Amos 1:3-15 CSB

Judgment on Israel's Neighbors

3 The Lord says: I will not relent from punishing Damascusa for three crimes, even four, because they threshed Gilead with iron sledges.

References for Amos 1:3

    • e 1:3 - Isa 17:1-3
      4 Therefore, I will send fire against Hazael's palace, and it will consume Ben-hadad'sb citadels.

      References for Amos 1:4

        • f 1:4 - 2 Kg 8:11-15; 13:3,22,24
          5 I will break down the gatesc of Damascus. I will cut off the ruler from the Valley of Aven, and the one who wields the scepter from Beth-eden. The people of Aram will be exiled to Kir. The Lord has spoken.

          References for Amos 1:5

            • g 1:5 - Lit gate bars
              6 The Lord says: I will not relent from punishing Gazad for three crimes, even four, because they exiled a whole community, handing them over to Edom.

              References for Amos 1:6

                • h 1:6 - Jr 47:1,4-5; Ezk 25:15-17
                  7 Therefore, I will send fire against the walls of Gaza, and it will consume its citadels.
                  8 I will cut off the ruler from Ashdod, and the one who wields the scepter from Ashkelon. I will also turn My hand against Ekron, and the remainder of the Philistines will perish. The Lord God has spoken.
                  9 The Lord says: I will not relent from punishing Tyree for three crimes, even four, because they handed over a whole community of exiles to Edom and brokef a treaty of brotherhood.

                  References for Amos 1:9

                    • i 1:9 - Isaiah 23; Ezk 26:1-28:19
                    • j 1:9 - Lit and did not remember
                      10 Therefore, I will send fire against the walls of Tyre, and it will consume its citadels.
                      11 The Lord says: I will not relent from punishing Edomg for three crimes, even four, because he pursued his brother with the sword.h He stifled his compassion, his anger tore [at them]i continually, and he harbored his rage incessantly.

                      References for Amos 1:11

                        • k 1:11 - Jr 49:8-22; Ezk 25:12-14
                        • l 1:11 - Ob 10-14
                        • m 1:11 - Gn 37:33; Ps 7:2; Hs 5:14
                          12 Therefore, I will send fire against Teman, and it will consume the citadels of Bozrah.
                          13 The Lord says: I will not relent from punishing the Ammonitesj for three crimes, even four, because they ripped open the pregnant women of Gileadk in order to enlarge their territory.

                          References for Amos 1:13

                            • n 1:13 - Jr 49:1-6; Ezk 25:1-7; Zph 2:8-11
                            • o 1:13 - 2 Kg 8:12; 15:16; Hs 13:16
                              14 Therefore, I will set fire to the walls of Rabbah, and it will consume its citadels. There will be shouting on the day of battle and a violent wind on the day of the storm.
                              15 Their king and his princes will go into exile together. The Lord has spoken.