Amos 7:12-16 NIV

12 Then Amaziah said to Amos, "Get out, you seer!1 Go back to the land of Judah. Earn your bread there and do your prophesying there.2

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13 Don't prophesy anymore at Bethel,3 because this is the king's sanctuary and the temple4 of the kingdom.5"

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14 Amos answered Amaziah, "I was neither a prophet6 nor a prophet's son, but I was a shepherd, and I also took care of sycamore-fig trees.7

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15 But the LORD took me from tending the flock8 and said to me, 'Go,9 prophesy10 to my people Israel.'11

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16 Now then, hear12 the word of the LORD. You say, " 'Do not prophesy against13 Israel, and stop preaching against the house of Isaac.'

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