11 So the Lord brought against them the army commanders of the king of Assyria, who took Manasseh prisoner,(A) put a hook(B) in his nose, bound him with bronze shackles(C) and took him to Babylon.

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With hooks(A) they pulled him into a cage
    and brought him to the king of Babylon.(B)
They put him in prison,
    so his roar(C) was heard no longer
    on the mountains of Israel.(D)

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But I will put hooks(A) in your jaws
    and make the fish of your streams stick to your scales.
I will pull you out from among your streams,
    with all the fish sticking to your scales.(B)

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I will turn you around, put hooks(A) in your jaws and bring you out with your whole army—your horses, your horsemen fully armed, and a great horde with large and small shields, all of them brandishing their swords.(B)

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The Sovereign Lord has sworn by his holiness:
    “The time(A) will surely come
when you will be taken away(B) with hooks,(C)
    the last of you with fishhooks.[a]

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Footnotes

  1. Amos 4:2 Or away in baskets, / the last of you in fish baskets

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