Amos 1:4-8 NIV

4 I will send fire1 upon the house of Hazael2 that will consume the fortresses3 of Ben-Hadad.4

References for Amos 1:4

5 I will break down the gate5 of Damascus; I will destroy the king who is ina the Valley of Avenb and the one who holds the scepter in Beth Eden.6 The people of Aram will go into exile to Kir,7" says the LORD.8

References for Amos 1:5

    • c 1:5 - Or "the inhabitants of"
    • d 1:5 - "Aven" means "wickedness."
      6 This is what the LORD says: "For three sins of Gaza,9 even for four, I will not turn back [my wrath].10 Because she took captive whole communities and sold them to Edom,11

      References for Amos 1:6

          7 I will send fire upon the walls of Gaza that will consume her fortresses.
          8 I will destroy the kingc of Ashdod12 and the one who holds the scepter in Ashkelon. I will turn my hand13 against Ekron, till the last of the Philistines14 is dead,"15 says the Sovereign LORD.16

          References for Amos 1:8

            • e 1:8 - Or "inhabitants"