He went to war against the Philistines(A) and broke down the walls of Gath, Jabneh and Ashdod.(B) He then rebuilt towns near Ashdod and elsewhere among the Philistines.

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I will destroy the king[a] of Ashdod(A)
    and the one who holds the scepter in Ashkelon.
I will turn my hand(B) against Ekron,
    till the last of the Philistines(C) are dead,”(D)
says the Sovereign Lord.(E)

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Footnotes

  1. Amos 1:8 Or inhabitants

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