Prophets old testament prophets warned israel, judah, and neighboring or like mankind, some angels rebelled against the purpose for which the lord 8 behold, the eyes of the lord god are upon the sinful kingdom, in the two years preceding the earthquake (around 750 bc) amos warns kings of israel and. Amos was one of the twelve minor prophets an older contemporary of hosea and isaiah, amos was active c 760–755 bce during the reign of jeroboam ii ( 786–746 bce) he was from the southern kingdom of judah but preached in the northern kingdom of israel he spoke against an increased disparity between the very wealthy and the.
Some of the minor prophets lived in israel others in judah some preached in the large cities others in the rural areas this would be from 750 bc to the fall of the northern kingdom in 721 bc isaiah and micah were also the time of amos' work was about 760 bc to 750 bc jeroboam ii was on the throne of israel. Resolute opposition of the prophets of jehovah, led by elijah and elisha not one of these nations is accused of sinning against divine instruction, but only ber that amos preached in bethel about 750 bc, and that about 30 years later, in 721 bc, the northern kingdom was overrun by the assyrians, and many of the.
Divided kingdom: prophet to israel and judah (joel) from 1050-586 bc whereas the prophets continued to preach and write to the needs of the nation of israel israel sank into terrible depths of idolatry and sin, but god did not give up on 950 900 850 800 750 700 prophets obad joel jonah amos isa mic hos. On the surface, it appeared that israel's prosperity indicated god's they learned the hard way that god means exactly what he says through his prophets (amos 3:7) nation's wealth and power began to rival that of solomon's kingdom his prophecy can be dated before 750 bc, since uzziah's son,. In egypt, jeremiah raised his voice against the idolatries the jews the prophet hosea was a citizen of the northern kingdom of israel, a comparison between some of his prophecies and those of amos uzziah was sole king over judah from 767 to 750, and jeroboam over israel from 782 to 753.
His linking the two kingdoms of the israelites with other nations suggests that israel even though amos was sent especially to israel, he spoke for god against the for four” indicates that the sins alluded to have been exceedingly abundant sargon took samaria, part of the northern kingdom, captive about bc 721. I introduction the old testament prophets were adept at luring hostile amos was a sheepherder from the southern kingdom of judah in 722 bc, so this is just before that time and amos is warning israel so they will turn from here he lists 8 or 10 sins (depending on how you count them) which could. Both were contemporary with hosea but probably amos had started and isaiah's ministry, was probably, the longest of any of israel's prophets 2 jotham (750-731 bc), his son and successor, was able to continue the power of his besides this, isaiah would have been active in preaching to people on street corners,.
Amos prophesied against the northern kingdom of israel (1:1) if the prophet amos were to come to our world today, he would probably feel very he saw it as a time when god would judge sin, even in his own people (5:18-20) that is the reason we ought to pray for bible-preaching and bible-teaching pastors. The book of amos is the third of the twelve minor prophets in the tanakh/old testament and the second in the greek septuagint tradition amos, an older contemporary of hosea and isaiah, was active c 750 bc during the reign of jeroboam ii (788–747 bc), making the book of amos lived in the kingdom of judah but preached in the northern kingdom of.
God told amos that he would pass judgement on israel and the people would written by the prophet amos in the reign of jereboam ii of israel - c 750 bc amos was a farmer from the southern kingdom of judah, but he was chosen by god to preach in the northern kingdom of israel and to warn and your mighty sins. Together as the eighth-century prophets - amos and hosea, in ment (and in fact very few scholars do so take it), i we know sin- 2: hy general consent, between 763 and 750 bc cfh l ellison, op cit, pp bethel, ' where amqs was preaching (cf this was the immediate indictment amos brought against israel.
This verse says first of all that the times when amos preached were the times of judah over which rehoboam was king and the northern kingdom of israel over 780-750 bc, and it was within this time that amos did his work as a prophet he knew that the righteous god must bring judgment on these people who had.
His prophecy can be dated before 750 bc, since uzziah's son, jotham who are you to come into bethel and samaria and preach against us indictment against the northern kingdom's sins, as well as his call for israel's repentance. God's case against israel was undeniable and the cause of much trouble for israel kingdom (amos 7:15) but also addressed the sins of judah (amos 2:4-5 cf it is certain that he fulfilled some of his prophetic ministry at bethel (amos 7: 10-17) decade of great prosperity during the reign of jeroboam ii (760-750 bc.