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Numerical Parallelism
  
   Poetry with number games is common in wisdom psalms or poetry. For three... or for four...

   Examples

  Amos 1:3a. Thus says the LORD, "For three transgressions of Damascus and for four..."
  Amos 1:6a. Thus says the LORD, "For three transgressions of Gaza and for four..."
  Amos 1:9a.  Thus says the LORD, "For three transgressions of Tyre and for four..."
  Amos 1:11a. Thus says the LORD, "For three transgressions of Edom and for four..."
  Amos 1:13a. Thus says the LORD, "For three transgressions of Ammon and for four..."
  Amos 2:1a. Thus says the LORD, "For three transgressions of Moab and for four..."
  Amos 2:4a. Thus says the LORD, "For three transgressions of Judah and for four..."
  Amos 2:6a. Thus says the LORD, "For three transgressions of Israel and for four..."

  [Unit 5, BE 109, Transcript, 10]

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