Lectionaries are lists of passages to be read in a liturgy. Jewish lectionaries prescribe both a reading from both the Torah and the Prophets. Using a lectionary ensures that a variety of biblical passages are used, not just a leader's favorites. Both churches and synagogues have used lectionaries from ancient times till today.
This page is part of the Hypertext Bible Commentary - Amos,
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