“Hear this word, (A)you cows of Bashan,
    who are (B)on the mountain of Samaria,
(C)who oppress the poor, (D)who crush the needy,
    who say to your husbands, ‘Bring, that we may drink!’

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Woe to Those at Ease in Zion

(A)“Woe to those who are at ease in Zion,
    and to those who feel secure on (B)the mountain of Samaria,
(C)the notable men of (D)the first of the nations,
    to whom the house of Israel comes!

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24 He bought the hill of (A)Samaria from Shemer for two talents[a] of silver, and he fortified the hill and called the name of the city that he built (B)Samaria, after the name of Shemer, the owner of the hill.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Kings 16:24 A talent was about 75 pounds or 34 kilograms

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