Amos 7:4

Overview - Amos 7
The judgments of the grasshoppers,
and of the fire are diverted by the prayer of Amos.
By the wall of a plumbline is signified the rejection of Israel.
10 Amaziah complains of Amos.
14 Amos shews his calling;
16 and Amaziah's judgment.
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Amos 7:4  (King James Version)
Thus hath the Lord GOD shewed unto me: and, behold, the Lord GOD called to contend by fire, and it devoured the great deep, and did eat up a part.
 


shewed
Amos 7:1 Amos 7:7 ; Revelation 4:1

called
This is supposed to denote the invasion of Tiglathpileser, which threatened entire destruction.
Amos 1:4 Amos 1:7 4:11 5:6 Exodus 9:23 Exodus 9:24 ; Leviticus 10:2 ; Numbers 16:35 ; Isaiah 27:4 ; Isaiah 66:15 Isaiah 66:16
Jeremiah 4:4 ; 21:12 Joel 2:30 ; Micah 1:4 ; Nahum 1:6 ; Hebrews 1:7
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