What does it mean that there will be a famine of hearing the words of the Lord?

Amos 8:11 says,  "Behold, the days are coming," declares the Lord God,
"when I will send a famine on the land -
not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of the Lord." 

Amos 8:1 - 14

ESV - 1 This is what the Lord God showed me: behold, a basket of summer fruit. 2 And he said, "Amos, what do you see?" And I said, "A basket of summer fruit." Then the Lord said to me, "The end has come upon my people Israel; I will never again pass by them.

Clarify Share Report Asked August 11 2022 My picture Jack Gutknecht

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