Amos 7:12

“Also Amaziah said unto Amos, O thou seer, go, flee thee away into the land of Judah, and there eat bread, and prophesy there:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Amos 7:12

Also Amaziah said vnto Amos, O thou Seer, goe, flee thee away into the land of Iudah, and there eate bread, and prophecie there.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then Amaziah said to Amos, "Go, you seer, flee away to the land of Judah and there eat bread and there do your prophesying!
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Also Amaziah said unto Amos, O thou seer, go, flee thou away into the land of Judah, and there eat bread, and prophesy there:
- American Standard Version (1901)

And Amaziah said to Amos, O seer, go in flight into the land of Judah, and there get your living by working as a prophet:
- Basic English Bible

And Amaziah said unto Amos, [Thou] seer, go, flee away into the land of Judah, and eat bread there, and prophesy there.
- Darby Bible

Also Amaziah said to Amos, O thou seer, go flee thee away into the land of Judah, and there eat bread, and prophesy there:
- Webster's Bible

Amaziah also said to Amos, "You seer, go, flee away into the land of Judah, and there eat bread, and prophesy there:
- World English Bible

And Amaziah saith unto Amos, `Seer, go flee for thee unto the land of Judah, and eat there bread, and there thou dost prophesy;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Also Amaziah said unto Amos: 'O thou seer, go, flee thee away into the land of Judah, and there eat bread, and prophesy there;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Amos 7:12

Wesley's Notes for Amos 7:12


7:10 In the midst - Openly, and publickly, endeavouring to stir up Israel to sedition or rebellion. The land - The people cannot bear all his harsh predictions.

7:11 Jeroboam shall die - He nowhere said so, but spake of his house distinguished from his person, as ver.#9|.

7:13 The king's court - To which therefore thou oughtest to shew more respect, and not thus to affront the king in his own house.

7:14 No prophet - Not originally, or by study, or by any human designation. An herdman - By breeding and occupation I was and still am, an herdman. Sycamore fruit - This fruit was good food for man, or cattle.


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