Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Amos 9:5

Context
NETBible

The sovereign Lord who commands armies will do this. 1  He touches the earth and it dissolves; 2  all who live on it mourn. The whole earth 3  rises like the River Nile, 4  and then grows calm 5  like the Nile in Egypt. 6 

XREF

Ps 32:6; Ps 46:6; Ps 93:3,4; Ps 144:5; Isa 8:7,8; Isa 64:1; Jer 12:4; Ho 4:3; Am 8:8; Mic 1:3; Na 1:6; Hab 3:10; Mt 7:27; Re 20:11

NET © Notes

tn The words “will do this” are supplied in the translation for clarification.

tn Or “melts.” The verb probably depicts earthquakes and landslides. See v. 5b.

tn Heb “all of it.”

tn Heb “the Nile.” The word “River” is supplied in the translation for clarity.

tn Or “sinks back down.”

sn See Amos 8:8, which is very similar to this verse.



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