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amos 5:3 For thus says the Lord God, "The city which goes forth a thousand [strong] Will have a hundred left, And the one which goes forth a hundred [strong] Will have ten left to the house of Israel."

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      3. went out by a thousand--that is, "the city from which there used to go out a thousand" equipped for war. "City" is put for "the inhabitants of the city," as in Am 4:8.
      shall leave . . . hundred--shall have only a hundred left, the rest being destroyed by sword and pestilence (De 28:62).


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