Amos 5:19 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]

Amos 5:19, NIV: "It will be as though a man fled from a lion only to meet a bear, as though he entered his house and rested his hand on the wall only to have a snake bite him."

Amos 5:19, ESV: "as if a man fled from a lion, and a bear met him, or went into the house and leaned his hand against the wall, and a serpent bit him."

Amos 5:19, KJV: "As if a man did flee from a lion, and a bear met him; or went into the house, and leaned his hand on the wall, and a serpent bit him."

Amos 5:19, NASB: "As when a man flees from a lion And a bear confronts him, Or he goes home, leans with his hand against the wall, And a snake bites him."

Amos 5:19, NLT: "In that day you will be like a man who runs from a lion--only to meet a bear. Escaping from the bear, he leans his hand against a wall in his house--and he's bitten by a snake."

Amos 5:19, CSB: "It will be like a man who flees from a lion only to have a bear confront him. He goes home and rests his hand against the wall only to have a snake bite him."

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