Amos 6:2

Pass you unto Calneh, and see; and from there go to Hamath the great: then go down to Gath of the Philistines: are they better than these kingdoms? or their borders greater than your borders?
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Chalane. Ctesiphon (Calmet) was built on its ruins, Genesis x. 10. (Haydock) Why do you imitate these cities? or, has their greatness protected them? Phul probably took Chalane, and Jeroboam II the other cities, ver. 15., and 4 Kings xiv. 25. At that time there was no appearance of the kingdom being destroyed; yet Amos composes a funeral canticle, to show the certainty of the event.

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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