The convincing, awakening word must be heard and heeded, as well as words of comfort and peace. Hubbard, tyndale old testament commentaries totc, intervarsity press, 1989, 196 pp. Best amos commentaries updated for 2020 best bible. The words of amos, who was among the sheepbreeders of tekoa, which he saw concerning israel in the days of uzziah king of judah, and in the days of jeroboam the son of joash, king of israel, two years before the earthquake. In the book of amos, we find two uses amos performed. This book of the prophet amos is the only mention we have of this man in the old testament. Read amos commentary using john gills exposition of the bible. This commentary has been through advanced theological checking. Isaiah and micah followed amoss ministry and may have heard him preach when they were lads.
Book of amos overview insight for living ministries. These prophets, having opened the wound in their reproofs and threatenings, which show all wrong, in the promises of gospelgrace open the remedy, which. The prophet amos lived among a group of shepherds in tekoa, a small town approximately ten miles south of jerusalem. We have just added many new sources, including the expositors bible commentary, bengels gnomon, langes commentary, hastings great texts and many more. Andersen and david noel freedman amos anchor yale bible commentaries, 1989. Top 5 commentaries on the book of amos ligonier ministries. However, we do not feel this is the best method for using the blue letter bible.
Commentaries for amos chapter 5 israel is called to seek the lord. The most useful method would be to go to the section of scripture that you are interested in, and selecting the button for a complete list of all commentaries and resources related to that scripture. When i add a book i almost always remove a book, a practice that allows me to focus on quality over quantity. I have already mentioned in my posts on hosea and joel commentaries that.
Click the commentary tab or pulldown menu for a full selection of commentaries over any bible passage you are researching. Amos overview, one of over 110 bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, filling six volumes, provides an exhaustive look at every verse in the bible. Amos free bible commentary in easy english easyenglish bible. Shepherds in that region had to make extensive trips to feed their flocks. A new translation and commentary on the book of amos, forgoing speculation about his life to provide an innovative analysis of the book itself as part of the hebrew bible, the book of amos has been studied for more than two thousand years. He confesses he is a herdsman and a gatherer of sycamore fruit wild figs. This commentary on joel and amos is a valuable guide to the fascinating and challenging word of. The book of amos is an intriguing scripture from a unique individual, amos, a shepherd and fig tree farmer dwelling in southern judah who is called by god to go to bethel and announce warnings of judgment to the northern kingdom of israel. Commentaries describe the area as somewhat rugged, rocky, and with sparse grazing fields.
Over the past couple of years i have focused on building a collection of commentaries that will include only the best volumes on each book of the bible. An easyenglish commentary 2800 word vocabulary on the book of amos. Best commentaries on each book of the bible tim challies. Bad things will happen soon amos the book of amos easyenglish bible the man with a difficult message from god amos a commentary by mark kirkpatrick.
Douglas stuart, word biblical commentary wbc, thomas nelson, 1987, 588 pp. Joel and amos tyndale old testament commentaries hubbard, david allan on. Hubbards commentaries on hosea and joel are clear and accessible. Study the bible online using commentary on amos introduction and more. Matthew henry 18 october 1662 22 june 1714 was an english commentator on the bible, who published his works in 1706, sixvolume exposition of the old and new testaments 17081710 or complete commentary, provides an exhaustive verse by verse study of the bible, covering the whole of the old testament, and the gospels and acts in the new testament. Find out what true worship looks like in the book of amos. Click the search button below to search the entire website including all scripture translations, comments, commentary, bible dictionary, articles, and other pages. Amos made clear in his writings that he did not come from a family of prophets, nor did he even consider himself one.
Amos and hosea were coworkers and may even have gone on preaching tours through the land together, although hosea continued his work after amos passed from the scene. Read amos commentary using matthew henry commentary on the whole bible complete. For those seeking an introductory level commentary, hubbard is probably the best place to begin. Bible living lets talk about mental illness stephen altrogge. Judgments against the syrians, philistines, tyrians, edomites, and ammonites. You will also find options for commentaries on amos that help pastors, teachers, and readers with application of the bible, commentaries that approach the scripture versebyverse, classic christian commentaries, and much more. Read the book of amos from the bible with full chapters, highlighted popular verses, and helpful bible commentary for studying scripture. Amos was a shepherd in a region called tekoa, about six miles south of bethlehem. Study the bible online using commentary on amos and more. A list of the best commentaries on amos ranked by scholars.
Douglas stuart hoseajonah word biblical commentary, 1987. Amos commentary matthew henry commentary on the whole. Amos hebrew bibleold testament commentaries libguides. Amos commentary john gills exposition of the bible. What was the significance of the horns of the altar amos 3.
Rather, he was a grower of sycamore figs as well as a shepherd amos 7. Study the books of hosea, joel, amos, obadiah, and jonah, with pioneering. Read and study amos, including book summary, with the versebyverse bible commentary. Best commentaries and books on amos logos bible software. Commentaries matthew henry commentary on the whole bible complete amos. Joels arresting imageryblasting trumpet, darkened sun and marching hostshas shaped the churchs eschatological vision of a day of wrath. Amos with book summary versebyverse bible commentary. Commentary on the book of amos by matthew henry old. More than almost any other book of scripture, the book of amos holds gods people accountable for their illtreatment of others. No direct matches for your keyword exist in the king james bible. A free bible translation and commentary on the book of amos in easyenglish. Watch our overview video on the book of amos, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought.1565 1365 1432 1586 781 147 556 73 591 1624 1114 182 881 116 765 346 429 569 103 400 407 925 1672 1167 1151 593 1480 840 1059 1176 710 1496 733 953 441 648 162 1631 426 15 590 389 1300 427 135 838 408