Amos 5:1

5:1 Hear this word. See 3:1 and note.

lamentation. As though in mourning for the dead, Amos pours out a lament for Israel. This literary device is frequently used in Old Testament prophecy (e.g., Jer. 7:29; Ezek. 19:1; 26:17; 27:2; 32:2).