New International Version
Each will say, 'I am not a prophet. I am a farmer; the land has been my livelihood since my youth.'
King James Bible
But he shall say, I am no prophet, I am an husbandman; for man taught me to keep cattle from my youth.
Darby Bible Translation
And he shall say, I am no prophet, I am a tiller of the ground; for man acquired me [as bondman] from my youth.
World English Bible
but he will say, 'I am no prophet, I am a tiller of the ground; for I have been made a bondservant from my youth.'
Young's Literal Translation
And one hath said, 'I am not a prophet, A man, a tiller of ground I am, For ground is my possession from my youth.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
But he shall say, I am no prophet - This must be the case of a false prophet or diviner, who had been obliged to give up his infamous practice, and become even a laborer in the land. But having been known to be such, he is questioned by the people to see if he still were addicted in heart to the same practices. He declares he is no prophet, neither true nor false; that he is now a husbandman, and was brought up a herdsman.
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"Wake, harp of Zion, wake again, Upon thine ancient hill, On Jordan's long deserted plain, By Kedron's lowly rill. The hymn shall yet in Zion swell That sounds Messiah's praise, And thy loved name, Immanuel! As once in ancient days. For Israel yet shall own her King, For her salvation waits, And hill and dale shall sweetly sing With praise in all her gates." Having said thus much, however, we shall now take our text as belonging to ourselves in common with Israel, for in the gospel no promise is …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 17: 1871
Appendix xix. On Eternal Punishment, According to the Rabbis and the New Testament
How to Make Use of Christ for Cleansing of us from Our Daily Spots.
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.
If someone asks, 'What are these wounds on your body?' they will answer, 'The wounds I was given at the house of my friends.'
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