I will stretch out over Jerusalem the measuring line used against Samaria and the plumb line used against the house of Ahab, and I will wipe out Jerusalem as one wipes out a bowl--wiping it and turning it upside down.
Cross References2 Kings 21:14
So I will forsake the remnant of My inheritance and deliver them into the hand of their enemies. And they will become plunder and spoil to all their enemies,
2 Kings 23:27
For the LORD had said, "I will also remove Judah from My sight, just as I have removed Israel. I will reject this city Jerusalem, which I have chosen, and the temple of which I said, 'My Name shall be there.'"
I will make justice the measuring line and righteousness the level." Hail will sweep away your refuge of lies, and water will flood your hiding place.
The desert owl and screech owl will possess it, and the great owl and raven will dwell in it. The LORD will stretch out over Edom a measuring line of chaos and a plumb line of destruction.
The LORD determined to destroy the wall of the Daughter of Zion. He stretched out a measuring line and did not withdraw His hand from destroying. He made the ramparts and walls lament; together they waste away.
This is what the Lord GOD says: 'Disaster! An unprecedented disaster--behold, it is coming!
Because you have followed the path of your sister, I will put her cup into your hand.'
This is what He showed me: Behold, the Lord was standing by a wall true to plumb, with a plumb line in His hand.
"Amos, what do you see?" asked the LORD. "A plumb line," I replied. "Behold," said the Lord, "I am setting a plumb line among My people Israel; I will no longer spare them:
Chapter Outline1. Manasseh's reign.
3. His great idolatry.
10. His wickedness causes prophecies against Judah.
17. Amon succeeds him.
19. Amon's wicked reign.
23. He being slain by his servants, and those murderers slain by the people,
26. Josiah is made king.
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I will stretch.
2 Kings 17:6
Amos 7:7, 8
2 Kings 10:11
1 Kings 21:21-24
I will wipe.
1 Kings 14:10
Ezekiel 24:10, 11
wiping it, and turning it upside down.
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