Amoz / ˈ eɪ m ɒ z / (hebrew: אָמוֹץ , modern ʼamōṣ, tiberian ʼāmōṣ), also known as amotz, was the father of the prophet isaiah, mentioned in isaiah 1:1 2:1 and 13:1, and in ii kings 19:2, 20 20:1 nothing else is known for certain about him there is a talmudic tradition that when the name of a prophet's father is given, the father was also a prophet, so that amoz would. In denying that he is -- or ‘was -- a prophet, it is possible that amos means to reject any insinuation that he is himself an ecstatic prophet or a professional cult prophet, and at the same time, to dissociate himself from and repudiate the cult prophetism at the bethel sanctuary, over which amaziah presided. The reader who desires a brief summary of the messages of amos, hosea, micah, isaiah, jeremiah, ezekiel, and the second isaiah will find it in my toward understanding the bible, pp 67-74, or the sources of western morality, pp 120-40. Prophets (isaiah, jeremiah, ezekiel, daniel and the twelve minor prophets), and the new testament prophets actually involved god’s messengers speaking the word of god to a contemporary culture that needed to be challenged to cease its resistance to the word of god.
The last 17 books of the old testament are called the “prophets” their names are isaiah, jeremiah, lamentations, ezekiel, daniel, hosea, joel, amos, obadiah. Joseph napoleon world history 1500 journal entry personal view isaiah 10:1-6 the hebrews prophets: isaiah & amos woe to those who make unjust laws, to those who issue oppressive decrees , to deprive the poor of their rights and withhold justice from the oppressed of my people. Them, men like amos, isaiah and jeremiah prophecy became more developed as it progressed through the biblical period and biblical prophets should be seen in the context of an international prophetic tradition.
Isaiah is mentioned as a prophet in ibn kathir's story of prophet isaiah, and the modern writers muhammad asad and abdullah yusuf ali accepted isaiah as a true hebrew prophet, who preached to the israelites following the death of king david. The prophet isaiah was one of the greatest of the old testament prophets one of the outstanding evangelists of the hebrew race who is the personal salvation of jehovah (john 8 56 heb 11 13) like amos, isaiah appears here mainly as a preacher of righteousness and judgment to come. Amos 5-6 contains some of the most moving poetry in the hebrew bible and strongly denounces religious hypocrisy and economic inequality prophets and the temple passages in the prophets that say that ritual behavior is unnecessary as long as people act ethically are exaggerations. Isaiah 10:1-6 the hebrews prophets: isaiah & amos world history 1500 journal entry personal view woe to those who make unjust laws, to those who issue oppressive decrees , to deprive the poor of their rights and withhold justice from the oppressed of my people making widows their prey and robbing the fatherless.
Deuteronomy contains tests for true and false prophets, to which prophets themselves add other disingenuine marks regarding their contemporaneous prophetic colleagueshebrew prophets from the time of amos onward speak in poetry and are skilled in rhetoric, using an array of tropes and knowing how to argue. Amos was a shepherd before the spirit of prophecy came over him he was a herdsman from the village of tekoa, and a dresser of sycamore trees he began his prophecies in the days of uzziah king of judah, and in the days of jeroboam the son of joash, the king of israel, two years before the earthquake. Isaiah and micah are the prophets in view both were contemporary with hosea but probably amos had started and completed his work shortly before either of them began their ministry isaiah was one of the major prophets, in contrast to these others who are classified as minor prophets, and is often considered the prince of prophets. A survey of isaiah the final decades of the eighth century bc produced several great men, but perhaps the most significant of these was a blue-blooded prophet named isaiah that's quite a statement when you consider his contemporaries were amos, hosea, and micah.
Isaiah 10:1-6 the hebrews prophets: isaiah & amos essay - isaiah 10:1-6 the hebrews prophets woe to those who make unjust laws, to those who issue oppressive decrees , to deprive the poor of their rights and withhold justice from the oppressed of my people. Interesting facts about amos position in the bible: • 30th book in the bible • 30th book in the old testament • 8th of 17 books of prophecy (isaiah - malachi) • 3rd of 12 minor prophets (hosea - malachi) • 36 books to follow it amos prophesied in bethel about 755 bc amos was a farmer who became a prophet. The prophet amos in my previous post i started to give some of the background to the rise of jewish apocalypticism by talking about the views of the classical hebrew prophets, focusing, by way of illustration, on arguably the earliest, amos. Isaiah 10:1-6 the hebrews prophets: isaiah & amos joseph napoleon world history 1500 journal entry personal view woe to those who make unjust laws, to those who issue oppressive decrees , to deprive the poor of their rights and withhold justice from the oppressed of my people. Third, amos was tested in his personal security a threat implied that if he did not leave israel, he would get hurt: never again prophesy at bethel, for it is the king's sanctuary, and it is the royal residence (verse 13.
The chronology of the old testament prophets the sixteen prophets—isaiah to malachi—whose writings have come down to us lived during four centuries, from about 800 to 400 bc. They mark critical transitions in the lives of holy people, such as the initiation of the prophets ezekiel and isaiah , and they serve as warnings or directives, as in the dreams of pharaoh and abimelech or the visions of amos (amos 7:7-9, amos 8:1-3) and jeremiah (jer 1:11-19, jer 24. Before becoming a prophet, amos was a sheep herder and a sycamore fig farmer  amos' prior professions and his claim i am not a prophet nor a son of a prophet indicate that amos was not from the school of prophets, which amos claims makes him a true prophetamos' declaration marks a turning-point in the development of old testament prophecy. Amos: amos, the first hebrew prophet to have a biblical book named for him he accurately foretold the destruction of the northern kingdom of israel (although he did not specify assyria as the cause) and, as a prophet of doom, anticipated later old testament prophets the little that is known about amos.
Four eminent hebrew prophets addressed themselves to the people of israel and judah in the latter half of the 8th pre-christian century: amos, hosea, micah, and isaiah strangely, no evidence suggests that any of these knew in person any of the others. The holy prophet isaiah lived 700 years before the birth of christ, and was of royal lineagethe name isaiah is a hebrew name (pronounced yeshayahu) which means yah (the lord) is salvation isaiah's father amos raised his son in the fear of god and in the law of the lord. Amos: working for justice and righteousness purpose: to help us realize that god rejects worship and offerings that are not accompanied by justice and righteousness. Isaiah son of amoz towers among the giants of classical biblical prophecy — repeatedly challenging the nation and its leaders with the ethical and religious will of god, and providing instructions and visions of moral renewal and universal peace.