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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.]
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Amos

(ˈeɪmɒs)
n
1. (Bible) a Hebrew prophet of the 8th century bc
2. (Bible) the book containing his oracles
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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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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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ODI ET AMO may well be the confession of those who consciously or blindly have surrendered their existence to the fascination of the sea.
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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. But if you feed your young setter on raw flesh, how can you wonder at its retaining a relish for uncooked partridge in after-life?
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