Amos 7:11-17 NIV

11 For this is what Amos is saying: " 'Jeroboam will die by the sword, and Israel will surely go into exile,1 away from their native land.' "2

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12 Then Amaziah said to Amos, "Get out, you seer!3 Go back to the land of Judah. Earn your bread there and do your prophesying there.4

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13 Don't prophesy anymore at Bethel,5 because this is the king's sanctuary and the temple6 of the kingdom.7"

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14 Amos answered Amaziah, "I was neither a prophet8 nor a prophet's son, but I was a shepherd, and I also took care of sycamore-fig trees.9

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15 But the LORD took me from tending the flock10 and said to me, 'Go,11 prophesy12 to my people Israel.'13

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16 Now then, hear14 the word of the LORD. You say, " 'Do not prophesy against15 Israel, and stop preaching against the house of Isaac.'

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17 "Therefore this is what the LORD says: " 'Your wife will become a prostitute16 in the city, and your sons and daughters will fall by the sword. Your land will be measured and divided up, and you yourself will die in a pagana country. And Israel will certainly go into exile,17 away from their native land.18' "

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    • a 7:17 - Hebrew "an unclean"