Book of Amos
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Published by National Adult School Union in London .
Written in English


  • Bible. -- O.T. -- Amos.

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Edition Notes

Statementtranslated into colloquial English by Theodore H. Robinson ....
SeriesBooks of the Old Testament in colloquial speech -- no.1
ContributionsRobinson, Theodore Henry, 1881-
LC ClassificationsBZ71.B55
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19852054M

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Jan 02,  · Author: Amos identifies the author of the Book of Amos as the Prophet Amos. Date of Writing: The Book of Amos was likely written between and B.C. Purpose of Writing: Amos is a shepherd and a fruit picker from the Judean village of Tekoa when God calls him, even though he lacks an education or a priestly background. Amos' mission is directed to his neighbor to the north, Israel. Jan 07,  · Book of Amos, the third of 12 Old Testament books that bear the names of the Minor Prophets, collected in one book under the Jewish canon titled The Twelve. Amos, a Judaean prophet from the village of Tekoa, was active in the northern kingdom . The Book of Amos is an intriguing Scripture from a unique individual, Amos, a shepherd and fig tree farmer dwelling in southern Judah who is called by God to go to Bethel and announce warnings of judgment to the northern kingdom of Israel. The Book of the Twelve Prophets was originally on one parchment roll because of the brevity of the text, and originally formed one Book of the 24 Books of Hebrew Scripture. The Twelve include Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi.

The Book of Amos, which is the earliest of the prophetic writings to be preserved in book form, consists of nine chapters. Not all of the material found in these chapters came from Amos himself. Editors and copyists added comments to the prophet's original oracles that they deemed appropriate in light of events that occurred after his death. Book Overview - Amos. 1. Author and Time of Writing. The prophet Amos (= to lade, to burden, Burden-bearer) originated from Tekoa a town in Judah, south of Jerusalem. He was a herdsman and a gatherer of sycamore fruit. The book of Amos was written during the era of divided kingdoms of Israel but in an age which is much prosperous than the previous times especially the Northern kingdom of Isreal with ruler Jeroboam II reached at such a level of growth and prosperity as was not seen after David and Solomon. The purpose of the book of Amos was to announce God’s holy judgment on the Kingdom of Israel (the Northern Kingdom), call them to repentance, and to turn from their self-righteous sins and idolatry. God raised up the prophet Amos, as an act of His great mercy .

The Book of Amos. likes. A blog about religion and it's relation to ancient history, literature, philosophy, theology, psychology, politics and Followers: May 07,  · Watch our overview video on the book of Amos, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought. In this book, Amos accuses . Book Of Amos. The book of the prophecies of Amos seems to be divided into four principal portions closely connected together. (1) From to he denounces the sins of . Amos is considered to be one of the so-called 12 Minor Prophets and his book, Amos, is third among the His mission is to prophesy to the northern kingdom of Israel in the days of King Uzziah of Judah ( B.C.E.), while Jeroboam II the son of Joash, was king of Israel.