2 When they had stripped the land clean, I cried out, “Sovereign LORD, forgive! How can Jacob survive? He is so small!”
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3 So the LORD relented. “This will not happen,” the LORD said.
4 This is what the Sovereign LORD showed me: The Sovereign LORD was calling for judgment by fire; it dried up the great deep and devoured the land.
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5 Then I cried out, “Sovereign LORD, I beg you, stop! How can Jacob survive? He is so small!”
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      6 So the LORD relented. “This will not happen either,” the Sovereign LORD said.
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      7 This is what he showed me: The Lord was standing by a wall that had been built true to plumb,a with a plumb lineb in his hand.
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        • t 7:7 - The meaning of the Hebrew for this phrase is uncertain.
        • u 7:7 - The meaning of the Hebrew for this phrase is uncertain; also in verse 8.
          8 And the LORD asked me, “What do you see, Amos?” “A plumb line,” I replied. Then the Lord said, “Look, I am setting a plumb line among my people Israel; I will spare them no longer.
          9 “The high places of Isaac will be destroyed and the sanctuaries of Israel will be ruined; with my sword I will rise against the house of Jeroboam.”

          Amos and Amaziah

          10 Then Amaziah the priest of Bethel sent a message to Jeroboam king of Israel: “Amos is raising a conspiracy against you in the very heart of Israel. The land cannot bear all his words.
          11 For this is what Amos is saying: “ ‘Jeroboam will die by the sword, and Israel will surely go into exile, away from their native land.’ ”
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          12 Then Amaziah said to Amos, “Get out, you seer! Go back to the land of Judah. Earn your bread there and do your prophesying there.
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