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Literary structure (chiasm, chiasmus) of Book of Amos


List of Literary Structures


1-1 

3-1  3-2  3-3 

4-1  4-2  4-3  4-4 

List of Pericopes


Pericope1-13-13-23-34-14-24-34-4
1 Judgment on nations(1:1-2:16)
2 Sin of Israel(3:1-15)
3 Unbelief of Israel(4:1-11)
4 Seek the LORD(4:12-5:8)
5 The day of judgment(5:9-17)
6 Festival and justice(5:18-27)
7 Judgment on arrogant people(6:1-14)
8 The first and second vision(7:1-6)
9 The third vision(7:7-9)
10 Amaziah complains to the king(7:10-17)
11 The fourth vision(8:1-3)
12 The God of whole world(8:4-9:10)
13 The restoration of David's kingdom(9:11-15)


Citations of the Bible are from New American Bible and New Revised Standard Version