Book of Amos

an Old Testament book telling Amos's prophecies
Syn: ↑Amos
Instance Hypernyms: ↑book
Part Holonyms: ↑Prophets, ↑Nebiim, ↑Old Testament

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Book of Amos — The Book of Amos is one of the books of the Nevi im (Hebrew: prophets ) and of the Christian Old Testament. Amos is one of the minor prophets.Amos was the first biblical prophet whose words were recorded in a book, an older contemporary of Hoseah …   Wikipedia

  • AMOS — (Heb. עָמוֹס; eighth century B.C.E.), prophet in the northern kingdom of Israel. The Book of Amos is the third book of the 12 Minor Prophets according to the Hebrew order (between Joel and Obadiah) and the second according to the Septuagint… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Amos — • Old Testament prophet Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Amos     Amos     † Catholic Encyclo …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Amos — Gender Male Language(s) Hebrew Origin Meaning carried Amos (Hebrew: עָמוֹס‎) may refer to …   Wikipedia

  • Amos (prophet) — …Amos (). He claimed that religion that is not accompanied by right action is anathema to God ().Amos s message was, perhaps understandably, unwelcome in Israel. Not only was he a foreigner from the southern kingdom, but his prophecies of doom… …   Wikipedia

  • Amos — /ay meuhs/, n. 1. a Minor Prophet of the 8th century B.C. 2. a book of the Bible bearing his name. 3. a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning burden. * * * I flourished 8th century BC Earliest Hebrew prophet (one of the 12 Minor Prophets)… …   Universalium

  • Amos, book of — After the introduction (Amos 1 and 2), the book can be divided into the sermons (chs. 3–6) and the five visions (7:1–9:7), followed by the Promise (9:8–15). It is particularly important for the rejection of the view that for each nation there was …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Amos — noun 1. a Hebrew shepherd and minor prophet • Instance Hypernyms: ↑prophet 2. an Old Testament book telling Amos s prophecies • Syn: ↑Book of Amos • Instance Hypernyms: ↑book • Part Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Amos — This interesting surname, found as Amos and Amoss, is of French or Biblical origin, and has two possible sources, each with its own distinct history and derivation. Firstly, it may be derived from the Old French given name or nickname Amis (the… …   Surnames reference

  • Amos Fortune, Free Man — Infobox Book name = Amos Fortune, Free Man title orig = translator = image caption = author = Elizabeth Yates illustrator = cover artist = country = United States language = English series = genre = Children s novel publisher = release date =… …   Wikipedia

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