New Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition
7 So I will send a fire on the wall of Gaza,
fire that shall devour its strongholds.
8 I will cut off the inhabitants from Ashdod,
and the one who holds the scepter from Ashkelon;
I will turn my hand against Ekron,
and the remnant of the Philistines shall perish,
says the Lord God.
9 Thus says the Lord:
For three transgressions of Tyre,
and for four, I will not revoke the punishment;[a]
because they delivered entire communities over to Edom,
and did not remember the covenant of kinship.
- Amos 1:9 Heb cause it to return
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