prophet Amos a translation and commentary by J. Alberto Soggin

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Other titlesBible. O.T. Amos. English. 1987
StatementJ. Alberto Soggin ; [translated by John Bowden from the Italian]
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 150 p. ;
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17550941M
ISBN 10033400053X
LC Control Number87028630

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Amos is a contemporary of the prophet Hosea and so the social and religious problems that Hosea faced were the same. As with Hosea, Amos preached against the social and moral decline of Israel. The worship of Assyrian deities and the huge gulf that had emerged between the ‘haves’ and the ‘have not’s ’.

Amos, the first Hebrew prophet to have a biblical book named for him. He accurately foretold the destruction of the northern kingdom of Israel (although he did not specify Assyria as the cause) and, as a prophet of doom, anticipated later Old Testament prophets. The. 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 of Israel during the reign of Jeroboam II (c. – bc). OBSERVATIONS ABOUT AMOS: Amos prophesied in Bethel about B.C. Amos was a farmer who became a prophet.

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The Book of Amos is a prophetic book in the Old Testament. The book identifies the author as the prophet Amos, who wrote probably between and BC, during the reign of Jeroboam II in Israel. Although he hailed from Judea, Amos preached in the northern kingdom of the neighboring nation, Israel.

In the. Amos (meaning “burden” or “burden-bearer”) was an inhabitant of the rugged region of Tekoa, located in the territory of Judah about 12 miles south of Jerusalem.

He was a shepherd and tended to sycamore fig trees. Despite the fact that he lived in the southern kingdom of Judah, God sent him as His prophet to the northern kingdom of. The prophet's name, Amos, has been variously explained, and its exact meaning is still a matter of conjecture.

Life and times. According to the heading of his book (i, 1) Amos was a herdsman of Thecua, a village in the Southern Kingdom, twelve miles south of Jerusalem.

In Amos' case, the book begins with "The words of Amos," but he immediately writes, "The Lord roars from Zion" (verse 2) and "Thus says the Lord" (verse 3). God prophet Amos book the prophet cooperate. God inspires but does not prophet Amos book, as if the prophet were simply a.

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 Prophet Amos book Amos is a shepherd. 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.

The Book of Amos Amos was a sheepbreeder of Tekoa in Judah, who delivered his oracles in the Northern Kingdom during the prosperous reign of Jeroboam II (– B.C.).

He prophesied in Israel at the great cult center of Bethel, from which he was finally expelled by the priest in charge of this royal sanctuary (–17).

the book of amos Amos was a sheepbreeder of Tekoa in Judah, who delivered his oracles in the Northern Kingdom during the prosperous reign of Jeroboam II (– B.C.). He prophesied in Israel at the great cult center of Bethel, from which he was finally expelled by the priest in charge of this royal sanctuary ( – 17).

The Book of Amos. by Ernest L. Martin, Ph.D., September 1. Transcribed and edited by David Sielaff, February Read the accompanying. Newsletter for February The Book of Amos is one of the least understood in the Holy Scriptures.

It is a prophecy for the period just ahead of us, a prophecy dealing with a. Buy a cheap copy of The Prophet: Amos book by Francine Rivers. A man of solitude, who felt at home among the hills. A man of conviction, who heard when god called.

A man of fortitude, who spoke to a nation unwilling to listen. Free shipping over $/5(5). Amos. Go To Amos Index. Title: As with each of the Minor Prophets, the title comes from the name of the prophet to whom God gave His message (). Amos’ name means “burden” or “burden-bearer”.

He is not to be confused with Amoz (“stout, strong”), the. The book of Amos is not an easy work to read and understand. Unlike some of the prophets—Jonah or Hosea—Amos doesn’t tell a story that is easy to remember.

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Author: Amos. When It Happened: BC Chapters: 9 Key People: Amos, People of Israel Summary: The prophet Amos was a simple shepherd called by God to speak to the northern kingdom of people of Israel had fallen into great sinfulness including idolatry, greed, bad leadership, and injustice to the poor.

While Hosea only prophesied regarding Israel Amos also prophesied concerning the neighbouring nations of Israel. We find two quotations from the book of Amos in the Acts of the Apostles: Amos in Acts and Amos in Acts 2. Purpose of Writing.

The words of Amos reveal Jehovah's mercy towards an unworthy people. 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. The prophet Amos explains some more judgments to the people from God and in chapter 5: 1 he calls for the people to repent before going back and pronouncing more punishments from the Lord. Amos 7 Visions. In chapter 7 of the book of Amos God gives him a series of visions and the first vision was about locusts destroying Israel’s land.

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 to a people who repeatedly shunned and disobeyed Him.

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OBSERVATIONS ABOUT AMOS: n Amos prophesied in Bethel about B.C. n Amos was a farmer who became a prophet. n The only time the name of Amos appears in the Old Testment is in the Book of Amos. n Amos was from Tekoa in Judah. Tekoa was located about twelve miles south of Jerusalem.

n Astronomical calculations indicate that a solar eclipse. The Book Of Amos By The Minor Prophet Amos Words | 5 Pages.

The book of Amos, written by the minor prophet Amos, is found towards the end of the Old Testament of the Bible. The book of Amos is God’s message to His people to repent and reform, as He is angered by the Israelite’s unfaithfulness, perversion and distortion of religion. 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.

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Amos had no formal education, but was greatly influenced by the Pentateuch. He was not a member o the “sons of the prophets”, and was never officially anointed a “prophet.” But he was called of God. As a Prophet Amos was in many respects like the Lord Jesus Christ: 1.

In his occupation – he was a working man (). Size: KB. Amos’ role in the Bible. Amos is the third of the Minor Prophets, the last twelve books of the Old Testament. When God had a message for the people, He gave his message through the prophets.

These messages came in visions, oracles, dreams, parables, and the like. Amos’s ministry may have been the earliest of the Minor Prophets’. Amos, Isaiah and Micah spoke into a grave geopolitical situation in eighth-century Israel.

Assyria, a powerful, militaristic empire, was threatening at the nation’s doorstep, and these prophets warned the people, in various ways and contexts, to wake up and change their : Michael Barram.

Prophet Amos was, A. A Shepherd. A Sycamore tree trimmer. A shepherd and a trimmer. A prophet who stands against the rich. A prophet who stands for the poor. According to the book of Amos how many years before the earthquake Amos had the vision: A/5.

Although we do not know precisely when the book of Amos was written, the book begins with the explanation that Amos preached during the reign of Uzziah in Judah and of Jeroboam II in Israel in the eighth century B.C. (see Amos ; Bible Chronology). Amos may have been a fellow laborer with the prophet Hosea in the kingdom of Israel.

Nearly three millennia ago in the eighth century B.C., the Hebrew prophet Amos wrote a highly significant book indicting the amoral and immoral behavior of Israel and Judah along with that of some surrounding Mideastern nations. Seldom read or heeded today, how do the warning words of Amos impact our world of the 21st century.

Amos Bible Rank: 2, He said: "The LORD roars from Zion and thunders from Jerusalem; the pastures of the shepherds dry up, and the top of Carmel withers." NIV. And he said, The Lord roars out of Zion and utters His voice from Jerusalem; then the pastures of the shepherds mourn and the top of [Mount] Carmel dries up.

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