mos was a herdsman, and engaged in agriculture. But the same
Divine Spirit influenced Isaiah and Daniel in the court, and
Amos in the sheep-folds, giving to each the powers and eloquence
needful for them. He assures the twelve tribes of the
destruction of the neighbouring nations; and as they at that
time gave themselves up to wickedness and idolatry, he reproves
the Jewish nation with severity; but describes the restoration
of the church by the Messiah, extending to the latter days.