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Amos Chapter 1


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Amos 1:1–2

Amos receives God’s revelation concerning Israel during the reigns of Uzziah, king of Judah and Jeroboam II, king of Israel.

Amos 1:3–5

The LORD pronounces judgment on the inhabitants of Damascus because they slaughtered the people of Gilead.

Amos 1:6–8

The LORD pronounces judgment on the inhabitants of Gaza because they deported an entire population of Israel to Edom.

Amos 1:9–10

The LORD pronounces judgment on the inhabitants of Tyre because they deported an entire population of Israel to Edom and violated the covenant of brotherhood.

Amos 1:11–12

The LORD pronounces judgment on the inhabitants of Edom because they pursued their Israelite brothers with the sword.

Amos 1:13–15

The LORD pronounces judgment on the inhabitants of Ammon because they ripped open pregnant women in Gilead to enlarge their territory.