Amos

Amos (Ay┬┤muhs)

The book of, one of the twelve Minor Prophets of the OT. The prophet Amos was a native of Tekoa in Judah and was active in the Northern Kingdom (Israel) during the eighth century BCE. His oracles of doom are noted for their particular concern with social justice.


Outline of Contents

Amos

I. Superscription and motto (Amos 1:1-2)

II. Prophetic speeches (Amos 1:3-6:14)

A. Prophecies against the nations and Israel (Amos 1:3-2:16)

B. Prophecies of punishment (Amos 3:1-6:14)

III. Vision reports and prophecies (Amos 7:1-9:15)

A. Three vision reports (Amos 7:1-9:9)

B. Story of prophetic conflict (Amos 7:10-17)

C. Two vision reports and prophecies of punishment (Amos 8:1-9:8)

D. Prophecies of salvation (Amos 9:8-15)

Amos 1:1-2

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Amos 1:3-6:14

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Amos 1:3-2:16

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Amos 3:1-6:14

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Amos 7:1-9:15

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Amos 7:1-9:9

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Amos 7:10-17

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Amos 8:1-9:8

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Amos 9:8-15

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