7 Thus the Lord [a]God showed me, and behold, He was forming a locust-swarm [b]when the spring crop began to sprout. And behold, the spring crop was after the king’s [c]mowing.2 And it came about, [d]when it had finished eating the vegetation of the land, that I said,
“Lord God, please pardon! [e]How can Jacob stand, For he is small?” 3 The Lord[f]changed His mind about this. “It shall not be,” said the Lord.
4 Thus the Lord God showed me, and behold, the Lord God was calling to contend with them by fire, and it consumed the great deep and began to consume the [g]farm land.5 Then I said,
“Lord God, please stop! How can Jacob stand, for he is small?” 6 The Lord[h]changed His mind about this. “This too shall not be,” said the Lord God.
7 Thus He showed me, and behold, the Lord was standing [i]by a [j]vertical wall with a plumb line in His hand.8 The Lord said to me, “What do you see, Amos?” And I said, “A plumb line.” Then the Lord said,
“Behold I am about to put a plumb line In the midst of My people Israel. I will [k]spare them no longer. 9 “The high places of Isaac will be desolated And the sanctuaries of Israel laid waste. Then I will rise up against the house of Jeroboam with the sword.”
Amos 7:1Heb YHWH, usually rendered Lord, and so throughout the ch
You'll get this book and many others when you join Bible Gateway Plus. Learn more
You must be logged in to view your newly purchased content. Please log in below or if you don't have an account, creating one is easy and only takes a few moments. After you log in your content will be available in your library.
Step 1 - Create an account or log in to start your free trial.
Starting your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus is easy. You’re already logged in with your Bible Gateway account. The next step is to choose a monthly or yearly subscription, and then enter your payment information. Your credit card won’t be charged until the trial period is over. You can cancel anytime during the trial period.
Click the button below to continue.
Step 1 - Create an account or log in to start your subscription.
You’ve already claimed your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus. To subscribe at our regular subscription rate, click the button below.
Upgrade, and get the most out of your new account. An integrated digital Bible study library - including complete notes from the NKJV Maxwell Leadership Bible and the NEW NIV Storyline Bible - is just a step away! Try it free for 30 days.