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A Commentary on the Book of Amos

Gary V. Smith

A Commentary on the Book of Amos

by Gary V. Smith

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Published by Thomas Nelson Inc .
Written in English

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    FormatHardcover
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    Open LibraryOL11527225M
    ISBN 10084075423X
    ISBN 109780840754233
    OCLC/WorldCa234299870

    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). 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.

    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.   FGPC Bangalore | BIBLE STUDY l #14 THE BOOK OF AMOS l 05 August | Pr. Raja Stephen. Join our Bible Study LIVE Premier today!, now you can also subscribe to our youtube channel by clicking.

      I. AUTHOR: Amos A. Southerner of Tekoa (south of Jerusalem) () B. Traveled north to Israel (Bethel) to preach as one called of God () C. Occupation: sheep breeder, perhaps a master shepherd with others under him; not a prophet until called by the LORD (; f) and a grower of sycamore figs () D. Spoke in Bethel (center for idol worship in Israel) and then in Judah under . Amos Amos is not a large book, only nine chapters consisting of verses and 2, words. However, in spite of its small size, it has been the object of intense study. In his volume Understanding the Book of Amos, G. Hasel (, 26) noted that in the three decades from the s through the s, sixty different commentaries on Amos appeared.


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A Commentary on the Book of Amos by Gary V. Smith Download PDF EPUB FB2

Which brings us to Paul's commentary on Amos. This book is an excellent aid to one's study of the prophet. Like all the commentators chosen for the Hermenia series, Paul is learned: the book includes a massive bibliography, categorized into numerous areas of by:   This item: Amos: A Literary Commentary On the Book of Amos (Expository Series) by Kenneth W Bow Paperback $ Only 2 left in stock (more 5/5(1).

The prophet Amos (= to lade, to burden, Burden-bearer) originated from Tekoa a town in Judah, south of Jerusalem. He was a herdsman and a gatherer of sycamore fruit (Amos ; Amos ).In his way of speaking one can recognize Amos' knowledge of farming life (Amos ; Amos ; Amos ; Amos ; Amos ; Amos ).

Amos ministered according to his own indication during the time of king. Book of Amos - Matthew Henry’s Bible Commentary (concise) Study Amos using Matthew Henry’s Bible Commentary (concise) to better understand Scripture with full outline and verse meaning.

Wiki. God. 14 rows  Matthew Henry (18 October – 22 June ) was an English commentator on the. Read Amos commentary using Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Complete). Study the bible online using commentary on Amos and more. URGENT: We Need Your Help to Provide a Bible for a Service Member or Veteran.

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).

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 ),File Size: KB. In Amos we read, “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.”.

Tekoa was Amos’ birthplace and his hometown. 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. Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah Word Biblical Commentary by Douglas Stuart.

Get this book on Amazon using its exact ISBN. Reviews and Accolades: • Tremper Longman: 4 out of 5 stars, “one of the best recent commentaries on the Minor Prophets a must-buy for everyone preaching on these books”. This commentary is a product of several decades of research into and teaching of the Book of Amos.

The important volume of F. Anderson and D. Freedman, Amos, AB 24a (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, ) appeared too late for me to incorporate its exegetical insights into my work.

Uzziah’s independent reign took place in B.C., and the sole reign of Jeroboam II in about B.C. Amos was a contemporary of Hosea, Isaiah, and Jonah. 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.

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 is the first prophet to use the term "the Day of the LORD". This is an important phrase in future prophetic and apocalyptic writing. For the people of Israel "the day of the LORD" is the day when God will fight against his and their enemies, and it will be a day of victory for Israel.

However, Amos and other prophets include Israel. Joel - Judgment precedes Israel’s future spiritual revival. –* B.C. Amos - God is just and must judge sin. B.C. Obadiah - Sure retribution must overtake merciless pride. * B.C. Jonah - Divine grace is universal in its sweep. B.C. 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.

Amos A New Translation With Introduction And Commentary, Göran Eideval Books, Yale UP Books, at Meripustak.

Commentaries are not just for pre The Ultimate Commentary On Amos - Read book online Read online: We are to read the Bible in order to understand God’s message to us. Jeremias, Jörg. 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. Amos, an older contemporary of Hosea and Isaiah, was active c. BC during the reign of Jeroboam II, (– BC) making the Book of Amos the first biblical prophetic book written.

Amos lived in the kingdom of Judah but preached in the northern kingdom of Israel.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.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 Pages: