Amos 7:9

7:9 high places . . . sanctuaries. These high places were traditional sites of Canaanite idolatrous worship (Deut. 12:2; 2 Kin. 17:10–12). The sanctuaries were for idolatrous or syncretistic worship.

house of Jeroboam . . . sword. Jeroboam himself might not die by the sword, but his household or family would be affected. Although Jeroboam apparently died a natural death (2 Kin. 14:29), his son Zechariah was murdered (2 Kin. 15:10).