6 Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Gaza, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because they carried away captivea the whole captivity, to deliver them up to Edom:

References for Amos 1:6

    • b 1:6 - away captive...: or, them away with an entire
      7 But I will send a fire on the wall of Gaza, which shall devour the palaces thereof:
      8 And I will cut off the inhabitant from Ashdod, and him that holdeth the sceptre from Ashkelon, and I will turn mine hand against Ekron: and the remnant of the Philistines shall perish, saith the Lord GOD.