Amos 9:7-10 NIV

7 "Are not you Israelites the same to me as the Cushitesa ?"1 declares the LORD. "Did I not bring Israel up from Egypt, the Philistines2 from Caphtorb3 and the Arameans from Kir?4

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    • d 9:7 - That is, people from the upper Nile region
    • e 9:7 - That is, Crete
      8 "Surely the eyes of the Sovereign LORD are on the sinful kingdom. I will destroy5 it from the face of the earth-- yet I will not totally destroy the house of Jacob," declares the LORD.6

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      9 "For I will give the command, and I will shake the house of Israel among all the nations as grain7 is shaken in a sieve,8 and not a pebble will reach the ground.9

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      10 All the sinners among my people will die by the sword,10 all those who say, 'Disaster will not overtake or meet us.'11

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