The book of amos, which is the earliest of the prophetic writings to be preserved in book form, consists of nine chapters not all of the material found in these chapters came from amos himself editors and copyists added comments to the prophet's original oracles that they deemed appropriate in light of events that occurred after his death. The book of amos is short, exciting, snappy and full of themes which make out for a popular war movie cobb mr snider september 22, 2014 isaiah rot 352 the god of israel in the book of isaiah what do we learn about god from the book of isaiah. Isaiah was a contemporary of amos and hosea second half of the eighth century so isaiah 2:2-4, are found in micah, the book of micah 4:1-4 jeremiah 48 is essentially equivalent to isaiah 15 and 16 so this kind of repetition among or between different books illustrates, again, the anthological nature. The book of amos is a prophetic book of the hebrew bible, one of the twelve minor prophets amos, an older contemporary of hosea and isaiah, was active c 750 bc during the reign of jeroboam ii, (786-746 bc) making the book of amos the first biblical prophetic book written. Book of amos go to amos index isaiah and micah followed amos's ministry and may have heard him preach when they were lads we see from 7:10 that amos's prophecy was issued primarily at beth-el, the seat of idolatry in the northern kingdom.
The book of amos consists of nine chapters, but despite his severe admonitions in most of the book, he finishes his prophecies on a happy note, of the wonderful things that will happen to the jewish people on that day, on the day of the true redemption. Back to the book of joel | list of books | forward to the book of obadiah the book of amos is a minor prophet book the book of amos was written by a shepherd of tekoa, named amos during the reigns of uzziah of judah and jeroboam ii of israel. I looked extensively into the history portion of this question amos certainly came before isaiah, and more important, isaiah was a chronicler(2 chr 26:22), which would have given him access to manuscripts. 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.
The prophet amos ministered during the overlapping reigns of jeroboam ii in israel (793-753) and uzziah in judah (792-740) his ministry occurred sometime between 760 and 755 bc amos prophesied at a unique time in the history of the divided kingdom from approximately 780 to 750, egypt, syria, and. Amos and isaiah were contemporaries and they address the same problems both of them have the difficult task of bringing a message of judgment to people isaiah, too, is filled with the stark message of god's judgment however, the book contains some of the most beautiful words ever written as well. Amos- the third division of the book is a series of _ visions the prophet has the first vision is of a _____ plague the second of a devastating ____ and both of these view the terrible nature of god's _____. Hosea and amos were contemporaries of isaiah their main target was the northern kingdom, yet their messages were for the people of god—and that includes you and me the book of hosea.
Isaiah says that a portion of the israelites will remain as do the prophets amos and hosea however, isaiah does not say it in the same hopeful tone that amos and hosea do in isaiah god is described as being much more violent and warlike than the grieving god described in amos and hosea. Amos 8:4-6 hear this, o you that swallow up the needy, even to make the poor isaiah 5:22,23 woe to them that are mighty to drink wine, and men of strength to isaiah 29:21 that make a man an offender for a word, and lay a snare for him that. Amos prophesied two years before the earthquake (amos 1:1 see also zechariah 14:5), just before the halfway point of the eighth century bc, during the reigns of uzziah, king of judah, and jeroboam, king of israel.
Old testament life and literature (1968) gerald a larue chapter 18 - isaiah and micah of the two judaean prophets who were active in the eighth century, there can be little doubt that isaiah was the more powerful. The book of the twelve prophets was originally on one parchment roll because of the brevity of the text, and originally formed one book of the 24 books of hebrew scripture the twelve include hosea , joel , amos, obadiah, jonah , micah , nahum, habakkuk , zephaniah , haggai , zechariah , and malachi. Isaiah - יְשַׁעְיָהוּ - was one of the first of the latter prophets, and lived during the time of the prophets amos, hosea, and micah isaiah is the most quoted prophet in the new testament, and the book of isaiah is second only to psalms in the number of verse quotations from hebrew scripture found in.
Isaiah, hebrew yeshaʿyahu (god is salvation), (flourished 8th century bce, jerusalem), prophet after whom the biblical book of isaiah is named (only some of the first 39 chapters are attributed to him), a significant contributor to jewish and christian traditions. Amos, an older contemporary of hosea and isaiah, was active c 750 bc during the reign of jeroboam ii, (788-747 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. The bulk of the book of isaiah consists of the prophet isaiah giving voice to god's assessment of israel's failure to live up to the covenant between god and israel isaiah is the first of the major old testament writing prophets — those whose prophecies are written in books titled with the name of the prophet.
Isaiah 1:1 the vision of isaiah the son of amoz, which he saw concerning judah and jerusalem in the days of uzziah, jotham, ahaz, and hezekiah, kings of of the times of the prophets whose oracles are contained in books  isaiah the son of amoseither the above-named prophet, or, as. The book of amos is a prophetic book of the hebrew bible, one of the twelve minor prophets amos, an older contemporary of hosea and isaiah, was active c 750 bc during the reign of jeroboam ii, making the book of amos the first biblical prophetic book written. Lecture 14: hosea and isaiah today we turn to the book of hosea, the only book among the latter prophets devoted to a northern prophet who actually hails from the north. Amos 1:1 - 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 and he said, the lord will roar from zion, and utter his voice from jerusalem and the habitations of the shepherds shall mourn, and the top of carmel.
Isaiah's prophetic calling was to the people of judah and jerusalem he was a contemporary of amos, hosea and micah as might be expected, salvation is the overarching theme in the book of isaiah other themes include judgment, holiness, punishment, captivity, the fall of the nation, comfort, hope. This question came up in reading isaiah 1:11-15, excerpted: this is thematically similar to the well-known passage in amos 5: of course, this is a more general prophetic theme. The book of amos is a prophetic book of the hebrew bible, one of the twelve minor prophets amos, an older contemporary of hosea and isaiah, was active c 750 bc during the reign of jeroboam ii, (786-746 bc) making the book of amos the first biblical prophetic book written. Amos contains all of the literary types he described: the covenant lawsuit, woe oracles, laments most date the book around 760 bc israel was at the height of its power politically, but was very corrupt spiritually and morally remember isaiah 6: when isaiah saw the glory of god on his throne, it.