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    ContributionsFrank Moore Cross (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages409
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7843951M
    ISBN 100800660234
    ISBN 109780800660239


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Amos: A Commentary on the Book of Amos (Hermeneia: a Critical and Historical Commentary on the Bible) by Shalom M. Paul Download PDF EPUB FB2

Amos: A Commentary on the Book of Amos (Hermeneia: a Critical and Historical Commentary on the Bible) (Hermeneia: A Critical & Historical Commentary on the Bible) [Shalom M.

Paul, Frank Moore Cross] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Amos: A Commentary on the Book of Amos (Hermeneia: a Critical and Historical Commentary on the Bible) (Hermeneia: A Critical & Cited by: Dr. Jeremias' scholarship of this first "writing" prophet, Amos, critical text is superb scholarship.

He handles the usual burden of the historical commentaries which precede his commentary with the usual aplomb and diligence one requires of a Commentator on the ancient classical Hebrew texts/5(7). 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.

Commentaries for the book of Amos. Amos 1. Judgments against the Syrians, Philistines, Tyrians, Edomites, and Ammonites. Amos 2. Judgments against Moab and Judah.

The ingratitude and ruin of Israel. Amos 3. Judgments against Israel. The like to other nations. Amos 4. Israel is reproved. Their impenitence shown.

Amos 5. Israel is called to seek. Amos: A Literary Commentary On the Book of When Israel was at the pinnacle of her national power a lone prophet had come to town with a new message. Amos's first two sermons ingratiated him to the rich elite socialites of Jerusalem.

Amos 5 Commentary; Amos The Lamentation. Amos Seek the Lord and Ye Shall Live. Amos The Wailing. Amos The Captivity Announced.

Amos 6 Commentary; Amos Woe to Them That Are at Ease in Zion. Amos The Punishment Announced. Amos 7 Commentary; III.

The Five Visions of the Prophet. Chapters Amos Amos was a shepherd in a region called Tekoa, about six miles south of Bethlehem. Commentaries describe the area as somewhat rugged, rocky, and with sparse grazing fields.

Shepherds in that region had to make extensive trips to feed their flocks. In the book of Amos, we find two uses Amos performed: he kept sheep (Amos ). Introduction to Amos. Amos says, “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 days of Jeroboam the son of Joash king of Israel, two years before the earthquake.” Here is the introduction to the Book of Amos.

book of amos key verses: This is what the LORD says: ‘For three sins of Judah, even for four, I will not turn back [my wrath]. Because they have rejected the law of the LORD and have not kept his decrees, because they have been led astray by false gods, the gods their ancestors followed.

Book of 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 father of Isaiah (Isaiah ).

Commentary on the Book of Amos by Matthew Henry. Matthew Henry (18 October – 22 June ) was an English commentator on the Bible, who published his works in(six-volume Exposition of the Old and New Testaments (–) or Complete Commentary), provides an exhaustive verse by verse study of the Bible, covering the whole of.

Commentaries on Amos. A list of the best commentaries on Amos ranked by scholars, journal reviews, and site users. You can find the best commentary on Amos for you using the tools on the right side%(3). Distinguished by its special attention to Amos's literary features and what they reveal about the book's theology and composition, Carroll's excellent commentary provides a detailed reading of the Hebrew text.

Instead of reconstructing a hypothetical redactional history, the author offers a close reading of the canonical form against the backdrop of the eighth century B.C. pages, hardcover ISBN: Study Amos using Matthew Henry’s Bible Commentary (concise) to better understand Scripture with full outline and verse meaning.

For three transgressions of Damascus, and for four] Similarly Amos ; Amos ; Amos ; AmosAmos ; Amos ; Amos The numbers are of course to be understood not literally, but typically, a concrete number being chosen for the sake of assisting the imagination: three would be a sufficient number, but they are augmented by a.

The Book of Amos Lesson 1. Introduction “Unlike other prophets, Amos was not a man whose life was devoted to hearing and speaking the Word of the Lord. He was no product of the “schools of prophets,” nor a professional “seer.” He left his flock for a limited period, at the command of God, to deliver a specific message at Bethel.

Amos 1 Commentary, One of over Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, like many of Ironside's writings, are a standard that has stood the test of time The theme of the book of Amos is emphatically one of judgment on Israel and Judah, and the nations about them.

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 is the third of the Twelve Minor Prophets in the Tanakh/Old Testament and the second in the Greek Septuagint tradition.

Amos, an older contemporary of Hosea and Isaiah, was active c. BC during the reign of Jeroboam II (– BC), making Amos the first prophetic book of the Bible to be written.

Amos lived in the kingdom of Judah but preached in the northern kingdom of. Outline of Book I. Amos announces his prophetic work and the doom of the Ungodly (): A.

“The words of Amos, who was among the herdsmen of Tekoa, which he saw concerning Israel in the days of Uzziah king of Judah, and in the days of Jeroboam the son of Joash king of Israel, two years.

Shalom M. Paul’s work makes extensive use of ancient Near Eastern sources, and employs medieval Jewish exegesis along with modern Israeli biblical scholarship. A fantastic study of the book of Amos. In the Logos edition, this volume is enhanced by amazing functionality.

Important terms link to dictionaries, encyclopedias, and a wealth of other resources in your digital library. Amos is one of the Minor Prophets featured in the Old Testament. His warnings for Israel feature many messages that still apply to modern Christians today.

In this part Bible study, Pastor Allen explains the context with which Amos' prophetic book was written, and what it. 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). Amos: a commentary on the book of Amos Item Preview remove-circle Excursus: The doxologies in the book of Amos -- Funerary dirge over the nation and a ray of hope -- Introductory comments to the literary unit, -- The "Day of the Lord" -- introductory comments to the "Day of the Lord -- Ritual praxis without Pages: The book of Amos records God's assessment of ancient Israel's internal condition some forty years before she fell.

The prophet was sent to warn the people and lead them to repentance, but they would not punishment for her spiritual and moral decay, Israel was invaded by Assyria in BC and crushed in a devastating war.

The surviving Israelites were taken into captivity where they. 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 work chronicles the visions that the ancient author of this book believed he received from God in order to warn Israel of its impending doom and destruction unless it restores its religious duties to God instead of engaging in.

One of the things to cherish about the Book of Amos is its exquisite language. “For, lo, he that formeth the mountains, and createth the wind, and declareth unto man what is his thought, that maketh the morning darkness, and treadeth upon the high places of the earth, The Lord, The God of hosts, is his name” (Amos ).

Amos in Song and Book Culture. Amos in Song and Book Culture argues that the gist and movement of the prophecy in the book of Amos can be attributed to Amos himself, who composed a coherent cycle of poetry. His dire predictions came after the fall of Samaria but before the fall of Jerusalem.

The Book of Amos Words | 16 Pages. INTRODUCTION The Book of Amos is a point of departure for social criticism in the Old Testament.

It presents a remarkably comprehensive (one might even say holistic) prophetic view of both corporate and individual moral, religious and political responsibilities that are incumbent upon man in covenantal relationship with God, and the devastating.

The book of Amos is an intriguing prophetic book written by Amos, a shepherd and fig tree farmer dwelling in southern Judah. He is called by God to go to Bethel and announce warnings of judgment to the northern kingdom of Israel. Biblical Commentary Amos EXEGESIS: THE CONTEXT: The first verse of this book identifies the author as “Amos, who was among the herdsmen of Tekoa” ().

Much has been made of the fact that Amos was a shepherd—a man more comfortable among hills and dales than on city streets—a man more comfortable in the company of sheep than of. Amos Chapter Five Commentary by Ron Beckham Audio Bible Study – Amos Verse 1.

"Hear this word which I take up for you as a dirge, O house of Israel:" Many have wondered about wars and death, especially the many women and children who died terribly as recorded in the Old Testament. Articles, sermons, and essays about Amos, Book of. Amos (Part 2) Sermon/Bible Study by John W.

Ritenbaugh. John Ritenbaugh warns us that the book of Amos is specifically addressed to us- the end time church (the Israel of God) - the ones who have actually made the new covenant with God.

The Book of Amos: A Commentary. Transl. by D. Old Testament Library. Louisville: Westminster John Knox, $ pp. Jeremias has been publishing the results of his research on Amos in journals and collections of essays for several years.

It is an encouragement for Amos research to see a swift translation of his   This new exegetical commentary is a major contribution to the study of these three minor prophets. In the twenty-eight-page introduction to Amos, Hoyt offers a standard overview of the authorship, date, setting and audience of the book.

This book provides a detailed exploration of this theme and other important elements of the theology underlying the book of Amos. It also includes chapters on the text itself, providing a critical assessment of how the book came to be, the original message of Amos and his circle, which parts of the book may have been added by later scribes, and Author: John Barton.

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).

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.