Amos 6:11

6:11 commands. The Lord is rousing Assyria, His instrument of judgment, to come against Israel (cf. Is. 10:5, 6).

great house . . . little house. Both the great houses of the wealthy and the small houses of the poor will be shattered by the coming judgment. Here, as often in Hebrew, the word for “house” can also mean “household” or “family.”