Amos

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A·mos 1

 (ā′məs)
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

 (ā′məs)
n.
See Table at Bible.

[After Amos.]

Amos

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

A•mos

(ˈeɪ məs)

n.
1. a Minor Prophet of the 8th century B.C.
2. a book of the Bible bearing his name.
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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