Commentaries on Amos

On this page you will find Bible commentaries on the Old Testament book of Amos. The commentaries listed first are those that have received the best reviews. You will also find options for commentaries on Amos that help pastors, teachers, and readers with application of the text, commentaries that approach the Scripture verse-by-verse, classic Christian commentaries, and much more.

Top Reviewed Commentaries on Amos



Amos (The Minor Prophets) by Jeff Niehaus, McComiskey, ed.


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Accolades:

Desiring God: #1 recommended commentary on The Minor Prophets

Tremper Longman: 4 out of 5 stars, “careful exegesis”

Keith Mathison: #2 ranked commentary on Amos, “For those doing in-depth work on the book, this one should be consulted.”

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Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah (WBC) by Douglas Stuart


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Accolades:

Tremper Longman: 4 out of 5 stars, “one of the best recent commentaries on the Minor Prophets…a must-buy for everyone preaching on these books”

Keith Mathison: #1 ranked commentary on Amos, “his commentary is always worth consulting on these books…very highly recommended”

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Amos (Anchor) by Francis I. Andersen and David Noel Freedman


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Tremper Longman: 4 out of 5 stars, “incredible detail…a must for those who really want to delve into the Hebrew text of Amos”

Keith Mathison: #5 ranked commentary on Amos, “This commentary is not for the faint of heart. It is technical and detailed almost beyond belief, but for those doing in-depth study of Amos, it is a must.”

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Joel and Amos (TOTC) by David Allan Hubbard


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Accolades:

Tremper Longman: 4 out of 5 stars, “well written and very useful”

Keith Mathison: #4 ranked commentary on Amos, “For those seeking an introductory level commentary, Hubbard is probably the best place to begin.”

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Amos (Hermeneia) by Shalom M. Paul


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Tremper Longman: 5 out of 5 stars, “writes clearly, and his work is extremely well researched”

Keith Mathison: #3 ranked commentary on Amos, “geared toward a more scholarly audience, but it is packed with helpful insight into the meaning of Amos…very highly recommended”

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Amos (OTL) by James L. Mays


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Accolades:

Tremper Longman: 4 out of 5 stars, “presents an extensive treatment of the book from a moderately critical perspective”

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Amos (Mentor) by Gary V. Smith


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Accolades:

Tremper Longman: 4 out of 5 stars, “a magisterial treatment”

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Joel and Amos (Hermeneia) by Hans Walter Wolff


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Accolades:

Tremper Longman: 4 out of 5 stars

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More Commentaries with Application Help for Pastors



Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah (TPC) by Lloyd J. Ogilvie


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Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah (Interpretation) by James Limburg


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More Verse-by-Verse Commentaries



The Minor Prophets by Charles L. Feinberg


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The Message of Amos (BST) by J.A. Motyer


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Amos (Focus) by T.J. Betts


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Minor Prophets (CBC) by Richard D. Patterson and Andrew E. Hill


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Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah (HOTC) by Trent C. Butler


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Amos, Obadiah, Jonah (NAC) by Billy K. Smith and Frank S. Page


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The Book of Amos (OTL) by Jorg Jeremias


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Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah (AOTC) by Daniel J. Simundson


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Classic Christian Commentaries for Bible Study



The Minor Prophets by James Montgomery Boice


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Amos and Obadiah (Thru the Bible) by J. Vernon McGee


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Minor Prophets (IEC) by H.A. Ironside


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