Amos 7:5 {4}
Good News Translation
Then I said, "Stop, O Sovereign LORD! How can your people survive? They are so small and weak!"

Contemporary English Version
Then I said, "Won't you please stop? How can our weak nation survive?"

Douay-Rheims Bible
These things the Lord God shewed to me: and behold the Lord called for judgment unto fire, and it devoured the great deep, and ate up a part at the same time.

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These things the Lord God shewed to me: and behold the Lord called for judgment unto fire, and it devoured the great deep, and ate up a part at the same time.

cease.

Amos 7:2 These things the Lord God shewed to me: and behold the locust was formed in the beginning of the shooting up of the latter rain, and lo, it was the latter rain after the king's mowing.

Psalm 85:4 Convert us, O God our saviour: and turn off thy anger from us.

Isaiah 10:25 For yet a little and a very little while, and my indignation shall cease, and my wrath shall be upon their wickedness.

for.

Amos 7:2,3 These things the Lord God shewed to me: and behold the locust was formed in the beginning of the shooting up of the latter rain, and lo, it was the latter rain after the king's mowing. . . .

Isaiah 1:9 Except the Lord of hosts had left us seed, we had been as Sodom, and we should have been like to Gomorrha.

Jeremiah 30:19 And out of them shall come forth praise, and the voice of them that play: and I will multiply them, and they shall not be made few: and I will glorify them, and they shall not be lessened.

Context
The Locusts, Fire, and Plumb Line
4The Lord had pity upon this: It shall not be, said the Lord. 5These things the Lord God shewed to me: and behold the Lord called for judgment unto fire, and it devoured the great deep, and ate up a part at the same time.6And I said: O Lord God, cease, I beseech thee, who shall raise up Jacob, for he is a little one?…
Cross References
Psalm 85:4
Convert us, O God our saviour: and turn off thy anger from us.

Joel 2:17
Between the porch and the altar the priests, the Lord's ministers, shall weep, and shall say: Spare, O Lord, spare thy people: and give not thy inheritance to reproach, that the heathens should rule over them. Why should they say among the nations: Where is their God?

Amos 7:2
These things the Lord God shewed to me: and behold the locust was formed in the beginning of the shooting up of the latter rain, and lo, it was the latter rain after the king's mowing.

Zechariah 4:10
For who hath despised little days? and they shall rejoice, and shall see the tin plummet in the hand of Zorobabel. These are the seven eyes of the Lord, that run to and fro through the whole earth.

Additional Translations
Then I said, “Lord GOD, please stop! How will Jacob survive, since he is so small?”Then said I, O Lord GOD, cease, I beseech you: by whom shall Jacob arise? for he is small.

Then said I, O Lord Jehovah, cease, I beseech thee: how shall Jacob stand? for he is small.

Then I said, O Lord, cease, I pray thee: who shall raise up Jacob? for he is small in number. Repent, O Lord, for this.

Then said I, O Lord Jehovah, cease, I beseech thee! How shall Jacob arise? for he is small.

Then said I, O Lord GOD, cease, I beseech thee: how shall Jacob stand? for he is small.

Then said I, O Lord GOD, cease, I beseech thee: by whom shall Jacob arise? for he is small.

Then I said, "Lord Yahweh, stop, I beg you! How could Jacob stand? For he is small."

Lord Jehovah, cease, I pray Thee, How doth Jacob arise -- for he is small?'
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