Bible: Amos 7:1-6

Symbolic Visions of Judgment

7:1 The sovereign Lord showed me this: I saw 1  him making locusts just as the crops planted late 2  were beginning to sprout. (The crops planted late sprout after the royal harvest. 3 ) 7:2 When they had completely consumed the earth’s vegetation, I said,

Sovereign Lord, forgive Israel! 4 

How can Jacob survive? 5 

He is too weak! 6 

7:3 The Lord decided not to do this. 7 It will not happen,” the Lord said.

7:4 The sovereign Lord showed me this: I saw 8  the sovereign Lord summoning a shower of fire. 9  It consumed the great deep and devoured the fields.

7:5 I said, “Sovereign Lord, stop!

How can Jacob survive? 10 

He is too weak! 11 

7:6 The Lord decided not to do this. 12  The sovereign Lord said, “This will not happen either.”

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