Amos 3:2; Amos 3:5; Amos 5:2; Amos 7:11; Amos 7:17; Amos 9:8; Amos 9:15
"You only have I chosen among all the families of the earth; Therefore I will punish you for all your iniquities."
Does a bird fall into a trap on the ground when there is no bait in it? Does a trap spring up from the earth when it captures nothing at all?
She has fallen, she will not rise again - The virgin Israel. She lies neglected on her land; There is none to raise her up.
"For thus Amos says, 'Jeroboam will die by the sword and Israel will certainly go from its land into exile.' "
"Therefore, thus says the LORD , 'Your wife will become a harlot in the city, your sons and your daughters will fall by the sword, your land will be parceled up by a measuring line and you yourself will die upon unclean soil. Moreover, Israel will certainly go from its land into exile.' "
"Behold, the eyes of the Lord GOD are on the sinful kingdom, And I will destroy it from the face of the earth; Nevertheless , I will not totally destroy the house of Jacob," Declares the LORD .
"I will also plant them on their land, And they will not again be rooted out from their land Which I have given them," Says the LORD your God.