16 Now then, hear(A) the word of the Lord. You say,

“‘Do not prophesy against(B) Israel,
    and stop preaching against the descendants of Isaac.’

17 “Therefore this is what the Lord says:

“‘Your wife will become a prostitute(C) in the city,
    and your sons and daughters will fall by the sword.
Your land will be measured and divided up,
    and you yourself will die in a pagan[a] country.
And Israel will surely go into exile,(D)
    away from their native land.(E)’”

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Footnotes

  1. Amos 7:17 Hebrew an unclean