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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
References in classic literature ?
ODI ET AMO may well be the confession of those who consciously or blindly have surrendered their existence to the fascination of the sea.
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.
This is an important regulatory milestone for our congenital myotonic dystrophy programme as we work to bring an effective treatment to this challenging disorder," commented Michael Snape, chief executive officer of AMO Pharma.
Does that mean that secretaries, accountants, leasing agents, managers, maintenance/janitorial staff and other nonmember staff employed or supervised by an AMO Firm are subject to the same Code of Professional Ethics?
To become an AMO, the firm must have a Certified Property Manager on the executive team leading the property management activities; this CPM must complete the AMO curriculum.
According to AMO contacts at the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, participation in bowhunting continues to increase while general hunting license sales continue to fall.
Congenital myotonic dystrophy is a devastating neuromuscular disease where affected patients currently have no treatment options available," commented Michael Snape, chief executive officer of AMO Pharma.
In addition, the AMO recently announced the makeup of this year's AMO Board of Directors.