Extend to Offensive Warfare?
nAmos 1-2 pictures God’s response to various Gentile nations’ activities in waging war:
n1:3 – ‘threshing’ Gilead (app atrocities)
n1:6 – taking captive & selling whole communities
n1:9 – selling communities & disregarding treaty
n1:11 – pursuing brother w/ sword, stifling compassion
n1:13 – ripping open pregnant women to extend one’s territory
n2:1 – burning enemies’ bones to lime (desecrating bodies)