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amos 5:2 She has fallen, she will not rise again-- The virgin Israel. She [lies] neglected on her land; There is none to raise her up.

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      2. virgin of Israel--the Israelite state heretofore unsubdued by foreigners. Compare Isa 23:12; Jer 18:13; 31:4, 21; La 2:13; may be interpreted, Thou who wast once the "virgin daughter of Zion." Rather, "virgin" as applied to a state implies its beauty, and the delights on which it prides itself, its luxuries, power, and wealth [CALVIN].
      no more rise--in the existing order of things: in the Messianic dispensation it is to rise again, according to many prophecies. Compare 2Ki 6:23; 24:7, for the restricted sense of "no more."
      forsaken upon her land--or, "prostrated upon," &c. (compare Eze 29:5; 32:4) [MAURER].


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