The words of Amos, one of the shepherds of Tekoa1--what he saw concerning Israel two years before the earthquake,2 when Uzziah3 was king of Judah and Jeroboam4 son of Jehoash was king of Israel.5
He said: "The LORD roars6 from Zion and thunders7 from Jerusalem;8 the pastures of the shepherds dry up, and the top of Carmel9 withers."10
This is what the LORD says: "For three sins of Damascus,11 even for four, I will not turn back [my wrath].12 Because she threshed Gilead with sledges having iron teeth,
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