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Amos - borne; a burden, one of the twelve minor prophets. He was a native of Tekota, the modern Tekua, a town about 12 miles south-east of Bethlehem. He was a man of humble birth, neither a "prophet nor a prophet's son," but "an herdman and a dresser of sycomore trees," R.V. He prophesied in the days of Uzziah, king of Judah, and was contemporary with Isaiah and Hosea (Amos 1:1; 7:14, 15; Zech. 14:5), who survived him a few years. Under Jeroboam II. the kingdom of Israel...
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Amos 2:1 [ Sermons | M. Henry ]
Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Moab, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because he burned the bones of the king of Edom into lime: Amos 2:2 [ Sermons | M. Henry ]
But I will send a fire upon Moab, and it shall devour the palaces of Kerioth: and Moab shall die with tumult, with shouting, and with the sound of the trumpet: Amos 2:3 [ Sermons | M. Henry ]
And I will cut off the judge from the midst thereof, and will slay all the princes thereof with him, saith the LORD. Amos 2:4 [ Sermons | M. Henry ]
Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Judah, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because they have despised the law of the LORD, and have not kept his commandments, and their lies caused them to err, after the which their fathers have walked: Amos 2:5 [ Sermons | M. Henry ]
But I will send a fire upon Judah, and it shall devour the palaces of Jerusalem. Amos 2:6 [ Sermons | M. Henry ]
Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Israel, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because they sold the righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes; Amos 2:7 [ Sermons | M. Henry ]
That pant after the dust of the earth on the head of the poor, and turn aside the way of the meek: and a man and his father will go in unto the same maid, to profane my holy name: Amos 2:8 [ Sermons | M. Henry ]
And they lay themselves down upon clothes laid to pledge by every altar, and they drink the wine of the condemned in the house of their god. Amos 2:9 [ Sermons | M. Henry ]
Yet destroyed I the Amorite before them, whose height was like the height of the cedars, and he was strong as the oaks; yet I destroyed his fruit from above, and his roots from beneath. Amos 2:10 [ Sermons | M. Henry ]
Also I brought you up from the land of Egypt, and led you forty years through the wilderness, to possess the land of the Amorite. Amos 2:11 [ Sermons | M. Henry ]
And I raised up of your sons for prophets, and of your young men for Nazarites. Is it not even thus, O ye children of Israel? saith the LORD. Amos 2:12 [ Sermons | M. Henry ]
But ye gave the Nazarites wine to drink; and commanded the prophets, saying, Prophesy not. Amos 2:13 [ Sermons | M. Henry ]
Behold, I am pressed under you, as a cart is pressed that is full of sheaves. Amos 2:14 [ Sermons | M. Henry ]
Therefore the flight shall perish from the swift, and the strong shall not strengthen his force, neither shall the mighty deliver himself: Amos 2:15 [ Sermons | M. Henry ]
Neither shall he stand that handleth the bow; and he that is swift of foot shall not deliver himself: neither shall he that rideth the horse deliver himself. Amos 2:16 [ Sermons | M. Henry ]
And he that is courageous among the mighty shall flee away naked in that day, saith the LORD.