New Living Translation
He will say, 'I'm no prophet; I'm a farmer. I began working for a farmer as a boy.'
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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LibraryNature of Covenanting.
A covenant is a mutual voluntary compact between two parties on given terms or conditions. It may be made between superiors and inferiors, or between equals. The sentiment that a covenant can be made only between parties respectively independent of one another is inconsistent with the testimony of Scripture. Parties to covenants in a great variety of relative circumstances, are there introduced. There, covenant relations among men are represented as obtaining not merely between nation and nation, …
John Cunningham—The Ordinance of Covenanting
"Seek First the Kingdom of God," &C.
His Future Work
Judas' Betrayal and Peter's Denial Foretold.
But Amos replied, "I'm not a professional prophet, and I was never trained to be one. I'm just a shepherd, and I take care of sycamore-fig trees.
And if someone asks, 'Then what about those wounds on your chest?' he will say, 'I was wounded at my friends' house!'
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