Amos 7:14
Text Analysis
6030 [e]וַיַּ֤עַן
And answeredConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
5986 [e]עָמוֹס֙
559 [e]וַיֹּ֣אמֶר
and saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
413 [e]אֶל־
558 [e]אֲמַצְיָ֔ה
3808 [e]לֹא־
5030 [e]נָבִ֣יא
595 [e]אָנֹ֔כִי
I [was]Pro-1cs
3808 [e]וְלֹ֥א
norConj-w | Adv-NegPrt
1121 [e]בֶן־
a sonN-msc
5030 [e]נָבִ֖יא
of a prophetN-ms
595 [e]אָנֹ֑כִי
[was] IPro-1cs
3588 [e]כִּֽי־
951 [e]בוֹקֵ֥ר
a sheepbreederN-ms
595 [e]אָנֹ֖כִי
I [was]Pro-1cs
1103 [e]וּבוֹלֵ֥ס
and a tenderConj-w | V-Qal-Prtcpl-msc
8256 [e]שִׁקְמִֽים׃
of sycamore [fruit]N-fp

Hebrew Texts
עמוס 7:14 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיַּ֤עַן עָמֹוס֙ וַיֹּ֣אמֶר אֶל־אֲמַצְיָ֔ה לֹא־נָבִ֣יא אָנֹ֔כִי וְלֹ֥א בֶן־נָבִ֖יא אָנֹ֑כִי כִּֽי־בֹוקֵ֥ר אָנֹ֖כִי וּבֹולֵ֥ס שִׁקְמִֽים׃

עמוס 7:14 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויען עמוס ויאמר אל־אמציה לא־נביא אנכי ולא בן־נביא אנכי כי־בוקר אנכי ובולס שקמים׃

עמוס 7:14 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויען עמוס ויאמר אל־אמציה לא־נביא אנכי ולא בן־נביא אנכי כי־בוקר אנכי ובולס שקמים׃

עמוס 7:14 Hebrew Bible
ויען עמוס ויאמר אל אמציה לא נביא אנכי ולא בן נביא אנכי כי בוקר אנכי ובולס שקמים׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Then Amos replied to Amaziah, "I am not a prophet, nor am I the son of a prophet; for I am a herdsman and a grower of sycamore figs.

King James Bible
Then answered Amos, 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:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So Amos answered Amaziah, "I was not a prophet or the son of a prophet; rather, I was a herdsman, and I took care of sycamore figs.
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a gatherer. Rather, as {bolais} is rendered by the LXX. and Vulgate, [knidzon,] {vellicans,} a scraping, or a scraper of sycamores; for the fruit does not ripen till it is rubbed with iron combs.

sycamore fruit. or, wild figs.

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