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A·mos 1

A Hebrew prophet of the eighth century bc. He was the earliest prophet to have a book of the Bible named for him.

[Hebrew 'āmôs; see ʕms in Semitic roots.]

A·mos 2

See Table at Bible.

[After Amos.]


1. (Bible) a Hebrew prophet of the 8th century bc
2. (Bible) the book containing his oracles


(ˈeɪ məs)

1. a Minor Prophet of the 8th century B.C.
2. a book of the Bible bearing his name.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Amos - a Hebrew shepherd and minor prophetAmos - a Hebrew shepherd and minor prophet
2.Amos - an Old Testament book telling Amos's propheciesAmos - an Old Testament book telling Amos's prophecies
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
Nebiim, Prophets - the second of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures
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It rolled off to one side and laid there quite quiet but I didn't dare move and I don't know what would have become of me if Amos Cowan hadn't come along that very minute with a lantern.
This was the coming to Riverboro of the Reverend Amos Burch and wife, returned missionaries from Syria.
That was Amos Struver; and then there was Harry Adams, the assistant clerk, a pale, scholarly-looking man, who came from Massachusetts, of Pilgrim stock.
So, just as Amos Kendall had left the post office service thirty years before to establish the telegraph business, Theodore N.
His mental palate, indeed, was rather pagan, and found a savouriness in a quotation from Sophocles or Theocritus that was quite absent from any text in Isaiah or Amos.
Amos's victory was so sweet given that it was the same Rudisha who denied Batswana a gold medal at the London 2012 Olympic Games, and the 800 metres event during the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games which attracted a lot of speculations as to wether Amos will finally manage to dethrone King Rudisha.
It didn't take long to determine that Amos Wright of Yonge Township was a UE, although I am as yet unsure of his service.
Amos next encountered Antonio Salvadore the barber, who interrupted his beginning question about the moon, shouting, "Here you, I don't care what you wonder.
As he was part of the infantry, Amos knows some of the 18 foreign volunteers who have died fighting Daesh with the YPG.
Aged 26, Amos was born on April 10, 1990, in Macclesfield, Cheshire.
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Amos had armed himself with a Winchester rifle after he was accused of stealing money from James Wood Irons, the owner of the Sun Inn, and lost his job as manager.