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Bible Verse Dictionary

Amos 3:12 - Damascus

Amos 3:12 - Thus saith the LORD; As the shepherd taketh out of the mouth of the lion two legs, or a piece of an ear; so shall the children of Israel be taken out that dwell in Samaria in the corner of a bed, and in Damascus in a couch.
Verse Strongs No. Hebrew
Thus H3541 כֹּה
saith H559 אָמַר
the Lord H3068 יְהֹוָה
As H834 אֲשֶׁר
the shepherd H7462 רָעָה
taketh H5337 נָצַל
out H5337 נָצַל
of the mouth H6310 פֶּה
of the lion H738 אֲרִי
two H8147 שְׁנַיִם
legs H3767 כָּרָע
or H176 אוֹ
a piece H915 בָּדָל
of an ear H241 אֹזֶן
so H3651 כֵּן
shall the children H1121 בֵּן
of Israel H3478 יִשְׂרָאֵל
be taken out H5337 נָצַל
that dwell H3427 יָשַׁב
in Samaria H8111 שֹׁמְרוֹן
in the corner H6285 פֵּאָה
of a bed H4296 מִטָּה
and in Damascus H1833 דְּמֶשֶׁק
in a couch H6210 עֶרֶשׂ


Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.