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`Amos
HaShem Judges Sin

~ 7 ~

Warning Through Visions

7:1Thus the Lord ADONAI showed me: and, behold, he formed locusts in the beginning of the shooting up of the latter growth; and, behold, it was the latter growth after the king's harvest. 7:2It happened that, when they made an end of eating the grass of the land, then I said, "Lord ADONAI, forgive, I beg you! How could Ya`akov stand? For he is small."

7:3ADONAI relented concerning this. "It shall not be," says ADONAI.

7:4Thus the Lord ADONAI showed me and, behold, the Lord ADONAI called for judgment by fire; and it dried up the great deep, and would have devoured the land. 7:5Then I said, "Lord ADONAI, stop, I beg you! How could Ya`akov stand? For he is small."

7:6ADONAI relented concerning this. "This also shall not be," says the Lord ADONAI.

7:7Thus he showed me and, behold, the Lord stood beside a wall made by a plumb line, with a plumb line in his hand. 7:8The LORD said to me, "`Amos, what do you see?"

I said, "A plumb line."

Then the Lord said, "Behold, I will set a plumb line in the midst of my people Yisra'el. I will not again pass by them any more. 7:9The high places of Yitzchak will be desolate, the sanctuaries of Yisra'el will be laid waste; and I will rise against the house of Yarov`am with the sword."

Amos Accused, Answers

7:10Then Amatzyah the kohen of Beit-El sent to Yarov`am king of Yisra'el, saying, "`Amos has conspired against you in the midst of the house of Yisra'el. The land is not able to bear all his words. 7:11For `Amos says, 'Yarov`am will die by the sword, and Yisra'el shall surely be led away captive out of his land.'"

7:12Amatzyah also said to `Amos, "You seer, go, flee away into the land of Y'hudah, and there eat bread, and prophesy there: 7:13but don't prophesy again any more at Beit-El; for it is the king's sanctuary, and it is a royal house!"

7:14Then `Amos answered Amatzyah, "I was no prophet, neither was I a prophet's son; but I was a herdsman, and a farmer of sycamore trees; 7:15and ADONAI took me from following the flock, and ADONAI said to me, 'Go, prophesy to my people Yisra'el.' 7:16Now therefore listen to the word of ADONAI: 'You say, Don't prophesy against Yisra'el, and don't preach against the house of Yitzchak.' 7:17Therefore thus says ADONAI: 'Your wife shall be a prostitute in the city, and your sons and your daughters shall fall by the sword, and your land shall be divided by line; and you yourself shall die in a land that is unclean, and Yisra'el shall surely be led away captive out of his land.'"

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