Amos 3:10-15 NIV

10 “They do not know how to do right,” declares the LORD, “who store up in their fortresses what they have plundered and looted.”

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11 Therefore this is what the Sovereign LORD says: “An enemy will overrun your land, pull down your strongholds and plunder your fortresses.”

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12 This is what the LORD says: “As a shepherd rescues from the lion’s mouth only two leg bones or a piece of an ear, so will the Israelites living in Samaria be rescued, with only the head of a bed and a piece of fabrica from a couch.b

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    • i 3:12 - The meaning of the Hebrew for this phrase is uncertain.
    • j 3:12 - Or "Israelites be rescued," / "those who sit in Samaria" / "on the edge of their beds" / "and in Damascus on their couches."
      13 “Hear this and testify against the descendants of Jacob,” declares the Lord, the LORD God Almighty.

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      14 “On the day I punish Israel for her sins, I will destroy the altars of Bethel; the horns of the altar will be cut off and fall to the ground.

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          15 I will tear down the winter house along with the summer house; the houses adorned with ivory will be destroyed and the mansions will be demolished,” declares the LORD.

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