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Amos 7 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 7:1 - Thus the Lord GOD showed me: behold, he was forming locusts in the beginning of the shooting up of the latter growth; and lo, it was the latter growth after the king's mowings.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 7:2 - When they had finished eating the grass of the land, I said, "O Lord GOD, forgive, I beseech thee! How can Jacob stand? He is so small!"
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 7:3 - The LORD repented concerning this; "It shall not be," said the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 7:4 - Thus the Lord GOD showed me: behold, the Lord GOD was calling for a judgment by fire, and it devoured the great deep and was eating up the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 7:5 - Then I said, "O Lord GOD, cease, I beseech thee! How can Jacob stand? He is so small!"
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 7:6 - The LORD repented concerning this; "This also shall not be," said the Lord GOD.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 7:7 - He showed me: behold, the Lord was standing beside a wall built with a plumb line, with a plumb line in his hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 7:8 - And the LORD said to me, "Amos, what do you see?" And I said, "A plumb line." Then the Lord said, "Behold, I am setting a plumb line in the midst of my people Israel; I will never again pass by them;
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 7:9 - the high places of Isaac shall be made desolate, and the sanctuaries of Israel shall be laid waste, and I will rise against the house of Jerobo'am with the sword."

Amos Accused, Answers

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 7:10 - Then Amazi'ah the priest of Bethel sent to Jerobo'am king of Israel, saying, "Amos has conspired against you in the midst of the house of Israel; the land is not able to bear all his words.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 7:11 - For thus Amos has said, 'Jerobo'am shall die by the sword, and Israel must go into exile away from his land.'"
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 7:12 - And Amazi'ah said to Amos, "O seer, go, flee away to the land of Judah, and eat bread there, and prophesy there;
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 7:13 - but never again prophesy at Bethel, for it is the king's sanctuary, and it is a temple of the kingdom."
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 7:14 - Then Amos answered Amazi'ah, "I am no prophet, nor a prophet's son; but I am a herdsman, and a dresser of sycamore trees,
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 7:15 - and the LORD took me from following the flock, and the LORD said to me, 'Go, prophesy to my people Israel.'
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 7:16 - "Now therefore hear the word of the LORD. You say, 'Do not prophesy against Israel, and do not preach against the house of Isaac.'
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 7:17 - Therefore thus says the LORD: 'Your wife shall be a harlot in the city, and your sons and your daughters shall fall by the sword, and your land shall be parceled out by line; you yourself shall die in an unclean land, and Israel shall surely go into exile away from its land.'"
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Source: Transcribed from: The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version containing the Old and New Testaments, translated from the original tongues: being the version set forth A.D. 1611, revised A.D. 1881-1885 and A.D. 1901: compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1946-52. — 2nd ed. of New Testament A.D. 1971. There should be enough in the rest of the description to identify the text.

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