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Amos 7:7 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Thus he showed me: and, behold, the Lord stood beside a wall made by a plumb-line, with a plumb-line in his hand.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Thus he shewed me: and, behold, the Lord stood upon a wall [made] by a plumbline, with a plumbline in his hand.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Thus He showed me, and behold, the Lord was standing by a vertical wall with a plumb line in His hand.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Thus he showed me: and behold, the Lord stood upon a wall [made] by a plumb-line, with a plumb-line in his hand.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— 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.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Here, he gave me to see, and lo! My Lord, stationed upon a pinnacle,—and, in his hand a plummet.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— 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;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— These things the Lord shewed to me: and behold the Lord was standing upon a plastered wall, and in his hand a mason's trowel.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Thus hee shewed mee, and behold, the Lord stood vpon a wall [made by] a plumbline, with a plumbline in his hand.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Thus the Lord shewed me; and behold, he stood upon a wall of adamant, and in his hand [was] an adamant.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Thus he shewed me: and, behold, Yahweh stood upon a wall [made] by a plumbline, with a plumbline in his hand.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Thus x3541
(3541) Complement
כֹּה
koh
{ko}
From the prefix K and H1931; properly like this, that is, by implication (of manner) thus (or so); also (of place) here (or hither); or (of time) now.
he shewed 7200
{7200} Prime
רָאָה
ra'ah
{raw-aw'}
A primitive root; to see, literally or figuratively (in numerous applications, direct and implied, transitively, intransitively and causatively).
z8689
<8689> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2675
me: and, behold, x2009
(2009) Complement
הִנֵּה
hinneh
{hin-nay'}
Prolonged for H2005; lo!.
Yhw יָהוֶה 136
{0136} Prime
אֲדֹנָי
'Adonay
{ad-o-noy'}
An emphatic form of H0113; the Lord (used as a proper name of God only).
stood 5324
{5324} Prime
נָצַב
natsab
{naw-tsab'}
A primitive root; to station, in various applications (literally or figuratively).
z8737
<8737> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 793
upon x5921
(5921) Complement
עַל
`al
{al}
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
a wall 2346
{2346} Prime
חוֹמָה
chowmah
{kho-maw'}
Feminine active participle of an unused root apparently meaning to join; a wall of protection.
[made] by a plumbline, 594
{0594} Prime
אֲנָךְ
'anak
{an-awk'}
Probably from an unused root meaning to be narrow; according to most a plumb line, and to others a hook.
with a plumbline 594
{0594} Prime
אֲנָךְ
'anak
{an-awk'}
Probably from an unused root meaning to be narrow; according to most a plumb line, and to others a hook.
in his hand. 3027
{3027} Prime
יָד
yad
{yawd}
A primitive word; a hand (the open one (indicating power, means, direction, etc.), in distinction from H3709, the closed one); used (as noun, adverb, etc.) in a great variety of applications, both literally and figuratively, both proximate and remote.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Amos 7:7

_ _ wall made by a plumb-line — namely, perpendicular.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Amos 7:1-9.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Amos 7:7

By a plumb — line — Strongly and beautifully built.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Amos 7:7

Thus he shewed me: and, behold, the Lord stood upon a wall [made] by a plumbline, (e) with a plumbline in his hand.

(e) Signifying that this would be the last measuring of the people, and that he would defer his judgment no longer.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
a wall:

2 Samuel 8:2 And he smote Moab, and measured them with a line, casting them down to the ground; even with two lines measured he to put to death, and with one full line to keep alive. And [so] the Moabites became David's servants, [and] brought gifts.
2 Kings 21:13 And I will stretch over Jerusalem the line of Samaria, and the plummet of the house of Ahab: and I will wipe Jerusalem as [a man] wipeth a dish, wiping [it], and turning [it] upside down.
Isaiah 28:17 Judgment also will I lay to the line, and righteousness to the plummet: and the hail shall sweep away the refuge of lies, and the waters shall overflow the hiding place.
Isaiah 34:11 But the cormorant and the bittern shall possess it; the owl also and the raven shall dwell in it: and he shall stretch out upon it the line of confusion, and the stones of emptiness.
Lamentations 2:8 The LORD hath purposed to destroy the wall of the daughter of Zion: he hath stretched out a line, he hath not withdrawn his hand from destroying: therefore he made the rampart and the wall to lament; they languished together.
Ezekiel 40:3 And he brought me thither, and, behold, [there was] a man, whose appearance [was] like the appearance of brass, with a line of flax in his hand, and a measuring reed; and he stood in the gate.
Zechariah 2:1-2 I lifted up mine eyes again, and looked, and behold a man with a measuring line in his hand. ... Then said I, Whither goest thou? And he said unto me, To measure Jerusalem, to see what [is] the breadth thereof, and what [is] the length thereof.
Revelation 11:1 And there was given me a reed like unto a rod: and the angel stood, saying, Rise, and measure the temple of God, and the altar, and them that worship therein.
Revelation 21:15 And he that talked with me had a golden reed to measure the city, and the gates thereof, and the wall thereof.
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