Amos 7:1-6 CSB

First Vision: Locusts

1 The Lord God showed me this: He was forming a swarm of locustsa at the time the spring crop first began to sprout-after the cutting of the king's hay.

References for Amos 7:1

    • a 7:1 - Ex 10:12-15; Dt 28:38,42; Jl 1:4
      2 When the locusts finished eating the vegetation of the land, I said, "Lord God , please forgive! How will Jacob survive since he is so small?"
      3 The Lord relented concerning this. "It will not happen," He said.

      Second Vision: Fire

      4 The Lord God showed me this: The Lord God was calling for a judgment by fire.b It consumed the great deep and devoured the land.

      References for Amos 7:4

        • b 7:4 - Am 1:3-2:5
          5 Then I said, "Lord God , please stop! How will Jacob survive since he is so small?"
          6 The Lord relented concerning this. "This will not happen either," said the Lord God .