Amos 7:1–3

Vision of the Locusts

7 Thus the Lord God showed me: Behold, He formed locust swarms at the 1beginning of the late crop; indeed it was the late crop after the king’s mowings. And so it was, when they had finished eating the grass of the land, that I said:

“O Lord God, forgive, I pray!

aOh, 2that Jacob may stand,

For he is small!”

3 So bthe Lord relented concerning this.

“It shall not be,” said the Lord.

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