- a Minor Prophet of the 8th century b.c.
- a book of the Bible bearing his name.
- a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “burden.”
Examples from the Web for amos
We believe it becomes a ‘good order and discipline’ issue if [Amos] believes he is being misrepresented by them.Gagging the Corps: A Marine Commandant’s War on Newsprint
February 26, 2014
Not everyone shares the sentiment of Amos, including Elfreida Dahn, another street vendor.McArthur Taylor, Son of War Criminal Charles Taylor, Defends His Father
September 27, 2013
Amos Yadlin signs petition to free jailed Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard.Sowing Racism And Reaping Hatred
March 11, 2013
“I am a big fan of General Amos, the Marine Corps commandant, now at the two-and-a-half-year mark in that job,” he says.Shortlist Forms to Replace Gen. John Allen as NATO Chief Nominee
February 15, 2013
It is leftist-Zionist Amos Oz who has long called the two-state solution a much-needed “divorce.”The World According To BDS
February 13, 2013
Mother says, 'Ezry an' Amos, won't you never get through eatin'?A Little Book of Profitable Tales
He and his agent, the Hon. Amos Kendall, determined to rely on private enterprise.Heroes of the Telegraph
Amos has had to come to draggin' me round by degrees, an' I don't go off the lower floor.Tiverton Tales
The guard's gaze shifted from them to the trembling figure of Amos Peabody.
The Earth people revolted, under the leadership of Amos Peabody.
- a Hebrew prophet of the 8th century bc
- the book containing his oracles
Word Origin and History for amos
masc. proper name; third of the prophets in the Old Testament; from Greek, from Hebrew Amos, literally "borne (by God)."