Therefore will I send a fire upon the walls of Gaza, and it shall devour the palaces thereof.

And I will cut off the inhabitant from Ashdod, and him that holdeth the scepter from Ashkelon, and turn mine hand to Ekron, and the remnant of the Philistines shall perish, saith the Lord God.

¶ Thus saith the Lord, For three transgressions of Tyre, and for four, I will not turn to it, because they shut the whole captivity in Edom, and have not remembered the [a]brotherly covenant.

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Footnotes

  1. Amos 1:9 For Esau (of whom came the Edomites) and Jacob were brethren, therefore they ought to have admonished them of their brotherly friendship, and not to have provoked them to hatred.

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