Prophet to the northern kingdom who condemned Israel's oppression of the poor, calling for justice to "roll down like waters." announces God’s judgment on both Judah was the name of Jacob's fourth son and one of the 12 tribes. and Israel, the southern and northern kingdoms.
Amos announces that, “because they have rejected the law of the Lord, and have not kept his statutes” (2:4), God will judge Judah and Israel. Amos cites specific violations of Israel’s law (2:6-8, 12). Amos also notes that in spite of the history of God’s actions on the people’s behalf (2:9-11), the people have turned from God and will be judged