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Of all unlikely suppositions, at all events it is the least likely that the herdsman of Tekoah, under the influence of prophetic tradition (which in fact he so earnestly disclaims), should have taken the Torah for something quite different from what it actually was.
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And yet again at the very close it was the impending fall of Samaria that called into life a new phase of prophecy; he who inaugurated it, the Judaean Amos of Tekoah, was sent not to Judah but to Israel, the history of which had the first and fullest sympathy of his inmost soul as that of the people of Jehovah.
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How deep was the interest felt in the affairs of the larger kingdom by the inhabitants even of one of the smaller provincial towns of Judah is shown in the instance of Amos of Tekoah. Step by step with the decline of Israel after the death of Jeroboam II.
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Who was among the herdmen of Tekoah.
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How deep was the interest felt in the affairs of the larger kingdom by the inhabitants even of one of the smaller provincial towns of Judah is shown in the instance of Amos of Tekoah.
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I. THE SHEPHERD OF TEKOAH.
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The Prophet in Tekoah II.
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There lived a man in the little town of Tekoah, in the Kingdom of Judah, twelve miles south of Jerusalem, who made a living from "dressing sycamore trees.
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But a poor man may love his country as much as a rich man; and, when the foolish war between Amaziah of Judah and Joash of Israel broke out, this "dresser of sycamore trees," from Tekoah, followed his king on the battlefield.
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The great rocky wilderness that slopes from the limestone hills of Tekoah down to the Dead Sea was just the place where sheep and goats could prosper.
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He had heard there that Bethel, one of the sanctuaries of Israel, was always filled with pilgrims at festival time-and he determined upon a trip to Bethel, twenty-two miles north of Tekoah.
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He did not build himself a palace, but remained with his mother in the village of Tekoah, where he was born and raised.
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And so it was that Amos, the herdsmen of Tekoah, had dared to speak for the poor people in Samaria, and to prophesy the fall of the Kingdom.
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Out in the wilderness near Tekoah he had often fought with robbers who had stolen his sheep, and, like David, even with wild beasts that had stolen his lambs.
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He had plenty of time to think this over as he wended his way mournfully out of the busy and joyful thoroughfares of Bethel to his quiet, though beloved Tekoah. Amos found to his great joy that he did not now stand alone.
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When the news that he had been driven out of Israel spread, many followed him to Judah and accompanied him to his home in Tekoah.
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On his way to Tekoah he selected from among his followers men who could write-scribes-and confided to them that from now on he must confine all his wealth to the spreading of his ideas throughout the empire by means of the written word.
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After all, God had willed it that he should be driven back to Tekoah.
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Therefore, Amos concluded, God had willed it that he should return to Tekoah, write out his speeches and his warnings, send them to the farthest ends of the land that all the people may read and study and understand in order that they may return speedily to God; seek good and not evil, that the nation may live.
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Through this book the name of the humble herdsmen of Tekoah is written large in the history of religion.
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Examples of Tekoah

Example #1
Yet it is a thing which is likely to occur, that a body of traditional practice should only be written down when it is threatening to die out, and that a book should be, as it were, the ghost of a life which is closed.
Example #2
Hosea, Isaiah, and Micah are in agreement with Amos.
Example #3
Isaiah was the first who placed Jerusalem in the centre of his field of vision and turned away from Israel; for at the time of his first public appearance war was raging between the sister nations, and when his activity was at its acme all was over with the northern kingdom and all hope had to cling to the remnant,- the fallen tabernacle of David.
Example #4
Assuredly the author of the Book of Kings would not have forgotten them had any such there been, for he is a Judaean with all his heart, yet is compelled purely by the nature of the case to interest himself chiefly about the northern kingdom.
Example #5
Step by step with the decline of Israel after the death of Jeroboam II.
Example #6
There the experiments were made from which Jerusalem learned the lesson.