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This is what the Lord God showed me: the Lord God was calling for a shower of fire,[a] and it devoured the great deep and was eating up the land. Then I said,

“O Lord God, cease, I beg you!
    How can Jacob stand?
    He is so small!”
The Lord relented concerning this;
    “This also shall not be,” said the Lord God.

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Footnotes

  1. Amos 7:4 Or for a judgment by fire

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