Bible Names A-G: Amoz
Amoz in Easton's Bible Dictionary
strong, the father of the prophet Isaiah (2 Kings 19:2, 20;
20:1; Isa. 1:1; 2:1). As to his personal history
positively known. He is supposed by some to have been
of God" spoken of in 2 Chr. 25:7, 8.
Amoz in Fausset's Bible Dictionary
Father of Isaiah (Isaiah 1:1).
Amoz in Hitchcock's Bible Names
Amoz in Naves Topical Bible
Father of Imiah
2Ki 19:2,20; 20:1; Isa 1:1; 13:1
Amoz in Smiths Bible Dictionary
(strong), father of the prophet Isaiah, and, according to
rabbinical tradition, brother of Amaziah king of Judah. 2Ki
19:2,20; 20:1; Isa 1:1 (B.C. before 756.)
Amoz in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
a'-moz (amots, "strong"): The father of Isaiah the prophet (2
Ki 19:2,20; 20:1; 2 Ch 26:22; 32:20,32; Isa 1:1; 2:1; 13:1;
20:2; 37:2,21; 38:1).
Amoz in Wikipedia
(Hebrew: אמוץ amotz; "strong") was the father of the prophet
Isaiah, mentioned in Isaiah 1:1 and 2:1, and in II Kings 19:2,
20; 20:1. Nothing else is known for certain about him.
There is a Talmudic tradition that when the name of a
prophet's father is given, the father was also a prophet, so
that Amoz would have been a prophet like his son. Though it is
mentioned frequently as the patronymic title of Isaiah, the
name Amoz appears nowhere else in the Bible. The rabbis of the
Talmud declared, based upon a rabbinic tradition, that Amoz
was the brother of Amaziah (אמציה),the king of Judah at that
time (and, as a result, that Isaiah himself was a member of
the royal family). According to one tradition, Amoz is the
"man of God" in 2 Chronicles 25:7-9, who cautioned Amaziah to
release the Israelite mercenaries that he had hired.
Amoz Scripture - 2 Kings 20:1
In those days was Hezekiah sick unto death. And the prophet
Isaiah the son of Amoz came to him, and said unto him, Thus
saith the LORD, Set thine house in order; for thou shalt die,
and not live.
Amoz Scripture - Isaiah 1:1
The vision of Isaiah the son of Amoz, which he saw concerning
Judah and Jerusalem in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, [and]
Hezekiah, kings of Judah.
Amoz Scripture - Isaiah 38:1
In those days was Hezekiah sick unto death. And Isaiah the
prophet the son of Amoz came unto him, and said unto him, Thus
saith the LORD, Set thine house in order: for thou shalt die,
and not live.
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