Amos 1, king james version (kjv) the words of amos, who was among the herdmen of tekoa, which he saw concerning israel in the days of uzziah king of judah, and in the. One need but read the book of amos to see that he expects doom to come upon foreign nations, that he foretells the wickedness of the jews and their coming doom. Overview of the book of amos author: the prophet amos purpose: to reveal the severity of divine judgment for covenant infidelity in israel and judah and to declare the hope of a great. Summary 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. The book of amos was penned by the prophet amos he was a shepherd, and a dresser of sycamore trees by trade his prophecy was by inspiration of god, and lasted a.
The book of amos is an astounding prophecy, closely paralleling the conditions in modern israel today this first part deals with introductory materia. Previous book previous chapter read the full chapter next chapter next book 1 the words of amos, one of the shepherds of tekoa—the vision he saw concerning israel. Interesting facts about amos the key to the book of amos is god’s judgment of israel the sins of israel are great • empty ritualism in religion. Can you summarize the book of amos who wrote amos what is the book of amos all about. Almost all scholars agree that the book of amos was originally a single book that the prophet amos wrote.
The book of amos sections of the book the justification for these sections is provided below, these links lead to an overview of each section. Why study this book the book of amos records some of the prophecies and teachings that the prophet amos delivered to the kingdom of israel during the reign of king. 2 the importance of geography in amos to understand amos, you must understand the geographical terms there are some terms in amos which are very strange to us.
From the book of hosea to nahum, all of those seven books were written when the assyrian empire was at its height the book of amos. Amos [hebrew: עָמוֹס] is a book of the bible written by amos (prophet), one of the twelve minor prophets of the old testamentamos likely lived in the 8th century bc, under the reign of. God uses ordinary people greatly god specializes in using ordinary people amos was the first prophet after the kingdom of israel was divided by jeroboam, preceding. Watch our read scripture 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.
I author: amos a southerner of tekoa (south of jerusalem) (1:1) b traveled north to israel (bethel) to preach as one called of god (7:15) c occupation: sheep. Read the book of amos online study scripture verses with commentary, concordances, and use highlighting, underlining, take notes in the bible. Here is a summary and bible study of the book of amos who was amos who was amos where did he come from what was his background history and family ties amos came. The book of amos is a prophetic book of the hebrew bible largely dating to the 8th century bce and considered to be scripture by modern-day jews and christians.
The book of amos is one of the books of the nevi'im (hebrew: prophets) and of the old testament amos is one of the minor prophets amos was the first.
Introduction to the book of amos the story of the bible - part one - the old testament historical background and summary of the book of amos in easy to study bible. Several articles on the book of amos a source of information for deeper understanding of religious subjects. New beginnings ministry, inc study in the book of amos chapter 3. Transgressions bring god's judgment – amos one – amos was a farmer and a herdmen god sent him with a message of judgment for israel and for surrounding nations. This is the holy book of amos, known simply as amos the recording is dramatized, from the king james bible this is, in my opinion, the best and most.