Amos 7:14-17 NIV

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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17 “Therefore this is what the LORD says: “ ‘Your wife will become a prostitute 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 surely go into exile, away from their native land.’ ”

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    • v 7:17 - Hebrew "an unclean"