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13 you who rejoice in Lo-debar,[a]
    who say, “Have we not by our own strength
    taken Karnaim[b] for ourselves?”
14 “For behold, I will raise up against you a nation,
    O house of Israel,” says the Lord, the God of hosts;
“and they shall oppress you from the entrance of Hamath
    to the Brook of the Arabah.”

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Footnotes

  1. Amos 6:13 Or a thing of nought
  2. Amos 6:13 Or horns

13 you who rejoice in the conquest of Lo Debar[a]
    and say, “Did we not take Karnaim[b] by our own strength?(A)

14 For the Lord God Almighty declares,
    “I will stir up a nation(B) against you, Israel,
that will oppress you all the way
    from Lebo Hamath(C) to the valley of the Arabah.(D)

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Footnotes

  1. Amos 6:13 Lo Debar means nothing.
  2. Amos 6:13 Karnaim means horns; horn here symbolizes strength.

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