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Amos 7:5-7

New American Standard Bible

Chapter 7

5 Then I said, 'Lord GOD, please stop! How can Jacob stand? For he is small.' 6 The LORD relented of this. 'This too shall not be,' said the Lord GOD.
7 So He showed me, and behold, the Lord was standing by a vertical wall with a plumb line in His hand.
King James Version

Chapter 7

5 Then said I, O Lord GOD, cease, I beseech thee: by whom shall Jacob arise? for he is small. 6 The LORD repented for this: This also shall not be, saith the Lord GOD. 7 Thus he shewed me: and, behold, the Lord stood upon a wall made by a plumbline, with a plumbline in his hand.
Christian Standard Bible

Chapter 7

5 Then I said, "Lord God, please stop! How will Jacob survive since he is so small? "
6 The Lord relented concerning this. "This will not happen either," said the Lord God.
7 He showed me this: The Lord was standing there by a vertical wall with a plumb line in his hand.
New Living Translation

Chapter 7

5 Then I said, 'O Sovereign LORD, please stop or we will not survive, for Israel is so small.'
6 Then the LORD relented from this plan, too. 'I will not do that either,' said the Sovereign LORD.
7 Then he showed me another vision. I saw the Lord standing beside a wall that had been built using a plumb line. He was using a plumb line to see if it was still straight.
English Standard Version

Chapter 7

5 Then I said, “O Lord GOD, please cease! How can Jacob stand? He is so small!”
6 The LORD relented concerning this: “This also shall not be,” said the Lord GOD. 7 This is what he showed me: behold, the Lord was standing beside a wall built with a plumb line, with a plumb line in his hand.
New International Version

Chapter 7

5 Then I cried out, 'Sovereign LORD, I beg you, stop! How can Jacob survive? He is so small!'
6 So the LORD relented. 'This will not happen either,' the Sovereign LORD said.
7 This is what he showed me: The Lord was standing by a wall that had been built true to plumb, with a plumb line in his hand.