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.
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 ?
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.
"Amos Grant, who used to be after me long ago, couldn't.
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. 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?
Speaking to a team of reporters Monday, 26 August in Gbarnga, Bong County, the complainant Amos Zeion alleged that Mr.
Amos is aiming for a major comeback following an injury he suffered in Birmingham where he could not finish the race.
Mr Amos, a retired builder, said: "It's better this year than it's ever been.
The Chief Magistrate, Mrs Hajara Dauda, who did not take the plea of Moses and Amos, ordered the police to duplicate the case file to the Kaduna State Director of Public Prosecutions for legal advice.
Mrs Amos, of Llandeilo, pleaded guilty to a charge of death by careless driving when she appeared before Llanelli Magistrates' Court.
Amos said his mom kept asking him to take his belongings out of her Nevada home's attic since he left from there more than two decades ago.