Amos 5:8

5:8 made . . . turns . . . pours. See note 4:13. This majestic description of the Lord contrasts starkly with the previous verse.

Pleiades. A star cluster in the constellation Taurus, with six or seven prominent stars visible to the unaided eye.

Orion. In classical mythology, the constellation Orion is “the Hunter.” In Job also, the Pleiades and Orion are named together as evidences of God’s incomparable power and wisdom (Job 9:9; 38:31).