Amos 7:2

And it came to pass, that when they had finished eating the grass of the land, then I said, O Lord GOD, forgive, I beseech you: by whom shall Jacob arise? for he is small.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
When. Septuagint, "If it shall eat up "(Haydock) Little. After Jeroboam II, the kingdom fell to decay, when Mana hem called in the Assyrians. (Calmet)

John Chrysostom

AD 407
It is, after all, the practice of the prophets and the just to grieve not only for themselves but also for the rest of humankind. If you’re inclined to check that, you will find them all giving evidence of this compassion—for example, you can listen to Jeremiah, “Who will pour water on my head, and provide a fountain of tears for my eyes?” or Ezekiel, “Alas, Lord, you will destroy what remains of Israel?” or Daniel lamenting in these words, “You have made us few in number by comparison with the Gentiles,” or Amos, “Think better of this, Lord.”

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

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