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Literary structure (chiasm, chiasmus) of Book of Amos


Correspondence table of Pericopes and Literary Structure


Pericope134
1 Judgment on nations(1:1-2:16) 1-1 3-1 4-1
2 Sin of Israel(3:1-15) 1-1 3-1 4-1
3 Unbelief of Israel(4:1-11) 1-1 3-1 4-1
4 Seek the LORD(4:12-5:8) 1-1 3-1 4-1 4-2
5 The day of judgment(5:9-17) 1-1 3-1 3-2 4-2
6 Festival and justice(5:18-27) 1-1 3-2 4-2
7 Judgment on arrogant people(6:1-14) 1-1 3-2 4-2 4-3
8 The first and second vision(7:1-6) 1-1 3-2 4-3
9 The third vision(7:7-9) 1-1 3-2 3-3 4-3
10 Amaziah complains to the king(7:10-17) 1-1 3-3 4-3 4-4
11 The fourth vision(8:1-3) 1-1 3-3 4-4
12 The God of whole world(8:4-9:10) 1-1 3-3 4-4
13 The restoration of David's kingdom(9:11-15) 1-1 3-3 4-4

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