ירד yrd "go down" in the qal means come or go down (Am 6:2), be prostrated, while the hiphil has causative sense: bring down (Am 9:2), send down, take down, let down, be taken down, in Am 3:11 a literal rendering in English: "he will bring down from you your strength/stronghold". is paralleled with בזז "be plundered".