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    I will send a fire on the walls of Gaza
        and burn down its palaces.
    I will cut off those living in Ashdod
        and the one who holds the scepter in Ashkelon.
    I will turn my power against Ekron.
The rest of the Philistines will die.

The Almighty Lord has said this.

Tyre Will Be Judged for Its Crimes

This is what the Lord says:

Because Tyre has committed three crimes, and now a fourth crime,
    I will not change my plans.
        The Tyrians have handed all the people over to the Edomites.
            The Tyrians didn’t remember their treaty with their relatives.

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I will send fire on the walls of Gaza
    that will consume her fortresses.
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)

This is what the Lord says:

“For three sins of Tyre,(F)
    even for four, I will not relent.(G)
Because she sold whole communities of captives to Edom,
    disregarding a treaty of brotherhood,(H)

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Footnotes

  1. Amos 1:8 Or inhabitants

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