Amaziah


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Amaziah

(ăm'əzī`ə), in the Bible. 1 King of Judah, son and successor of Jehoash of Judah. The two incidents of his reign were the conquest of Edom, including the capture of Petra, and an unprovoked attack by Amaziah on King Jehoash of Israel. Jehoash took Amaziah prisoner, entered Jerusalem, and sacked the Temple. Amaziah was assassinated at Lachish, and his son Uzziah succeeded him. 2 Priest of Bethel, Amos's enemy.

Amaziah

fawningly complains of Amos to King Jeroboam. [O.T.: Amos 7:10]
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It's the priest Amaziah versus the prophet Amos in our first reading.
No wonder Amaziah, Bethel's high priest, wants Amos out of his shrine.
Subsequent monarchs of Judah, prior to the conquest of Jerusalem by Jehoash of Israel, were Rehoboam, Abijah, Asa, Jehoshaphat, Jehoram, Ahaziah, Athaliah, Joash, and Amaziah.
The keys to Radine's explanation of the Amaziah narrative (7:10-17) are a supposed rivalry between the sanctuary at Bethel and the Jerusalem Temple in the postexilic period and 7:14, where Amos refuses prophetic status.
Go, you seer,'" commands Amaziah the local priest, "'flee away to the land of Judah, and there eat bread and there do your prophesying
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Indeed Amos was told by, of all people, a priest named Amaziah to get out of the country and preach elsewhere.
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5: "Then answered Amos, and said to Amaziah, I was no prophet, neither was I a prophet's son; but I was an herdman, and a gatherer of sycomore fruit.
Then he speaks God's judgment in the temple court at Bethel where Amaziah is the royal priest.
14:3), later in his life turned to idolatry: Wherefore the anger of the Lord was kindled against Amaziah (II Chron.