Amos 7:5

5 Then I cried out, “Sovereign LORD, I beg you, stop! How can Jacob survive? He is so small!”

Read Amos 7:5 Using Other Translations

Then said I, O Lord GOD, cease, I beseech thee: by whom shall Jacob arise? for he is small.
Then I said, "O Lord GOD, please cease! How can Jacob stand? He is so small!"
Then I said, “O Sovereign LORD, please stop or we will not survive, for Israel is so small.”

What does Amos 7:5 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Amos 7:5

Then said I, O Lord God, cease, I beseech thee
From destroying the land; suffer not this calamity to proceed any further; using the same argument as before: by whom shall Jacob arise? for he [is] small; (See Gill on Amos 7:2).

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