Amos 7
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1Thus Lord YHWH has showed me, and behold, He is forming locusts at the beginning of the ascending of the latter growth, and behold, the latter growth [is] after the mowings of the king [[or King Gog]];

2and it has come to pass, when it has finished to consume the herb of the land, that I say, “Lord YHWH, please forgive, "" How does Jacob arise—for he [is] small?”

3YHWH has relented of this, “It will not be,” said YHWH.

4Thus has Lord YHWH showed me, and behold, Lord YHWH is calling to contend by the fire, and it consumes the great deep, indeed, it has consumed the portion, and I say,

5“Lord YHWH, please cease, "" How does Jacob arise—for he [is] small?”

6YHWH has relented of this, “It also will not be,” said Lord YHWH.

7Thus has He showed me, and behold, the Lord is standing by a wall [made according to] a plumb-line, and in His hand a plumb-line;

8and YHWH says to me, “What are you seeing, Amos?” And I say, “A plumb-line”; and the Lord says: “Behold, I am setting a plumb-line in the midst of My people Israel, I no longer pass over to it.

9And high places of Isaac have been desolated, "" And sanctuaries of Israel are dried up, "" And I have risen against the house of Jeroboam with a sword.”

10And Amaziah priest of Beth-El sends to Jeroboam 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, 11for thus said Amos: Jeroboam dies by sword, "" And Israel certainly removes from off its land.” 12And Amaziah says to Amos, “Seer, go, flee to the land of Judah for yourself, and eat bread there, and there you prophesy; 13and no longer prophesy [at] Beth-El anymore, for it [is] the king’s sanctuary, and it [is] the royal house.”

14And Amos answers and says to Amaziah, “I [am] no prophet, nor [am] I a prophet’s son, but I [am] a herdsman, and a cultivator of sycamores, 15and YHWH takes me from after the flock, and YHWH says to me, Go, prophesy to My people Israel. 16And now, hear a word of YHWH: You are saying, Do not prophesy against Israel, nor drop [anything] against the house of Isaac, 17therefore, thus said YHWH: Your wife goes whoring in the city, "" And your sons and your daughters fall by sword, "" And your land is apportioned by line, "" And you die on an unclean land, "" And Israel certainly removes from off its land.”

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