17 This is what the Lord Almighty says:

“Consider now! Call for the wailing women(A) to come;
    send for the most skillful of them.

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“In that day,” declares the Sovereign Lord, “the songs in the temple will turn to wailing.[a](A) Many, many bodies—flung everywhere! Silence!(B)

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Footnotes

  1. Amos 8:3 Or “the temple singers will wail
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10 “On that day,(A)
    declares the Lord,
“a cry will go up from the Fish Gate,(B)
    wailing(C) from the New Quarter,
    and a loud crash from the hills.

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