Amaziah’s Complaint

10 Then Amaziah the (A)priest of (B)Bethel sent to (C)Jeroboam king of Israel, saying, “Amos has conspired against you in the midst of the house of Israel. The land is not able to [a]bear all his words. 11 For thus Amos has said:

‘Jeroboam shall die by the sword,
And Israel shall surely be led away (D)captive
From their own land.’ ”

12 Then Amaziah said to Amos:

“Go, you seer!
Flee to the land of Judah.
There eat bread,
And there prophesy.
13 But (E)never again prophesy at Bethel,
(F)For it is the king’s [b]sanctuary,
And it is the royal [c]residence.”

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  1. Amos 7:10 Or endure
  2. Amos 7:13 Or holy place
  3. Amos 7:13 Lit. house

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