16 Therefore Yahweh, the God of Hosts, the Lord, says: There will be wailing in all the public squares; they will cry out in anguisha in all the streets. The farmer will be called on to mourn, and professional mournersbcto wail.

References for Amos 5:16

    • o 5:16 - Lit will say, "Alas! Alas!"
    • p 5:16 - Lit and those skilled in lamentation
    • q 5:16 - Jr 9:17