Christian Standard Bible
7 Therefore, I will send fire against the walls of Gaza,
and it will consume its citadels.
8 I will cut off the ruler from Ashdod,(A)
and the one who wields the scepter from Ashkelon.(B)
I will also turn my hand against Ekron,
and the remainder of the Philistines(C) will perish.
The Lord God has spoken.
9 The Lord says:
- 1:9 Lit and did not remember
New International Version
7 I will send fire on the walls of Gaza
that will consume her fortresses.
8 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)
9 This is what the Lord says:
- Amos 1:8 Or inhabitants