Amos 1:3-5 NLT

3 This is what the LORD says: "The people of Damascus have sinned again and again, and I will not forget it. I will not let them go unpunished any longer! They beat down my people in Gilead as grain is threshed with threshing sledges of iron.
4 So I will send down fire on King Hazael's palace, and the fortresses of King Ben-hadad will be destroyed.
5 I will break down the gates of Damascus and slaughter its people all the way to the valley of Aven. a I will destroy the ruler in Beth-eden, and the people of Aram will return to Kir as slaves. I, the LORD, have spoken!"

References for Amos 1:5

    • b 1:5 - <I>Aven</I> means "wickedness."