God's Discipline and Israel's Apostasy

6 I gave you absolutely nothing to eata in all your cities, a shortage of food in all your communities, yet you did not return to Me- the Lord's declaration.
References for Amos 4:6
    • e 4:6 - Lit you cleanness of teeth
      7 I also withheld the rain from youb while there were still three months until harvest. I sent rain on one city but no rain on another. One field received rain while a field with no rain withered.c
      References for Amos 4:7
        • f 4:7 - Jr 3:1-3; 5:23-25
        • g 4:7 - Lv 26:18-19; Jl 1:10-12
          8 Two or three cities staggered to another city to drink water but were not satisfied, yet you did not return to Me- the Lord's declaration.
          9 I struck you with blight and mildew;d the locust devoured your many gardens and vineyards, your fig trees and olive trees,e yet you did not return to Me- the Lord's declaration.
          References for Amos 4:9
            • h 4:9 - Dt 28:22; Hg 2:17
            • i 4:9 - Dt 28:38-42; Jl 1:4-7,12
              10 I sent plagues like those of Egypt;f I killed your young men with the sword, along with your captured horses. I caused the stench of your camp to fill your nostrils,g yet you did not return to Me- the Lord's declaration.
              References for Amos 4:10
                • j 4:10 - Ex 11:4-5; Dt 28:27,60
                • k 4:10 - Isa 34:3
                  11 I overthrew some of you as Ih overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah,i and you were like a burning stick snatched from a fire,j yet you did not return to Me- the Lord's declaration.
                  References for Amos 4:11