The author is עָמוֹס/Amos, a herdman of Tekoa. He was a Prophet of Israel. The tradition concernin his death, 1. The argument of the Prophecy, 2. The time of the Prophet elicited from Amos 1:1. When did the earthquake happen? By that as a sign the Prophecy was confirmed, 3. The Parts of the Prophecy are three: I. Denunciation of the judgments of God against six nation, Syria, Philistia, Tyre, Edom, Ammon, and Moab (Amos 1:1-2:3). II. Denunciation of the judgments of God against the tribe of Judah and the ten tribes of Israel (Amos 2:4-9:10). III. An Evangelical Promise concerning the raising of the kingdom of David in Christ, and its blessing (Amos 9:11-15). A Synoptic Table of the book, and its Interpreters, Ancient, Reformed, Lutheran, Roman Catholic, Hebrew, 4.
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