Amos 3:12

Overview - Amos 3
The necessity of God's judgment against Israel.
The publication of it, with the causes thereof.
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Amos 3:12  (King James Version)
Thus saith the LORD; As the shepherd taketh out of the mouth of the lion two legs, or a piece of an ear; so shall the children of Israel be taken out that dwell in Samaria in the corner of a bed, and in Damascus in a couch.

As the
1 Samuel 17:34-37 ; Isaiah 31:4

Hebrew delivereth. so shall.
Amos 9:2 Amos 9:3 1 Kings 20:30 ; 22:25 Isaiah 8:4 ; 17:1-4 Romans 11:4 Romans 11:5

in Damascus in a couch
or, on the bed's feet.
1 Kings 20:34 ; 2 Kings 16:9