Amos 6 Bible Commentary

John Darby’s Synopsis

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False confidence: apparent prosperity and inle ease

Chapter 6 dwells upon the false confidence that deceived the heads of Israel. A similar judgment to that of Calneh and Hamath might fall upon Israel. Their chief men gave themselves up to luxury, as though all were prosperity. They had no sense of the affliction of Joseph. They should be the first to go into captivity. Jehovah would give up Israel to desolation. He would abhor the excellency of Jacob. For they trusted in that which was but vanity—in their golden calf. But He whom they despised would raise up an enemy that should afflict them from Hamath to the borders of Egypt.