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By Joyce Louise Rilett Wood

This learn argues that the gist and move of the prophecy within the publication of Amos will be attributed to Amos himself, who composed a coherent cycle of poetry. His dire predictions got here after the autumn of Samaria yet sooner than the autumn of Jerusalem. Writing a century later, the writer of the ebook preserved yet up-to-date Amos' textual content via becoming it right into a constructing literary, ancient and prophetic culture. Amos is used as a attempt case to teach that prophecy originated within the appearing arts yet was once later reworked into historical past and biography. the unique prophecy is a music Amos recited at symposia or gala's. The book's curiosity makes a speciality of the performer and his instances.

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473-74. 20. No marker identifies Beersheba as editorial: it is the centre of the structure Bethel-Gilgal-Beersheba-Gilgal-Bethel. J. Tromp, 'Amos V 1-17: Towards a Stylistic and Rhetorical Analysis', OTS23 (1984), pp. 56-84. 1,6). The 'you' addressed at the poem's beginning and end refers to those who perverted justice in the dynasty of Israel. 10-12, 18-20, 21-24) The fifth poem resumes the topic of righteousness that closes the previous poem. 22 The introductory ]iT ID"? 1011). It marks the logical conclusion by recounting the reproof and citing the punishment for ignoring or dismissing the reprover's words.

106 n, pp. 312-13; Soggin, The Prophet Amos, p. 82; Paul, Amos, p. 159; Andersen and Freedman, Amos, pp. 473-74. 20. No marker identifies Beersheba as editorial: it is the centre of the structure Bethel-Gilgal-Beersheba-Gilgal-Bethel. J. Tromp, 'Amos V 1-17: Towards a Stylistic and Rhetorical Analysis', OTS23 (1984), pp. 56-84. 1,6). The 'you' addressed at the poem's beginning and end refers to those who perverted justice in the dynasty of Israel. 10-12, 18-20, 21-24) The fifth poem resumes the topic of righteousness that closes the previous poem.

Dever, 'A Case-Study in Biblical Archaeology: The Earthquake of ca. 760 BCE', Eretz Israel 23 (1992), pp. 27-35. 10-17). 4). 1-3a). By contrast the reviser's title presents Amos as a prophet to both kingdoms and anticipates the book's shift in focus from Judah to Israel, emphasizing that he predicted the actual fall of the North. From the outset the book specifies that Amos spoke God's word against Israel and relegates his speech against the nations and Judah to a subordinate position. The editorial heading distinguishes between Israel and Judah, in contrast to Amos himself, who referred to Israel and Jacob, or included both North and South in the phrases 'the children of Israel' (3.

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