Amos 7:1-8 NRS

1 This is what the Lord God showed me: he was forming locusts at the time the latter growth began to sprout (it was the latter growth after the king's mowings).
2 When they had finished eating the grass of the land, I said, "O Lord God, forgive, I beg you! How can Jacob stand? He is so small!"
3 The Lord relented concerning this; "It shall not be," said the Lord.
4 This is what the Lord God showed me: the Lord God was calling for a shower of fire, a and it devoured the great deep and was eating up the land.

References for Amos 7:4

    •  7:4 - Or [for a judgment by fire]
      5 Then I said, "O Lord God, cease, I beg you! How can Jacob stand? He is so small!"
      6 The Lord relented concerning this; "This also shall not be," said the Lord God.
      7 This is what he showed me: the Lord was standing beside a wall built with a plumb line, with a plumb line in his hand.
      8 And the Lord said to me, "Amos, what do you see?" And I said, "A plumb line." Then the Lord said, "See, I am setting a plumb line in the midst of my people Israel; I will never again pass them by;