Dresser of Sycamore Trees

DRESSER OF SYCAMORE TREES. The phrase occurs only once in the OT. Amos so designated himself (בוֹלֵ֥ס שִׁקְמִֽים, Amos 7:14) in his disavowal of descent from any prophetic line. The dresser pruned or nipped the trees to promote ripening a greater yield.