Amos 7:8

Overview - Amos 7
The judgments of the grasshoppers,
and of the fire are diverted by the prayer of Amos.
By the wall of a plumbline is signified the rejection of Israel.
10 Amaziah complains of Amos.
14 Amos shews his calling;
16 and Amaziah's judgment.
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Amos 7:8  (King James Version)
And the LORD said unto me, Amos, what seest thou? And I said, A plumbline. Then said the Lord, Behold, I will set a plumbline in the midst of my people Israel: I will not again pass by them any more:

Jeremiah 1:11-13 ; Zechariah 5:2

a plumbline
This was an emblem of strict justice; and intimated that God would now visit them according to their iniquities.

I will set
Lamentations 2:8

I will not
8:2 Jeremiah 15:6 ; Ezekiel 7:2-9 ; Micah 7:18 ; Nahum 1:8 Nahum 1:9