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Amos 1:2–2:3

2 He said,

“The aLord roars from Zion

And from Jerusalem He utters His voice;

And the shepherds’ bpasture grounds mourn,

And the 1csummit of Carmel dries up.”

3 Thus says the Lord,

“For athree transgressions of bDamascus and for four

I will not 1revoke its punishment,

Because they threshed Gilead with implements of sharp iron.

4 “So I will send fire upon the house of Hazael

And it will consume the citadels of aBen-hadad.

5 “I will also abreak the gate bar of Damascus,

And cut off the inhabitant from the 1valley of Aven,

And him who holds the scepter, from Beth-eden;

So the people of Aram will go exiled to bKir,”

Says the Lord.

6 Thus says the Lord,

“For three transgressions of aGaza and for four

I will not revoke its punishment,

Because they deported an entire population

To bdeliver it up to Edom.

7 “So I will send fire upon the wall of Gaza

And it will consume her citadels.

8 “I will also cut off the inhabitant from aAshdod,

And him who holds the scepter, from bAshkelon;

I will even 1unleash My 2power upon Ekron,

And the remnant of the cPhilistines will perish,”

Says the Lord 3God.

9 Thus says the Lord,

“For three transgressions of aTyre and for four

I will not revoke its punishment,

Because they delivered up an entire population to Edom

And did not remember the covenant of 1bbrotherhood.

10 “So I will asend fire upon the wall of Tyre

And it will consume her citadels.”

11 Thus says the Lord,

“For three transgressions of aEdom and for four

I will not revoke its punishment,

Because he bpursued his brother with the sword,

While he 1stifled his compassion;

His anger also ctore continually,

And he maintained his fury forever.

12 “So I will send fire upon aTeman

And it will consume the citadels of Bozrah.”

13 Thus says the Lord,

“For three transgressions of the sons of aAmmon and for four

I will not revoke its punishment,

Because they bripped open the pregnant women of Gilead

In order to cenlarge their borders.

14 “So I will kindle a fire on the wall of aRabbah

And it will consume her citadels

Amid 1bwar cries on the day of battle,

And a cstorm on the day of tempest.

15 “Their aking will go into exile,

He and his princes together,” says the Lord.

Chapter 2

Judgment on Judah and Israel

1 Thus says the Lord,

“For three transgressions of aMoab and for four

I will not 1revoke its punishment,

Because he bburned the bones of the king of Edom to lime.

2 “So I will send fire upon Moab

And it will consume the citadels of aKerioth;

And Moab will die amid btumult,

With 1war cries and the sound of a trumpet.

3 “I will also cut off the 1ajudge from her midst

And slay all her bprinces with him,” says the Lord.

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