“I wil breake also the barre of Damascus, and cut off the inhabitant from the plaine of Auen: and him that holdeth the scepter from the house of Eden, and the people of Syria shall goe into captiuitie, vnto Kir, saith the Lord.”
1611 King James Version (KJV)
1:5 The bar - Literally the bar with which the city gates were shut, and fastened. Of Eden - Some royal seat, of the kings of Syria. Kir - Kir of Media, #Isa 22:6|, thither did Tiglath - Pilneser carry the conquered Syrians, #2Kings 16:9|, and placed them captives in that barren mountainous country, about fifteen years after it was foretold by Amos.