Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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:

Bible References

An herdman

Amos 1:1
The words of Amos, who was among the herdmen of Tekoa, - of which (words) he had vision concerning Israel, in the days of Uzziah king of Judah, and in the days of Jeroboam son of Joash, king of Israel, two years before the earthquake.
Zechariah 13:5
But he will say, No prophet, am I, - One tilling the ground, am I, for, one of the common people, hath owned me from my youth.
1 Corinthians 1:27
On the contrary - the foolish things of the world, hath God chosen, that he might put to shame them who are wise, and, the weak things of the world, hath God chosen, that he might put to shame the things that are mighty,