“The ‘gods’ know nothing, they understand nothing.(A)
    They walk about in darkness;(B)
    all the foundations(C) of the earth are shaken.

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13 Therefore I will make the heavens tremble;(A)
    and the earth will shake(B) from its place
at the wrath(C) of the Lord Almighty,
    in the day of his burning anger.(D)

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The Lord’s Devastation of the Earth

24 See, the Lord is going to lay waste the earth(A)
    and devastate(B) it;
he will ruin its face
    and scatter(C) its inhabitants—

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19 The earth is broken up,(A)
    the earth is split asunder,(B)
    the earth is violently shaken.

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20 The earth reels like a drunkard,(A)
    it sways like a hut(B) in the wind;
so heavy upon it is the guilt of its rebellion(C)
    that it falls(D)—never to rise again.(E)

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23 I looked at the earth,
    and it was formless and empty;(A)
and at the heavens,
    and their light(B) was gone.

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19 After this, he will turn back toward the fortresses of his own country but will stumble and fall,(A) to be seen no more.(B)

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14 Those who swear by the sin of Samaria(A)
    who say, ‘As surely as your god lives, Dan,’(B)
    or, ‘As surely as the god[a] of Beersheba(C) lives’—
    they will fall,(D) never to rise again.(E)

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Footnotes

  1. Amos 8:14 Hebrew the way
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14 The heavens receded like a scroll being rolled up,(A) and every mountain and island was removed from its place.(B)

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