Amos 9:2-12 NIV

2 Though they dig down to the depths below, from there my hand will take them. Though they climb up to the heavens above, from there I will bring them down.

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3 Though they hide themselves on the top of Carmel, there I will hunt them down and seize them. Though they hide from my eyes at the bottom of the sea, there I will command the serpent to bite them.

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4 Though they are driven into exile by their enemies, there I will command the sword to slay them. “I will keep my eye on them for harm and not for good.”

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5 The Lord, the LORD Almighty— he touches the earth and it melts, and all who live in it mourn; the whole land rises like the Nile, then sinks like the river of Egypt;

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6 he builds his lofty palacea in the heavens and sets its foundationb on the earth; he calls for the waters of the sea and pours them out over the face of the land— the LORD is his name.

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    • y 9:6 - The meaning of the Hebrew for this phrase is uncertain.
    • z 9:6 - The meaning of the Hebrew for this word is uncertain.
      7 “Are not you Israelites the same to me as the Cushitesc ?” declares the LORD. “Did I not bring Israel up from Egypt, the Philistines from Caphtordand the Arameans from Kir?

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        • { 9:7 - That is, people from the upper Nile region
        • | 9:7 - That is, Crete
          8 “Surely the eyes of the Sovereign LORDare on the sinful kingdom. I will destroy it from the face of the earth. Yet I will not totally destroy the descendants of Jacob,” declares the LORD.

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          9 “For I will give the command, and I will shake the people of Israel among all the nations as grain is shaken in a sieve, and not a pebble will reach the ground.

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          10 All the sinners among my people will die by the sword, all those who say, ‘Disaster will not overtake or meet us.’

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          Israel’s Restoration

          11 “In that day I will restore David’s fallen shelter— I will repair its broken walls and restore its ruins— and will rebuild it as it used to be,

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          12 so that they may possess the remnant of Edom and all the nations that bear my name,e ” declares the LORD, who will do these things.

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            • } 9:12 - Hebrew; Septuagint "so that the remnant of people" / "and all the nations that bear my name may seek me"