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Amos 9:1 NIV

Israel to Be Destroyed

1 I saw the Lord standing by the altar, and he said: “Strike the tops of the pillars so that the thresholds shake. Bring them down on the heads of all the people; those who are left I will kill with the sword. Not one will get away, none will escape.

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  • a 9:6 - The meaning of the Hebrew for this phrase is uncertain.
  • b 9:6 - The meaning of the Hebrew for this word is uncertain.
  • c 9:7 - That is, people from the upper Nile region
  • d 9:7 - That is, Crete
  • e 9:12 - Hebrew; Septuagint "so that the remnant of people" / "and all the nations that bear my name may seek me"
  • f 9:14 - Or "will restore the fortunes of my people Israel"