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Amos - borne; a burden, one of the twelve minor prophets. He was a native of Tekota, the modern Tekua, a town about 12 miles south-east of Bethlehem. He was a man of humble birth, neither a "prophet nor a prophet's son," but "an herdman and a dresser of sycomore trees," R.V. He prophesied in the days of Uzziah, king of Judah, and was contemporary with Isaiah and Hosea (Amos 1:1; 7:14, 15; Zech. 14:5), who survived him a few years. Under Jeroboam II. the kingdom of Israel...
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Amos 7:1 [ Sermons | M. Henry ]
Thus hath the Lord GOD shewed unto me; and, behold, he formed grasshoppers in the beginning of the shooting up of the latter growth; and, lo, it was the latter growth after the king's mowings. Amos 7:2 [ Sermons | M. Henry ]
And it came to pass, that when they had made an end of eating the grass of the land, then I said, O Lord GOD, forgive, I beseech thee: by whom shall Jacob arise? for he is small. Amos 7:3 [ Sermons | M. Henry ]
The LORD repented for this: It shall not be, saith the LORD. Amos 7:4 [ Sermons | M. Henry ]
Thus hath the Lord GOD shewed unto me: and, behold, the Lord GOD called to contend by fire, and it devoured the great deep, and did eat up a part. Amos 7:5 [ Sermons | M. Henry ]
Then said I, O Lord GOD, cease, I beseech thee: by whom shall Jacob arise? for he is small. Amos 7:6 [ Sermons | M. Henry ]
The LORD repented for this: This also shall not be, saith the Lord GOD. Amos 7:7 [ Sermons | M. Henry ]
Thus he shewed me: and, behold, the Lord stood upon a wall made by a plumbline, with a plumbline in his hand. Amos 7:8 [ Sermons | M. Henry ]
And the LORD said unto me, , what seest thou? And I said, A plumbline. Then said the Lord, Behold, I will set a plumbline in the midst of my people Israel: I will not again pass by them any more: Amos Amos 7:9 [ Sermons | M. Henry ]
And the high places of Isaac shall be desolate, and the sanctuaries of Israel shall be laid waste; and I will rise against the house of Jeroboam with the sword. Amos 7:10 [ Sermons | M. Henry ]
Then Amaziah the priest of Bethel sent to Jeroboam king of Israel, saying, hath conspired against thee in the midst of the house of Israel: the land is not able to bear all his words. Amos Amos 7:11 [ Sermons | M. Henry ]
For thus saith, Jeroboam shall die by the sword, and Israel shall surely be led away captive out of their own land. Amos Amos 7:12 [ Sermons | M. Henry ]
Also Amaziah said unto , O thou seer, go, flee thee away into the land of Judah, and there eat bread, and prophesy there: Amos Amos 7:13 [ Sermons | M. Henry ]
But prophesy not again any more at Bethel: for it is the king's chapel, and it is the king's court. Amos 7:14 [ Sermons | M. Henry ]
Then answered , and said to Amaziah, I was no prophet, neither was I a prophet's son; but I was an herdman, and a gatherer of sycomore fruit: Amos Amos 7:15 [ Sermons | M. Henry ]
And the LORD took me as I followed the flock, and the LORD said unto me, Go, prophesy unto my people Israel. Amos 7:16 [ Sermons | M. Henry ]
Now therefore hear thou the word of the LORD: Thou sayest, Prophesy not against Israel, and drop not thy word against the house of Isaac. Amos 7:17 [ Sermons | M. Henry ]
Therefore thus saith the LORD; Thy wife shall be an harlot in the city, and thy sons and thy daughters shall fall by the sword, and thy land shall be divided by line; and thou shalt die in a polluted land: and Israel shall surely go into captivity forth of his land.