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{Amos 3:6} Shall a trumpet 7782 be blown 8628 z8735 in the city, 5892 and the people 5971 not x3808 be afraid? 2729 z8799 shall there be x1961 evil 7451 in a city, 5892 and the LORD 3068 hath not x3808 done 6213 z8804 [it]?
a trumpet:
"Declare ye in Judah, and publish in Jerusalem; and say, Blow ye the trumpet in the land: cry, gather together, and say, Assemble yourselves, and let us go into the defenced cities." {Jer 4:5} + "O ye children of Benjamin, gather yourselves to flee out of the midst of Jerusalem, and blow the trumpet in Tekoa, and set up a sign of fire in Bethhaccerem: for evil appeareth out of the north, and great destruction." {Jer 6:1} + "If when he seeth the sword come upon the land, he blow the trumpet, and warn the people;" {Ezk 33:3} + "Blow ye the cornet in Gibeah, [and] the trumpet in Ramah: cry aloud [at] Bethaven, after thee, O Benjamin." {Hsa 5:8} + "A day of the trumpet and alarm against the fenced cities, and against the high towers." {Zph 1:16}
and the people:
"Fear ye not me? saith the LORD: will ye not tremble at my presence, which have placed the sand [for] the bound of the sea by a perpetual decree, that it cannot pass it: and though the waves thereof toss themselves, yet can they not prevail; though they roar, yet can they not pass over it?" {Jer 5:22} + "Who would not fear thee, O King of nations? for to thee doth it appertain: forasmuch as among all the wise [men] of the nations, and in all their kingdoms, [there is] none like unto thee." {Jer 10:7} + "Knowing therefore the terror of the Lord, we persuade men; but we are made manifest unto God; and I trust also are made manifest in your consciences." {2Co 5:11}
be afraid:
or, run together
shall there:
That is, Shall there be any evil, or calamity (not moral evil), inflicted on a wicked city, which does not proceed from me, as the effect of my wrath? These animated interrogatives were intended to convince the people that they had cause for alarm, as their monstrous iniquities called down the vengeance of God to punish them with these calamities. "But as for you, ye thought evil against me; [but] God meant it unto good, to bring to pass, as [it is] this day, to save much people alive." {Gen 50:20} + "The LORD of hosts hath sworn, saying, Surely as I have thought, so shall it come to pass; and as I have purposed, [so] shall it stand: ... For the LORD of hosts hath purposed, and who shall disannul [it]? and his hand [is] stretched out, and who shall turn it back?" {Isa 14:24-27} + "I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create evil: I the LORD do all these [things]." {Isa 45:7} + "Him, being delivered by the determinate counsel and foreknowledge of God, ye have taken, and by wicked hands have crucified and slain:" {Act 2:23} + "For to do whatsoever thy hand and thy counsel determined before to be done." {Act 4:28}
the LORD[YHWH] hath not done it:
or, and shall not the Lord do somewhat

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