Amos (book of)

Detailed outline of the Book of Amos

Superscription (1:1) Introduction to Amos’s Message (1:2) Oracles against the Nations, including Judah and Israel (1:3—2:16) Judgment on Aram (1:3–5) Judgment on Philistia (1:6–8) Judgment on Phoenicia (1:9–10) Judgment on Edom (1:11–12) Judgment on Ammon (1:13–15) Judgment on Moab (2:1–3) Judgment on Judah (2:4–5) Judgment on Israel (2:6–16) Ruthless oppression of the poor (2:6–7a)


Amos Introduction 1:1 The following is a record of what Amos prophesied. He was one of the herdsmen from Tekoa. These prophecies about Israel were revealed to him during the time of King Uzziah of Judah and King Jeroboam son of Joash of Israel, two years before the earthquake. God Will Judge the Surrounding Nations 1:2 Amos said: “The LORD

Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible – Amos – Robert Jamieson, A.R. Fausset, and David Brown

THE BOOK OF AMOS Commentary by A. R. Faussett   INTRODUCTION Amos (meaning in Hebrew "a burden") was (Am 1:1) a shepherd of Tekoa, a small town of Judah, six miles southeast from Beth-lehem, and twelve from Jerusalem, on the borders of the great desert (2Ch 20:20; compare 2Ch 11:6). The region being sandy was more fit for