Amos 7:17

Therefore thus says the LORD; Your wife shall be a harlot in the city, and your sons and your daughters shall fall by the sword, and your land shall be divided by a survey line; and you shall die in a defiled land: and Israel shall surely go forth into captivity from his land.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Play. Symmachus has better, "shall be treated as a harlot. "A "husband would rather hear that his wife had been slain than defiled. "(St. Jerome) Line, and divided among strangers. Land, out of Palestine. All other countries were deemed unclean. Amasias was probably exiled, or led captive by Theglathphalassar, as Salmanasar did not come till sixty-two years after the death of Jeroboam. We know no more of the history of Amasias. The martyrologies say he slew Amos. (Calmet) His name means "rigid "and he was a true image of a heretic. "All that he possesses shall fall to the share of devils. "(St. Jerome)

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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