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Published by Christian Focus Publications .
Written in English


  • Books of the Old Testament,
  • Christian theology,
  • Bible - Commentaries - Old Testament,
  • Religion - Commentaries / Reference,
  • Religion,
  • Biblical Commentary - Old Testament,
  • Bible,
  • Old Testament,
  • Prophets,
  • Amos

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages398
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9001746M
ISBN 101857922530
ISBN 109781857922530

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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 little that is known about Amos’. 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. Amos is the first of the prophets to write down the messages he has received. He has always been admired for the purity of his language, his beauty of diction, and his poetic art. In all these respects he is Isaiah's spiritual progenitor. What we know of Amos derives solely from the Born: Tekoa. 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.

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. Book of Amos. Go To Amos Index. Title: Amos and Hosea were co-workers and may even have gone on preaching tours through the land together, although Hosea continued his work after Amos passed from the scene. Isaiah and Micah followed Amos’s ministry . 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. Tori Amos: Piece by Piece [Tori Amos, Ann Powers] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. An intimate, eye-opening look inside the life of one of the most unique and adored performers of contemporary rock music From her critically acclaimed debutCited by: 6.

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