For this is what the Lord said to me:

As a lion or young lion growls over its prey(A)
when a band of shepherds is called out against it,
and is not terrified by their shouting
or subdued by their noise,
so the Lord of Hosts will come down
to fight on Mount Zion
and on its hill.(B)

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16 The Lord will roar from Zion(A)
and raise His voice from Jerusalem;(B)
heaven and earth will shake.(C)
But the Lord will be a refuge for His people,(D)
a stronghold for the Israelites.(E)

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He said:

The Lord roars(A) from Zion
and raises His voice from Jerusalem;
the pastures of the shepherds mourn,[a](B)
and the summit of Carmel(C) withers.

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Footnotes

  1. Amos 1:2 Or dry up

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