Biblical Bibliographies
Charles Conroy [www.cjconroy.net]



The Book of Amos: Commentaries (post-1800)



[see also:  Twelve Prophets: commentaries (pre-1800) and Twelve Prophets: commentaries (post-1800)]

[Amos-commentaries listed among the general commentaries on the Twelve Prophets (see links above) are not repeated in the present bibliography.]


I.    Commentaries published between 1800 and 1930

Baur, G., Der Prophet Amos (Giessen: Ricker, 1847).

Cripps, R. S., A Critical & Exegetical Commentary on the Book of Amos. The Text of the Revised Version Edited with Introduction, Notes & Excursuses. With a Foreword by R. H. Kennett (London : SPCK; New York: Macmillan, 1929). Second edition (London: SPCK, 1955).

Driver, S. R., The Books of Joel and Amos (CBSC; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1897). Second edition 1915: "adapted to the text of the Revised Version, with a few supplementary notes by H. C. O. Lanchester".

Harper, W. R., A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on Amos and Hosea (ICC; Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1905).

Mitchell, H. G. T., Amos: An Essay in Exegesis (Boston: N. J. Bartlett, 1893). Revised edition (Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Co., 1900).

Schmoller, O., Die Propheten Hosea, Joel und Amos: theologisch-homiletisch bearbeitet (Lange's Theologisch-homiletisches Bibelwerk. Des Alten Testamentes Theil 18; Bielefeld & Leipzig: Velhagen und Klasing, 1872). English version: Schmoller, O., "The Book of Amos. Expounded by Otto Schmoller. Translated and enlarged by Talbot W. Chambers", in J. P. Lange – P. Schaff (eds.), A Commentary on the Holy Scriptures, Critical, Doctrinal and Homiletical, with Special Reference to Ministers and Students. Volume XVI of the Old Testament, containing the Minor Prophets: exegetically, theologically, and homiletically expounded by Paul Kleinert, Otto Schmoller, George R. Bliss, Talbot W. Chambers, Charles Elliott, John Forsyth, J. Frederick McCurdy, and Joseph Packard (New York: Scribner, Armstrong, and Co.; Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1874) [the Amos comm. has 62 pp; each part of vol. 14 has its own pagination].

Schröder, J. F., Die kleineren Propheten, I: Die Propheten Hoschea, Joel und Amos, übersetzt und erläutert (Leipzig: Vogel, 1829).

Vater, J. S., Amos: übersetzt und erläutert, mit Beifügung des hebräischen Textes und des griechischen der Septuaginta nebst Anmerkungen zu letzterem (Halle: Hemmerde & Schwetschke, 1810).

II.    Commentaries published from 1931 to the present

Amsler, S., "Amos", in E. Jacob – C.-A. Keller – S. Amsler, Osée, Joel, Abdias, Jonas, Amos (CAT XIa; Neuchâtel: Delachaux et Niestlé, 1965) 157-247. [The second edition of 1982 and the third of 1992 added some pages of new bibliography, but the commentary is virtually unchanged.]

Andersen, F. I. – D. N. Freedman, Amos (AB 24A; New York: Doubleday, 1989). [for a more recent Amos-commentary in the same series see s.v. Eidevall below]

Birch, B. C., Hosea, Joel, and Amos (Westminster Bible Companion; Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 1997).

Bovati, P. – R. Meynet, Le livre du prophète Amos (Rhétorique biblique, 2; Paris: Cerf, 1994); = Il libro del profeta Amos (Retorica biblica, 2; Roma: Edizioni Dehoniane, 1995). Second Italian edition: Il libro del profeta Amos. Seconda edizione rivista (Rhetorica Biblica et Semitica, 21; Leuven: Peeters, 2019).

Bovati, P. – R. Meynet, La fin d'Israël: paroles d'Amos (Lire la Bible, 101; Paris: Cerf, 1994).

Coggins, R., Joel and Amos (New Century Bible; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 2000).

Deissler, A., Hosea, Joel, Amos (Die Neue Echter Bibel, Lief. 4; Würzburg: Echter, 1981).

Eidevall, G., Amos: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary (AYB 24G; New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2017). [for an older Amos-commentary in the same series see s.v. Andersen & Freedman above]

Fleischer, G., "Das Buch Amos", in U. Dahmen – G. Fleischer, Die Bücher Joel und Amos (Neuer Stuttgarter Kommentar: Altes Testament 23,2; Stuttgart: Katholisches Bibelwerk, 2001) 115-292.

Gowan, D. E., "The Book of Amos", in L. E. Keck (gen. ed.), The New Interpreter's Bible. Vol. 7: Introduction to Apocalyptic Literature, Daniel, Additions to Daniel, Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi (Nashville, TN: Abingdon, 1996) 337-431.

Hammershaimb, E., The Book of Amos: A Commentary (Oxford : Blackwell, 1970). Danish original: Amos fortolket (Kjøbenhavn: Nyt Nordisk Forlag, Arnold Busck, 1946); second edition (København: Arnold Busck, 1958); third edition (Copenhagen: Nyt Nordisk Forlag, 1967).

Hauret, C., Amos et Osée (Verbum Salutis, A.T. 5; Paris: Beauchesne, 1970).

Hayes, J. H., Amos, The Eighth-Century Prophet: His Times and His Preaching (Nashville, TN: Abingdon, 1988).

Hubbard, D. A. Joel and Amos: An Introduction and Commentary (Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries, 25; Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press; Leicester: Inter-Varsity Press, 1989).

Jeremias, J., Der Prophet Amos (ATD 24/2; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1995, 22007); = The Book of Amos. A Commentary (OTL; Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 1998); = Amos. Traduzione e commento (Antico Testamento, 24.2; Brescia: Paideia, 2000).

Leeuwen, C. van, Amos (De Prediking van het Oude Testament; Nijkerk: Callenbach, 1985).

Loss, N. M., Amos, e Introduzione al profetismo biblico (Nuovissima Versione della Bibbia, 29; Roma: Edizioni Paoline, 1979).

Lucci, L., Amos: introduzione, traduzione e commento (Nuova versione della Bibbia dai testi antichi, 14.2; Cinisello Balsamo [MI]: San Paolo, 2012).

Martin-Achard, R. – S. Paul Reʾemi, God's People in Crisis: Amos and Lamentations (International Theological Commentary; Edinburgh: Handsel; Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1984).

Mays, J. L., Amos. A Commentary (OTL; London: SCM, 1969).

McKeating, H., The Books of Amos, Hosea and Micah (The Cambridge Bible Commentary on the NEB; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1971).

Mowvley, H., The Books of Amos and Hosea (Epworth Commentaries; London: Epworth, 1991).

Niehaus, J. J., "Amos", in T. E. McComiskey (gen. ed.), The Minor Prophets: An Exegetical and Expository Commentary (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2009) 315-494. Reprint of the original commentary in T. E. McComiskey (gen. ed.), The Minor Prophets. An Exegetical and Expository Commentary, 1: Hosea, Joel and Amos (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1992).

Nobile, M., Amos e Osea: introduzione e commento (Dabar – Logos – Parola: Lectio divina popolare; Padova: Messaggero, 2005).

Paul, S. M., Amos: A Commentary (Hermeneia; Minneapolis: Fortress, 1991).

Rudolph, W., Joel – Amos – Obadja – Jona (KAT XIII/2; Gütersloh: Mohn, 1971).

Simian-Yofre, H., Amos: nuova versione, introduzione e commento (I libri biblici. Primo Testamento, 15; Milano: Edizioni Paoline, 2002).

Smith, B. K. – F. S. Page, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah (New American Commentary, 19B; Nashville: Broadman & Holman, 1995).

Smith, G. V., Amos. A Commentary (Library of Biblical Interpretation; Grand Rapids, MI: Regency / Zondervan, 1989).

Soggin, J. A., Il profeta Amos. Traduzione e commento (Studi biblici 61; Brescia: Paideia, 1982); = The Prophet Amos (OTL; London: SCM, 1987).

Sticher, C., Gerechtigkeit wie ein nie versiegender Bach: Das Buch Amos (Stuttgart: Katholisches Bibelwerk, 2012).

Stuart, D., Hosea – Jonah (WBC 31; Waco, TX: Word, 1987).

Ward, J. M., Amos and Isaiah: Prophets of the Word of God (Nashville: Abingdon, 1969).

Wolff, H. W., Dodekapropheton 2: Joel und Amos (BKAT XIV/2; Neukirchen-Vluyn: Neukirchener Verlag, 1969, 42004); = Joel and Amos (Hermeneia; Philadelphia: Fortress, 1977) [translated from the second German edition of 1975].