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Amos said,
“The Lord will roar [Joel 3:16] from ·Jerusalem [L Zion; C the location of the Temple];
    he ·will send his voice [or thunders; bellows; L gives his voice] from Jerusalem.
The pastures of the shepherds will ·become dry [or mourn],
    and even the top of Mount Carmel [9:3] will ·dry up [wither].”

Israel’s Neighbors Are Punished

The People of Aram

This is what the Lord says:

“For ·the many [L three, even four] ·crimes [sins; transgressions] of Damascus,
    I will ·punish them [L not turn back/grant a reprieve].
They ·drove over [beat down; L threshed] the people of Gilead
    with threshing boards ·that had iron teeth [L of iron].
So I will send fire upon the house of Hazael [C the royal dynasty of Syria (Aram), founded by Hazael (842–796 bc); 2 Kin. 8:7–15]
    that will destroy the strong towers of Ben-Hadad [C either Hazael’s predecessor (whom he assassinated), or Hazael’s son, who took the same name].

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He said:

“The Lord roars(A) from Zion
    and thunders(B) from Jerusalem;(C)
the pastures of the shepherds dry up,
    and the top of Carmel(D) withers.”(E)

Judgment on Israel’s Neighbors

This is what the Lord says:

“For three sins of Damascus,(F)
    even for four, I will not relent.(G)
Because she threshed Gilead
    with sledges having iron teeth,
I will send fire(H) on the house of Hazael(I)
    that will consume the fortresses(J) of Ben-Hadad.(K)

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