12 Thus says the Lord:

“As a shepherd [a]takes from the mouth of a lion
Two legs or a piece of an ear,
So shall the children of Israel be taken out
Who dwell in Samaria—
In the corner of a bed and [b]on the edge of a couch!

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Footnotes

  1. Amos 3:12 Or snatches
  2. Amos 3:12 Heb. uncertain, possibly on the cover