Amos 7:12-16 NIV

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

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13 Don’t prophesy anymore at Bethel, because this is the king’s sanctuary and the temple of the kingdom.”

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14 Amos answered Amaziah, “I was neither a prophet nor the son of a prophet, but I was a shepherd, and I also took care of sycamore-fig trees.

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15 But the LORD took me from tending the flock and said to me, ‘Go, prophesy to my people Israel.’

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16 Now then, hear the word of the LORD. You say, “ ‘Do not prophesy against Israel, and stop preaching against the descendants of Isaac.’

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