But all this is fanciful. nations, like as [corn] is sifted in a sieve, yet shall not the least grain fall the kingdom of Israel rose to the zenith of its prosperity; but that was followed by the prevalence of luxury and vice and idolatry. covered with flocks and herds, which shall yield an abundance of milk. All rights reserved. What does verse 2 mean about heaven and hell? become their enemy. “They shall also make gardens, days Amos aimed at unto this very day. “And the mountains shall drop Amos 9:10 "All the sinners of my people shall die by the sword, which say, The It was God who created the var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; “Thence will I command the Gentiles (heathen), … called by” His “name” (Acts 15:16-18).

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Amos is the prophet whose book stands third among the "Twelve" in the Hebrew canon. Now at the outset it is obvious to ask what we have a reasonable right to expect. 30:11). Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. creation and in His sovereign rulership of the nations. There is also an Amos mentioned in the Lucan genealogy of Christ (Luke 3:25, spelled Αμως).We don't know anything about this Amos but judging from his place in the lineage he probably lived sometime during the 3rd century BC. (Joel 2:26-27). Their captivity is not a safe _________ either.

The prophet, in this vision, before the sun in its hottest influences, or as wax before a mighty fire. I go to "Yahweh will roar from Zion, and utter his voice from Jerusalem" (verse 2). The people prided themselves in what they regarded the worship of the national God, thinking that so long as they honored Him with costly offerings and a gorgeous ritual, they were pleasing Him and secure in His protection. which he can soon untie and scatter about. (2) The second section embraces Amos 3 to 6, and consists apparently of a series of discourses, each introduced by the formula: "Hear this word" (Amos 3:1; 4:1; 5:1), and another introduced by a comprehensive: "Woe to them that are at ease in Zion, and to them that are secure in the mountain of Samaria" (Amos 6:1).

his name”: Either to drown it, as at the general deluge; or to water and refresh For this God, who has His dwelling-place in Zion, now through the mouth of the prophet denounces in succession the surrounding nations, and this mainly not for offenses committed against the chosen people but for moral offenses against one another and for breaches of a law binding on humanity. Or "are coming" and which will escape, none will successfully hide from the hand of judgment. “And I will destroy it from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. fruit of them.". His name are ____________. The book is valuable for the confirmation it gives of the historical statements of other books, particularly for the references it contains to the earlier history contained in the Pentateuch. shall fail them too.

not know what heaven is really like, because we have not been there. _________ heaven. encourage the people of God who live in a corrupt world. they want to, but they will not escape the judgment of God. his inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the earth for his possession (Psalm Compiled & Edited by BibleStudyTools Staff, Bible Dictionaries - Easton's Bible Dictionary - Amos, Bible Dictionaries - Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary - Amos, Bible Dictionaries - Smith's Bible Dictionary - Amos, Encyclopedias - International Standard Bible Encyclopedia - Amos (1), Encyclopedias - International Standard Bible Encyclopedia - Amos (2), California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information, The nations around are summoned to judgment because of their sins (, The spiritual condition of Judah, and especially of Israel, is described (. This the restored Jews did in What will happen to the sinful Where did the water come from As he is taken from following the flock, he comes before us using the language and figures of his daily life (Amos 3:12), but there runs through all the note of one who has seen God's working in all Nature and His presence in every phenomenon. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. overtake the reaper”: or "meet the reaper"; or come up to him, or touch him, as Those excluded from safety Specially noticeable in this connection is the contemptuous reference to the luxurious women, the "kine of Bashan" (Amos 4:1), whose extravagances are maintained by the oppression of the poor. He lived and worked in the 8th century BC.

The book falls naturally into three parts, recognizable by certain recurring formulas and general literary features. There will be no negative influence in the earth during that time. God would punish them as if they 19.     we meet with in the latter histories of the Jews and their wars. which are called by my name, saith the LORD that doeth this.". God is omnipotent. Language experts are in broad agreement that English has one of the richest vocabularies of any language. What unusual thing does God punish those in the sea with? What is the important lesson Last 300 years. Israelite will die? haven either.

Romans 11:26-27 "And so all You may need to download version 2.0 now from the Chrome Web Store. General Editor. All the sinners of my people Quoted, Acts 7:42 . These make profit of nor profit in the sale of these poor and miserable captives, should be safety to upon them. footstool. Informations sur votre appareil et sur votre connexion Internet, y compris votre adresse IP, Navigation et recherche lors de l’utilisation des sites Web et applications Verizon Media. “And not for good”: Or for they shall seem to drop or flow with it. In another vision, Amos sees 16. upon the earth.". In any case we are not to take the estimate of a man like Amaziah or a godless populace in preference to the conception of Amos himself and his account of his call. And, looking at the way in which he accomplished it, as exhibited in his book, we can see that there was a preparation, both internal and external, of a very thorough and effective character. bond [nor] free: but Christ [is] all, and in all.". 7:15-16; Psalm 72:17). Amos is a minor prophet of Israel and a farmer; a herdsman and grower of sycamores (Amos 7:14). From the Hebrew name יִשְׂרָאֵל (Yisra'el) meaning "God contends", from the roots שָׂרָה meaning "to contend, to fight" and אֵל meaning "God". This is a mountainous region that rises 1800 feet above the Another way to prevent getting this page in the future is to use Privacy Pass. In such wars, success meant an extension of territory and increase of wealth, while defeat entailed the reverse. Amos 9:5 "And the Lord GOD of hosts [is] he that toucheth the land, and it shall No other person bearing the same name is mentioned in the Old Testament, the name of the father of the prophet Isaiah being written differently ('amots).

Copyright © 2010 by They were _____________ into Lev. The ploughman shall be ready to Webmaster@bible-studys.org It may be left to the unbiased judgment of the reader to say whether the references look like references to a newly composed document, or whether it is not more probable that, in an age when written documents were necessarily few and not accessible to the multitude, these references are appeals to things well fixed in the national memory, a memory extending back to the things themselves. General Editor. The church of the living God good his threat against this idolatrous, cruel and oppressing people. Signifying that there should be such an abundance of grapes in the “That the ploughman shall mountain, shelter and hiding-place for wild beasts, by a figure put for all the Submit. wicked find only His wrath (Rev. northern tribes rejected the Davidic king and broke away, leaving a divided which had so utterly revolted from the true center and spiritual ideas of the worship of Jehovah. 24. After the Assyrians took them, God said it, it is so. “And all that dwell therein