Amos 1:1-2 NIV

1 The words of Amos, one of the shepherds of Tekoa1--what he saw concerning Israel two years before the earthquake,2 when Uzziah3 was king of Judah and Jeroboam4 son of Jehoasha was king of Israel.5

References for Amos 1:1

    • a 1:1 - Hebrew "Joash," a variant of "Jehoash"
      2 He said: "The LORD roars6 from Zion and thunders7 from Jerusalem;8 the pastures of the shepherds dry up,b and the top of Carmel9 withers."10

      References for Amos 1:2

        • b 1:2 - Or "shepherds mourn"