1 Thus hath the Lord GOD shewed unto me; and, behold, he formed grasshoppersa in the beginning of the shooting up of the latter growth; and, lo, it was the latter growth after the king's mowings.

References for Amos 7:1

    • { 7:1 - grasshoppers: or, green worms
      2 And it came to pass, that when they had made an end of eating the grass of the land, then I said, O Lord GOD, forgive, I beseech thee: by whom shall Jacob arise? for he is small.
      3 The LORD repented for this: It shall not be, saith the LORD.
      4 Thus hath the Lord GOD shewed unto me: and, behold, the Lord GOD called to contend by fire, and it devoured the great deep, and did eat up a part.
      5 Then said I, O Lord GOD, cease, I beseech thee: by whom shall Jacob arise? for he is small.
      6 The LORD repented for this: This also shall not be, saith the Lord GOD.