3 Thus says the LORD: 1"For three transgressions of 2Damascus, and for four, 3I will not revoke the punishment,a because they have threshed 4Gilead with threshing sledges of iron.
References for Amos 1:3
    • c 1:3 - Hebrew I will not turn it back; also verses 6, 9, 11, 13
      4 5So I will send a fire upon the house of 6Hazael, and it shall devour the strongholds of 7Ben-hadad.
      References for Amos 1:4
      5 I will 8break the gate-bar of 9Damascus, and cut off the inhabitants from the Valley of 10Aven,b and him who holds the scepter from 11Beth-eden; and the people of 12Syria shall go into exile to 13Kir," says the LORD.
      References for Amos 1:5
        • d 1:5 - Or On