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amos 6:7 Therefore, they will now go into exile at the head of the exiles, And the sprawlers' banqueting will pass away.

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      7. Therefore . . . shall they go captive with the first--As they were first among the people in rank (Am 6:1), and anointed themselves "with the chief ointments" (Am 6:6), so shall they be among the foremost in going into captivity.
      banquet--literally, the "merry-making shout of revellers"; from an Arabic root, "to cry out." In the Hebrew, marzeach; here, there is an allusion to mizraqu, "bowls" (Am 6:6).
      them that stretched themselves--on luxurious couches (Am 6:4).


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