Amos 7:10-17 CSB

Amaziah's Opposition

10 Amaziah the priest of Bethel sent [word] to Jeroboam king of Israel, saying, "Amos has conspired against you [right here] in the house of Israel. The land cannot endure all his words,

References for Amos 7:10

      11 for Amos has said this: 'Jeroboam will die by the sword, and Israel will certainly go into exile from its homeland.' "a

      References for Amos 7:11

          12 Then Amaziah said to Amos, "Go away, you seer! Flee to the land of Judah. Earn your livingb and give [your] prophecies there,

          References for Amos 7:12

            • f 7:12 - Lit Eat bread
              13 but don't ever prophesy at Bethel again, for it is the king's sanctuary and a royal temple."
              14 So Amos answered Amaziah, "I wasc not a prophet or the son of a prophet;d rather, I wase a herdsman, and I took care of sycamore figs.

              References for Amos 7:14

                • g 7:14 - Or am
                • h 7:14 - a prophet's disciple or a member of a prophetic guild; 2 Kg 2:3-15; 4:38; 9:1
                • i 7:14 - Or am
                  15 But the Lord took me from following the flock and said to me, 'Go, prophesy to My people Israel.' "
                  16 Now hear the word of the Lord. You say: Do not prophesyf against Israel; do not preachg against the house of Isaac.

                  References for Amos 7:16

                    • j 7:16 - Am 2:12; 7:13
                    • k 7:16 - Mc 2:6
                      17 Therefore, this is what the Lord says: Your wife will be a prostitute in the city, your sons and daughters will fall by the sword, and your land will be divided up with a measuring line. You yourself will die on paganh soil, and Israel will certainly go into exile from its homeland.

                      References for Amos 7:17

                        • l 7:17 - Lit unclean