Amos 5:3

Overview - Amos 5
A lamentation for Israel.
An exhortation to repentance.
21 God rejects their hypocritical service.
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Amos 5:3  (King James Version)
For thus saith the Lord GOD; The city that went out by a thousand shall leave an hundred, and that which went forth by an hundred shall leave ten, to the house of Israel.

The city
Deuteronomy 4:27 ; 28:62 Isaiah 1:9 ; 10:22 Ezekiel 12:16 ; Romans 9:27