].”

3 tn Or “not sickened by.”

4 sn The ruin of Joseph may refer to the societal disintegration in Israel, or to the effects of the impending judgment.



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