I will send fire on the walls of Gaza
    that will consume her fortresses.
I will destroy the king[a] of Ashdod
    and the one who holds the sceptre in Ashkelon.
I will turn my hand against Ekron,
    till the last of the Philistines are dead,’
says the Sovereign Lord.

This is what the Lord says:

‘For three sins of Tyre,
    even for four, I will not relent.
Because she sold whole communities of captives to Edom,
    disregarding a treaty of brotherhood,

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Footnotes

  1. Amos 1:8 Or inhabitants

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